Heydar Aliyev International Airport handles over 118,000 passengers during Formula 1 in Baku

June 24, 2016, Baku - From June 10 to 22, during the period of preparation and holding of the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Baku, Heydar Aliyev International Airport handled over 118,000 passengers and over 640 flights.

The number of arriving passengers exceeded 41,000 people. Also 6 charter flights with 758 passengers on board were carried out.

During this period, 99 business aviation flights were carried out, which served 372 passengers.

Peak days for arrival of participants of the Formula 1 European stage were June 14 and June 16. Every day up to 6,000 passengers arrived at Heydar Aliyev International Airport.

During the race, Silk Way West Airlines, Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines operated 7 charter flights and 1 part-charter flight with bolides and Formula 1 equipment. Cargo turnover amounted to over 1.6 million kg.

It should be recalled that one of the most prestigious sport events - the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe successfully ended in Baku. It was another success of Azerbaijan in the international sports arena.

 

Press Service of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines  

Ultime notizie

14 Giu 2018

CANSO-2020 Global ATM Summit will be held in Baku for the first time

Altro
05 Giu 2018

Online air tickets to Nakhchivan now available for booking on AZAL’s website

Altro
04 Giu 2018

Azerbaijani Airlines launches direct flight from Baku to Tashkent

Altro
31 Mag 2018

Tickets for flights from Baku to Jeddah and Buraydah (Al Qassim) available on AZAL’s website

Altro
25 Mag 2018

AZAL and Buta Airways passengers will get additional free baggage allowance on Ramadan holiday

Altro
16 Mag 2018

Delegation on air traffic network management in Europe got acquainted with Azerbaijani civil aviation’s achievements

Altro