Azerbaijan carrier Silk Way Airlines is looking to bolster its air cargo fleet, announcing a $704 million order for two Boeing
Zaur Akhundov, president of Silk Way parent company SW Holding said the order was aimed at improving the airline's "regional and international footprint. Currently, Silk Way operates a fleet of Boeing
747-400 and 767-300 Freighters.
The four-engined 747-8 Freighter first entered service in 2011 with Cargolux Airlines, featuring a 16 percent increase in cargo volume over the 747-400.
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