The United States-Azerbaijan Air Cargo Logistics: The Outlook For A Post-Pandemic Future



  • 30

  • July

  • 11 a.m.

Save the date and join us online. We will be discussing air cargo shipments between the United States and Azerbaijan, and how direct air cargo linkages can facilitate the U.S. trade with the countries in Central Eurasia. Our speakers will give you a perspective for air cargo trade between the two countries and will share expert views on the post-pandemic future of the movement of goods by air in the region and globally.


Vugar Mammadov, Vice-President, SilkWay West Airlines

Tom Crabtree, Regional Director for Air Cargo Market Analysis, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

In 2016, Azerbaijan’s air cargo carrier SilkWay West Airlines and its subsidiaries received a foreign carrier air permit from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that allowed Azerbaijani air carrier to operate both scheduled and chartered flights between Baku and New York. Ever since SilkWay West Airlines has expanded its presence in North America by adding Chicago ODR to its flight destinations. The carrier operates Boeing 787-8 freighters between the points in the United States and Azerbaijan. 

The Boeing Company is Azerbaijan’s long-term business partner. SilkWay Airlines, the largest air cargo carrier in the region mainly operates Boeing 747-400 and 747-8 freighters.

The world’s major commercial aircraft manufacturer, the Boeing Company issues the biennial World Air Cargo Forecast (WACF) that gives a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the air cargo industry worldwide. WACF summarizes major air trade markets, identifies major trends, and presents forecasts for the future performance.

To join the discussion please register at [email protected] by July 29, EOB. Registration is required. You’ll receive the conference details shortly after the registration.

The United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (USACC) is a Washington-based 501(c)6 trade association incorporated in 1995. USACC facilitates and encourages trade and investments between the United States and Azerbaijan.