The national carrier of Azerbaijan – “AZAL – Azerbaijan Airlines” announced the start of scheduled flights from Baku to New York commencing the 24th September 2014.
Flights to John Kennedy Airport (JFK) of New York City will run weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays with departure from Baku at 06.00 and arriving to the biggest city of North America at 09.30 local time. The return flights will be operated on the same days of the week leaving New York at 11.30 and coming to the capital of Azerbaijan at 08.00 the next day.
Direct non-stop flights to New York are a milestone in the modern history of “Azerbaijan Airlines” and show the movement to a new, higher level of its development.
The flights will be operated by modern and high-end comfortable liners Airbus-340, which are designed for travel on long-haul routes, and combine the highest safety features and maximum comfort in what very soon passengers of above mentioned flights will have an opportunity to make sure. Introducing direct flights linking the capital of Azerbaijan with probably the most famous city of the North American continent, the financial and political center of the global scale, AZAL makes a confident step towards transforming Baku in air transport hub of continental importance.
“Azerbaijan Airlines” strive to create an equally convenient schedule for both direct passenger flying to New York and those traveling further, using Baku as its transfer point. Flights will be as comfortable as possible for travelers to Tbilisi, Aktau, Tehran, Bishkek – for all these destinations convenient connections provided.
On board passengers are expected to meet the highest service standards used for long-haul flights in the airline industry that will be strengthen by extra comfort in economy class and by exclusive level of amenities in business class. The catering concept, designed specifically for these flights, deserves special attention as well.
In Baku, the passengers will be served in the newly opened airport terminal, which has become one of the capital’s attractions because of compliance with all standards of aviation security and the highest level of passenger service as well as due to its unique architecture.