Asia Pacific Airlines (United States)

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Asia Pacific Airlines
Asia Pacific Airlines logo.gif
IATA ICAO Callsign
P9 MGE MAGELLAN
Founded 1998
Hubs Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport (Guam), Honolulu International Airport (Honolulu, HI)
Focus cities Marshall Islands International Airport (Majuro)
Fleet size 3
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]

Current Fleet[edit]

Asia Pacific Airlines 727-212F parked in Guam

The Asia Pacific Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2017):[6]

Asia Pacific Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In
Service
Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 727-200F 1
Boeing 757-200PCF 2
Total 3

Former Fleet[edit]

The airline previously operated the following aircraft as of August 2016:[7]

  • 2 further Boeing 727-200F
  • 1 Boeing 727-200

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Info Archived 2009-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.." Asia Pacific Airlines. Retrieved on June 2, 2009. "Asia Pacific Airlines 156 Diablo Road, Suite 203 Danville, CA 94526"
  2. ^ a b Flight International. March 27, 2007
  3. ^ Randy Quimpo (23 April 2008). "NORPAC". YouTube. Retrieved 9 October 2017. 
  4. ^ Randy Quimpo (30 June 2014). "TUNA FOR CHINA ENG 20June2013 long version Q2 H 264 2100". YouTube. Retrieved 9 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "Guam's cargo operator Asia Pacific starts fleet renewal with B757". Ch-aviation.com. Retrieved 9 October 2017. 
  6. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 15. 
  7. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 15. 

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