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Press Releases from MAXIMUS AIR CARGO (8 total)

WEB WAY TO CARGO CONVENIENCE

Maximus Air Cargo customers can now take advantage of new interactive features on its website maximus.aero 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

HIGH-FLYING MAXIMUS DOUBLES TURNOVER IN 2008

Maximus Air Cargo, the Abu-Dhabi headquartered specialist ‘heavy-lifter’ of the airfreight world, more than doubled its turnover during 2008 – topping $100 million for the first time. Total sales revenue of $110.8 million grew by 134 per cent from $47.3 million, driven by expansion in fleet capacity and consistent dispatch reliability. Freight-ton kilometres flown during the year, the most important indicator of air cargo operations, grew to 347,785 – up

MAXIMUS FLIES AID TO SUDAN

Maximus Air Cargo has been commissioned to fly humanitarian aid to conflict-ridden Sudan. The Abu Dhabi-headquartered heavy lifter of the airline world will carry about 4,500 tons of relief supplies from Khartoum over the next six months, including food, shelters, medicines and other relief supplies. The mission is funded by the UAE government as a gift to Sudan's Humanitarian Aid Commission. Maximus will dedicate one special purpose Lockheed Hercules L382G aircraft

NEW OWNERSHIP PAVES THE WAY FOR GROWTH BY MAXIMUS

Abu Dhabi, 17 November 2008 - Abu Dhabi Aviation has acquired a 95 per cent stake in Maximus Air Cargo, the specialist heavy-lifter of the Middle East airline industry. “Maximus will retain its brand, operational independence and management structure, and the change will allow the company to pursue its route to increased efficiency and profitability and ensure corporate growth,” said president and chief executive Fathi Hilal Buhazza. Maximus has just

MAXIMUS MAINTAINS HIGH-FLYING GROWTH TREND

Maximus Air Cargo, the Abu-Dhabi headquartered specialist ‘heavy-lifter’ of the airfreight world, has reported outstanding growth during the first nine months of 2008, with up to four-fold increases in key performance measures. Freight-ton kilometres flown, the most important indicator of air cargo operations grew to 278 million – up from 69, million in the same period of 2007, an increase of 401 per cent. Hours flown followed a similar pattern,

MAXIMUS FLIES HIGH WITH TOP CARGO AWARD

Abu Dhabi (UAE) 2 June 2008 - Abu Dhabi-based Maximus Air Cargo has topped an outstanding start to the year by being declared Cargo Operator of the Year (Cargo Airline) in the 2008 Middle East Supply Chain & Transport Awards. The awards celebrate the region’s shipping, cargo and logistics industries and honour regional and international players that have delivered outstanding performance. Organised by ITP Business Publishing, the awards ceremony took place

MAXIMUS ON A HIGH AS TURNOVER SOARS

Abu Dhabi, 25 May 2008 - Maximus Air Cargo, the Abu-Dhabi headquartered specialist ‘heavy-lifter’ of the airfreight world, more than tripled its turnover during the first four months of this year compared to 2007. At the same time, aircraft hours sold increased 6.3 times from 471 to 3,062. “We now have a bigger fleet, but the growth is also due to securing a much larger share of the market,” says Maximus president

MAXIMUS LEADS WITH AID TO MYANMAR

Abu Dhabi, 26 May 2008 - Abu Dhabi-based Maximus Air Cargo is at the forefront of delivering relief supplies to cyclone-ravaged Myanmar. The carrier is the second to be granted landing rights by the Myanmar government and has so far delivered more than 90 tons in two flights on behalf of the UAE Red Crescent Association, arriving within three days of the disaster being declared following Nargis. “Traffic rights were difficult