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Azerbaijan Airlines About Azerbaijan Airlines

Azerbaijan Airlines, the national airline of Azerbaijan, was created in 1992. From 1994, the company opened many new routes in the Middle East, in Europe as well as a route in China. In parallel with the expansion of its route network and the enrichment of its fleet, it began construction of a cargo terminal at Heydar Aliyev Airport in Baku, construction which will end in 2005. Thanks to its very advantageous, its airport very quickly became a transit point between east and west, north and south.

In 2011, Azerbaijan Airlines operated a fleet of 22 aircraft and serves 22 destinations in Europe as well as Asia. It continued to move forward by investing in ever more efficient aircraft, such as the B787 Dreamliner it acquired in 2014. In 2016, Azerbaijan Airlines launched Buta Airways, its low-cost subsidiary, which is still in business and mainly serves European destinations.

With the AZAL Miles frequent flyer program, Azerbaijan Airlines can collect bonus points that enable attractive discounts such as free baggage and free flight tickets. The airline also offers particularly affordable price categories for small children, older children, young parents and students.

Ranked among the best companies in the Central Asia region, it was awarded 4 Stars by Skytrax in 2018. Its main hub Baku Airport is not to be outdone and is distinguished as “Best airport in the world in its region” in 2020. Today, Azerbaijan Airlines operates a fleet of 22 aircraft and flies to around 40 destinations.

Azerbaijan Airlines Hub Airports

Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD / UBBB)

Azerbaijan Airlines Classes of Service

Azerbaijan Airlines has several classes. In Economy class, the staff serve a meal depending on the destination and the duration of the flight. Passengers benefit from audio and video programs, as well as a wide selection of newspapers. Business class offers spacious seats with blankets on long-haul flights, as well as a choice of three courses and a wide variety of drinks. In the Comfort Club, passengers benefit from greater comfort and attention, and in the VIP Club, the company offers its customers bed seats or even high-end meals.

The airline is flying to the domestic routes ; Ganja, Lankaran, Nakhchivan, Qabala, Zaqatala.

On the international routes; It is flying to Austria, Belarus, China, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates (BAE), England and USA.

There are also seasonal flights to Croatia, Montenegro, Turkey (Dalaman).

The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.

Air Arabia Belavia S7 Airlines
Air France Etihad Airways SCAT Airlines
airBaltic Lufthansa  Turkish Airlines
Austrian Airlines Qatar Airways  Ukraine International Airlines

Azerbaijan Airlines Check-in

Online Check-in

Azerbaijan Airlines offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website

Check-in start time

Starting from 20 hours before the flight and continues until 60 minutes prior the scheduled flight.

Click the button below to check in online.


Airport Check-in

Check-in at Heydar Aliyev International Airport for AZAL flights opens 20 hours in advance, and at other airports, in most cases, 120 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Check-in for flights at the airport closes 40 minutes before flight departure.


At below airports, check-in opens 180 minutes before departure and closes 1 hour before departure:

Tbilisi International Airport, John F Kennedy International Airport (New York), Dubai International Airport, Milan-Malpensa Airport, Ben Gurion Airport (Tel Aviv), Imam Khomeini International Airport (Tehran).

Boarding on the flights of “AZAL” airline ends 20 minutes before the plane’s departure.

Azerbaijan Airlines Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

On flights with Azerbaijan Airlines, two hand luggage items with a total weight of 15 kilograms may be carried in business class. In Economy Class, a maximum of eight kilograms of baggage may be carried on board. In addition, passengers are allowed to carry a personal item such as a handbag, a laptop or a camera. The hand luggage must not be larger than 55 x 20 x 40 cm.

Checked baggage

Business Class passengers are allowed to leave a maximum of 23 kilos of luggage for a maximum of 32 kilograms and Economy Class passengers. The sum of the three outer dimensions of a piece of luggage shall not be more than 158 centimeters. Note: Between Baku and Istanbul and between Ganja and St. Petersburg the following weight limits apply: 20 kilograms in economy class and 40 kilograms in business class.

Other luggage

A ski or golf equipment or a bicycle are transported free of charge regardless of their size and weight in addition to the free baggage. All other types of sports baggage must be transported within the free baggage limit, otherwise fees will be charged. For musical instruments that are not heavier than 75 kilos, it is possible to reserve an additional seat. The participation of sports baggage should always be registered before the flight with the airline and confirmed by it.

Tripuck does not guarantee the correctness and timeliness of the information. Contact your agency or airline for actual luggage information

Azerbaijan Airlines Seat Selection

To make a comfortable trip with Azerbaijan Airlines, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.

Azerbaijan Airlines Knee Distance

Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.

AZAL Miles Frequent Flyer Program

The name of the Azerbaijani Airlines loyalty program is Azal Miles. Depending on the destination you fly, your mileage varies. Azal miles has 4 membership classes. Classic, Silver, Gold and Platinum. For silver membership you need 5,000 per year, 10,000 for gold membership and 20,000 miles for platinum membership.

AZAL miles advantages

According to your membership status, you can collect more miles. You will earn 25% in Silver membership, 100% in Gold membership and 200% more in Platinum membership. You can use your Miles to bonus airline tickets. You also have extra baggage and priority check-in advantages.

Azerbaijan Airlines Food & Beverage

The rich oil state Azerbaijan provides its passengers in all booking classes with on-board catering at no extra charge. Azerbaijan Airlines states that they change the menus regularly in order to guarantee variety not only for frequent flyers. In Economy, it depends on flights to and from Baku whether breakfast or a cold meal is served alongside a warm meal. The sample menus include classics such as pasta and chicken breast, but also fish and beef stroganoff. Although Azerbaijan is Muslim, Azerbaijan Airlines offers alcohol, including beer from Turkey and wine from Georgia.

The official list of special meals that can be pre-ordered at AZAL is long and includes everything from baby dishes to vegetarian options and various foods based on religious and medical rules. A special feature is that kosher food is charged at around 20 euros extra.

Starting with the Premium Eco, which Azerbaijan Airlines calls the Comfort Club, the staff serves on-board catering. Travelers report that, just like in business, on flights from Baku, great value is placed on expressing hospitality with fresh baked goods, vegetables and herbs that are typical of Azerbaijan in addition to western cuisine. These include selected teas with candied fruits. In First Class, which AZAL calls VIP Club, you can also expect individual service and tablecloths.

Azerbaijan Airlines, the national airline of a republic that has grown wealthy from oil and gas reserves, carries many top managers and members of ruling families who are used to luxury. That is why it is worthwhile, especially in higher booking classes, to contact AZAL directly before departure in order to receive the right on-board catering.

Azerbaijan Airlines Inflight Entertainment

While well-known films can be viewed on numerous screens in Economy Class, portable devices are available for each individual guest in Business Class. A large selection of games, TV programs, popular films and documentaries are available for personal use.

Azerbaijan Airlines Pet Policy

Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Azerbaijan Airlines.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Azerbaijan Airlines Lounge

The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Azerbaijan Airlines lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.

Azerbaijan Airlines
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Owner: State Owned
Frequent Flyer Program: AZAL Miles
Company slogan: -

Number of Aircraft: 22
Destinations:  40
Average Age of Aircraft: 12.4
Type of Aircraft: Airbus, Boeing
Detail of Fleet: Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Airbus A340-500, Airbus A340-600, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 767-300, Boeing 787-200, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Head Office: 126 A, Nizami Street, AZ-1010 Baku, Azerbaijan
Phone Number: +994 12 598 88 80
Fax Number: +994 12 437 40 87

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