The Seventh International Caspian Air Cargo Summit 2017 will be opened in Baku from 9 till 11 October at the Boulevard Hotel.
This international forum will bring again together key managers and executives of well-known worldwide companies to discuss options for the development of the cargo industry and identify the most promising areas in the market. More than 200 delegates will attend the two day discussions about current trends and forecasts in rapidly changing business environment.
Recently the footprint of Silk Way in main markets has been increased with more than 10 Boeing 747 all freighters does operate a true global network to more than 40 destinations week by week.
During years 2016 and 2017 the strong partnership with Cargolux, SW Italy and Sky Gates Russia Airlines has enabled Silk Way to make a quantum leap in their own development.
Doing more business with existing customers and at the same time winning more customers is the target of the whole group which is just been achieved.
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Leadership of international airports jointly with the Aviation Security Department of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) are holding negotiations with representatives of the aviation authorities of Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Israel and some other countries for closer cooperation within passenger air transportation since January 2016.
Flights from the Azerbaijani regions to popular destinations of other countries are on the agenda. In particular, operating flights from Istanbul to Gabala and Lankaran airports by Turkish Pegasus and Atlasjet airlines is being discussed.
Air Arabia low-cost airline can open direct flights from the third largest city in the United Arab Emirates - Sharjah to Baku, Gabala and other regions of Azerbaijan.
Recently, the delegation of Israel's national airline - El Al Israel Airlines has visited Azerbaijan and conducted audit in the field of aviation security at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku. Representatives of El Al announced plans on opening direct flights from Tel Aviv to Baku by Israeli El Al and Arkia airlines in 2016.
Lately, Russian UTair airlines and Ural Airlines have conducted a number of audits at Baku, Lankaran and Ganja airports, based on which the representatives of the airlines appreciated the level of organization of aviation security and service on passenger flights.
It should be noted that Turkish Airlines (Istanbul - Nakhchivan, Istanbul - Ganja), Russian UTair airlines (Moscow - Nakhchivan) and Ural Airlines (Moscow - Ganja, Moscow - Lankaran Moscow -Gabala) already operate flights to the Azerbaijani regions. Several Russian airlines stated their intentions to operate flights from St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk to our regional airports.
Azerbaijan State Civil Aviation Administration and the Hungarian-Polish low-cost airline WizzAir agreed to resume regular flights on Budapest-Baku-Budapest route
On October 28 an agreement between WizzAir and Ground Handling Company has been signed in Baku
From the Azerbaijani side the agreement was signed by the head of the Ground Handling Company Ilgar Alekperov, by WizzAir - CEO and chairman of the Company's Board of Directors Jozsef Varadi
According to the document, WizzAir will start regular flights on the route Budapest-Baku-Budapest from March 2016. The contract expires in April 2019.
Initially, the airline will start operating flights once a week, and during summer to increase them up to two times a week.
Under the agreement, WizzAir undertakes to carry out regular flights on the route Budapest-Baku-Budapest during the whole year.