Azerbaijan sees rise in cargo and passenger transportation via motor transport

24.07.2013 [18:01]
Some 59.7 mln tons of cargo and 714 mln passengers were transported via motor transport in Azerbaijan in January-June, 2013. According to the State Statistical Committee, cargo transportation increased 6.8% in comparison and passenger transportation 8,3% with the same period of previous year ...

Azerbaijan increases cargo transportation via railway in first half of 2013

24.07.2013 [17:58]
Some 11.2 mln tons of cargo transported via railway in Azerbaijan in the first half of 2013, which is 0.7 % more in comparison with the same period of 2012. According to the State Statistical Committee, on average 661 wagons were entrained, 563 ...

Cargo and passenger transportation via Silk Way corridor through Azerbaijan increases

23.07.2013 [16:18]
Some 24.3 million cargo and 115.7 million passengers were transported via Silk Way corridor (TRACECA) in Azerbaijan in January-July 2013. According to the State Statistical Committee, in comparison with the same period of 2012, the cargo transportation via the corridor grew 4%, while passenger transportation jumped 7.3% in the reporting period ...

Azerbaijani transport minister: Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will be completed in 2014

19.07.2013 [20:32]
Construction work in the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway project is going on, Azerbaijani Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov said while addressing the Cabinet meeting on socio-economic development of the country in the first half of 2013 presided over by President Ilham Aliyev ...

Azerbaijan to launch direct flights to Beijing

15.07.2013 [14:53]
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has said it is planning to open direct flights on the Baku-Beijing/ Beijing-Baku route. The flight, initially planned to be opened in May, has been temporarily postponed due to the new requirements set for the airline by the Chinese side ...

Azerbaijan`s Silk Way Airlines, Boeing announce order for two 747-8 freighters

13.07.2013 [15:31]
Azerbaijan`s cargo carrier Silk Way Airlines has ordered two Boeing 747-8 freighters valued at $704 million at current list prices. The order is part of Silk Way`s fleet expansion plans as it continues to increase its regional and international footprint ...

AZAL launches Baku-Dalaman flight

08.07.2013 [14:40]
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has launched direct flights to one more Turkish resort city. The seasonal Baku-Dalaman flights started from July 6 and will be continued till August 31. The flights from Baku to Dalaman will be operated on Saturdays at 11.00 by “Boeing 757” ...

First EMBRAER 190 jet delivered to Azerbaijan

06.07.2013 [13:34]
Azerbaijan Airlines has received first EMBRAER 190 jet at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. The aircraft will be deployed on the carrier’s international network from Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD). The three remaining aircraft are scheduled for delivery ...

First rails welded on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars line

29.06.2013 [20:17]
First rails have been welded on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) line in a ceremony held in the Turkish province of Kars. Turkish Minister of Transport, Shipping and Communications Binali Yildirim, Minister of Transport of Azerbaijan Ziya Mammadov and Georgian Minister of Economy and ...

Georgia interested in fast construction of BTK, Georgian PM

28.06.2013 [12:03]
Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili expressed his country`s interest in fast construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway. “We are speeding up the completion of construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway to ...

AZAL launches direct flight to one more Russian city

21.06.2013 [12:47]
Azerbaijan Airlines has started direct flights on Baku-Yekaterinburg-Baku route, the Heydar Aliyev International Airport reported. The flights will be operated by Airbus A-319 and Airbus A-320, twice a week – Thursday and Sundays at 15.25 and 20.00, respectively. In the opposite direction, the flights are realized ...

Some 5.1 mln tons of cargo transported via sea in Azerbaijan in January-May, 2013

20.06.2013 [21:14]
Some 5.1 mln tons of cargo was transported via sea in Azerbaijan in January-May, 2013. According to the State Statistical Committee, 58.8% of this amount was oil, while 41.2% was dry cargo and all transportations were realized on foreign links ...

AzMeCo to implement new projects in Libya

10.06.2013 [16:29]
Having completed the construction of a methanol factory in the Garadag District, Baku, the Azerbaijan Methanol Company (AzMeCo) is going to implement new projects in the field of oil chemistry in Libya ...

Uzbekistan wants to join the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars project

01.06.2013 [20:09]
Turkmenistan is interested in joining the “Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway” transport project. This arises from the text of a joint statement signed by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov and the President of Turkey Abdullah Gul who is on an official visit in Ashgabat from May 29 to 31 ...

Azerbaijan sees rise in cargo and passenger transportation via vehicles

27.05.2013 [12:04]
Some 35.4 million tons of cargo and 462.5 million passengers were transported via vehicles in January-April, 2013 in Azerbaijan. Cargo turnover has increased by 7% and passenger transport by 8.4% in comparison with outcomes of 2012. ...

Passenger transportation via air transport ups in Azerbaijan

27.05.2013 [11:51]
The State Statistical Committee says in January-April 2013, 465.5 thousand passengers were transported via air transport, up 11% from the same period of 2012. Of this, 98.8% was carried out by state sector, 1.2% - by private sector. ...

Georgian Minister: “Nothing can hinder the implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project”

26.05.2013 [12:24]
“Nothing can hinder the implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project,” said Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Gabala. "The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is one of the most important projects for Georgia ...

Air Astana launches new frequencies en route Astana – Baku

24.05.2013 [15:03]
Flights between the capitals of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan will be operated on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays on a comfortable aircraft, Embraer-190. The time of flights` departure and arrival will remain the same. Recall that the first flight from Astana to Baku was operated ...

Flights from Baku to five Ukrainian cities to be launched in summer

24.05.2013 [12:10]
The Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is planning to launch direct flights from Baku to five Ukrainian cities in summer. Baku-Odessa and Baku-Donetsk flights are planned to be launched from June 8. The flights from Baku to Odessa will be conducted on Saturdays at 03:15 and from Baku ...