Silk Way West Airlines adds Tianjin freighter route

Silk Way West Airlines will soon start a twice weekly service to Tianjin connecting its global hub in Baku with one of the leading industrial centres in Northern China.

The freighter service will run every Friday and Sunday and the carrier said it will offer smooth transit options through its own controlled global hub in Azerbaijan.

Silk Way West Airlines’ president, Wolfgang Meier said: “With this service we will close the strategic gap in offering as well full freighter services to booming Northern China

“We have noticed a strong demand East and West bound with automotive and aerospace related goods leading the commodity list. Throughout the whole planning process there was a great cooperation with Representatives of Tianjin Airport in order to set up the new flight for us for which we are thankful.”

Silk Way West Airlines‘ fleet consists of more than 10 Boeing 747Fs with at least two more aircraft to join the fleet in due course.

The carrier operates a global network of more than 45 destinations along the ancient Silk Road with an enhanced network through Baku connecting China, Central Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and North America.