Russia’s Azimuth Airlines has plans to launch its flights to Baku, Azerbaijan

Azimuth Airlines, Russia, has plans to launch its flights from Rostov-On-Don, Russia, to Baku, Azerbaijan, after increasing its fleet to 11 SSJ-100 aircraft, the air carrier informed TASS on Thursday.

On the eve, it became known that Azimuth and the State Transport Leasing Company, Russia, signed a firm contract to supply two Sukhoi SuperJet – 100 aircraft, as part of the MAKS-2019 Air Show.

“In the winter of this year, after obtaining all the necessary permits, the airline plans to start its flights to foreign countries, as well as expand the existing air route network of neighbouring (CIS) countries. Direct flights from Rostov-On-Don to Tel Aviv, Israel, and Baku, as well as from Krasnodar, Russia, to Munich, Germany, have already been scheduled,” the message reads.

Thus, the air carrier reported to TASS that Azimuth increases its fleet according to the development program, and also plans to carry out transit flights from CIS to Europe via Rostov-On-Don and Krasnodar.

“At present, the share of regional airline routes is more than 80% of the total,” Azimuth said.

Azimuth Airlines is an air carrier of the South of Russia, based at the Platov (Rostov-On-Don) and Pashkovsky (Krasnodar) airports. The Azimuth’ fleet consists of SSJ-100 aircraft, the improved modification of which is SSJ-100-95LR with an increased flight range.

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