Global Supply Systems

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Global Supply Systems
Global Supply Systems Logo.png
Founded 2001
AOC # 2169
Hubs London Stansted Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations N/A
Headquarters London Stansted Airport

Global Supply Systems was a British cargo airline based at London Stansted Airport. It provided dedicated freighters to airlines on a wet lease basis.[1]

The company held a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, it was permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats.[2]

Global Supply ended operations 2014.


Global Supply Systems Boeing 747-47UF(SCD)
Global Supply Systems Boeing 747-8F operated for British Airways World Cargo

The company changed its name to Global Supply Systems Limited on 31 January 2001,[3] and started operations on 29 June 2002. It began flying operations for British Airways World Cargo between London Stansted, Frankfurt and Hong Kong using a Boeing 747-400 freighter on dry lease from partner Atlas Air. The company was founded by Atlas Air and John Robert Porter

The company was majority British-owned (51%), with Atlas Air as minority shareholder (49%).[1]


Global Supply Systems had operated three Boeing 747-400F which were later replaced by three Boeing 747-8F [4]


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 86. 
  2. ^ Operating Licence
  3. ^ Companies House
  4. ^ All three GSS 748F in BA livery

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