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Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 3 million passengers over nine months of 2017

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Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 3 million passengers over nine months of 2017 - Airports / Routes publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: Azerbaijan Aircraft: Airplanes

In January-September 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 3.1 million passengers. This figure is close to statistics for the entire 2016.                                                                                                                   

During this period Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 1.9 million passengers, 468,000 of which were carried on domestic flights.

85 percent of passengers were carried by international flights. 46.1 percent of the total international traffic of the airport accounted for Azerbaijan Airlines, 53.9 percent - foreign air carriers.

Currently, Heydar Aliyev International Airport serves 30 airlines on 53 destinations. Top ten most popular international destinations include Moscow, Istanbul, Dubai, Kiev, Tehran, Antalya, Tbilisi, Baghdad, Doha and St. Petersburg. 1.9 million passengers traveled to these destinations.

The new airport terminal of Heydar Aliyev Airport (Terminal 1) was put into operation in April 2014. Its total area is 65,000 square meters.

Heydar Aliyev International Airport was awarded the category of "4 stars" by the Skytrax, which is influential British consulting company specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various airlines and airports worldwide.

In March this year Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport was named the best airport among airports of Russia and CIS countries for the level of the provided services, being awarded the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards.

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