Silk Way West celebrates a decade in the air

Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West Airlines is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The company, describes itself as the largest cargo airline in operated its first flight with  a Boeing 747-400F on the Baku - Frankfurt-Hahn route in July 2012. Its hub is at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku. Silk Way West Airlines president Wolfgang Meier said: “I am very proud of all that the airline has achieved in such a short time. ... [+]

Silk Way celebrates 20 years in the air

Azerbaijani carrier Silk Way Airlines is celebrating its 20th anniversary. During this time, its route network has covered over 130 countries and its aircraft have flown 70 million nautical miles, transporting 600,000 tons of freight, often to regions completely cut off from the road network or to airfields with nonexistent ... [+]

Carriers extend reach into Africa

Silk Way West Airlines has signed an interline agreement with Kenya’s Astral Aviation to move shipments to its Dubai hub where it will hand over to its partner’s flight to Nairobifor connection to its network – and vice-versa. The agreement will allow Silk Way West Airlines to broaden its network in ... [+]

Tianjin via Baku

Silk Way West Airlines is to start a twice weekly 747 freighter service to Tianjin from its hub in Baku. It will fly every Friday and Sunday. [+]

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