AZAL eager to increase regular flights to NAR from 2006

Business Materials 10 December 2005 13:28 (UTC +04:00)

AZAL state air company plans to increase the number of regular flights to the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic from January 2006, the state company told, Trend. “At present 4 flights are implemented via the Baku-Nakhchivan route and their number will be increased to 6 shortly. We also carry out around 5 additional depending on the demand. From January 2006 we could carry out 10 similar flights,” he underlined.

The flights will be implemented by TU-154 and TU - 134 with 149 and 72 seats respectively. “Tough we also possess airliners AN-140-100, manufactured at Kharkov state aviation enterprise in Ukraine, they are not efficient for implementation of flights to the NAR. The relief of autonomy does not allow using the airliners of this type,” the official of AZAL said.