Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakshtan signed a cooperation agreement with the Almaty 2017 Winter Universiade Organizing Directorate. The JSC Air Astana President, Peter Foster and Winter Universiade Director, Nail Nurov signed an agreement according to which the airline becomes a sponsor of the games and receives a status of the general partner of the Winter Universiade 2017.
In accordance with an agreement, Air Astana will provide significant discounts for regional and international flights for the athletes and officials of the Organizing Directorate, will ensure delivery of torch relay to Almaty from capital and 15 regions of the country and will provide their own channels of communication for further promotion of the event free of charge.
“We are inspired with received opportunity to help in organization of the Winter Universiade”, Air Astana President, Peter Foster stated. “It is one of the largest sporting event and the fact of holding it in Almaty, for sure, will once again demonstrate achievements of Kazakhstan to the entire world, improve its image and tourism potential of the country. Air Astana is glad to contribute to such significant from all points of view event”.
“Today, Air Astana is one of the best airlines in the world. For us, for the Organizing Directorate, cooperation with Air Astana gives us additional reliance of further successful and high level Winter Universiade, and confidence that it will be one of the best in the history of the winter games”, noted the Head of the Winter Universiade 2017 Nail Nurov.