Silk Way West boosts its Zhengzhou link
19 / 09 / 2018
Silk Way West Airlines, the Azerbaijan-based B747 freighter operator, is increasing the number of flights between its home hub Baku and Zhengzhou in China to six per week.
Agreement on the change in frequency was reached at the ICAO Cargo Conference held in Zhengzhou in early September.
Silk Way West president and chief executive Wolfgang Meier said: “With great pleasure we announce the increase of our weekly flight frequencies between our global hub in Baku and Zhengzhou from four to six weekly frequencies.
“With this we are entering into the new stage of our strategic cooperation with the government of Henan Province and Zhengzhou Airport.”
Meier added: “Within a short period of time we [have emerged] as the one of the leading cargo carriers in Zhengzhou and we are aiming to further increase tonnage and flights, as Zhengzhou provides for us the perfect platform to grow in view of our core capabilities to serve the Silk Air Route in accordance [with] the One Belt–One Road strategy the Chinese government is strategically pursuing.”
Silk Way West Airlines flies Boeing 747 freighters across a global connecting Baku to destinations across China, Central Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and North America.
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