Azerbaijan, Iran to expand bilateral air service (UPDATE)
Details added (first version posted at 14:18)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 25
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
Azerbaijan and Iran are to expand bilateral air service, said Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev Feb. 25.
He made the remarks at a press conference dedicated to the results of an Azerbaijani delegation’s visit to Iran.
“It is planned to open direct flights between Gabala and Urmia in the near future,” he said.
"We have well established air links with Iran. Ten flights are carried out to Tehran, six flights to Tabriz and six flights to Mashhad in a week. Currently, work is underway to establish air service between Gabala and Urmia. All economic and technical aspects on this issue have already been discussed,” Mustafayev said.
The minister added that the flights will be carried out by the Azerbaijani and Iranian companies on the basis of the principle of parity.