Centurion Air Cargo

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Centurion Air Cargo
Centurion New.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
WE CWC CHALLENGE CARGO
Founded 1985
Ceased operations June 2018
Hubs "SuperHub":

South America:

Europe:

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

Centurion Air Cargo operating as Centurion Cargo was an American cargo airline based in Miami, Florida, United States.

History

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] The airline surrendered its operating certificate to the Federal Aviation Administration in June 2018, after being unable to restructure its operations after financial difficulties.[2]

Centurion Cargo Center

Fleet

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

The Centurion Air Cargo fleet comprised the following aircraft prior to its closure:[3]

Daily Air Fleet
Aircraft In
Fleet
Boeing 747-400BDSF 1
Boeing 747-400ERF 2
McDonnell Douglas MD-11CF 1
McDonnell Douglas MD-11F 6
Total 10

Retired Fleet

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft:

References

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 63.
  2. ^ "Centurion Air Cargo closes it doors". Air Cargo News. 2018-08-23.
  3. ^ "Centurion Air Cargo Fleet details and history". Planespotters.net. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-12-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  • Jones, Geoffry P. "Miami Challenge". Air International, November 1993, Vol 45 No 5. ISSN 0306-5634. pp. 241–244.

External links

  • Centurion Air Cargo
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