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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...

In June Heydar Aliyev International Airport achieved highest growth rate in passenger traffic

In January-June 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 1.69 million passengers, which is 31 percent more than the same period of last year. Only in June 322,000 passengers were served, it is the highest figure for the first time since 2014 on the total number of passengers and since 2012 - on growth indicator. During the first half of this year Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 960,0...

Airfare of Buta Airways flights will start from 29 euro

Final minimum airfare for all destinations of Azerbaijan’s first low-cost airline - Buta Airways will be only 29 euros one way. At the first stage, the Airline will operate flights from Baku to Moscow (Vnukovo Airport), Antalya, Kazan, Mineralnye Vody, Kiev, Tbilisi and Tehran. Starting from the winter season (from October 29 this year), cities such as Istanbul and St. Petersburg will be...

Cargoes for holding Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix delivered to Baku

Delivery of cargoes for holding Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix  to Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku started. More than 600 tons of cargo, including racing cars and equipment needed for their maintenance and organization of the competition, arrived by six flights from Montreal. Two more flights will be operated this week. Flights are operated by cargo airlines Silk Way Ai...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport significantly increased passenger traffic

During January-May 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 1.37 million passengers, which is 34 percent more than the same period of last year. Only in May 315,000 passengers were served. The BAKU 2017 – 4th Islamic Solidarity Games held in Azerbaijan also affected the significant increase of passenger traffic last month. All civil aviation structures of Azerbaijan provided high-...

BUTA AIRWAYS livery and logo approved

The logo, corporate style and livery of BUTA AIRWAYS, the first low-cost airline of Azerbaijan, were created by preserving national coloring. The logo of Buta Airways reflects the symbolism of the mythological sacred bird Simurg, represented in the form of the Azerbaijani ornament buta. On the airline’s bright livery, buta patterns are drawn in the corporate blue color of the CJSC Azer...

Azerbaijan and Russia signed Main Actions Plan for 2017 for helicopter maintenance in Baku

Another round of negotiations was held to establish a service center for maintenance and overhaul of helicopters in Azerbaijan within the 10th International Exhibition HeliRussia-2017 in Moscow. President of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines Jahangir Askerov, Director General of Russian Helicopters holding Andrey Boginsky, President of Silk Way Holding Zaur Akhundov and Director General of Silk Way...

Tree Planting Campaign held at Heydar Aliyev International Airport

On May 15, the first stage of a large-scale campaign of Azerbaijan Airlines to plant a tree for each flight ticket sold, was held at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. From May 3 to 10, about 25,000 tickets have been sold in total through the airline's website and at the AZAL’s official sales agencies. Employees of all units of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines, including pilots,...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over a million passengers since the beginning of the year

During the period January-April 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport serviced 1 million 62 thousand passengers, which is 36% more than the same period of last year. AZAL carried 594,000 passengers, 158,000 of which were carried on domestic flights to Nakhchivan, Ganja and Gabala. 904,000 passengers (85%) of Baku airport were carried by international flights. 48.2% of the total intern...

Buy AZAL flight ticket - plant a tree!

Azerbaijan Airlines announces the launch of a special environmental project aimed at greening the city of Baku and taking care to preserve the environment. From May 3 to May 10, 2017, the airline will plant one tree for each flight ticket sold on the destinations of AZAL and AZALJET. Within the project, a special campaign to plant seedlings will be held in the vicinity of...

Boeing, Silk Way Announce Order for Ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Boeing and Silk Way announced an order for 10 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, valued at $1.1 billion at current list prices, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website. "Silk Way’s success and profitability is a direct result of investing in its fleet and services and growing its regional and international footpr...