NAM and Astral add a B747 to their managed freighter fleet

Network Airline Management (NAM) and Kenya-based freighter operator Astral Aviation have expanded their managed fleet by adding a B747-400BCF.
The freighter is wet leased from Air Atlanta Icelandic and joins the B747-400F nose loader also supplied by the Icelandic carrier to the partners from November 2017. This further complements the two MD-11Fs on wet lease from Western Global Airlines.
The B747-400BCF adds much needed extra capacity to to expand the scheduled network and charter capacity of NAM, a division of the Network Aviation Group which includes a GSSA arm.
Andy Leslie, group chairman, said: “We are excited to take delivery of the B747-400BCF, further expanding our managed fleet and partnership with Air Atlanta Icelandic. This additional capacity enables us to further develop our presence in Africa and our existing scheduled network.”
The additional aircraft is being delivered to NAM’s European hub in Liege, Belgium, and being put to work immediately flying on its scheduled network to Africa.
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