The first test train was sent from Kars to Georgian-Turkish border through Baku-Tbilisi-Kars route. The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway, an important section in the middle of the modern Silk Road, will soon be fully commissioned, increasing connectivity among ...

Logistics center to be built in Kars under BTK project

20.07.2017 [12:27]
A logistics center will be built in Kars under the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway project. Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov told reporters that once completed the BTK will allow entrepreneurs send one million ...

Caspian Energy Transport and Energy ICT Forums to be held in Baku

12.07.2017 [18:57]
Caspian European Club and Caspian American Club will host the Caspian Energy Transport Forum and Caspian Energy ICT Forum with the support of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan. First Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Caspian European Club ...

Kuwait's Wataniya Airways to start flights to Baku

11.07.2017 [14:54]
Wataniya Airways, one of the three national carriers of Kuwait, resumes its flights Tuesday in a new shape after preparations made over a year. According to KUNA, the company's first scheduled flight heads to Georgia's capital, Tbilisi, and it operates three flights a week ...

UN, ICAO hold special meeting on terrorist threats to civil aviation

10.07.2017 [11:37]
At a Special Meeting convened by the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu underscored the key priorities to be addressed as the two organizations work to cooperate more ...

In June Heydar Aliyev International Airport achieved highest growth rate in passenger traffic

07.07.2017 [18:56]
In January-June 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 1.69 million passengers, which is 31 percent more than the same period of last year. Only in June 322,000 passengers were served, it is the highest figure for the first time since 2014 on the total number of passengers ...

Azerbaijan, EU mull over common aviation area agreement

06.07.2017 [13:28]
Azerbaijan and the European Union have held negotiations on Common Aviation Area Treaty in Brussels as part of the second stage of negotiations on EU-Azerbaijan Common Aviation Area Agreement. A delegation led by Director of the country’s State Civil Aviation Administration Arif Mammadov ...

Pegas Fly to launch Baku flights

04.07.2017 [16:07]
Russian airline Pegas Fly will launch flights from Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport to Baku from July 27. The airline will operate regular passenger Zhukovsky-Baku flights three times per week until October 29. ...

Airfare of Buta Airways flights to start from 29 euro

23.06.2017 [13:11]
Final minimum airfare for all destinations of Azerbaijan’s first low-cost airline - Buta Airways will be only 29 euros one way. At the first stage, the Airline will operate flights from Baku to Moscow (Vnukovo Airport), Antalya, Kazan, Mineralnye Vody, Kiev, ...

Baku-Batumi bus route to open from 26 June

23.06.2017 [13:09]
International bus route Baku-Batumi is to open from 26 June. The buses of route will depart from Baku on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Leaving Baku at 6 pm, the bus will get Batumi at 9 am of the next day. ...

Azerbaijan Airlines announced its intention to purchase four B787-Dreamliner aircrafts

20.06.2017 [15:24]
Azerbaijani Airlines (AZAL) announced its intention to purchase four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircrafts, which are estimated at approximately $918 million, today at the air show in Paris. Information about dates of order and delivery of the aircrafts will be posted to Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website once finalized ...

Cargoes for holding Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix delivered to Baku

19.06.2017 [17:26]
Delivery of cargoes for holding Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku started. More than 600 tons of cargo, including racing cars and equipment needed for their maintenance and organization of the ...

AZAL opens direct flights between capitals of Azerbaijan and Thailand

19.06.2017 [16:06]
Azerbaijan Airlines starts operating regular passenger flights from Baku to the capital of Thailand - Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International Airport) starting October 29. It should be noted that this is the first regular direct passenger flight from the capital of Azerbaijan to Southeast Asia ...

Azerbaijani delegation joins Astana Economic Forum

16.06.2017 [16:37]
Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov and Director General of Baku international Sea Trade Port Taleh Ziyadov attended the 10th Astana Economic Forum. The event also featured the fourth International Transport and Logistic Business Forum “New ...

Azerbaijan, Iran sign document on construction of loading and unloading terminal

14.06.2017 [18:57]
Railway Departments of Azerbaijan and Iran have signed a document on the construction and operation of the Astara loading and unloading terminal. The document was signed by Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov and Director General ...

BTK railway Coordination Council’s meeting due in Tbilisi

12.06.2017 [11:51]
A delegation led by the head of Azerbaijan Railways JSC Javid Gurbanov arrived in Georgia to attend a meeting of Coordination Council on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway project. The delegation laid a wreath and flowers at the monument to national leader ...

Baku International Sea Trade Port to handle 11 ships at the same time after completion of first phase

09.06.2017 [15:01]
“The Baku International Sea Trade Port in Alat will be able to handle 11 vessels at the same time after the completion of first phase,” said Eugene Seah, the Operations Manager of the Port of Baku. ...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport significantly increased passenger traffic

09.06.2017 [11:59]
During January-May 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 1.37 million passengers, which is 34 percent more than the same period of last year. Only in May 315,000 passengers were served ...

Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran to set up working group to coordinate transportation of cargo to Europe

06.06.2017 [16:41]
Azerbaijani, Georgian and Iranian railways will set up a working group to coordinate the transportation of cargo from the Persian Gulf region and India to Europe and in the opposite direction, Azerbaijan Railways public relations department has told AZERTAC ...