Global Aviation Holdings Names Brian Bauer as Chief Commercial Officer

May 21, 2010

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (May 21, 2010) – Global Aviation Holdings has named Brian Bauer as Chief Commercial Officer effective June 1, 2010, succeeding Jeff Sanborn, who plans to retire later in the year. Bauer, former president of Evergreen International Airlines, will be responsible for business and market development, sales management and planning at Global Aviation.

“Brian is a veteran of the industry, has significant experience with Air Mobility Command, and military contracting and is a leader in the cargo market,” said Rob Binns, CEO of Global. “Brian will focus on our growth at Global Aviation. I have worked with him in the past on multiple projects and he will be a true asset to our company’s continued progress.”

Bauer is a recognized aviation leader with more than 21 years of industry experience. He held positions in both sales and operations prior to becoming president of Evergreen International Airlines. He is an active member of the National Air Carriers Association, Air Transport Association, National Defense Transportation Association, International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading and the Captain Michael King Smith Educational Institute. He also is a trustee for The International Air Cargo Association.

Sanborn will continue to be an active member of the executive team for the remainder of the year, assuming the title of Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and reporting to Binns on a variety of strategic initiatives.

Global Aviation Holdings, Inc., based in Peachtree City, Ga., is the parent company of North American Airlines and World Airways. North American Airlines, founded in 1989 and based in Jamaica, N.Y., operates passenger charter flights using B757-200ER and B767-300ER aircraft. World Airways, founded in 1948 and based in Peachtree City, Ga., operates cargo and passenger charter flights using B747-400, MD-11 and DC-10-30 aircraft.

Steve Forsyth
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