Centurion Air Cargo

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Centurion Air Cargo
Centurion New.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
WE CWC CHALLENGE CARGO
Founded 1985
Hubs

"SuperHub":

South America:

Europe:

Fleet size 5
Destinations 20+
Employees 1000+
Website http://www.centurioncargo.com

Centurion Air Cargo operating as Centurion Cargo is an American cargo airline based in Miami, Florida, United States; operating all-cargo services.

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.[1]

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.

Fleet[edit]

Centurion Cargo MD-11F
Centurion Cargo Boeing 747-400ERF

The Centurion Air Cargo fleet comprises of the following aircraft (as of October 2016):[2]

Daily Air Fleet
Aircraft In
Fleet
Boeing 747-400BDSF 1
Boeing 747-400ERF 2
McDonnell Douglas MD-11CF 1
McDonnell Douglas MD-11F 1
Total 5

Retired Fleet[edit]

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 63. 
  2. ^ "Centurion Air Cargo Fleet details and history". Planespotters.net. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  3. ^ a b [1]
  • Jones, Geoffry P. "Miami Challenge". Air International, November 1993, Vol 45 No 5. ISSN 0306-5634. pp. 241–244.

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