Azerbaijan Hava Yollari

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The history of passenger air transportation of Azerbaijan Republic takes them to 1923 when regular passenger flights started to operate between Baku and Tbilisi on Germany made aircraft "Yunkers". Before Azerbaijan Republic’s independence in 1991 "Azerbaijan Airlines" (AZAL) was a part of "Aeroflot".

Being one of the branches of "Aeroflot" ,National Carrier "Azerbaijan Hava Yollari" was operating only regional and domestic flights within the Soviet Union as "Aeroflot: had a monopoly on operation of international flights. Now when Azerbaijan is an independent state "Azerbaijan Airlines" as a National Carrier is proud of offering high level of services and hospitality to their customers on international air markets according to standards and recommendations of ICAO and IATA.

With its advantageous geographical position and high standard of handling facilities Heydar Aliyev International Airport is fastly becoming a busy hub in the region for transit and connecting flights between East and West, North and South. On the 09th of October 2000 a remarkable event took place in the history of "Azerbaijan Airlines" - the first brand new Boeing 757 - 200 aircraft of the Air Company landed at Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Since then the aircraft fleet of Azerbaijan Airlines have been considerably reinforced by the Boeings, Airbuses and from the 2005 under the contract with Airbus Industry for supply of brand new Airbuses. They are also serving air routes of the company - the first Airbus A-319, named after second largest city of Azerbaijan "GANJA" joined aircraft fleet of Azerbaijan Airlines on 2nd of September 2005.

On 24th of August 2007 a brand new aircraft - ATR 42-500, arrived at Heydar Aliyev International Airport. This aircraft is now operating on Domestic routes as well as on international destinations.

Modernization of aircraft fleet allows "Azerbaijan Airlines" to expand network of international flights and provide their passengers with high quality of services along with traditionally warm and friendly Azeri hospitality.


Azerbaijan Hava Yollari
Nizami st. 84
AZ 1095 Baku, Azerbaijan Republic

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