Azerbaijan Airlines Orders Boeing 767-300 Passenger and Freighter Models
"With our centralized geographic location, Azerbaijan is becoming a busy hub in the region between east and west and north and south," said Jahangir Askerov, president of Azerbaijan Airlines. "We are capitalizing on this development by expanding our longhaul passenger fleet and growing our cargo business with the proven efficiencies of the 767 Freighter."
Including today's announcement, Azerbaijan Airlines has a total of eight Boeing airplanes on order: two 767-300ERs, two 767 Freighters, two Next-Generation 737s and two 787-8s.
"With the economic recovery gaining momentum at various speeds around the world, our customers are making changes to their fleets to accommodate the upturn,"
said Marlin Dailey, vice president of Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "We have worked with Azerbaijan Airlines to make changes to its order book that meet its needs."
The Boeing 767 family is a complete family of clean, quiet, fuelefficient airplanes that provide maximum market versatility in the 200- to 300seat market. The Boeing 767 family includes three passenger models -- the 767-200ER, 767-300ER and 767-400ER - and a mediumwidebody freighter, which is based on the 767-300ER fuselage.