Ports of Future: Building hubs, accelerating connectivity

11.02.2018 [11:30]
The main theme for the IAPH Baku 2018 World Ports Conference is "Ports of Future: Building Hubs, Accelerating Connectivity." Four-day conference will focus on the important and interesting topics like emerging transport corridors in the region and around ...

Azerbaijan to purchase two new trains from Stadler Rail Group this year

09.02.2018 [22:08]
“Azerbaijan will purchase two new trains from Stadler Rail Group this year,” chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov told reporters. He noted that two more trains will be delivered to Azerbaijan in 2019. ...

More than 500 containers transported via Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway so far

09.02.2018 [21:40]
“More than 500 containers have been transported via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway so far,” said chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov. He noted that cargo carriers are greatly interested in BTK, adding the railway will play ...

Javid Gurbanov: Austria is expected to transport goods via BTK in April

09.02.2018 [20:20]
“Austria is expected to transport goods via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway in April,” chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Javid Gurbanov told AZERTAC. Gurbanov noted that Austria intends to send a freight train that will run to Kazakhstan ...

Russia interested in transporting iron products via BTK

09.02.2018 [19:16]
“Russia is interested in transporting iron products via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway,” chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov told AZERTAC. He said that he held talks with representatives of Russian metallurgical companies during his visit to Moscow ...

First pilot freight train sent off from Azerbaijan's Astara to Iran

09.02.2018 [10:50]
As earlier reported, the international railway line Astara (Azerbaijan) - Astara (Iran) will be put into operation in March. The first freight train was sent off from Azerbaijan’s Astara city to Iran’s Astara city, the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC said ...

Another success of Azerbaijan's civil aviation: ASEC opened at Heydar Aliyev International Airport

08.02.2018 [17:47]
An official opening of Azerbaijan Airspace Supervision & Efficiency Center (ASEC) took place at Heydar Aliyev International Airport on February 8. The Intergovernmental Memorandum on the construction of the ASEC in Baku was signed in March 2017 within the framework of President ...

Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, China Road and Bridge Corporation sign memorandum

08.02.2018 [10:21]
Azerbaijan Railways CJSC and the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) have signed a memorandum, within the framework of the visit of Azerbaijani delegation consisting of officials and businessmen headed by Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev to the People's Republic of China ...

President of Boeing Commercial Airplanes to pay working visit to Baku

07.02.2018 [18:53]
“President of Boeing Commercial Airplanes Kevin McAllister will pay a working visit to Baku,” said President of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) Jahangir Asgarov at a meeting with President and CEO of Cargolux Richard Forson. ...

AZAL, Cargolux discuss historical cooperation

07.02.2018 [13:40]
President of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) Jahangir Asgarov has met with President and CEO of Cargolux Richard Forson in Baku. The sides expressed satisfaction with the fruitful 17-year cooperation between the two airlines, which was ...

Beijing hosts conference on Trans-Caspian International East-West Trade and Transit Corridor

06.02.2018 [21:21]
An international conference on the role of the Trans-Caspian International East-West Trade and Transit Corridor in implementing the “Belt and Road Initiative” has been held in Beijing, China. Co-organized by the Ministry of Economy of Azerbaijan, the Embassy of Azerbaijan ...

Global Risk Insights: The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will boost transit turnover volumes

03.02.2018 [12:07]
"The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will surely help to boost transit turnover volumes," a report by Global Risk Insights says. "The recent completion of work on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway in the South Caucasus has ...

Azerbaijan`s transit opportunities to be presented in China

31.01.2018 [18:01]
A presentation on Azerbaijan`s transit opportunities will be held in China, Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev said. The presentation will be arranged as part of the Azerbaijani delegation`s visit to China ...

Henrik Hololei: Azerbaijan will be part of EU Trans-European Networks

30.01.2018 [17:44]
“Azerbaijan is part of the European family. Ensuring deeper connectivity with the EU is therefore extremely important for us. Only then can we unleash the full potential of all businesses and bring our people ever closer together. We are committed to doing this through a deep aviation agreement, ensuring close maritime cooperation and ...

European Commission allocates 1 million euro for future development of Baku International Sea Trade port

30.01.2018 [17:18]
“The European Commission has allocated 1 million euro as part of technical assistance for the future development of the Baku International Sea Trade Port,” Director-General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission Henrik Hololei has told reporters ...

Business Insider adds Heydar Aliyev International Airport to list of world`s 14 most beautiful airports

29.01.2018 [21:06]
Business Insider has added the Heydar Aliyev International Airport to the list of the world`s 14 most beautiful airports. The list also includes Adolfo Suarez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Vancouver International Airport, Singapore Changi Airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Munich Airport ...

Azerbaijan, Afghanistan discuss transit cooperation

21.01.2018 [14:10]
Chairman of Azerbaijan's State Customs Committee Aydin Aliyev has met Afghan Deputy Finance Minister Najibullah Wardak. The Afghan deputy minister noted that Azerbaijan has a favorable economic and geographical position. He also stressed that Afghanistan attaches great importance ...

ICAO: Continued passenger traffic growth and robust air cargo demand in 2017

20.01.2018 [21:26]
A new record 4.1 billion passengers were carried by the aviation industry on scheduled services in 2017, according to the preliminary figures released today by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). This indicates a 7.1% increase over ...

Buta Airways launches Baku-Sofia direct flight

17.01.2018 [10:06]
Azerbaijan's low-cost air carrier Buta Airways launched direct flight Baku-Sofia-Baku. Baku-Sofia flights of Buta Airways will serve as a basis for the development of tourism, business and relations between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria, Director of Buta Airways ...