Worldwide Air Logistics to acquire Florida West
Worldwide Air Logistics Group, an affiliate of Southern Air Holdings, will acquire Florida West International Airways, a provider of 767-300 ACMI air cargo services.
February 23, 2015
By Denice Cabel
Worldwide Air Logistics Group, an affiliate of Southern Air Holdings, will acquire Florida West International Airways, a provider of 767-300 ACMI air cargo services. Florida West operates scheduled and charter services, primarily in Latin America, the Caribbean and the US for its primary customer LAN Cargo. Florida West is based in Miami, Florida, where its headquarters will remain.
Southern Air and Florida West will remain separate air carrier operating companies. Each carrier will continue to deliver on a standalone basis the outstanding performance.
“Through these transactions, we will be strategically positioned for continued growth of ACMI and CMI air cargo service offerings through our separate and unique air carrier platforms at Southern Air and Florida West,” said Dan McHugh, chief executive officer of Worldwide. “Both carriers have a strong record of performance excellence with deeply rooted cultures of safety, efficiency and reliability. We look forward to expanding our cost-focused, customer-oriented, lean and efficient offerings to new customers in more markets.”