Hey­dar Aliyev In­ter­na­tional Air­port on list of world’s “5 stars” air­ports

Azer News - - Miscellaneous - By Naila Huseynli

The eval­u­a­tion of the Bri­tish con­sult­ing com­pany spe­cial­iz­ing in the study of the qual­ity of ser­vices pro­vided by var­i­ous air­lines and air­ports world­wide put Baku's air­port in the line with pres­ti­gious air­ports such as in Ja­pan, Hong Kong, Sin­ga­pore, South Korea, Ger­many, Qatar, and Chine.

The pas­sen­ger traf­fic of the Hey­dar Aliyev In­ter­na­tional Air­port in 2017 amounted to 4.1 mil­lion peo­ple.

Other listed air­ports in­clude: Haneda Air­port (Tokyo, Ja­pan, Base Air­line: Ja­pan Air­lines and All Nip­pon Air­ways, with 85,409 mil­lion pas­sen­gers); Hong Kong Air­port (Hong Kong, Base Air­lines, Cathay Pa­cific air­ways, pas­sen­ger flow is 72.7 mil­lion); Changi Air­port (Sin­ga­pore, Base Air­line: Sin­ga­pore Air­lines, with 6.2 mil­lion pas­sen­gers); In­cheon Air­port (Seoul, South Korea, Base Air­line: Korean Air, Asian Air­lines, with 62.2 mil­lion pas­sen­gers); FranzJosef Strauss Air­port (Mu­nich, Ger­many, Base Air­line: Lufthansa, with 44.6 mil­lion pas­sen­gers); Ha­mad Air­port (Doha, Qatar, Base Air­line: Qatar Air­ways, with 35.3 mil­lion pas­sen­gers); Meilan Air­port (Haikou, China, Base Air­lines: Hainan Air­lines, with 22.6 mil­lion pas­sen­gers); Tube Air­port (Tokon­ame, Ja­pan, Base Air­lines: Ja­pan Air­lines, with 11.5 mil­lion pas­sen­gers).

Dur­ing the first seven months of 2018, Hey­dar Aliyev In­ter­na­tional Air­port served 2.5 mil­lion pas­sen­gers. This in­di­ca­tor ex­ceeds the same in­di­ca­tor of the pre­vi­ous year by 14 per­cent.

Cur­rently, Hey­dar Aliyev In­ter­na­tional Air­port serves more than 30 air­lines on over 40 des­ti­na­tions. Top ten most pop­u­lar in­ter­na­tional des­ti­na­tions in July 2018 in­clude Mosow, Is­tan­bul, Dubai, An­talya, Sharjah, Kyiv, Bagh­dad, Tehran, Bo­drum and Tel-Aviv. 371,000 pas­sen­gers trav­eled to these des­ti­na­tions. The King­dom of Bahrain’s na­tional air­line Gulf Air launched flights to Baku start­ing June.

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