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2012-04-03 02:21:42

NORWALK, Conn., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced the addition of two Boeing 777Fs to its fleet. With these additions, Southern Air will operate four 777F aircraft, the world's largest and most advanced twin-engine freighter. Southern Air has taken delivery of its third 777F and will take delivery of its fourth on April 25 from Boeing. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/NY81217 ) Southern Air is the first and only ACMI operator to fly...

2012-03-28 10:20:13

CHICAGO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines CEO Marcin Pirog announced today at a press briefing held in Chicago that the airline will operate the B-787 Dreamliner on the Chicago Warsaw route beginning in January 2013. It also began an all cargo flight between Chicago and Katowice, Poland in mid-Feb. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/LA92109LOGO) As part of the introduction of the B-787 Dreamliner, LOT will implement a new aircraft interior design, new...

2012-03-12 17:18:00

ATLANTA, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Cargo World, the global news authority on air logistics and freight transport, today unveils the findings of its eighth annual Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Survey, which independently measures carriers and airports on specific criteria and ranks these to identify above or below average performance in individual areas. Carrier ratings are determined by freight forwarders, and airport ratings are determined by airlines. The...

2012-02-28 19:26:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Aviation Holdings Inc. ("Global" or the "Company") today announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn) approved the Company's debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, on an interim basis. An initial tranche of $15 million will be available immediately, allowing Global to continue to meet its working capital needs. Two subsequent tranches of $15 million each will also be made available...

2012-02-15 05:17:00

DUBAI, UAE, February 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, one of the fastest growing international airlines, is expanding its North American operation, increasing trade opportunities between U.S. businesses and its global network. After the launch of daily passenger service from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) International airports from 2nd February and 1st March respectively, Emirates SkyCargo will connect seven...

2012-02-07 10:06:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Aviation Holdings Inc. ("Global" or the "Company"), today announced that it received approval of all critical motions at its "first-day" hearing in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn) (the "Court") presided over by the Honorable Chief Judge Carla E. Craig. Requests included covering its obligations to employees and customers, business operations, tax matters, cash management,...

2012-02-06 14:56:00

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Korean Air today celebrated delivery of the airline's first 747-8 and 777 Freighters. With the milestone delivery, Korean Air becomes the first airline in the world to operate both the 747-8 and 777 Freighters. "We are very proud to become the first airline in the world to have the combined strengths of these two freighters in its fleet," said Yang Ho Cho, chairman of Korean Air. "Our cargo fleet is being improved by these...

2012-02-05 17:02:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Feb. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Aviation Holdings Inc., the parent company of World Airways, Inc., North American Airlines, Inc. and other subsidiaries, today announced that to achieve a cost and debt structure that is industry competitive and continue to provide outstanding service to its customers, it has commenced a financial restructuring through the voluntary filing of petitions to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United...

2012-01-26 14:58:00

EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, celebrated today the delivery of the first of five new Boeing 747-8 Freighters to the airline. "The introduction of the Boeing 747-8F represents a huge commitment to our customers since we are investing in state of the art equipment to further expand our network," said Tatyana Arslanova, executive president of AirBridgeCargo Airlines. "We have a firm belief...

2012-01-26 14:50:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day is coming, and when love is in the air, fresh flowers must be in the air -- air cargo, that is. World Airways is supporting the heavy 2012 Valentine's Day demand for fresh roses from Latin America by providing a Boeing 747 freighter to Tampa Cargo just in time for the holiday. World, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings, is providing the freighter to bring hundreds of tons of fresh flowers into North America in...