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Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over a million passengers since the beginning of the year

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Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over a million passengers since the beginning of the year - Airports / Routes publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: Azerbaijan Aircraft: Airplanes

During the period January-April 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport serviced 1 million 62 thousand passengers, which is 36% more than the same period of last year.

AZAL carried 594,000 passengers, 158,000 of which were carried on domestic flights to Nakhchivan, Ganja and Gabala.

904,000 passengers (85%) of Baku airport were carried by international flights.

48.2% of the total international traffic of the airport accounted for Azerbaijan Airlines, 51.8% - foreign air carriers.

Istanbul, Moscow, Dubai and Kiev remained the most popular international destinations  - the passenger flow to these cities was 62% of the total number. Tehran, Tbilisi, Doha and St. Petersburg (12% of passenger traffic) are also among the popular destinations.

Currently, Heydar Aliyev International Airport serves 28 airlines, five of them are low-cost carriers.

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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