Asia Pacific Airlines (United States)

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This article is about a Guam airline. For other airlines with similar names, see Asia Pacific Airlines (disambiguation).
This airline is not to be confused with Asia Pacific Airline which has its hub in Tabubil, Papua New Guinea.
Asia Pacific Airlines
Asia Pacific Airlines logo.gif
IATA
P9
ICAO
MGE
Callsign
MAGELLAN
Founded 1998
Hubs Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport (Guam), Honolulu International Airport (Honolulu, HI)
Focus cities Marshall Islands International Airports (Majuro)
Fleet size 4
Destinations 9
Parent company Tan Holdings Corporation
Headquarters Danville, California, USA
Website www.flyapa.com

Asia Pacific Airlines is a cargo airline headquartered in Danville, California, USA in the San Francisco Bay Area.[1] It operates cargo charter services from Guam. Its main base is Guam International Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established on June 5, 1998 and started operations, with Boeing 727-200 series aircraft, on June 3, 1999. It was formed as Aero Micronesia,[2] and is an affiliate company of the Tan Holdings Corporation. The primary aspect of the airline's operation is the shipment of US Mail, and other cargo, throughout Micronesia, as well as the importation of fresh high grade tuna for transshipment to worldwide fish markets.[3][4]

As of January 2015 the airline has begun the process of bringing Boeing 757-200 series aircraft into service as part of fleet modernization and expansion.[5]

Fleet[edit]

Asia Pacific Airlines 727-212F parked in Guam

The Asia Pacific Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (at January 2015):[2]

  • 2x Boeing 727-212F Adv.
  • 1x Boeing 727-223F Adv.
  • 1x Boeing 757-29JF (Awaiting Delivery)

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