Silk Way West Airlines, the all-cargo national carrier of Azerbaijan Republic, has accepted the delivery of its second brand new Boeing 767-300 freighter, as part of the plan to increase its capacity. After a 13 hour nonstop ferry flight from Seattle, the aircraft landed at Heydar Aliyev International Airport.
Silk Way Airlines received the delivery of the brand new B767-300 freighter from Boeing Commercial Airplanes based in Seattle on May 21st, 2012.
The carrier is to launch twice-weekly direct service between Stansted Airport and Baku Heydar Aliyev International, Azerbaijan in July.
Silk Way Airlines inaugurated its twice-weekly freighter services on Boeing 744F aircraft on November 2nd. The aircraft operates Milan Malpensa-Baku (its home base)-Hong Kong, returning by the same route. All Handling operations provides by Hactl to Silk Way Airlines with one-stop-shop air cargo handling services including physical cargo handling, air cargo documentation and ramp handling services.
The 2011 Air Cargo Americas International Congress and Exhibition opens at the Miami Airport Convention Center on November 02nd, 2011.
For 3 days, the largest air cargo event in the Western Hemisphere will attract and offer opportunities for companies to market their products and services to the leading manufacturers, exporters, freight forwarders, importers and distributors. Silk Way Airlines, supported by their New York, Miami, Houston and Chicago offices, will exhibit and welcome all delegates to visit Booth No. 822.
In November 2011, Silk Way Airlines will resume regular operation from the Baku home hub to Baghdad, Basra, and Erbil four times a week.
Silk Way Airlines arranged airlift support for the Ministry of Emergency Situation of the Azerbaijan Republic and dispatched 3 special charter flights on IL-76 aircraft from Baku to Van (Turkey) to rescue victims of the devastating earthquake that hit the region on Sunday, October 23rd.