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Heydar Aliyev International Airport receives most prestigious award in the world

International air transport rating organisation Skytraxconfirmed the prestigious 5-Star Airport Rating for Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, Azerbaijan. The solemn awarding ceremony was held in Baku on May 7. Within the ceremony, a stele located at the entrance of Baku airport and symbolizing its 5-star status was also opened. The event participants also got acquainted with the...

Air tickets for Baku-Tivat flights are available on AZAL's website

Starting today air tickets for the flights to Tivat - the popular resort of Montenegro, are available on the website of Azerbaijan’s national air carrier www.azal.az.  Direct flights operated by Azerbaijan Airlines within the charter program with Pasha Travel will be carried out from July 5 to September 15 on the summer flight schedule of the Airline. Flights will be carried...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport once again recognized as best airport in post-Soviet space

For the second year in a row Heydar Aliyev International Airport was awarded the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards, the most prestigious award for the airport industry. The solemn Skytrax award ceremony took place in Stockholm (Sweden). Azerbaijan's main airport again topped the list of the best airports among Russia and CIS countries' airports for the level of the provided servi...

Passenger traffic of Heydar Aliyev International Airport exceeded half a million in the first two months

During the first two months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 545,000 passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 16 percent. In January-February this year, national air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 222,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 63,000 passengers. 470,000 passengers (86.2 percent...

"Azeraeronavigation" and IATA will cooperate in a number of key areas

"Azeraeronavigation" Air Traffic Control Department (AZANS) of Azerbaijan Airlines and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation in a number of key areas on March 7. The agreement was signed by Director of AZANS Farkhan Guliyev and IATA Vice President Rafael Schwartzman in Madrid as part of the annual World Air Traffic Mana...

Opening of Baku-Abu Dhabi flights will allow Azerbaijani citizens to further expand geography of flights

According to the agreement between the national air carriers of Azerbaijan and the UAE – AZAL and Etihad Airways – joint flights are launched on the route Abu Dhabi (AUH) - Baku (GYD) - Abu Dhabi (AUH) for the first time. The flights will be carried out weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays with Airbus A320.   The first flight EY297 departed in the morning on March 2 from...

Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC and Boeing enter a new stage of cooperation

At the invitation of Azerbaijan Airlines, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commerical Airplanes, Kevin McAllister arrived in Baku on February 22. During the negotiations, the parties expressed satisfaction with the strong partnership relations that have developed during the long-term cooperation between Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC and Boeing Corporation. President of Azerbai...

Another success of Azerbaijan's civil aviation: ASEC opened at Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Official opening of Azerbaijan Airspace Supervision & Efficiency Center (ASEC) took place at Heydar Aliyev International Airport on February 8. The Intergovernmental Memorandum on the construction of the ASEC in Baku was signed in March 2017 within the framework of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s official visit to France. The document was signed between CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines (...

AZAL's new campaign: Baku-Tel Aviv-Baku from €299

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announces a new campaign for Baku-Tel Aviv-Baku flights. Air ticket for flights in this direction will cost 299 EUR, while the opposite flights (Tel Aviv - Baku - Tel Aviv) - 299 USD. Dates of flights within the campaign: from February 3 to March 3 2018. It should be noted that the number of air tickets on discounts is limited. The cost includes free baggage allowa...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport hits new record - 4 million passengers a year

In 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport – the main air gate of Azerbaijan’s capital - hit a new record. In 2017 4.06 million passengers were served. It exceeded last year's figure by 23 percent. In 2017 a total of 55 airlines carried out regular and charter flights. Heydar Aliyev International Airport welcomed 8 new air carriers - Air Arabia, Wataniya Airways, ISR Air, Maha...

Buta Airways changes terminal of departure flights from Baku

Starting from October 29, 2017, all departure flights of low-cost Buta Airways from Baku will be carried out through the North entrance of Terminal 2 of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Buta Airways plans to carry out arrival flights to Terminal 1 as before. Terminal 2 meets all international requirements on the operation of civil airports. The terminal has cafes and restaurants, Dut...

Buta Airways starts flights to Europe

An agreement on opening of direct flights between Baku and Sophia has been reached in negotiations of Presidents of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Bulgaria Rumen Radev. From January 16, 2018 the flights will be operated by low-cost Airline Buta Airways. The capital of Bulgaria will become the first city in the European Union where Azerbaijan’s low-cost airline Buta Airways will perform...