Ameristar Jet Charter

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Ameristar Air Cargo, Inc.
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IATA ICAO Callsign
7Z AJI AMERISTAR
Founded 2000
Hubs Addison Airport and Willow Run Airport
Fleet size 8
Headquarters Dallas, Texas, USA
Key people Tom Wachendorfer
Website http://www.ameristarjet.com/

Ameristar Air Cargo, Inc. is an American passenger and cargo airline based in Dallas, Texas, USA. It operates passengers and cargo services in the Americas, as well as acting as a broker to other cargo carriers. Its main base is Addison Airport in north Dallas, with hubs at Willow Run Airport, and El Paso International Airport[1]

History[edit]

The airline started operations on 4 September 2000 and is wholly owned by Tom Wachendorfer (airline President), who also owns Ameristar Jet Charter. Passenger operations began with Boeing 737-200 in September 2005.[1] Passengers include sports and entertainment industry celebrities, college athletic teams, and high-wealth individuals.

In 2008, an Ameristar 737-200 was painted for use in the film, The Kingdom.

Fleet[edit]

Ameristar Air Cargo Boeing 737-200

The Ameristar Charters fleet comprises the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[2]

Ameristar Charters Fleet
Aircraft In
Fleet
Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-200 2
Douglas DC-9-10F 4
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 2
Total 8

The Ameristar Air Cargo fleet previously included the following aircraft (at December 2011):[1]

Previously operated by Ameristar Charters [permanent dead link][permanent dead link]whyameristarfleet.htm:

Previously operated: Ameristar Passenger Fleet

  • 1 Boeing B737-200 Classic Airliner
  • 1 DA20 Dassault Falcon Corporate Jet
  • 1 BE9L Beechcraft King Air E90 Turboprop
  • 1 LR25 Learjet 25 Corporate Jet

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 75. 
  2. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 37. 

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