Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey have signed an agreement on the creation of the Lapis Lazuli transport corridor connecting the five countries. The document was signed on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Economic ...

Trans-Caspian International Transport Route Association to open Istanbul office

16.11.2017 [11:24]
The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route Association will open a representative office in Istanbul, said President of Kazakhstan Railways Kanat Alpysbayev at the organization`s meeting in Baku ...

Construction of Rasht-Astara Railway to start next year

16.11.2017 [10:35]
The construction of the Rasht-Astara railway will begin in 2018, chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov has told reporters. He said that Azerbaijan has already granted a $500 million loan to Iran to complete ...

More than 3 mln tons of cargo to be transported via Trans-Caspian International Transport Route next year

15.11.2017 [17:41]
“It is planned to transport more than 3 mln tons of cargo via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route in 2018,” said president of Kazakhstan Railways National Company Kanat Alpysbayev. He said 1mln tons of cargo has already been transported through the infrastructure ...

Passenger traffic of Heydar Aliyev International Airport grows by more than 20 percent

10.11.2017 [16:35]
In January-October 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 3.46 million passengers. This indicator grew by more than 20 percent compared to the same period last year and exceeded the total statistics for the entire 2016 ...

L’Opinione newspaper calls Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad “a cooperation corridor”

06.11.2017 [20:37]
A senior fellow at Italian Il Nodo di Gordio think tank has called the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad “a cooperation corridor” in his article in L’Opinione newspaper. In “Baku-Tbilisi-Kars: new Eurasian horizons” article, Andrea Marcigliano highlights ...

First Baku-Tbilisi-Kars freight train reaches Kars

03.11.2017 [11:40]
The first freight train running along the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway has reached Kars. According to Sabah newspaper, Director General of Turkish Railways (TCDD), Veysi Kurt attended the ceremony, which was held ...

President Ilham Aliyev: Construction of Azerbaijani section of North-South transport corridor entered final stage

02.11.2017 [23:26]
“The construction of the Azerbaijani section of North-South transport corridor has entered the final stage,” said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the Trilateral Summit of the heads of state of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia in Tehran. ...

EU welcomes new Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway

30.10.2017 [17:48]
The European Union (EU) has issued a statement on the opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway. The statement reads: “The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is a major step in transport interconnections linking the European Union, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan ...

Buta Airways holds presentation in Saint Petersburg

27.10.2017 [17:51]
Buta Airways held a presentation for travel agencies in Saint Petersburg on Friday. The presentation was attended by Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Saint Petersburg Sultan Gasimov, Commercial Director of the Northern Capital Gateway LLC Evgeniy Ilyin, ...

‘Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will significantly improve potential of Trans-Caspian International Transport Route’

26.10.2017 [21:21]
“Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will significantly improve potential of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route,” Kazakhstan`s ambassador to Azerbaijan Beybit Isabayev has told a briefing. ...

Buta Airways changes terminal of departure flights from Baku

26.10.2017 [10:42]
Starting from October 29, 2017, all departure flights of low-cost Buta Airways from Baku will be carried out through the North entrance of Terminal 2 of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Buta Airways plans to carry out arrival flights to Terminal 1 as before ...

Patrick Verhoeven: Baku stays an important transshipment place at new belt and road strategy

13.10.2017 [19:39]
An interview with Managing Director of Policy and Strategy of International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) Patrick Verhoeven, who is in Baku ...

Buta Airways starts flights to Europe

13.10.2017 [15:28]
An agreement on opening of direct flights between Baku and Sofia has been reached in negotiations of Presidents of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Bulgaria Rumen Radev. From January 16, 2018 the flights will be operated by ...

First cargo trains on “Astara Azerbaijan-Astara Iran” new railway to launch by the end of November

12.10.2017 [17:36]
The first freight trains on “Astara Azerbaijan-Astara Iran” new railroad will be launched by the end of November, said Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov at the International Petroleum Summit held in Baku ...

Etihad Airways to launch flights to Baku

11.10.2017 [23:27]
The UAE-based Etihad Airways has announced the launch of scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, effective 2 March 2018. ...

Seventh International Caspian Air Cargo Summit 2017 kicks off in Baku

10.10.2017 [18:22]
The Seventh International Caspian Air Cargo Summit 2017 has opened in Baku. This international forum brings together key managers and executives of well-known worldwide companies who discuss options for the development of the cargo industry and identify ...

Free economic zone to be created at Heydar Aliyev International Airport

10.10.2017 [17:13]
Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC plans to create a free economic zone on the territory of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport in the near future, said AZAL President Jahangir Asgarov at the 7th Caspian Air Cargo Summit ...

Special offers from AZAL on flights from Baku to Bangkok and Jeddah

10.10.2017 [15:45]
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced a new campaign on flights from Baku to new destinations - Bangkok and Jeddah. When buying from October 10 to October 29 2017, air ticket for Baku-Bangkok-Baku flights will cost 599 euros, and air ticket for ...