Silk Way West commits to three B747-8Fs

The airline currently operates seven Boeing aircraft, including two B767-300 Freighters, three B747-400 Freighters and two B747-8 Freighters.


Silk Way West commits to three B747-8Fs


Baku, Azerbaijan-based airline Silk Way West is finalising terms and working toward a purchase agreement with Boeing for three 7B47-8 Freighters. When finalised, the contract will be valued at more than US$1.1 billion at current list prices. Silk Way West is an enterprise of the Silk Way Group, which includes 23 companies working in the aviation industry and related services. The airline currently operates seven Boeing aircraft, including two B767-300 Freighters, three B747-400 Freighters and two B747-8 Freighters. The B747-8 Freighter offers 16 per cent more revenue cargo volume than the B747-400, while keeping its iconic nose door.