Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, Turkish Airlines (THY) Antalya-Baku line after the 22 as of April in Ankara-Baku, Pegasus Airlines in the summer of Izmir-Baku flights will start said.
Minister Turhan, until last year a maximum of 70 weekly frequencies between Turkey and Azerbaijan are structured time, he said that since 2018 the number rose to 126 frequencies.
Last year, the 7 919 972 533 passenger transport between the two countries indicating that the Turhan, the amount of cargo delivered by air found the 17 thousand 527 hue found.
Turhan reminded that THY scheduled flights on the Antalya-Baku line started this year in the 2019 summer schedule, “As of April 22, flights from Ankara to Baku will be made. In the summer, Pegasus Airlines will also start operating Izmir-Baku flights. Thus, the flight network between the two countries will become stronger and expand. ” said.
New deal on the road
Minister Turhan between Azerbaijan and Turkey was 90 the number of flights performed in mutual last year, this year's summer period both countries, authorities confirmed the flight permit according to the weekly total 115 frequency of flights will be conducted, so that last year, about ten percent expressed 30 increase will be achieved by.
Emphasizing that the said increase in flights will directly contribute to the economic and cultural interaction between the two countries, Turhan said, “The studies carried out by the civil aviation authorities of the two countries regarding the updating of the Air Transport Agreement between the two countries have come to an end and can meet the needs and necessities of today's civil aviation. We hope that a new Air Transport Agreement will be signed soon. ” he spoke.