AZALJET, a low-cost subsidiary of Azerbaijan Airlines
Azerbaijan Airlines, the national carrier of Azerbaijan, has decided to launch a low-cost brand so that it can operate flights of up to 3.5 hours at the lowest fares.
AZALJET, the low-cost subsidiary of Azerbaijan Airlines, will begin operating flights from 28 to March 2016. The hold luggage and catering on board will be offered after an additional payment. As for the fleet, there is still no information, but they will take into account the operation of short and medium flights up to 3.5 hours.
In recent years, low-cost airlines have become popular all over the world. It is a common approach, expressed by the formula: low costs - low tariffs - high demand - high revenues.
Following the separation of its low-cost brand, Azerbaijan Airlines will continue to operate full-service flights, including luggage and a full range of onboard meals included in the fare.
Thus, Azerbaijan Airlines will be able to compete effectively with full-service and low-cost operators, who are interested in the market in Azerbaijan. Especially with AnadoluJet, the low-cost Turkish Airlines subsidiary, which already operates flights to the regions of Azerbaijan. From March, Wizz Air will resume flights from Baku to Budapest. Other low-cost airlines, including Pegasus and Atlasjet, are interested in flying to / from Azerbaijan.