February 26, 2009
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (Feb. 26, 2009) – Global Aviation Holdings, Inc. is the new name announced today to replace Global Aero Logistics Inc. The new corporate name is accompanied by the tagline, Customized Air Transport, and a crisp new logo and marketing design that clearly represent the company’s world-wide presence and diverse aviation transport services.
“We are focused on growing our commercial cargo and passenger business, and the new name and identity will better represent the leading role we play in the charter aviation transport industry,” said Rob Binns, chief executive officer. “This is also an appropriate time to launch our marketing and branding efforts in a much more structured way that will be meaningful to our customers.”
“We are all in a tough economic climate right now, but we have built the Global Aviation Holdings fleet to accommodate future demand,” Binns said. “We have two excellent fleets at our subsidiaries, World Airways and North American Airlines. We now have more than 30 aircraft ready to serve passenger and freight needs, in addition to supporting our extensive U.S. military business. Under the new holding company name, World Airways and North American Airlines will continue to provide Customized Air Transport for all of our customers, just as they do today.”
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 DC10-30, MD11 and B747-400 aircraft.