Kazakhstan's national carrier Air Astana faces two big decisons: It has to select companies to complete interiors for its new Boeing 767-300ERs and provide heavy maintenance for its Airbus A320s. Air Astana usually sends its A320s to ATC Southend in the U.K. for heavy checks, but the carrier's senior VP engineering group, John Wainwright, says it is considering sending some to China for heavy checks because the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) shops there are cheaper. He also ...


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