Air Freight NZ


Air Freight NZ

Infobox Airline
airline = Air Freight NZ

logo_size = 100
IATA = AF
ICAO = AFNcite web|url=http://www.caa.govt.nz/airlines/callsigns.pdf|title= CAA Callsign Register]
callsign = Air Freight
founded = Fact|date=April 2008July 1989
headquarters = Auckland, New Zealand flagicon|New Zealand
hubs = Auckland International Airport
focus_cities = Palmerston North International Airport Christchurch International Airport
fleet_size = 5
destinations = 3
website = http://www.airfreightnz.co.nz
key_people =

Air Freight NZ is a cargo airline based in Auckland, New Zealand. It operates scheduled overnight cargo services on behalf of owner Freightways Express. Domestic charter services are also operated. Its main base is Auckland International Airport, with hubs at Christchurch International Airport and Palmerston North International Airportcite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 57 | date= 2007-03-27] .

History

The airline started operations in July 1989, headed by Peter Vincent. Its primary contract was the courier division of New Zealand Railways. It is now wholly owned by Freightways Express.

Incidents and accidents

*3 October 2003: Air Freight NZ Convair 580, ZK-KFUcite web|url=http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20031003-0|title= ASN Accident Report] , was lost off radar near the Kapiti Coast. Fatalities: 2.
*31 July 1989: Air Freight NZ Convair 580, ZK-FTBcite web|url=http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19890731-0|title= ASN Accident Report] , descended shortly after takeoff from Auckland International Airport, colliding with a bank before crashing into Manakau Harbour. Fatalities: 3.

Destinations

Air Freight NZ operates freight services to the following destinations (at March 2007) : Auckland, Christchurch and Palmerston North.

Fleet

The Air Freight NZ fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2007) :

*4 Convair 580
*1 Convair 5800

External links

* [http://www.airfreightnz.co.nz/ Air Freight NZ / Freightways]

References


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