As per the reports of local media, Azerbaijan is to commence direct flights to Pakistan from 2020.
This information regarding the commencement of flights was shared by the Azerbaijan Ambassador to Pakistan—Ali Alizade on Thursday.
Ali Alizade said that with the support of the concerned authorities Azerbaijan would be able to start the direct flights to Pakistan from the upcoming spring of next year.
He was hopeful that with the start of direct flights to Baku, the tourism to Azerbaijan would have a greater number of visitors from Pakistan and South Asia.
Previously, the visiting Chief Executive officer—Mr. Florian Sengstschmid expressed that the direct flights would begin between Karachi and Lahore and Baku. While conversing with media he said that once the direct flights are started the Azerbaijan tourism board would look to enter into a collaboration pact with the authority of Pakistan for promoting the industry.
Back in the year 2018, more than 41,000 Pakistani visitors paid a visit to Azerbaijan.
It must be mentioned that Azerbaijan had stopped flights to Karachi along with many more destinations back in the year 2006.
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