Baku, Bucharest to open direct flights
Romanian airline company TAROM will launch Bucharest-Baku direct flights, starting from April 3, 2019.
The cost of round-trip tickets starts from 341 euros. The price of tickets includes hand luggage (10 kilograms), luggage (23 kilograms) and meals on board.
Earlier it was reported that the flights are planned to be carried out on A318 aircraft.
TAROMA is the flag carrier and oldest currently operating airline of Romania, based in Otopeni near Bucharest.
Its headquarters and its main hub are at Henri Coandă International Airport. It is currently the second largest airline operating in Romania based on international destinations, international flights and the third largest measured by fleet size and passengers carried.
Currently, the airline’s fleet consists of 25 aircraft.
Ensuring sustainable economic development by raising non-oil sector is an important task facing the country at the present stage. Numerous studies show that tourism is one of the leading positions among the spheres of non-oil sector in terms of its prospects and the country does its best to create profitable conditions for development of this sphere and attract more tourists to the country.
During January-September of the current year, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 3.49 million passengers, which is 10 percent more than the indicator of last year.
Since the beginning of the year, 3 million passengers have been served on international flights (86 percent of the total passenger traffic). AZAL accounted for 34 percent, and Buta Airways - 11.5 percent of the total number of international passengers.
Currently, Baku airport serves over 30 airlines in more than 40 destinations. The ten most popular international destinations in September were headed by Istanbul, Moscow, Dubai, Kiev, Sharjah, Tehran, Baghdad, Tbilisi, Antalya and Tel Aviv.