Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will create a new low-cost carrier (LCC) subsidiary, AZALJET. The new carrier is expected to give the Azeri national airline another option in competing with LCCs that serve, or will serve, the small Central Asian nation. AZAL said it had trialed low-cost services on some of its routes from August 2015 and decided to set up a distinct low-cost brand, with services due to start March 28. AZALJET will charge for baggage and onboard meals, while the parent airline ...

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