丝绸之路,更多的波音747-8F

本周在阿塞拜疆巴库举办的“里海航空货运高峰论坛”,阿塞拜疆航空总裁贾哈吉尔·阿斯加罗夫(Jahangir Asgarov)表示,除了阿塞拜疆航空订购了四架波音787飞机以外,阿塞拜疆的国有企业丝绸之路航空,还将再订购两架747- 8货机。阿斯加罗夫的言论被阿塞拜疆的媒体广泛引用“购买这些飞机的准备工作正在进行之中”,这些订购将于今年年底前完成。 货运航空(或丝绸之路西部航空),作为丝绸之路航空的货运分部,目前运营了五架波音747-8F和一架波音747-400F,其总部位于意大利的合资公司SW Italia航空,运营了两架波音747-400F。此外,丝绸之路货运航空还向总部位于俄罗斯的Sky Gates Cargo航空出租了两架波音747-400。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 16, 2017

More 747-8Fs for Silk Way

At the Caspian Air Cargo Summit in Baku yesterday, Jahangir Asgarov, President of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), said that, in addition to an order for four 787 aircraft for his airline, state-owned Silk Way Airlines would order two more 747-8 freighters. Asgarov has been widely quoted in the Azeri media as saying “preparatory work for the […]
  • David Harris
  • October 11, 2017

The quiet rise of Chinese express: STO launches Brescia 747F flights

Beginning today, 23 March, an SW Italia 747-400F operated for China-based Shentong Express (STO) will touch down regularly at Brescia Montichiari Airport (VBS), just 100km east of Milan. The new thrice-weekly cargo service connects Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) to Brescia via Baku (GYD), reportedly carrying express parcels and Chinese exports bound for warehouses and […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • March 23, 2017

Global Buy, Global Sell

Early last year, when Daniel Zhang took over as CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, he said the company was going to globalize, that the new goal was “Global buy and global sell.” In his view, Alibaba’s market was no longer China, but the world. But how to reach the world? Over the last two […]
  • David Harris
  • November 29, 2016

Silk Way’s Italian jv takes first freighter

SW Italia, a joint venture between Azerbaijan-based Silk Way Airlines (42%) and two Italian investors (Ignatio Coraci and Francesco Rebaudo with 58%) has taken delivery of its first freighter, a 747-400F (29729) transferred from the fleet of Silk Way West. SW Italia, which was recently granted an AOC by Italy’s aviation regulator ENAC, plans to […]
  • David Harris
  • February 19, 2015