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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...

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

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

Passenger traffic of Heydar Aliyev International Airport approaches its next record high

In January-August 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 2.7 million passengers, which is 29 percent more than the previous year. It is expected that by the end of 2017 the final passenger count will exceed the last year's figure of 3.5 million passengers, which will be another record high of the airport. During the reporting period, Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 1.61 mi...

First aircraft of Buta Airways arrived in Baku

A ceremony to receive the first Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft of Buta Airways was held in Baku. The aircraft arrived at Heydar Aliyev International Airport from the manufacturing plant. By tradition, the aircraft was welcomed at the airport with a water salute. Large-scale work, including establishment of the Azerbaijani low-cost Buta Airways, aimed at reducing air ticket prices, is carried out w...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport switches to new technological solutions due to increase in passenger traffic

Passenger traffic of Azerbaijan’s main air harbor - Heydar Aliyev International Airport continues to increase steadily every year. Only for the first seven months of this year the Airport served 30 percent more passengers than the same period in 2016. Thus, the Airport achieves its main goal – to become one of the main hubs in the region in the near future. In order to freely scale...

Azerbaijan Airlines announces recruitment of female flight attendants

CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announces admission of documents from females for a flight attendant position. The documents will be received from 10:00 to 12:00, from August 10 to September 10, 2017. The candidates will be selected by a competition. The competition is open only to good looking girls aged 18-30, with height not less than 165 cm and not more than 180 cm. Those willing to appl...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 2 million passengers over seven months of 2017

In January-August 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served about 2.2 million passengers, which is 30 percent more than the previous years. During this period Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 1.25 million passengers, 329,000 of which were carried on domestic flights. 85 percent of passengers were carried by international flights. 49.6 percent of the total international traffic of th...

Buta Airways air tickets to Istanbul and St. Petersburg are now available

Air tickets for the period of winter flight schedule (from October 29 to March 29) are now available on the official website of low-cost airline Buta Airways. In the winter schedule, one can book air tickets for flights from Baku to Istanbul (Sabiha Gokcen Airport) and St. Petersburg, as well as from Ganja to Moscow (Vnukovo Airport). The current winter flight schedule is available on the follo...

Buta Airways air tickets are now available

Official website of low-cost Buta Airways, where air tickets can be booked was launched today. The website www.butaairways.az is available in three languages - Azerbaijani, Russian and English. The first flight of the Airline to Tbilisi is scheduled for September 1. At the first stage, the Airline will operate flights from Baku to Moscow (Vnukovo Airport), Kiev (Zhuliany Airport), Antalya...