Azerbaijan Airlines Increases Capacity to Prague in August 2013



Azerbaijan Airlines, Azerbaijan will increasing capacity on Baku - Prague, Czech Republic route during the month of August 2013, will be served by Boeing 757 and Airbus A320. The carrier operates this route twice a week.

Scheduled as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives Aircraft
Baku - Prague J2109 09:50 10:55 B757
Baku - Prague J2109 18:55 20:00 B757
Prague - Baku J2110 12:40 19:35 B757
Prague - Baku J2110 21:45 04:40 A320
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Photo by Savvas Garozis

Silk Way Airlines orders two Boeing 747-8 Freighters



Silk Way Airlines, Azerbaijan and Boeing today announced an order for two Boeing 747-8 Freighters valued at $ 704 million according of current price list.

Silk Way Airlines currently operates two type 747, Boeing 747-400 Freighters and 767-300 Freighters.

The order is part of Silk Way’s fleet expansion plans as it “continues to increase its regional and international footprint,” Silk Way president Zaur Akhundov said.

Silk Way Airlines is regarded as one of the leading cargo airlines in Central Asia providing full service to Europe, Middle East, and Asia.

​Azerbaijan Airlines Receives First EMBRAER 190 jet



Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, July 5, 2013 – Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), the national airline of Azerbaijan, received yesterday the first of four EMBRAER 190s on order. 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 by the end of the year.

The four E190s are part of an acquisition of six E-Jets. Two 76-seat E170s purchased from ECC Leasing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Embraer, will also join the fleet later this year.

All of AZAL’s E190s are configured with 106 Elite seats in a single class layout. The first aircraft is scheduled to start flying from Baku to Nakhchievan and Tbilisi, Georgia. The airline also plans to fly the E190 on longer international routes in the near future.

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