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More Freighters for Silk Way West

Azerbaijan's Silk Way West has confirmed an order for a further three Boeing 747-8 Freighters.


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Azerbaijan's Silk Way West has confirmed an order for a further three Boeing 747-8 Freighters. The deal, valued at $1.1 billion based on current list price, will increase the Baku-based cargo carrier’s fleet to five examples, plus three 747-400Fs and two 767-300Fs.
“Our success and profitability as a cargo operator is a direct result of investing in our fleet and services and growing our regional and international footprint,” Silk Way Group President Zaur Akhundov said. “I am confident we will maintain our rate of growth, supported by [these new aircraft].”
Marty Bentrott, Vice President, Middle East, Russia and Central Asia Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes added: “The [aircraft] is perfectly suited to meet the needs of Silk Way Group for its growing cargo business. We value our partnership with [the company] and are grateful for their enduring confidence in Boeing and the 747-8 Freighter.”

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