Silk Way’s 777F takes to the skies

Silk Way West Airlines has operated its inaugural Boeing 777F flight from Seattle to Baku, Azerbaijan. It is the first of seven similar aircraft that will be delivered over in the next seven years until 2030. It offers more payload and extended range, opening up new possibilities for connecting Baku with key global cargo hubs. [+]

Silk Way makes the lithium battery grade

Baku, Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West Airlines has gained CEIV Lithium Battery certification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). It recognizes that the carrier has implemented robust processes and best practices to mitigate relevant risks and comply with stringent requirements. The CEIV Lithium Batteries Certification is a global standard developed by ... [+]

Silk Way to Houston

Baku, Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West Airlines is operating new weekly flights to George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston. It will also continue to operate regular flights to Chicago and Dallas. Vice president commercial, Fadi Nahas, said: "Our growing presence in the Americas demonstrates our commitment to providing reliable and efficient cargo ... [+]

Silk Way deal to smooth air cargo for Nippon Express

Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West Airlines and Japanese forwarder Nippon Express Holdings have signed an air cargo memorandum of understanding to offer enhanced solutions to customers and respond more flexibly to changing supply chains. The carrier said the agreement strengthens its presence in the Japanese market whilst helping Nippon Express to ... [+]


Silk Way West Airlines has flown 100 yaks 2,000 kilometres from Kyrgyzstan to Azerbaijan for a wildlife reintroduction project. Experts at the Baku-based all-cargo airline accepted the challenge of moving the herd from Bishkek Manas International to Baku Heydar Aliyev International for transport by truck to their new pastures by ... [+]

Two more Boeings for Silk Way West

Azerbaijani cargo carrier Silk Way West Airlines has signed an order with Boeing for two 777-8 Freighters with options for two more. Deliveries are planned for 2029 and 2030. In April 2021, Silk Way West signed a purchase agreement for five Boeing 777s. The Azerbaijani capital, Baku has become increasingly important ... [+]

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