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Heydar Aliyev International Airport’s passenger flow increased by 15 percent

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Heydar Aliyev International Airport’s passenger flow increased by 15 percent  - Airports / Routes publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: Azerbaijan Aircraft: Airplanes

During the first four months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 1,239,000 passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 15 percent.  

National air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 495,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 139,000 passengers.

1.066 million passengers (86 percent of passenger traffic) accounted for international flights. 30 percent of total number of international passengers accounted for AZAL, while 13 percent - Buta Airways.

Currently, Heydar Aliyev International Airport serves 30 airlines on over 40 destinations. Top ten most popular international destinations include Istanbul, Moscow, Dubai, Kiev, Doha, Sharjah, Tbilisi, Baghdad, Tehran and St. Petersburg. 818,000 passengers traveled to these destinations in January-April.

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.

In May 2018 Heydar Aliyev International Airport was awarded the maximum category of "5 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.

Also 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 for the second year in a row.



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