Western Global Airlines signs three year agreement with Flexport
March 22, 2018: Florida-based Western Global Airlines, recently entered into a three-year agreement with Flexport, to provide dedicated 747-400 freighter scheduled service between Hong Kong and Los Angeles, from April 5.
Initially, Western Global Airlines will start a twice a week roundtrip service between Hong Kong and Los Angeles, which will be augmented to three a week, in September.
Jim Neff, CEO and founder, Western Global said: “Our partnership with Flexport is a significant milestone, as it will enable the two companies to join forces, and revolutionise the traditional air cargo platform for the 21st century. Both Flexport and WGA were founded in 2013, and we have taken customer-focused approaches based on new technology. We have grown rapidly to become leaders and innovators in our respective business segments, and are partners in changing the air freight dynamic together. I believe that WGA’s responsive and robust service will allow Flexport to strongly serve its customer base, both in Asia and the US.”
Neel Jones Shah, SVP and Global head of air freight, Flexport said: “The new partnership will allow Flexport to offer predicable, affordable and a custom-tailored service to our customers, with guaranteed capacity, through seamless and dedicated scheduled service between Hong Kong and US.”
Western Global Airlines is a FAA Certified 121 all-cargo airline, which operates a fleet of B747-400 and MD-11 freighter airplanes globally for several top airlines, express companies, logistics providers, humanitarian and relief organisations, and the US DOD.