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Baku-Geneva-Baku AZAL’s flight schedule updated

Starting from February 5, AZAL's J2-5009/J2-5010flights from Baku to Geneva will be carried out twice a week according to the updated flight schedule. Starting from this date, on Tuesdays, departure from Baku will be at 07:00 in the morning, while arrival in Geneva at 09:00 local time. Return flight from Geneva will be carried out at 10:00 in the morning, arrival in Baku...

Free air tickets by AZAL for children traveling with parents

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announces a new winter campaign for those traveling with their families.  When purchasing two air tickets for adults (passengers should be parents and guardians) for the dates from February 1 to February 28, 2019, the airline provides a free air ticket for one child up to 12 years old on the same flight.  The campaign applies to the airline’s a...

New record for passenger traffic by Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Heydar Aliyev International Airport set a new record for passenger traffic volume - last year it served a total of 4.43 million passengers. This is 9 percent higher than in 2017. In 2018, base airlines of the Airport - AZAL and Buta Airways carried 1.89 million and 442,000 passengers, respectively. A total of 3.81 million passengers were carried on international flights and 620,000 passenger...

AZAL launches regular flights to Almaty

Starting from April 2, 2019, Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will launch regular flights on the route Baku -Almaty-Baku. AZAL flights will be operated twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays by Airbus A319 Aircrafts with Economy Class, Comfort-Club and Business Class configurations.  Departures will be carried out in Terminal 1 of Heydar Aliyev International Airport.  Almaty is called...

Record number of aircraft used Azerbaijan’s airspace in 2018

According to the statistics of the Azeraeronavigation Air Navigation Department (AZANS) for 2018, a total of 150,000 flights used Azerbaijan’s airspace. 95,000 of them accounted for transit flights.  These figures are record-high in the history of AZANS. During the daily period, record-high number was 500 flights.  In total, 26 million passengers were transported on these fli...

Silk Way Helicopter Services replenished its fleet with modern helicopter for aerial photography

Silk Way Helicopter Services commercial helicopter airline has expanded its fleet with the newest AgustaWestland AW109SP helicopter with photo/video equipment, specialized for high-quality aerial photography.  AW109SP helicopters are equipped with a navigation satellite system for all-weather operation. The glass cockpit of the helicopter provides excellent visibility. The Gyro-Stabiliz...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 4 million passengers during eleven months of 2018

During eleven months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 4.1 million passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 9 percent.  National air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 1 million 756,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 411,000 passengers. 3.54 million passengers (86 percent of passen...

Buta Airways replenished its fleet with another Embraer E-190

Azerbaijan's low-cost airline Buta Airways received another new Embraer E-190, which was delivered to the airline’s fleet directly from the manufacturer in Brazil. It is the eighth in the low-cost airline’s fleet and will allow add more flights to the most popular destinations in the airline’s flight schedule. “Adding new aircraft to the fleet will further expand...

Silk Way Airlines expands fleet with another Boeing 747 freighter

Azerbaijan's national cargo carrier Silk Way has taken delivery of another Boeing 747-400 freighter. This is the 10th Boeing-747 aircraft, which will be operated by the Airline. With the additional aircraft the Airline will further grow its schedule network.  Over the past 10 years, Heydar Aliyev International Airport has become a major air cargo logistic center. Today, Azerbaija...

AZAL launches regular flights to Kuwait City

Starting December 22, 2018, Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will launch regular flights on the route Baku-Kuwait-Baku.​ AZAL flights J2 -119/J2-120 will be operated twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays by Airbus A319 Aircrafts with economy-class and comfort-club configurations. Departures will be carried out in Terminal 1 of Heydar Aliyev International Airport. It should be noted that earl...

New AZAL new campaign on flights from Baku to Beijing and return flight

Azerbaijan  Airlines (AZAL) announces a new campaign on route from Baku to Beijing and return flight. For flights from December 1 to March 26, 2019, the full cost of the ticket in economy class will be: Baku-Beijing-Baku-399 EURO  Beijing-Baku-Beijing-450 USD Prices are inclusive of all taxes and fees. Note that the number of tickets at discounted prices is limited.&n...

President of AZAL met with Commander of United States Transportation Command

Delegation headed by the Commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, General Stephen Lyons, arrived in Baku for a working visit. During the visit, the guests got acquainted with Baku Cargo Terminal located at Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Total Terminal building area is 25,000 m2and is the biggest and most technically advanced cargo terminal in CIS. Baku Cargo Terminal is a link for th...