Frankfurt Cargo Services and Air Astana extend handling contract

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Air Astana has extended its handling contract with Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS) for its daily flights between Frankfurt and Astana.

The airline operates a daily Boeing 757 flight on the route during the winter, and uses a Boeing 767 during the summer.

FCS managing director, Hans-Georg Emmert says Air Astana’s cargo volumes have doubled in recent years and says: “We very much appreciate the extension of our cooperation reflecting the estimation and trust in our high standards, especially security, quality and service. We will do our utmost to meet these requirements also in the future.”

He adds: “FCS is very pleased to be a partner of such an expanding airline by supporting with professional service and high quality standards.”

Astana International Airport offers 420 flights per week, and Astana is home to 800,000 inhabitants.