Centurion Air Cargo

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Centurion Air Cargo
Centurion New.png
IATA
WE
ICAO
CWC
Callsign
CHALLENGE CARGO
Founded 1985
Hubs Miami International Airport
Fleet size 13
Destinations 20+
Parent company AMC (Alliance Management Center)
Headquarters Miami International Airport
Miami-Dade County, Florida
Key people Alfonso Conrado Rey (Chairman)
Nestor Bringas(CCO)
Johnny Millon (Sr. VP Operations & Maintenance)
Jonathan Rey (Director of Sales, Live Animals & Charters)
Website http://www.centurioncargo.com

Centurion Air Cargo operating as Centurion Cargo is an American cargo airline with its headquarters on the grounds of Miami International Airport, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA at the Centurion Cargo Center.[1] It operates all-cargo services to Central America, South America, North America, and Europe, currently serving 20+ scheduled destinations.

History[edit]

The airline was established as Challenge Air Cargo in 1985 as a subsidiary of Challenge Air Transport. In 1986 the airline became independent of Challenge Air Transport. In July 1999 following the takeover of the scheduled business by United Parcel Service a new company was formed as Centurion Air Cargo to take over the air operating certificate of Challenge.[2]

Centurion Air Cargo was purchased in 2003 by AMC.[citation needed]

Centurion Cargo Center[edit]

In 2013, Centurion Cargo opened its brand new facility, the Centurion Cargo Center, located at the Miami International Airport. The facility comprises a 1,400,000 square feet (130,000 m2) area incorporating a 550,000 square feet (51,000 m2) warehouse with both cold and dry storage facilities.

Centurion Cargo Center is the largest privately owned, all cargo airline facility in North America.[citation needed]

Fleet[edit]

Centurion Cargo MD-11F

As of August 2013 the Centurion Air Cargo fleet[3] includes:

By 2015 they plan to take delivery of their first 747-8F

By 2016 the airline plans to have 10 747-400F aircraft and 18 McDonnell Douglas MD-11F

Retired Fleet[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Centurion Cargo
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 63. 
  3. ^ [1]
  • Jones, Geoffry P. "Miami Challenge". Air International, November 1993, Vol 45 No 5. ISSN 0306-5634. pp. 241–244.

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