July 17, 2009
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (July 17, 2009) – World Airways has extended a contract with Allied Air to operate one MD-11F on a full-time basis for service through December 2011 between Ostend, Belgium and Lagos, Nigeria, continuing on to Nairobi, Kenya, and returning to Ostend. World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings, Inc., began operating the aircraft for Allied Air in October 2008.
Allied Air is a Nigerian-based airline that operates four Boeing 727 freighters and works closely in conjunction with its worldwide sales agent, ANA Aviation Services, to provide scheduled flights and ad hoc charter services.
“ANA Aviation Services is a specialist airline management provider that designs and delivers innovative airline solutions to customers around the globe,” said Jeff Sanborn, chief marketing officer for Global Aviation Holdings, Inc. “World Airways is pleased to continue to meet the needs of Allied Air and its business partner, ANA Aviation Services, with our wide-body cargo fleet.”
World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings, Inc., is a U.S.-certificated air carrier providing customized charter air transport services for major international passenger and cargo carriers, international freight forwarders, the United States military and international leisure tour operators. Founded in 1948, World Airways operates a fleet of wide-body aircraft to meet the specialized needs of its customers. For more information, go to www.worldairways.com or www.glah.com.