World Airways Picks Up Mail Contract | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 09.19.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.19.14 **
** Airborne 09.17.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.17.14 **
** Airborne 09.15.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.15.14 **

Wed, Sep 10, 2003

World Airways Picks Up Mail Contract

Competition Breeds Efficiency; Efficiency Rewarded by Competition

Since the USPS went to an incentive/competitive air mail contracting program this Summer, a lot of accounts have changed.

One of the new ones is World Airways, which just announced that it has been selected to operate at least eight all-cargo flights between Newark (NJ) and Bahrain during the month of September. The award is the result of a competitive bid solicitation issued by the U.S. Postal Service, and flights, using DC-10-30F aircraft, will carry U.S. mail to and from American service personnel serving in Iraq.

Hollis Harris, chairman and chief executive officer of World Airways, said, "We believe that World's past record of reliability and performance for the U.S. Postal Service was a major reason for our selection to handle this contract. We look forward to working with the U.S. Postal Service on this important program, and we hope to continue to be a partner for future opportunities."

He added, "We have a long history in serving the air transportation needs of U.S. military working in all corners of the world. I'm proud that we are extending our support to the troops who provide such an important service for our country."

FMI: www.worldair.com

Advertisement

More News

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.21.14)

"The RCAF took the initiative to remove these functional, perfectly good parts and use them effectively. It was a sound decision, helping to ensure the long-term viability of the a>[...]

Enhanced F-35 Logistics Systems Delivered To Flight Test Locations

Integrates Preventative Maintenance, Flight Scheduling, And Mission Planning The 'next evolution' of the F-35 Lightning II's information technology backbone called the Autonomic Lo>[...]

Airbus Forecasts Strong Demand For Air Travel In The Middle East

Delivers First A380 To Qatar Airways Saying Airplane Is 'Ideal' For The Region Airbus has delivered Qatar Airways' first A380, and has used the occasion to tout the airplane as pla>[...]

NBAA Names 2014 Humanitarian Award Recipients

International Jet Aviation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, To Be Honored In Orlando The NBAA is pleased to announce that International Jet Aviation Services of Centennial, CO and the Make>[...]

NASA Seeks America's 'Best And Brightest' For Research Fellowships

Applications Period Open For Space Technology Grants NASA is seeking applications from U.S. graduate students for the agency's Space Technology Research Fellowships. The research g>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC