World Airways is to provide this month wet-leased two MD11F aircraft for service between Europe and various cities in Africa. World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings Inc. began operating aircraft for Allied Air in October 2008. Brian Bauer, chief commercial officer for Global Aviation holdings, said: "Allied Air Cargo and World Airways have built up a strong commercial relationship over the last three years, and I am pleased that we are extending this cooperation with a multiple-year agreement. World Airways will provide two MD-11 freighters to further serve the international needs of Allied and their business partners in Europe and Africa. Allied is a leading provider in these markets, and World is proud to be the airline of choice for their wide-body cargo capacity."
Allied Air is a Nigerian all-cargo airline operating four Boeing 727 freighters in addition to the two MD-11 freighters leased from World Airways. Allied works closely with its worldwide sales agent ANA Aviation Services, to provide scheduled flights and ad-hoc charter services. Allied Air carries more than 400 tons per week of fresh flowers and vegetables from Kenya and Uganda to major markets in Holland and the United Kingdom. World Airways specializes in providing ACMI solutions using B747-400 and MD-11 aircraft.
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