Azerbaijani national carrier – AZAL is launching flights to New Delhi from its hub at Baku starting 25th June 2019. The airline is launching regular and charter flights starting with once a week flight which will be increased to two flights a week by August.
The flight would operate at below timings
J2 5001 GYD1835 – 0100(+1) DEL 2 B752
J2 5002 DEL0200 – 0710GYD 3 B752
The flights are open for sale. The airline is deploying the Boeing B757-200, three of which are part of the fleet for AZAL. The B757-200 for AZAL has 22 Business class seats and 158 economy class seats.
Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport is the largest airport in Azerbaijan and main hub for the airliner and serves Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The country has seen rapid growth of wealth on the back of oil reserves which it fully explored after independence from Soviet Union. Baku has a unique distinction of being below sea level. A city of over two million, it now known for Flame towers – the icon the country uses in all advertisements worldwide.
New Delhi is the capital of India and the largest airport in the country in terms of movements and passenger traffic. Over the last couple of years, New Delhi has shaped up as a regional capital having attracted airlines from Poland, Ukraine and other regions of the world. India has been building trade connections with former Soviet republics and there has been remarkable increase in trade between Azerbaijan and India, over the last few years.
Azal operates a fleet of 20 aircraft for commercial service and comprises of A319, A320, A340-500, B757, B767 and B787.