Aviation news analysis
50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

AWAS delivers one 747-400F (factory freighter) to Kalitta Air

Download: Printable PDF Date: 21 Sep 2015 14:14 categories:
Publisher:
AWAS delivers one 747-400F (factory freighter) to Kalitta Air - Airlines publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova

AWAS announced today that it has delivered on-lease one 747-400F factory-built freighter aircraft to Kalitta Air, a global provider of air cargo services based in Ypsilanti, Michigan. This aircraft comes from AWAS’ existing portfolio.

Conrad Kalitta, Founder and Owner Kalitta commented, “We are pleased to accept delivery of this uniquely capable, factory-built 747-400F freighter and to begin a new relationship with AWAS. Their team has proven itself in finding us the right aircraft to meet our fleet requirements.”

Marlin Dailey, Chief Commercial Officer AWAS remarked on the delivery, “We welcome Kalitta as a new AWAScustomer and thank their team for the trust they have placed in us. We believe they are extremely well positioned given the strengthening market for air freight.”

The 747-400F offers superior payload capability compared to converted 747-400Fs and are heavily favored in today’s market. In addition, the main deck nose door allows for the loading of outsized items such as vehicles, helicopters, and construction materials, further enhancing the aircraft’s performance capabilities.

Kalitta Air is committed to providing customers with the most cost effective and complete on-demand air cargo services available in the industry. Kalitta Air began service in November 2000 and today is capable of air express delivery of virtually any type of freight, the company provides charter service for customers in the United States and around the world.



Loading comments for AWAS delivers one 747-400F (factory freighter) to Kalitta Air...


Recommended

A touch of App -iness by Vertis Aviation

In order to know maximum about a touch of App -iness, you have to meet Vertis Aviation at EBACE 2019! Come for the official launch on Booth B71!​ Vertis Aviation App users will have...

The Start of Codeshare between airBaltic and SAS

A codeshare agreement is signed between airBaltic and SAS, offering convenient connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond.  Annelie Nässéen, Executive Vice Presid...

Keynote speakers at EBACE2019 -Aerospace Innovators and Policymakers

Each event is paying special attention to the choice of keynote speakers, as they are personalities, capable to inspire, to lead the industry. So, just some days before EBACE official start in Gene...

Meet FLYING HONU - the second ANA A380

All Nippon Airways received the second of three Airbus A380 FLYING HONU on May 15, 2019.  While offering the same high standard of performance, comfort and safety as ANA's other A380 which...