Baku opens direct flights to Geneva
AZAL President Jahangir Asgarov met with Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to Azerbaijan, Philipp Stalder to discuss forthcoming launch of direct flights between Baku and Geneva scheduled to start on September 30, 2018.
During the meeting, the sides spoke of issues related to the new Baku-Geneva-Baku flights, recalled that both sides already discussed the idea of establishing direct flights at their first encounter back in 2016
Jahangir Asgarov said that the flights to Geneva will be carried out twice a week - on Tuesdays and Fridays with Airbus A319 aircraft with improved comfort seats in three service classes - VIP Club, Business Class and Economy Class.
In his turn, Philipp Stalder thanked AZAL President for opening the flights to this destination and expressed willingness to provide any related support to the Azerbaijan Airlines in promoting this flight through its own channels and offered a meeting between officials from Switzerland’s tourism promotion agency ‘Tourism Switzerland’ and officials from Azerbaijan.
The parties agreed to make joint efforts to attract passengers to this flight and increase the tourist flow, as well as came to a decision to continue negotiations on this issue by involving officials from both countries’ tourism departments.
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