Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Almaty
The cheapest airline ticket to Almaty from the United States in the last 72 hours was $1,011 one-way, and $1,003 round-trip on the route from Newark to Almaty. The most popular route is from New York to Almaty and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $886 round-trip.
Almaty Airport is 9 miles from the center of Almaty. View on Map.
Almaty is served by Almaty Airport, also commonly referred to as Almaty. The airport code is ALA.
Kazakhstan has restricted the entry of most foreign nationals and suspended most flights except for state flights, ferry flights, sanitary flights, and technical landings for refueling purposes. From June 20, Kazakhstan will reopen flights from China, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Turkey; however, only certain categories of people will be allowed to enter on these flights. These include: diplomats, direct-family members of Kazakhstani citizens, residency permit holders, and some employees of designated companies in critical industries.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "New aircraft and better management"
Pros: "That was extremely nice of the company that we had that little package with toothpaste, toothbrush, pillow, slippers etc. Very happy about that."
Cons: "I wish I could have access to wifi on the plane, to tell my family how I was doing."
Cons: "Air conditioning didn't work!!"
Pros: "Excellent service. Very tasty food."
Cons: "Too many voice announcements, interfering with the entertainments system."
Pros: "Food and service in business class were splendid."
Cons: "Absolutely nothing!"
Pros: "leaving and arrival on time."
Cons: "No leg space in economy."
Cons: "I missed my connection. Which caused me to lose a critical day of work."
Pros: "Not bad"
Cons: "Total chaos during boarding..no organization"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly and comfortably. Enjoyed every moment"
Pros: "Generally roomy and comfortable... smooth travels"
Cons: "Second leg of trip had no werking monitors. no WiFi on any flights...."
Pros: "All the staff was polit"
Pros: "I like crue"
Cons: "3 days travel instead of 1 , WTF?????...."
Cons: "My lugged lost"
Pros: "Number of times served and staff was excellent."
Cons: "Had one entree option. Take it or leave it is the only choice."
Pros: "the staff was so polite and helpful thank you"
Pros: "Ozan was a perfect attendant. Always asked us how we were and helped us when we needed anything."
Pros: "Smooth ride"
Cons: "Lack of air conditioning made it hard to breathe coupled with cramp seating made it unbearable"
Cons: "No vegan or even vegetarian meals. Very disappointing"
Pros: "Wi-Fi should be free on thec plane"
Cons: "The song selections was inadequate. Need more Nigerian hip pop songs"
Cons: "I t would have been much better to have a faster check in process"
Pros: "Price, Price, Price"
Cons: "Keep going KAyak"
Cons: "It was very hot on the plane."
Cons: "The last minute gate change--"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "all in all !!!!"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Clean and computable plane, very good meals and quick handling for departure"
Cons: "Nothing !"
Pros: "20 min delay. Boarding took too much time"
Cons: "Most concerning aspect is security. Very unlikely that I will choose Turkish airlines in the future"
Pros: "Definitely would recommend Turkish airline Great experience overall"
Pros: "TK is terribte during the Turkey coup attempt"
Cons: "3 hour late"
Pros: "Wifi when I get to turkey, without needing a fan sim"
Pros: "They didn't want to go to work today. And it's your fault. So they will punish you."
Pros: "Everything was excellent."
Pros: "Sitting was small"
Pros: "Thank u very much!!!"
Pros: "Turkish airline excellent"
Cons: "Because of delay they left me to sleep on the airport in Istanbul. I am pregnant and nobody didn't wanted to help me at transfer desk. Last time in my life with Turkish Airlines."
Cons: "old plane . . . showing wear and tear. no wifi"
Pros: "Always on time....no delays."
Pros: "Quiet trip"
Pros: "EVERYTHING EXCEPT FOR BEING CRAMPED IN MY SEAT."
Cons: "foot and smile face"
Cons: "The plane was cramped"
Pros: "Great staff , amazing dinner, and the entertainment screen size was best"
Cons: "Seats could be a little bigger"
Cons: "Food poor going to Munich , legroom poor."
Cons: "better accommodation of passangers"
Pros: "Everything except the checking in process"
Pros: "I'm tall so the suit was somewhat uncomfortable."
Cons: "Other than the tight space I have no other complaints."
Cons: "You canceled my trip"
Pros: "Baggage arrived with me. Upgraded to First Class because so many of those passengers got other flights the night before."
