Direct Maintenance and Silk Way West Airlines sign long term line MRO contract

Dutch MRO and Azerbaijani carrier are counting on sucessful partnership Dutch MRO and Azerbaijani carrier are counting on sucessful partnership (Photo by Silk Way Airlines)

Direct Maintenance of the Netherlands and Silk Way West Airlines, a freight carrier based in Baku, Azerbaijan, have entered into a long-term line maintenance partnership at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) for B747-8F and B747-400F freighter fleets.

As part of this agreement, Direct Maintenance has obtained Bermuda DCA approval to issue Certification of Release to Service on Bermuda registered aircraft. Roger Meels, Director Sales & Marketing at Direct Maintenance comments: “We look forward to many years of successful cooperation, making sure Silk Way West Airlines operates safe and on-time.”

Privately-owned Silk Way West Airlines (part of Silk Way group) operates an all-Boeing fleet comprising of three 747-8F and two 747-400F and has two more -8F on order. The IOSA-approved airline, launched three years ago as an off spring of Silk Way Airlines, is currently one of the biggest in the region. It operates both scheduled and charter flights to more than 50 international destinations.

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