Tag: Baku

Silk Way West Airlines celebrates a memorable Caspian Air Cargo Summit

On October 23-25, Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, hosted this year’s edition of the Caspian Air Cargo Summit at the JW Marriott Absheron Hotel Baku. The summit is the largest and most comprehensive aviation event in the region, bringing di...

Inaugural flight of Silk Way West Airlines’ first Boeing 777F from Seattle to Baku

Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region has announced the inaugural flight of its first Boeing 777F aircraft from Seattle to Baku. This monumental milestone marks a significant advancement for Silk Way West Airlines and the broader aviation indust...

Silk Way West Airlines connects its hub in Baku with Los Angeles

Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, expands its US network by adding weekly flights to and from Los Angeles International Airport, one of the world’s largest cargo gateways, handling millions of tons of freight annually. The addition of the...

Silkway West see gains in perishable cargo processing capabilities

In Baku, Azerbaijan at the Caspian Air Cargo Summit, Silkway West ethicised the importance of “speed and maintaining the temperature-controlled seal in pharma and perishable logistics”. Samir Shirin, vice president ISMEA (Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Asia), Silkway West airlines, rev...

Caspian Air Cargo Summit 2019 commences in Baku

From today, 8 October Fairmont Baku Flame Towers Hotel will once again host Caspian Air Cargo Summit, concluding on the 9 Oct. It is the largest and most comprehensive aviation event in the region, bringing the international air cargo market leaders to Baku. This international forum will brin...

Fadi Nahas appointed VP Americas for Silk Way Airlines USA

Silk Way Airlines USA has appointed Fadi Nahas as vice president (VP) for the Americas. He will be responsible for managing business development initiatives on behalf of SWA USA and its affiliated cargo carriers from Azerbaijan, Silk Way Airlines and Silk Way West Airlines (Silk Way), throughout...

GFS wins GSA contract in the US with Silk Way Airlines

Global Feeder Services (GFS) started acting as Silk Way Airlines general sales agent (GSA) in the US, with effect from yesterday (1 August). President of the Florida-based GSA, Arthur Ilyayev said its customers will have more options for shipments destined for the Middle East and Central Asia, a...

Silk Way West appoints Jenny Zhao as VP for the Asia Pacific region

Silk Way West Airlines has appointed Jenny Zhao (pictured below) as its new vice president in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region effective 1 August 2019. In the new role, Zhao will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical direction for further enhancing of business operations in Asia-Paci...

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...

Silk Way West increases Baku-Zhengzhou freighter route frequency

Silk Way West increases Baku-Zhengzhou freighter route frequency

Silk Way West Airlines has increased the number of its Boeing 747 Freighter services from Baku to Chinese city of Zhengzhou to six times a week from four a week. The appropriate agreements were reached at ICAO Cargo Conference in Zhengzhou held in early September. At the event Silk Way West Airli...

Silk Way and JAL Cargo agree strategic cooperation on cargo services

Silk Way West Airlines and JAL Cargo have agreed to start a cooperation on cargo services which will see the carriers use each other's capacity. JAL Cargo stopped freighter operations in October 2010 citing difficult market conditions and moved to belly-only freight operations and the deal will g...

Silk Way West Airlines flies humanitarian aid mission to North Iraq

Silk Way West Airlines flew a Boeing 747 Freighter from Frankfurt-Hahn Airport on 23 June to Baku loaded with humanitarian aid destined for Northern Iraq. The flight was part of its support to the German NGO ‘Wings of Help’ and to help more than 23,000 in-need children – among them about 4,...

Silk Way West Airlines starts Liege freighter route and adds aircraft

Silk Way West Airlines has added regular flights between Liège Airport and its global cargo hub in Baku, Azerbaijan with the twice-weekly route starting at the end of April. The carrier’s president and chief executive officer, Wolfgang Meier said: "The aim is to further knit our European netwo...

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