Cons: "Original 5 pm flight was cancelled because there was no Crew or plane, even though it’s a United hub. Though flight cancelled early, United could not get me home same day so provided hotel and meal. Next day flight scheduled 7:05 then 8 am, but even that time came and went without boarding. 15 hours delayed and no hurry getting the plane to depart at the stated time. Total lack of customer service and concern"
Pros: "All were OK."
Cons: "I did not like the fact that the United flight I came in on was over a MILE of corridors away from the outgoing flight."
Cons: "The temperature on the airplane was uncomfortably warm. Not sure what was up with the AC but I had to change clothes and freshen up once arriving at my layover."
Cons: "The flight left 19 minutes early, stranding 7 people who were connecting from New Orleans. We ran across the entire airport and made it to the gate before departure time. The employee at Lufthansa Senator lounge was nice enough to tell us that the crew must have felt like leaving early. She was very nonchalant about the whole issue. She also refused to assist us, and told us we needed to exit the airport and reenter through the ticketing counter. I upheld my end of the deal by reaching the gate in time. This situation needs to be rectified."
Cons: "We were unable to fly this trip."
Cons: "The last rows are too near from the toilets or perhaps they weren’t clean when we left Washington"
Cons: "A bass blasting private event at the airport near Lufthansa gate"
Cons: "Missed this flight because my first flight was a cancelled flight, missed intercontinental connecting flight."
Pros: "new clean aircraft."
Cons: "no breakfast."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Walked a very long way in Frankfurf airport to transfer to another flight."
Cons: "I gave up my seat to permit an elderly couple to sit together There was an open aisle seat forward from where I was to sit and was not allowed to sit there, instead I sat i na middle seat One good deed did not another"
Pros: "I'm so glad with all workers in the plane, excellent !!!"
Pros: "They were nice"
Cons: "They were good"
Cons: "Not enough room. Aisle seat was too narrow and short."
Pros: "Better then United airline"
Cons: "Everything was awesome"
Cons: "Lost my luggage ., not happy"
Cons: "Need free WiFi on international flights"
Cons: "bad weather, not your fault"
Cons: "24 hr delay. I was supposed to fly Lufthansa and had to deal with idiots from United from Jacksonville to IAD."
Cons: "When the lufthanza gate agents saw us running to catch the flight they ran into the jetway to avoid us instead of holding the plane. We waited for 5 minutes and watched the plane back out from the jetway. Their ignorance and 5 minutes caused us to miss the wedding we were flying to Italy to attend. Ridiculous!"
Pros: "My parents had a wonderful experience. Very professional and courteous!"
Pros: "Lufthansa always does an excellent job."
Pros: "Timely departure."
Cons: "Fruit and a muffin is not enough for breakfast."
Cons: "No vegan food"
Pros: "The agent at the counter was very very helpful and accommodated us to an earlier flight. That saved us lot of time."
Pros: "Fast boarding, on time"
Cons: "Too cold in plane, announcements too loud"
Cons: "It was too cold on the plane."
Pros: "The food and the entertainment were excellent, staff also worked very well, and the airplane appeared well cleaned and maintained"
Cons: "The economy seats are too close to each other to be comfortable for extended periods of time (back to front ways - side space is reasonable)."
Cons: "I will never fly Lufthansa again anywhere"
Pros: "On time!!!!"
Pros: "I enjoyed the attentiveness of the staff"
Cons: "No issues."
Pros: "Nothing to like since it was cancelled"
Cons: "This was a very long day and when we were told the flight was cancelled and we should rebook there were 350 people being handled by 3 airline personnel and no organization or info was available to all of us in line. It took over an hour to get to talk with someone and then we had to wait for another half hour before we could get our voucher for a room and breakfast after having no dinner! Really bad, but the next day we had an easy flight, just got to our destination late and missed several tours we had booked."
Pros: "I liked the service on the long flight. Hot towels after a meal, wow! I would choose Lufthansa if we had an over sea flight again."
Cons: "I wish I could have slept better. Seats are small to sleep in."
Pros: "great and pleasant service, caring and helpful, frequently offered beverages, delicious vegan option, great movies selection, not much turbulence, overall like Lufthansa the best: reliable, on time,"
Pros: "When we fly Trans Atlantic, we always hope it will be with lufthansa! Sometimes they use united as a carrier and it us never as good as lufthansa!"
Pros: "Everything's just fine"
Pros: "My 18 year old son was the one who traveled and it was his first time on this airline - he was very satisfied with the trip."
Pros: "all procedures at both airports took 15 minutes"
Pros: "Aeroflot was bad airline I will not fly with them again"
Cons: "Aeroflot was bad airline I will not fly with them again"
Pros: "Everything was great."
