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ASTANA, February 4 (Itar-Tass) —— The biggest in the history of Kazakhstan’s civil aviation contract on the supply of passenger airliners has been concluded here on Saturday.
The air company Air Astana, the controlling block of shares of which belongs to the state, signed an agreement with the corporation Boeing on the purchase of four Boeing 767-300ER and three Boeing 787-Deamliner planes. The total cost of the contract amounts to 1.3 billion dollars.
“The purchase of new planes will raise the standards of economic effectiveness and comfort of the air company to a new height,” head of Air Astana Peter Foster said.
According to him, the Boeing-787 planes will be exploited within the available route network. Besides, they will make it possible consider the fulfillment of flights to the United States, Australia and Africa.
According to the company’s data, the supply of Boeing-767 planes will be carried out in 2013 and 2014, and the Boeing-787 - - in 2017 and 2019.