Category Archives: Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan proposes to reduce the pension age of stewards

In Azerbaijan, one has proposed to reduce the retirement age of stewards and grant them the right to preferential social insurance.

Moscow – Ganja: new flight to be launched by Buta Airways

Since November 01, 2017 Buta Airways, a low-cost air carrier from Azerbaijan will begin operating its direct international flights en route Moscow, Russia – Ganja, Azerbaijan. Departure from the Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport (roundtrips) will be operated on Wednesdays and Saturdays by Embraer – 190 aircraft according to the following flight schedule:

Etihad Airways to begin operating its flights to Azerbaijan since 2018

Etihad Airways will begin operating its flights from the UAE to Azerbaijan since 2018, the UAE Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohamed Hamel Algubaisi said at a meeting with the Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev on Friday, the words of whom are quoted in the message circulated by the Ministry.

Azerbaijan develops draft “Rules to Use Civil Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”

Experts of the State Civil Aviation Administration, Azerbaijan, and Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC have developed a draft “Rules to Use Civil Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, the State Civil Aviation Administration said on Wednesday.

Flight to the capital city of Azerbaijan, Baku, launched for the first time in history of Kiev International Airport

On September 12, 2017, presentation of a new Azerbaijani airline company, Buta Airways, and its new flight en route Baku, Azerbaijan – Kiev, Ukraine – Baku was held at the Kiev International Airport, Ukraine. The plane, on board of which the Air Company’s leadership and Azerbaijani journalists flew to Kiev, was greeted with a water salute in the Ukrainian capital city’s airport.

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.

Buta Airways launches Baku – St. Petersburg flight

On October 30, 2017 Buta Airways, the low-cost air carrier from Azerbaijan, will launch its new flight en route Baku, Azerbaijan – St. Petersburg, Russia. Departure from Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport to St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo International Airport (roundtrips) will take place five times a week by Embraer -190 plane according to the following flight schedule:

Buta Airways launches Baku – Istanbul flight

On October 29, 2017 Buta Airways, a low-cost air carrier registered in Azerbaijan, starts operating its flights en route Baku, Azerbaijan – Istanbul, Turkey, replacing AZAL on this air route. Departure from Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (roundtrips) will be carried out daily on the Embraer 190 plane in accordance with the following flight schedule:

Israeli company was revoked license to export UAV to Azerbaijan

Aeronautics Defense Systems, Israel, reported that it has temporarily withdrawn a license to sell Orbiter 1K unmanned aerial vehicles to a “significant customer.” The Haarez Newspaper writes this Wednesday, arguing that it is about Azerbaijan, according to the TASS News Agency.

Heydar Aliyev International Airport switches to new technological solutions

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.