National Air Cargo, Northlink Aviation ink deal
Firms join hands for hardstand terminal capacity at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
National Air Cargo Holdings Inc. (National), a leading global air cargo carrier, and NorthLink Aviation LLC (NorthLink) on Tuesday announced an agreement for hardstand terminal capacity at NorthLink's air cargo terminal at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).
Under the agreement, National will have the certainty and flexibility to utilise world-class infrastructure to continue to grow its operations at the fourth busiest air cargo airport in the world.
NorthLink's south campus air cargo terminal will include:
- 11 power-through hardstands and 4 push-back hardstands
- 2 dedicated deicing stands
- Dual-hydrant fuelling systems at each hardstand
- Infrastructure to recover and recycle onsite glycol used for deicing aircraft
- Modern air cargo warehouse adjacent to hardstands
- LEED-certified office space for customers and operations team
- Ground service equipment facility
"Our agreement with NorthLink Aviation LLC will enhance our growing global airline operations and service offerings. The state-of-the-art facility at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport will position National at one of the busiest cargo hubs in the world. We greatly appreciate all the support offered by the NorthLink Aviation team and are eagerly looking forward to a prolific alliance in Anchorage" said Christopher Alf, Chairman of National Air Cargo Holdings Inc.
"We are honoured that National has chosen NorthLink as its infrastructure partner at ANC. We understand the critical importance of ANC to National's global operations and are eager to build a long-term partnership with the National team," said Sean Dolan, NorthLink CEO.
With the continued growth in air cargo volumes between Asia and North America, NorthLink will provide air carriers with the infrastructure to refuel, deice and exchange cargo safely and efficiently at ANC, capitalising on the airport's strategic location and unique commercial opportunities.
Based in Orland, Florida, National Air Cargo is a leading, integrated FAA Part 121 international air cargo carrier serving the globe. National's growing fleet comprises six Boeing 747s together with an Airbus A330-200 and a Boeing 757-200. National offers Commercial Cargo Charters, ACMI, CMI, and Scheduled Services.