K+N opens Central Asia offices for O&G market

With the rise in demand for oil and gas (O&G) exploration in the Central Asian region, Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has opened two new offices in Baku, Azerbaijan, and Almaty, Kazakhstan. The Swiss logistics giant has shown recent interest in the two Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries, which have each shown annual GDP growth […]
  • Randy Woods
  • September 27, 2018

Silk Way West Airlines further expands routes, adds two 747 aircraft

At the end of April , Azerbaijani carrrier Silk Way West added twice weekly flights between Liége and the carrier’s connecting hub in Baku, as part of its planned  expansion strategy. “The aim is to further knit our European network by adding more destinations and maintaining a denser schedule in order to offer our customers […]
  • Randy Woods
  • May 14, 2018

WACO forwarders network grows in Silk Road, North America markets

The global freight network for independent forwarders, known as The WACO System, has added three new members in North America and along the Silk Road, increasing its representation in two major overland transportation markets.       Canada-based ITN Logistics has been added to the organization’s North American roster, while Trans Global Projects (TGP), of Azerbaijan, and ACE […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 24, 2017

Silk Way to lease an An-124-100

Azerbaijani freight carrier Silk Way Airlines took advantage of this year’s Farnborough Air Show to announce an agreement with the Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) and United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to lease an An-124-100. The heavy-lift freighter was previously operated by Russia’s Polet Airlines, which had its operators’ certificate revoked in October 2015. […]
  • Lewis King
  • July 19, 2016

Cargolux starts weekly Ashgabat service

Cargolux Airlines added Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, to its network last week. The once-weekly service comes about a year after the all-cargo airline started flights to Turkmenbashi. Now, Cargolux services the country with eight flights per week, and plans to boost its weekly frequencies to 11 later this month. In addition to Ashgabat, Cargolux’s other destinations in […]
  • Lewis King
  • July 5, 2016

Lufthansa spreads its wings

One would think that Lufthansa Cargo is preparing to conquer the world with all of the new routes and destinations the carrier is adding when its summer schedule kicks in March 27. For starters, a weekly freighter service to Moscow will be added. An MD-11F has already been flying every Monday from Frankfurt to Moscow’s […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 12, 2016

Panalpina adds Baku to schedule

Using 747-8 freighters operated by Silk Way West Airlines, Panalpina is including Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to its list of scheduled charter destinations. Panalpina will offer a mid-week and a weekend rotation from Luxembourg to Shanghai via Baku, and back. Sou Ping Chee, Panalpina’s head of airfreight for Asia Pacific, said eastbound flights will […]
  • Staff Reports
  • April 28, 2015