Tunnel collapses at Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state
Hundreds of workers at the Department of Energy’s Hanford nuclear site in Washington state had to “take cover” Tuesday morning after the collapse of 20-foot-long portion of a tunnel used to store contaminated radioactive materials, APA reports quoting Washington Post.
06:56 10 May
Air Arabia to implement Sharjah-Baku-Sharjah flights every day since June
Since mid-June Air Arabia will implement Sharjah-Baku-Sharjah flights every day, said the Director of State Civil Aviation Administration Arif Mammadov.
13:49 16 March
Azerbaijan, Qatar sign documents - UPDATED
Qatari Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser Al Ali and Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov signed “The Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of the State of Qatar in the Field of Culture”.
17:46 27 February
Azerbaijan to establish State Inspection for Civil Aviation Flight Safety public legal entity
According to the decree, the Cabinet of Ministers is to provide establishment of the State Inspection for Civil Aviation Flight Safety public legal entity under the State Civil Aviation Administration, approve regulations and structure by agreeing with the Azerbaijani President within a month.
18:42 02 February
Azerbaijan to create national low-cost airlines
This has been envisaged in the “Strategic Road Map for the development of specialized tourism industry in the Republic of Azerbaijan” approved by the presidential decree dated December 6, 2016, APA reports.
18:10 17 December
Russia’s airline to start regular Rostov-Baku-Rostov flights
Baku - APA-Economics. Russia's only budget airline Pobeda will start regular flights on Rostov-Baku-Rostov route since October 31, press service of the State Civil Aviation Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan told APA-Economics.
14:57 22 September
Heads of Silk Way Holding and AZAL withdrawn from Board membership of State Civil Aviation Administration Azerbaijan
According to the decision, Director of State Civil Aviation Administration Arif Mammadov has been appointed as the chairman of Board of the Administration. Board members are: Deputy Director Hajiaga Hajiyev, Executive Director of Interstate Council on Aviation and Use of Airspace Eldar Bagirzade, head of foreign relations department of the Administration Samir Bagirov, head of Licensing and state registry department Fariz Aliyev, head of aviation security department Mubariz Aliyev, head of flight safety oversight department Mukhtar Karimov, head adviser-lawyer Alesger Abdullayev.
16:55 08 September
Bodies of three more victims of Azerbaijani plane crash in Afghanistan identified
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. The bodies of three more people killed after an An-12 cargo plane owned by Azerbaijan’s Silk Way crashed in Afghanistan were identified.
13:31 03 June
Another victim of Azerbaijani plane crash recognized
The body was recognized as Zadnipryanets Ruslan Vladimirovich. His body will be handed over to his family.
12:44 26 May
Bodies of three people killed in Azerbaijani plane crash in Afghanistan handed over to their families
He noted that the families of the victims have recognized their dead bodies.
12:46 23 May
Bodies of three crew members of crashed AN12 plane to be given to relatives
Baku-APA. The Bodies of three crew members of crashed AN12 plane to be given to relatives. They are: Rzayev Nadir, Shahverdiyev Firdovisi and Zulfiyev Azer, the State Civil Aviation Administration told APA.
20:19 21 May
Laboratory analysis of tissues from bodies of Azerbaijan plane crash victims starts
The genetic examination of the bodies has already been started, but DNA testing will last long. As the bodies of the pilot and his assistant were found in the cockpit, they have been approximately identified.
13:49 21 May
Azerbaijan starts genetic examination of AN-12 plane crash victims
“Since the bodies were burned, their identification will take a long time – approximately 20-25 days,” Hasanov said.
17:50 20 May
Bodies of victims of Azerbaijani plane crash brought to Baku
The State Civil Aviation Administration of Azerbaijan said in a statement to APA-Economics that forensic medical experts will examine the bodies.
16:01 20 May
Two Ukrainians injured in Afghanistan crash of Azerbaijan aircraft in stable condition
“They [two pilots] are still in the military hospital in Kandahar province. Work is underway to solve issue related to the repatriation of the two survivors and the body of the killed Ukrainian citizen,” the statement said.
14:43 20 May
Azerbaijan: Silk Way’s aircraft crashed after hitting obstruction
Necessary investigative actions are ongoing, Mammadov said.
18:23 19 May
US helping Azerbaijan in gaining access to aircraft crash site - embassy
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. The United States is helping Silk Way and the State Civil Aviation Administration of Azerbaijan in gaining access to the aircraft crash site.
15:58 19 May
Victims of crashed Azerbaijani plane identified
The AN-12 was leased from Azerbaijan's Silk Way for cargo transportations in Afghanistan, the State Civil Aviation Administration of Azerbaijan said in a statement to APA on Thursday.
12:56 19 May
Azerbaijan in contact with Afghan side regarding SilkWay aircraft crash
“In connection with the incident additional information is being collected and necessary measures are being taken,” Hajiyev said.
12:51 19 May
US military spokesman: No military involvement in Azerbaijani plane crash in Afghanistan
The spokesman said that one of the plane's wings clipped the runway as it was taking off at 2.30 p.m. local time.
12:20 19 May