Subsidiary of Silk Way Airlines
Founded in 2012 in Baku, at the heart of the Silk Road, Silk Way West Airlines is the largest cargo airline in the Caspian Sea region. Based at Heydar Aliyev International Airport, the airline operates around 350 monthly flights across Europe, Asia, and the Americas via its fleet of 12 dedicated Boeing 747-8F and Boeing 747-400F freighter aircraft. The airline's annual cargo turnover exceeds 420,000 tons, while its growing route network covers over 40 destinations across Europe, the CIS, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Asia, and the Americas.
A member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) since 2015, Silk Way West Airlines meets all international safety requirements for air cargo. South Korea’s Incheon Airport honoured Silk Way West Airlines with the prestigious ‘Cargo Airline of the Year 2020’ award.
The carrier is a GDP (Good Distribution Practice) certificate holder extending its product line in transportation of medical goods and pharmaceutical logistics services. Further to this accreditation, Silk Way West Airlines improved its capacity in reliably handling time- and temperature-sensitive cargo taking a leading role in global distribution of medical supplies.
On April 28, 2021, Silk Way West Airlines signed a strategic fleet expansion agreement with Boeing for five state-of-the-art 777 Freighters.
Silk Way West Airlines is part of Silk Way Group, which consists of three companies – Silk Way West Airlines, Silk Way Airlines and Silk Way Technics.
Today, we are Ambition Movers; our every step is moved by ambition. Whilst moving cargo, our ambition drives us to expand Silk Way West Airlines’ business worldwide.