World Airways ups freighter service

WORLD Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings, has entered into an agreement to add two leased Boeing 747-400 freighters to its fleet. The aircraft, scheduled for delivery in December 2010 and February 2011, will take World’s 747-400 freighter fleet up to four.

World is also in the process of reactivating a MD-11 freighter that it placed into storage in 2009 and which will enter revenue service in September 2010. This will take World’s MD-11 active freighter fleet back up to nine aircraft.

“By growing our Boeing 747-400 and MD-11 freighter fleet, World Airways will be able meet the strong demand for the multiple applications of our modern, long-range, fuel-efficient freighter service,” said Brian Bauer, chief commercial officer.

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