Azerbaijan airlines are known as AZAL. Established in 1992, the airline is a flag carrier. The center is Baku and is used as a hub of Hyderabad Aliyev International Airport. In 2016, more than 2 million passengers were carried.
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 France||Qatar Airways|
|Czech Airlines||Turkish Airlines|
|Iran Air||Ukraine International Airlines|
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.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Azerbaijan Airlines website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Azerbaijan Airlines offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
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.
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.