Silk Way West Airlines, ACL Airshow sign 5-year air cargo support agreement

Cargo carrier Silk Way West Airlines has announced the confirmation of a five-year agreement with ACL Airshop for ULD supply, logistics management and innovative technologies, the company said.

This alliance extends the long-standing business relationship between the two companies. ACL Airshop has been a service partner with other airline units of Silk Way Holding for well over 10 years.

Silk Way West Airlines (IATA: 7L) and ACL Airshop are working together to enhance the logistics efficiencies of Silk Way´s ULD fleet, including the introduction of Bluetooth innovations for real-time tracking of ULDs. That, combined with ACL´s global Operations Center in Amsterdam and network-wide ULD Control programs and the innovative FindMyULD mobile App all operate together for better utilization rates and cost efficiencies for Silk Way.

Silk Way West Airlines, headquartered in Baku, Azerbaijan, has a growing air cargo aircraft fleet that consists of 12 owned Boeing 747 Full-freighters and three additional leased-in Boeing 747 Freighters. Silk Way West Airlines operates regular and charter flights to various regions of the world — Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America, using Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Baku, as a convenient transit hub that centrally connects the continents.

ACL Airshop is a one-stop-shop for leasing, sales, repair and fleet control of Unit Load Devices (ULDs), and cargo devices manufacturing for the aviation industry.