Kalitta Air opts for CHAMP’s Weight & Balance
All-cargo carrier Kalitta Air has selected CHAMP Cargosystems for the provision of CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution, making it the first US airline to benefit from CHAMP’s web-based load planning application across its growing fleet 14 and B747 freighters.
August 18, 2015
By PLA Editor
CHAMP Cargosystems has announced that Kalitta Air has become the latest airline to select CHAMP’s next generation Weight & Balance application to manage load planning across its fleet of B747 freighters. As one of the leading all-cargo carriers in the US, Kalitta Air is focused on compliance, safety, security and service quality, it said. With the increasingly competitive market place, Kalitta Air regards productivity and cost efficiency as important differentiating factors and continuously strives for optimising and automating processes with the help of IT
“Kalitta Air selected CHAMP’s Weight & Balance as we were confident that the application meets the requirements of our expanding business. We must ensure at all times that aircrafts are loaded in line with weight specifications and restrictions to ensure maximum safety,” said Conrad Kalitta, CEO at Kalitta Air.
“This modern, well-proven IT solution will enable us to perform our load planning faster and more accurately thanks to its high degree of automation, leading to an overall reduction of time and costs. Easily being able to optimise the centre of gravity will provide additional benefits as well as fuel savings.“
James Fernandez, VP cargo services at CHAMP Cargosystems, commented: “We are delighted that Kalitta Air has selected CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution to manage the load planning for their fleet. Kalitta Air is our launch North American client, further expanding the global functional capability for our Weight & Balance solution. We are working together closely to ensure that we realise the planned benefits and efficiencies.”