Silk Way West Airlines celebrates ten years of success


Silk Way West Airlines, a member of the Silk Way Group and the largest cargo airline in Europe serving a network of scheduled and charter destinations worldwide, celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Silk Way West Airlines plays a key role in Azerbaijan’s growing economy and regional
leadership. The young company demonstrated its potential from the very beginning; the
inaugural Silk Way West Airlines cargo flight was operated by a Boeing 747-400F on the
Baku – Frankfurt-Hahn route in July 2012.

Today, Silk Way West Airlines offers effective solutions in many areas of cargo
transportation. The company’s staff currently consists of more than 1,000 professionals
with valuable experience and knowledge recognized by IATA and IOSA certificates.
In order to meet the growing demand in the global air transportation market, Silk Way
West Airlines intends to further expand its fleet and global route network to strengthen
its leading role in the CIS countries, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Europe and

As part of its growth strategy, the airline also plans to meet customer expectations by
developing its cargo hub located at Heydar Aliyev International Airport, which is
unrivaled not only in terms of its unique geographical location, connecting East and
West, but also in its world-class flexibility and quality of service.

“Today, we celebrate 10 years of growth and success at Silk Way West Airlines. I am
very proud of all that the airline has achieved in such a short time. To all our loyal
customers and partners, I would like to express my sincerest gratitude. I trust we will
continue to fly higher and faster towards achieving our mission to become one of the
leading cargo airlines in the world,” said Silk Way West Airlines president Wolfgang