Georgian President: “I hope that by end of 2013 Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project will be completed”

28.02.2013 [16:03]
Saakashvili, whose legitimacy is questioned in Georgia, spoke in defense of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project, calling it a "revolutionary project". "I hope that by the end of 2013 this project will be finished. This is a historic opportunity for our two countries, our doors to Europe, our entry into the European continent. That’s why I think ...

Passenger transportation via air transport ups in Azerbaijan

27.02.2013 [11:23]
The State Statistical Committee says in January 118.1 thousand passengers were transported via air transport, up 11.7% from the same period of 2012. Of this, 98.5% was carried out by state sector, 1.5% - by private sector. Cargo transportation via air transport increased 12.9% and made 4000 tons ...

Geneva to host UNECE Transport Committee`s session

26.02.2013 [19:23]
Geneva on February 25-26 will host the 75 session of the Inland Transport Committee (ITC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe ...

Transport sector in Azerbaijan carried over 16.4 million tons of cargo in January

25.02.2013 [20:14]
In January 2013, the transport sector in Azerbaijan transported 16.4 million tons, according to the State Statistics Committee. Of the total volume of goods transported in January, 70.5 percent fell to the private sector. Some 51.1 percent of all cargo was transported by road, 30.8 percent - by pipelines, 11.6 percent - by railway and 6.5 percent - by sea. ...

Marmaray project to be completed by end of 2013, Turkish Transport Minister

22.02.2013 [18:17]
“On October 29, 2013 - the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish republic - the 13.3km rail tunnel under the Bosphorus and city will open for business. The first phase of the Marmaray rail project will be completed to that time”, said Binali Yildirim, Turkish Minister of Transport, Communications and Maritime in his interview to Sabah newspaper ...

Istanbul to host next meeting on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars project

14.02.2013 [15:52]
The Coordinating Council for construction of the Georgian section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will convene in Istanbul, Turkey, next week, according to Azeri Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov ...

Azerbaijani Transport Ministry to discuss schedule for completion of Georgian section of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway

12.02.2013 [18:06]
A delegation of the Azerbaijani Transport Ministry will visit Georgia to discuss completing the Georgian Marabda-Kartsakhi section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, Azerbaijani Minister of Transportation Ziya Mammadov told media on Tuesday ...

Ukraine International Airlines launches Kiev-Baku-Kiev flight

12.02.2013 [17:58]
Ukraine International Airlines has said it is starting direct flights on Kiev-Baku-Kiev route. The first flight will be carried out February 13. The Kiev-Baku-Kiev flight will be operated by Boeing-737 ...

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway to be discussed in Georgia

12.02.2013 [12:57]
The completion of construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will be discussed in a meeting in Georgia. Azerbaijani Minister of Transport Ziya Mammadov said the country would send its delegation to the gathering of experts ...

Khazar Islands breaks ground for connecting bridge

11.02.2013 [14:23]
Avesta concern has today held a ground-breaking ceremony for a first connecting bridge as part of construction of the Khazar Islands residential complex. President of the Avesta Concern Ibrahim Ibrahimov said more than $1 bln was spent on ...

Afghan delegation visiting Transport Ministry of Azerbaijan

08.02.2013 [20:42]
Azerbaijan’s deputy minister of transport Musa Panahov met the Afghan delegation led by Deputy FM of Afghanistan Jawed Ludin. Musa Panahov briefed the delegation on the reforms, large-scale regional projects ...

For the Azerbaijan airlines passengers attention arriving and departing Paris

07.02.2013 [19:41]
Azerbaijan airlines (AZAL) informs that effective from 9th of April 2013 all the Azerbaijan Airlines flights arriving and departing from Paris Charles De ...

Foreign companies mull cooperation with Azerbaijani Akkord

31.01.2013 [15:58]
Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Director of Akkord Corporation Khagani Guluzade received Julien Erdem Erdegon, general manager of Freysaş and Ahmet Selahiye, area manager for Central and Eastern Europe of Freyssinet International. ...

Ganja tram project discussed

31.01.2013 [11:03]
Representatives of Alstom, a French transport company, have visited headquarters of Executive Authorities in Ganja, Azerbaijan`s second largest city, to discuss construction of a tram line. Head of Ganja Executive Authorities Elmar Valiyev said the project would see construction of ...

Azerbaijan and EU launch talks on Agreement on Common Aviation Area

24.01.2013 [22:06]
The first round of negotiations between the European Union and Azerbaijan on a common aviation area has today started in Baku. The talks were attended by top officials of Azerbaijan`s State Civil Aviation Administration and representatives of the Foreign Ministry ...

Free economic zone to be set up in Baku airport`s territory

07.01.2013 [11:24]
A free economic zone will be established in the territory of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Draft Development Concept “Azerbaijan - 2020: The Vision of The Future” says. ...

Azerbaijan`s Gizildash Cement Factory signs contract with Commerce Bank of Germany

24.12.2012 [12:41]
Gizildash Cement Factory in Garadagh, Baku, has signed a contract with the Commerce Bank of Germany under the guarantee of the PASHA Bank on purchase of technological equipment. Speaking to the signing ceremony, CEO of Norm Ltd Hasan Yalçınkaya said Gizildash Cement ...

Infrastructure works within Baku White City project continue

12.12.2012 [16:08]
Reconstruction works of streets within Baku White City project has been started. Transforming of Khagani Rustamov Street, where new buildings will be situated to the modern 6-strip avenue with 45 m width, is being realized by Azeryolservice JSC. The reconstruction works are aimed on combining 2 main traffic arteries – Nobel Avenue and ...

Baku International Sea Trade Port to receive 8m tons of cargo at preliminary stage

09.12.2012 [14:14]
Azerbaijani deputy transport ministry Musa Panahov has said the Baku International Sea Trade Port will receive eight million tons of cargo at the preliminary stage. “At this stage, the port will be capable of receiving 8 million tons of cargo and 50 high ...