First Caspian Summit for Trucking Industry in Baku

Business Materials 16 May 2006 13:23 (UTC +04:00)

В"Baku is the center of cargo transportations, enabling attract cargos in Azerbaijan and transport them effectivelyВ", - reportedly said Jahangir Askerov, Director General, State Concern Azeri Airlines (AZAL), speaking at the opening of first Caspian Summit for Trucking Industry in Baku.

Askerov said today much attention is paid to new technologies in air transportation security, aviation stock is being upgraded as well.

В"In May 2005, a new cargo terminal playing significant role in international transportations has been put in operation in BinaВ", - he said.

Within two-day summit, the possibility for strengthening Bakus role as cargo transportation center at the intersection of roads from Europe, Asia and Middle East was discussed. Over 150 delegates from 25 countries are participating in the summit organized by Silk Way Euroasia International of Sweden.

in the summit are also participating representatives of Swiss Freight International Cargo Lux, , SRX, Panalpina, Air Freight, Domodedovo Airport JSC, IATA, Dubay Cargo Village, ACT Airelines, AerBridg Cargo, Air France Cargo, Austrian Cargo.