The first Azerbaijani low-cost airline Buta Airways, launching its first flight from September 1, will increase the number of flights on the Baku-Kiev-Baku route.
Starting from October 29, Buta Airways will operate flights on the Baku-Kiev-Baku route three times a week – on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Currently, flights to Kiev are carried out on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and the move was explained by strong demand for additional direct flights on this route, according to Azertac.
The first low-cost airline in Azerbaijan as well as a structural division of the Closed Joint-Stock Company Azerbaijan Airlines, currently carries out flights to near abroad to nine international destinations in Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia and Iran with flights from the airports of Baku and Ganja.
Since the beginning of its operation, Buta Airways has been in high demand both among the citizens of Azerbaijan and in other countries. Loading of aircrafts on the majority of destinations is not less than 85 percent.
The first Azerbaijani low-cost air company uses Embraer planes. Being a low-cost airline, Buta Airways offers additional services such as carriage of baggage, hand luggage, hot onboard meals, as well as seat selection in the airplane on the flights on a paid basis.
The airline provides sandwiches and water free of charge on all flights, hot meals can be pre-ordered during the purchase of the ticket for 7.90 euro. A variety of drinks and cold appetizers are available on board the aircraft.
Carriage of hand luggage of unlimited weight, with the sum of three dimensions not exceeding 110 cm will cost 25 euros. Carriage of baggage weighing up to 23 kg (inclusive), with the sum of three dimensions not exceeding 158 cm will cost 25 euros. When purchasing baggage on the website or at sales offices in advance it will cost 20 euros.
As additional options Buta Airways flights provide comfortable seats in the aircraft cabin. Seats with extra legroom in the first row and emergency exit will cost 25 euros, priority seats at the front of the cabin – 15 euros. Check-in will be available online on the website and self-service check-in kiosks free of charge. Check-in at the counters at the airport will cost 3 euros.