From Seattle to Baku: Silk Way West Airlines’ First 777F

From Seattle to Baku: Silk Way West Airlines' First 777F
Photo Credit: Boeing.

Earlier this week, Silk Way West Airlines’ first Boeing 777 Freighter flew from the Delivery Center in Seattle to Baku, Azerbaijan.

VP-BMG is the aircraft in question which made it’s way to Azerbaijan’s capital on September 29-30.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

From Seattle to Baku: Silk Way West Airlines’ First 777F…


From Seattle to Baku: Silk Way West Airlines' First 777F
Photo Credit: Boeing.

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Commenting on the delivery from Seattle to Baku was Fadi Nahas, the VP of the airline in the Americas:

“Delivery of this aircraft marks a defining moment in our strategic plan to make Silk Way West Airlines greener, more fuel efficient, and better positioned for growth from conception to reality”.

“This expansion of the fleet will open up opportunities for Silk Way West Airlines to boost the volume of flights and extend our reach to additional strategic destinations, reflecting the growing importance of our home base of Baku as a regional and global transportation hub.”

Adding to this was Paul Righi, the VP of Sales for Eurasia at Boeing:

“With the global air cargo fleet expected to grow by more than 60% over the next 20 years, the unmatched efficiency of the 777 Freighter will boost Silk Way West’s capabilities and allow them to further scale their world-class cargo operations,”

“We are honored to strengthen our partnership as Silk Way West continues to build its freighter fleet.”

Such a delivery will enable the Baku-based airline to handle more cargo per flight, as well as expand its international portfolio moving forward.

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