Kazakh carrier Air Astana will continue to grow 10-15% in the near future, taking up options on eight Boeing 787s and also acquiring more Embraer 190s, says President Peter Foster. Air Astana will seek to join an airline alliance in two to three years, probably Star Alliance or SkyTeam, Foster adds. The carrier will continue to rely on its strategy of offering international service standards in a region that largely lacks them and remaining dominant in Central Asia, says Foster. The ...


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