Since the beginning of 2022, 4.04 million passengers have been served at Heydar Aliyev International Airport, the main airport of Azerbaijan.

"APA-Economics" informs with reference to the information released by AZAL that during the indicated period, nearly five million passengers were served at the country's airports.

In November of this year, 375,000 people used the services of Baku airport, of which 324,000 were passengers of international flights.

Azerbaijan's national air carrier AZAL passenger airline and Buta Airways low-cost passenger airline served 91,000 and 45,000 passengers respectively in international destinations in November.

The share of the mentioned airlines in the total number of international shipments was 28% and 14%, respectively.

In November 2022, 28 foreign airlines made regular flights to Heydar Aliyev International Airport.

The most passengers were transported by Turkish Airlines, Aeroflot, Utair, FlyDubai and Azimuth airlines, in addition to AZAL and Buta Airways.

Moscow, Istanbul, Dubai, Tbilisi, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Tashkent, Mineralnye Vody, Jeddah and Ankara were among the top ten most popular international destinations from Baku last month.

In total, 225,000 people were served in these areas.

Heydar Aliyev International Airport (IATA: GYD) is the largest airport of Azerbaijan and the region in terms of the volume of passenger and cargo transportation, take-off operations, the area of ​​the airport complex and the capacity of the cargo complex.

Baku airport was awarded the highest "5-star" rating by the prestigious "Skytrax" international agency, as well as the maximum rating for epidemiological safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In June of this year, Heydar Aliyev International Airport was awarded the Skytrax World Airport Awards, confirming the status of the best airport among the CIS countries for the fifth time in a row according to the version of the prestigious "Skytrax" international agency.

The mentioned award is a quality benchmark for the field of civil aviation.