February 09, 2011

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (Feb. 9, 2011) – Global Aviation Holdings Inc. and its subsidiary, World Airways, have established sales offices in Hong Kong and in Leipzig, Germany, expanding sales and service capabilities to better serve the company’s international customers in Asia Pacific and Europe.
            Todd R. Hildreth is Director Cargo Sales for the Asia Pacific region, based in Hong Kong, and Brita Forrest-Hampson, based in Germany, is Director Cargo Sales & Service for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Steve Dix, an 11-year veteran of Global Aviation, has been named Senior Director Cargo Sales The Americas and Global Charter Sales. The team is led by Hendrik Falk, Vice President Cargo Sales, who joined the organization in 2009 after holding various global management positions at Lufthansa Cargo and Polar Air Cargo.

            “By expanding the team with these experienced professionals in the field, we will be closer to our present and future customers in key markets around the world, while fueling our opportunities for growth in the global air transport industry,” said Brian Bauer, Chief Commercial Officer.

Mr. Hildreth has more than 25 years of experience in the air transportation industry.  Before joining Global Aviation, he was Director Sales & Marketing for Jade Cargo International, (a Lufthansa Cargo subsidiary), based in Shenzhen, China. He also served at Lufthansa Cargo’s headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany as Manager Global Key Accounts, and held sales, marketing and operation management positions for Lufthansa Cargo in various U.S. locations. 

Ms. Forrest-Hampson has worked in the air cargo industry for more than 13 years, serving most recently as Director of Marketing and Sales for Europe at EasternAirCargo (EAC), a subsidiary of the Leipzig/Halle Airport. Prior to joining EAC, she worked as a regional commercial manager with Cargolux Airlines.

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 B757-200ER and B767-300ER aircraft.  World Airways, founded in 1948 and based in Peachtree City, Ga., specializes in providing ACMI