Azerbaijani Airlines to Purchase Sixth ATR Mark Craft in Autumn

Business Materials 5 August 2008 11:50 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 5 August / Trend corr. E.Ismayilov/ Azerbaijani Airlines (AZAL) will purchase the sixth French made ATR mark aircraft at the early September, AZAL reported.

AZAL has purchased the fifth ATR mark craft in July. The third and fourth ATR mark aircrafts were purchased by the company in the mid of May and June. At present, the aircraft flights on the route Baku-Mineral Waters- Baku.

In 2007, AZAL purchased two aircrafts from this company. The purchased aircrafts will be used, particularly, for domestic and regional flights (Nakhichivan, Ganja, Lankaran and Zakatala), AZAL said.

AZAL has placed order to the French airline enterprise and will purchase two aircrafts ATR - 42-500S and four ATR - 72-500S. Total sum of the contract is $97.2mln.

According to the French company, Azerbaijan will revise its aircraft park by purchasing of six new aircrafts.

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