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"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...

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...