50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

First landing of Azerbaijan’s Boeing 747 freighter at Istanbul New Airport

Download: Printable PDF Date: 29 Apr 2019 06:26 categories:
Publisher:
First landing of Azerbaijan’s Boeing 747 freighter at Istanbul New Airport  - Airports / Routes publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: Azerbaijan Aircraft: Airplanes

The Boeing 747-8F aircraft of the Azerbaijani cargo airline Silk Way West Airlines became the first F-category large cargo airliner that landed at the recently opened New Istanbul Airport. 

Baku-Istanbul-Baku flight was served by the Turkish “Çelebi” ground handling company, which has been providing aviation services at a high professional level for many years. 

Since its foundation in 2012, the air cargo carrier has been constantly expanding its route network in order to cover many destinations throughout the world. Silk Way West Airlines carries out flights with nine Boeing B747 aircraft from Baku to major transport hubs such as Hong Kong, Osaka, Seoul, Dhaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Chicago, Milan, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Istanbul, Dubai, etc.

The new airport is located in the Arnavutkoy district on the European part of Istanbul, 35 kilometers from the city center. From April 7, it also serves all passenger flights that were transferred from Atatürk Airport after its closure. 



Loading comments for First landing of Azerbaijan’s Boeing 747 freighter at Istanbul New Airport ...


Recommended

Airbus Helicopters delivers first H145M to Luxembourg

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of two H145M multipurpose helicopters for defence and security missions to the Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Together with the helicopters, Ai...

World’s first electric race plane unveiled at Dubai Airshow

Day one of Dubai Airshow - The world’s first electric race plane has been unveiled, showcasing custom modified technology built by one of the racing teams set to take part in the inaugural Air R...

Lighting to reduce jet lag of multi-timezone flights to increase passenger well-being

Dubai Air Show became the place where SCHOTT, jetlite, Etihad Engineering and Lufthansa Technik have signed a ceremonial letter expressing co-operation in further exploring and promoting a new &l...

De Havilland Canada appoints Falcon Aviation Services as ASF

The day before iofficial Dubai Airshow opening, De Havilland Canada announced an agreement with Falcon Aviation Services that will enhance support to operators of Dash 8-400 aircraft in...