British Airways celebrates its return to Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jun.12 / Trend /
British Airways celebrated its successful six month return to Azerbaijan with its partners and customers at a ceremony held in conjunction with the American Chamber of Commerce Azerbaijan (AmCham) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baku. Following the integration of bmi into British Airways, October 2012 marked the official launch of British Airways in Azerbaijan.
The event was hosted by the Director of the American Chamber of Commerce Nargiz Nasrullayeva-Muduroglu, and attended by British Airways executives; members of the media; and British Airways' partners and customers.
The Director said: "As the largest representative of the business community in Azerbaijan, AmCham is delighted to welcome BA back to the country and celebrate their official launch with our member companies and esteemed guests."
Paolo De Renzis, Area Commercial Manager for the Middle East and Central Asia, said: "We are delighted to be back in the Azeri market, after a smooth and effective transition."
"Azerbaijan is an extremely important market to us. Our priority right now is to showcase our exceptional customer service and world-class product offering as we reintroduce ourselves to the market", De Renzis added.
As part of the integration, the airline recently completed a refurbishment of all its A321 aircraft to provide Azeri customers with greater comfort and an improved flight experience. Customers can now choose from Club World (business class) and World Traveller (economy class) with the latest on-demand in-flight entertainment technology and new seating for enhanced comfort.
Customers from Azerbaijan continue to fly in to Heathrow T1, while flying with British Airways will mean they have access to a network of more than twenty destinations in the US and Canada. The airline offers a smooth and seamless transfer experience at London Heathrow, where the minimum connection time between T1 and T5 is 90 minutes.
With its partners in the oneworld alliance, British Airways offers a global network of hundreds of destinations, seamless customer service, and shared benefits for frequent flyers. A full timetable of British Airways' flights to London and other destinations is available online at ba.com where customers can book, pay and check-in online for their flights.