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02-23-2009 06:36 PM CET | Logistics & Transport

Press release from: MAXIMUS AIR CARGO

Maximus Air Cargo customers can now take advantage of new interactive features on its website which enable users to calculate cargo logistics, including maximum payload, flight distances, aircraft range, and currency conversions.

The site gives technical specifications for the eight aircraft in its all-cargo fleet – the largest in the Middle East – comprising Antonov An-124-100, Airbus A300-600RF, Ilyushin IL-76TD, and Lockheed Hercules L382G.

Customers can identify the most suitable aircraft for their needs, estimate payload, routing, and flight distances, and then obtain an online quote.

“Maximus ensures that maximum effort is applied to solving all outsized, heavy, or special cargo needs with unmatched safety and security,” says president and chief executive Fathi Hilal Buhazza.

“We then add a level of customer service normally applied to premium passenger operations, thus providing maximum value for money. We are privileged to serve our customers by applying experience evolved from a full generation of scheduled, charter, government, military, humanitarian, royal, VIP and private air transport.”

Maximus aircraft operate across the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia. With its Airbus freighters, Maximus operates regular scheduled cargo services on behalf of airlines including Etihad, Iberia, Air France, and Sudan Airways.

As the largest all-cargo airline in the Middle East, Maximus leads in diversity and capability. The four types of aircraft all have impeccable safety and maintenance track records, and their strength lies in the ability to excel at optimally meeting the needs of diverse sectors.

Maximus Air Cargo, the largest UAE based all-cargo airline specializes in aircraft wet-lease to other operators and moving outsized cargo.

Maximus operates a fully-owned fleet of eight freighter aircraft, comprising Antonov An-124-100, Airbus A300-600RF, Ilyushin IL-76TD and Lockheed L-382G Hercules. It holds a UAE Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) and operates to standards comparable to EU OPS-1.

Established in 2005, Maximus has a 130-strong highly-skilled and experienced workforce, focused on providing most responsive, practical, and cost-effective solutions. Its clients include royalty, governments, multinationals and relief organisations.

During 2008 the company has become the exclusive air relief support partner for the UAE Red Crescent and operated regular scheduled cargo services for airlines including Etihad, Iberia, Air France and Sudan Airways; non-scheduled flight hours reached 8,744 hours with 348 million freight-ton kilometres flown.

Future plans include expansion of the all-cargo aircraft fleet as well as adding aviation support services to the company's portfolio.

Thomas Bommer
Manager Marketing
Mobile: +971 50 505 9193

maximus AIR CARGO
P.O. Box 35367, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Phone: +971 2 447 4900 ext. 306

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