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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...

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-...