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You can reach Azerbaijan by air, by ferry across the Caspian Sea (mostly from Turkmenistan) or by bus or train (from Istanbul is easiest). Airlines flying to Azerbaijan include:
- Star Alliance - Austrian, bmi, Lufthansa, Turkish
- Oneworld - none
- Sky Team - Aeroflot, China Southern
- Other Selected - Azerbaijan Airlines, several Russian and Eastern European airlines
TIP Fares are generally expensive, however some longhaul fares to Europe include Baku for a small surcharge.
TIP Some frequent flyer programs include Azerbaijan in the Europe redemption zone. These awards are exceptional value in business class.