Cons: "JFK line for plane departure was very long. Is it political?"
Cons: "They lost our bags and we had to wait almost 2 hours to fill out the required bag forms."
Pros: "lost baggage"
Cons: "lost baggage"
Cons: "US bought carry on case been requested to be checked as a second baggage piece for $100 fee. And then both opened lost and not reached destination."
Pros: "Cabin staff sometimes curt and unfriendly."
Cons: "Public announcements garbled and hard to understand."
Pros: "I love Aeroflot"
Pros: "Everything was excellent"
Cons: "They are to strict with the luggage size and the weight"
Pros: "Vegetarian options"
Pros: "i liked everything besides what i wrote ///"
Cons: "1if my screan worked 2 i asked them to find me one that works said yes thou never returned"
Cons: "My skis did not arrive in the luggage. Airline company or airport needs to have a better sustem tracking luggage and making sure no items are lost."
Pros: "Kids got souvenirs."
Cons: "Should serve more water and drinks."
Cons: "The Check-in line was 1h 15min. The 101 has arrived to Moscow 1h 10 min late."
Cons: "Everything starting from check in to boarding. I have two kids traveling with me. I had no help or ease of check in at all!!!!"
Cons: "Delay of 4 hours in Moscow"
Pros: "everything was great"
Pros: "Some of the typical premium economy features in the economy class - like the slippers and eye masks, open snack bar, ice cream between meals, menu for meals."
Cons: "Limited choice in alcohol. No whiskey. No healthy options in snack bar."
Pros: "All went as scheduled"
Cons: "They lost one of my bags at the Moscow connection."
Cons: "I didn’t fly because i try to cancel my ticket but vayama give me hard time. They sad we canceled your ticket but they didn’t after that i try to get new date, they sad you lost your ticket. I newer ever booking kayak and vayama again. Thank you for i lost $700"
Cons: "Passengers were left for international transit"
Cons: "My trip was delay more than two hours"
Cons: "No wifi even thought it says there is"
Cons: "No real order to boarding."
Cons: "There was a delay"
Cons: "No organization to board. Long lines, people pushing and cutting."
Pros: "awesome - planes, staff, food, all great - smooth, courteous and friendly. The best airline!"
Pros: "המושבים שהוזמנו היו נחמדים. היתה טיסה נעימה"
Cons: "הטיסה יצאה באיחור. חזרנו בלי המזוודה שנאבדה עוד בהלוך!!! מה איתה, ואיפה הפיצויים על הרכש המיותר ועגמת הנפש?"
Pros: "Very friendly and helpful staff"
Cons: "Did not switch the lights for a long time after ate."
Cons: "Aeroflot lost 3!!!!!! pieces of our luggage. Still cannot locate one of the pieces. Ridiculous!"
Pros: "Очень вежливый и заботливый персонал, отличное обслуживание, профессионализм летчиков ( мягкая посадка и надежность в полете), прекрасное меню и организация питания в целом, чистота в салоне и туалете, обеспеченность всем необходимым в полете, возможность просмотра фильмов в полете. Класс самолета Боинг 777 нравится. В целом очень хорошее впечатление от полета, гораздо лучше, чем от полета на Дельта и Юнайтед в США."
Cons: "Неточность в исполнении расписания ( скорее всего не зависит от аэрофлота). небольшой выбор фильмов для просмотра."
Pros: "the aircraft"
Cons: "almost no english anouncements"
Pros: "Frendly personal!!"
Cons: "no comments"
Pros: "Good movies on board."
Cons: "Boarding was late, take off was late, I almost missed next fligt, my luggage arrived to my final destination only day later"
Cons: "Line for check-in was extremely long at JFK (New York) which it seems caused boarding to be late. It's good that I had time to catch my connection in Moscow."
Cons: "They didn't ship my baggage. And I had to wait for it for a couple of days. They airplane landed very fast and I it caused a headache."
Pros: "everything was perfect"
Cons: "DELAY FOR 1.5 HOUR IN jfk"
Pros: "Exselent servis !!thank you !!"
Pros: "Boarding took extra 1.5 hours"
Cons: "The bread... my GOD, who can eat this??"
Pros: "Comfortable and well served if they believe you're foreigner."
Cons: "Employees of Aeroflot in Moscow were very rude and unprofessional toward their customers. I happened to know Russian and was trying to communicate through it. Big mistake."
Cons: "There was no fish on the menue, and I don't eat meat or chicken. Other then that it was great!"
Airlines flying to Almaty have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Almaty
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights to Almaty
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights to Almaty
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights to Almaty
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