Azerbaijan Airlines fixes launch date for JFK route

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Azerbaijan Airlines has fixed a date to open its New York JFK service, intending to start operating the route on 24 September.

The carrier will serve JFK twice-weekly from Baku.

Azerbaijan Airlines describes the new flights as a “milestone” in its development.

It will operate Airbus A340s on the route. The carrier has two A340-500s in its fleet.

Azerbaijan Airlines says it will offer transfer services at Baku to regional destinations including Tbilisi, Tehran, Bishkek and Aktau.