Buta Air­ways makes first com­mer­cial flight to Tbil­isi

Azer News - - Miscellaneous -

Azer­bai­jani jour­nal­ists have be­come the first pas­sen­gers at the new Em­braer 190 air­plane of Buta Air­ways, es­tab­lished un­der Azer­bai­jan Air­lines CJSC (AZAL), which flew from the Hey­dar Aliyev In­ter­na­tional Air­port to the Shota Rus­taveli Tbil­isi In­ter­na­tional Air­port as part of the promotional tour this morn­ing.

“Four flights a week will be made till Oc­to­ber 29, while the num­ber of flights will be in­creased up to ten re­spec­tively in ac­cor­dance with win­ter flight sched­ule,” Jamil Manizade, direc­tor of Buta Air­ways, said at a press con­fer­ence.

"All this be­came pos­si­ble due to the most af­ford­able prices for air tick­ets - start­ing from 29 euro,” he said.

At present, Buta Air­ways sells tick­ets for the flights to Kazan, Min­er­al­nye Vody, Moscow, and Moscow-Ganja, as well as St. Peters­burg and Is­tan­bul (Sabiha Gok­cen In­ter­na­tional Air­port) in ac­cor­dance with the win­ter flight sched­ule.

"We are con­sid­er­ing many po­ten­tial des­ti­na­tions for Buta Air­ways,” he said. “But we de­cided to start with the most pop­u­lar des­ti­na­tions among the pop­u­la­tion and their list will be fur­ther ex­panded."

Flights are made via Brazil­ian air­craft - Em­braer. Air­craft are su­per mod­ern and com­fort­able.

Manizade added that the ac­tiv­ity of Buta Air­ways will make a sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tion to the de­vel­op­ment of tourism in the coun­try.

Azer­bai­jani Ex­tra­or­di­nary and Plenipo­ten­tiary Am­bas­sador to Ge­or­gia Dur­sun Hasanov added that the co­op­er­a­tion be­tween the two coun­tries in the sphere of tourism is at a high level and the ac­tiv­ity of Buta Air­ways will con­trib­ute to the de­vel­op­ment of tourism.

Buta Air­ways will carry out flights to the most pop­u­lar des­ti­na­tions. Buta Air­ways has been mak­ing flights from Baku to Moscow, Kyiv, An­talya, Kazan, Min­er­al­nye Vody, Tbil­isi and Tehran since Septem­ber 1.

The car­rier will launch flights to Is­tan­bul and St. Peters­burg and from Ganja to Moscow start­ing from Oc­to­ber 29 in ac­cor­dance with the win­ter flight sched­ule.

The min­i­mum tar­iff will be 29 eu­ros for the one-way ticket for all flights. Buta Air­ways op­er­ates on a typ­i­cal low-cost scheme, which will of­fer a num­ber of ser­vices on board at an ad­di­tional fee.

Buta Air­ways is the first low­cost air­line in Azer­bai­jan, a struc­tural unit of the CJSC Azer­bai­jan Air­lines (AZAL). It was founded in De­cem­ber 2016. The Air­line’s fleet con­sists of mod­ern Em­braer air­crafts. The Air­line is based in Baku, at the Hey­dar Aliyev In­ter­na­tional Air­port.

Air tick­ets are avail­able at https://www.bu­taair­ways.az/az/ , as well as at the sales of­fices and of­fi­cial agen­cies. All pay­ments for the ser­vices are made in local cur­rency of the coun­try of de­par­ture at the rate of the cen­tral bank on the day of pay­ment.

You can con­tact 24/7 call cen­ter by call­ing +994 (12) 493 14 14 (short num­ber for calls from Azer­bai­jan *0808), by e-mail call­cen­ter@bu­taair­ways.az or through the con­tact form on the web­site.

You can fol­low all up­dates and news on the so­cial net­works pages of Buta Air­ways. • face­book.com/Bu­taAir­ways • in­sta­gram.com/Bu­taAir­ways • twit­ter.com/Bu­taAir­ways

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