Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Silk Way Airlines successfully transported two beluga whales from Ukraine

Silk Way Airlines is proud to announce the successful transportation of two beluga whales from an aquarium in Ukraine to their new home in Spain. This extraordinary mission, completed under challenging circumstances, highlights Silk Way Airlines’ commitment to animal welfare and its capability to handle delicate and complex cargo. The two beluga whales, which were […]

Silk Way West Airlines renews IOSA certification

Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, announces the renewal of its International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certification. This significant achievement highlights the airline’s commitment to safety and operational excellence. READ: Silk Way West Airlines partners with Turkish Technic to elevate air cargo […]

Silk Way West Airlines jets into the future as it goes live on

Following the launch of their partnership earlier this summer, Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, has taken a significant step forward in improving its customers’ experience with the launch of services bookable via the platform. This initiative will facilitate a seamless booking experience and underscores […]

Silk Way West Airlines awarded IATA CEIV Lithium Batteries Certification

Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, has announced that it has been recognised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a CEIV Lithium Batteries Certified company. READ: Silk Way West Airlines launches regular flights to Houston Silk Way West Airlines is committed to staying at the […]

Silk Way West Airlines adds Tokyo route

Silk Way West Airlines announces the inauguration of a new twice-weekly service to and from Tokyo Narita Airport, with the first flight set for the 11th of February. Based on an agreement signed between Silk Way West Airlines and Nippon Cargo Airlines, both partners will operate a code-share service connecting Baku with Tokyo. Through regular […]

Silk Way picks Nahas as American vice president

Silk Way Airlines USA has named Fadi Nahas as vice president The Americas, responsible for managing business development initiatives. He will manage business for Silk Way USA and affiliated cargo carriers in Azerbaijan, Silk Way Airlines and Silk Way West Airlines throughout the Americas region. Nahas will also facilitate the relationship with Global Feeder Services, […]

Investments paying off as specialist cargo grows at Silk Way

While oil and gas remain central to the Eurasian economy, Silk Way Group is seeing phenomenal growth in specialised cargo, company president Zaur Akhundov tells Air Cargo Week. Silk Way is based in Baku, Azerbaijan, which Akhundov says is strategically located between Europe and Asia, and imports and exports span across all industries. Oil and […]

Strong surge in freight tonnage at Frankfurt-Hahn

In the first half of 2017, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport saw a strong increase in its cargo business – as it recorded record growth of more than 50 per cent. The German gateway handled 49,000 tonnes of freight from January to June – a gain of 52 per cent compared with the first six months of 2016.  In […]

Network expansion helps Schiphol grow tonnage

Tonnage at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol was up two per cent year-on-year (YOY) in the first seven months of 2016 – as July boosted the figures when YOY growth was 4.4 per cent reaching 139,650 tonnes. During the period, Europe has performed strongly, up YOY by 42.6 per cent and driven by the addition of new […]