Articles Tagged ‘Azerbaijan’

Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

Nestled on the edge of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan has witnessed its scheduled commercial aviation market double in size between 2009 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the growth taking place, which airlines are taking advantage of the potential, and where Azerbaijani’s like to travel.

Eurovision host Azerbaijan sees traffic surge 22% at Baku airport in 2011; Qatar Airways launched Doha flights in February

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?

Baku (Azerbaijan) celebrates Eurovision victory; five new routes starting in May, Qatar Airways coming in November

Baku (Azerbaijan) celebrates Eurovision victory; five new routes starting in May, Qatar Airways coming in November

The world’s media will be off to Baku next year thanks to Azerbaijan’s victory on Saturday in the Eurovision Song Contest. But what new routes are being started at the airport in 2011? And which airlines are currently operating flights to Western Europe?


Qatar's just-announced new routes: an analysis of the competition

Qatar’s just-announced new routes: an analysis of the competition

Despite already planning to start six new routes before the end of the year, Qatar Airways has revealed plans to start four more; Baku (Azerbaijan), Entebbe (Uganda), Medina (Saudi Arabia) and Tbilisi (Georgia). All will be served by A320s but which other carriers operate international flights to these destinations?

Azerbaijan awaits new terminal for Baku airport; Azerbaijan Airlines serves 12 countries including France, Italy and UK

Azerbaijan awaits new terminal for Baku airport; Azerbaijan Airlines serves 12 countries including France, Italy and UK

Hands up if you can name Azerbaijan’s four neighbours. No, well take a look at our profile of this CIS member. How extensive is the national carrier’s network, and which foreign carriers are present (including one LCC)?