Given its perfectly located home-hub of Baku, Azerbaijan Airlines has the potential (and the country has the oil wealth) to consider rivalry with Dubai, Doha or Abu Dhabi for passenger flows between Europe and the East. Orders for regional jets and game-changing 787 could help.
Azerbaijan Airlines adds flights from Ganja in western Azerbaijan to Novosibirsk.
Azerbaijan Airlines expands its presence in Russia with new route from Baku to Novosibirsk.
Eurovision host Azerbaijan sees traffic surge 22% at Baku airport in 2011; Qatar Airways launched Doha flights in February
Sadly for Loreen there are no non-stop scheduled flights to Sweden from Azerbaijan, but which two country markets account for 50% of scheduled seat capacity? How dominant is Azerbaijan Airlines at Baku and what plans does it have for the future? And how’s the new terminal progressing?
Azerbaijan Airlines starts flying to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen from Baku.
Azerbaijan Airlines makes Rome Fiumicino its second Italian destination from Baku.
Aberdeen welcomes new routes from Aer Lingus, Azerbaijan Airlines, easyJet, Flybe and Lufthansa to Scotland in 2011
The UK’s 15th busiest airport (and Scotland’s third busiest) is growing at twice the UK average in 2011. Which regional airline operates most flights and serves most destinations? Which carrier offers most seats? And just how many carriers are competing on flights to Stavanger in Norway?
53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.
49 routes started in the last week, eight of which were to the Spanish island Ibiza. But which two airlines launched the same US domestic route? Which Asian low-cost carrier continued expanding with its third international route? And how come there is a new link between Baku in Azerbaijan and Aberdeen in Scotland?
Although ‘only’ 30 routes launched in the last week, we have a comprehensive selection of great photos from celebrations all across the world – including lots of cakes! But which two landmark jetBlue routes are among them? And don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet to keep track of all the routes!
The last week’s 41 new routes range from a US intra-state service of 360 kilometres to a major 13,800-kilometre intercontinental service. But which new low-cost airline launched operations in the last week? And which network carrier added two new transatlantic routes?