Florida West International Airways

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Florida West International Airways
Florida West International Airways logo.png
IATA
RF
ICAO
FWL
Callsign
FLO WEST
Founded 1981
Fleet size 1
Destinations 2
Parent company LATAM Airlines Group
Headquarters Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Website www.fwia.com

Florida West International Airways (often abbreviated FWIA) is an American cargo airline based on the grounds of Miami International Airport in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA.[1] It operates scheduled and charter services worldwide, with its main markets in Latin America, the Caribbean and the USA. Its main base is Miami International Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1981 and was originally known as Florida West Airlines. Following entry into Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October 1994, its assets and subsidiaries, were sold to Florida West International Airways in August 1995. Operations restarted on 12 March 1996. In December 2000, LAN Airlines acquired a 25% stake in the airline, which has 66 employees. Mansour Rasnavad is the president and CEO. (as of July 2014).[2]

Fleet[edit]

As of January 2014, Florida West Airways operates one Boeing 767-300F (registration number: N422LA) with an average age of 6.3 years.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home page. Florida West International Airways. Retrieved on January 7, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 83. 
  3. ^ "Florida West International Airways". ch-aviation.com. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 

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