On the occasion of June 2 – Civil Aviation Day, a number of employees Silk West Airlines were awarded for high professionalism and selfless work. Companies of the company were awarded in connection with the professional holiday by order of the Minister of Transport, Relations and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan Rashad Nabiyev. Thus, the staff of Silk West Airlines – Vice President of Flight Management by Rasim Ashrafov, the 2nd pilot of the aircraft type Boeing 747-400 Ruslan Bayramov, as well as aircraft technician on electronic equipment of the company’s branch – Silk Way Technics Anatoly Yeremeev were awarded “Medal for Merit in civil aviation. “
Silk Way Group President Zaur Ahundov personally congratulated the staff of employees with a professional holiday, presented them with awards and wished success.
“We are always welcome to the success of domestic aviation and the achievements of our employees. I want to express special thanks for high purposefulness and selfless work. I wish each of you new achievements and success in professional activities,” said Zaur Ahundov in his appeal to employees.
It should be noted that by the decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan of May 18, 2006, 2 June is celebrated as a professional holiday of civil aviation workers.
Silk Way Group established in July 2006 is a dynamically developing group of companies that occupy one of the leading places in the economy of Azerbaijan. After the restructuring of 2019, the Silk Way Group features three companies – Silk Way Airlines, Silk West Airlines and Silk Way Technics, which are engaged in providing air freight and aircraft maintenance.
Silk West Airlines is the largest cargo airline of the Caspian region. The airline, which performs about 350 flights monthly by 12 specialized cargo aircraft Boeing 747-8F and Boeing 747-400F, on April 28, 2021, has signed a strategic agreement with Boeing about the acquisition of five modern 777F trucks. Silk West Airlines, covering more than 40 directions with an annual turnover of 420 thousand tons, awarded the prestigious Award “Cargo Airline 2020” by South Korean Incheon Airport.
Silk Way Technics provides a wide range of maintenance services and the current repair of various types of aircraft. The company at the global level is recognized by the Organization for the maintenance of aircraft by the Aviation authorities of many countries.