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2014-07-15 12:20:34

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer has signed a firm order for two additional E190 jets with Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), the national carrier of Azerbaijan. The aircraft will be deployed on the carrier's international network from Baku's Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD). The total value of the contract is USD 95.4 million, at list prices, and this order was already included in Embraer's 2014 second quarter backlog as an...

2010-07-22 03:24:00

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Azerbaijan Airlines have signed an agreement to substitute two Next-Generation 737 airplanes for one 767-300ER (extended range) and two 767 Freighters, a new model type for the Baku, Azerbaijan-based airline. The substitution has been updated on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website. "With our centralized geographic location, Azerbaijan is becoming a busy hub in the region between east and west and...

2008-08-08 12:00:31

Azerbaijan Airlines has finalized an order with Boeing for two next-generation 737-900ERs and two 767-300ERs. The order is valued at $449 million at list prices and one of the 767s is a substitution for a previously ordered 787. Including these two 737-900ERs and 767-300ERs, Azerbaijan Airlines has a total of eight Boeing airplanes on order including four 737-900ERs, two 787-8s and two 767-300ERs. Jahangir Askerov, president of Azerbaijan Airlines, said: "We are eager to build our Boeing...

2008-07-15 12:00:42

FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has sold an S-92(R) VIP helicopter to Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), the state-owned airline of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Sikorsky announced today at the Farnborough International Air Show. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. . (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The S-92 aircraft will be used for corporate VIP missions. The aircraft is...

2005-12-24 04:51:13

By Lada Yevgrashina BAKU (Reuters) - Eight foreigners were among 23 people who died in a plane crash in Azerbaijan, officials said on Saturday. The Antonov An-140 aircraft, bound for the Kazakh city of Aktau, disappeared from radar screens soon after take-off from the Azeri capital Baku on Friday night. "There are eight citizens of foreign states among the dead," a Baku airport official, who declined to be named, told Reuters. A police official said the crash was believed to have...

2005-12-23 17:58:45

By Lada Yevgrashina BAKU (Reuters) - Twenty-three people were killed when an Azeri passenger plane crashed on Friday soon after takeoff from the Caucasus state's capital Baku, officials said. A reporter of the independent Azeri television channel Lider told Reuters by telephone from the scene of the crash that he saw medical teams removing bodies from the wreckage of the plane near the seashore at Nardaran, on the outskirts of Baku. "Witnesses of the crash told us that before the...