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June 17, 2016

Iran’s Ata Airline launched flights en route Tehran-Baku-Tabriz from June 16.

The airline’s representative Nader Shayesteh stated that the flights are performed by Airbus aircraft which has the capacity of 145 people.

“The flights to both cities will be performed twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays,” he added.

The cost of the Baku-Tehran round trip tickets is 180 manat ($119), the same price is applied in reference to Baku-Tabriz round trips.

Departure of the aircraft from Tehran is at 12:15 local time with the estimated arrival in Baku at 13:30 local time. After an hour and a half break the aircraft departs to Tabriz with the estimated arrival at 18:00 local time.

The fleet of the Ata Airline which was established in 2008 is comprised of 4 Airbus A320-200, 2 Boeing 737-400 and six McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircrafts. The company launched its scheduled operations in 2010 with the provision of services for domestic routes. Currently, the airline opetrates flights to a number of international destinations such as Tbilisi, Istanbul, Bahrain, Baghdad, and Kuwait.

The airline celebrated its fifth anniversary of official operation in 2015. The company has its headquarters in Tabriz and based in Tabriz International Airport.

Source: Azer News

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