Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) is planning to buy more than 20 Boeing and Airbus aircrafts in the future, Report informs, citing AZAL’s press service.
Agreement has already been signed with Boeing Corporation for the purchase of two Boeing 777 planes. These liners will be new in the AZAL’s fleet. The new planes are expected to be used in 2021-2022 for long-distance flights.
"We are planning to develop our relationship with Boeing corporation and are considering the purchase of 8 Boeing 787 Dreamliner and 3 Boeing 777 planes. These planes will allow us to carry out our long-distance flights," AZAL President Jahangir Askerov said.
The issues regarding the purchase of abovementioned planes will be discussed with Boeing President as part of Askerov's visit to Seattle.
Moreover, AZAL is negotiating with Airbus to buy 10 new-generation Airbus A320Neo planes.