Silk Way West orders Airbus A350F
Silk Way West Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for an order for two A350Fs. The order marks the first Airbus-order ever for the carrier from Azerbaijan and, according to the airline's CEO "will be the first but surely not the last agreement with Airbus". Delivery of the two aircraft is slated for 2027 and 2028.
Today, Silk Way West is an all-Boeing operator with a fleet of seven B747-400Fs and five B747-8Fs. It also has five B777Fs on order at Boeing, which it ordered last year.
With this latest agreement, the total orders and commitments for the in 2021-launched A350F now stands at 31 from six customers.