Silk Way West Airlines has signed an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of two A350 Freighters, with delivery planned over 2027-2028. An option for two further aircraft of the same model was included. The agreement, the first between the two companies, was signed at a ceremony in Baku on June 28, 2022, attended by Mr. Wolfgang Meier, President of Silk Way West Airlines, and Mr. Wouter Van Wersch, Executive Vice President Region and Sales Europe Airbus. The investment marks a further step in Silk Way West Airlines’ expansion of its international network to meet growing demand for cargo transportation.
“We are delighted to sign the first but surely not the last agreement with Airbus, which marks the start of what I am sure will be a very fruitful partnership as we strive for future growth. Today, our guests witnessed a defining moment in Silk Way West Airlines’ history. I am confident of the success that the acquisition of these new aircraft will bring us, and the signing of this agreement marks a new milestone in the growth of our company. There is no doubt that this partnership will strengthen the company's leading position in the global air freight market over the next 15-20 years,” said Mr. Wolfgang Meier, President of Silk Way West Airlines.
The deal marks a further step in Silk Way West Airlines’ ambition to broaden its footprint on the global cargo market and strengthen its leadership in the region.