Florida West International Airways


Florida West International Airways

Infobox Airline
airline = FLorida West International Airways

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fleet_size = 6
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IATA = RF
ICAO = FWL
callsign = FLO WEST
parent =
company_slogan =
founded = 1981
headquarters = Miami, Florida, USA
key_people =
hubs =
secondary_hubs =
focus_cities =
frequent_flyer =
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website = http://www.fwia.com

Florida West International Airways is an American cargo airline based in Miami, Florida, USA. It operates scheduled and charter services worldwide, with its main markets in Latin America, the Caribbean and the USA. Its main base is Miami International Airport.cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 83 | date= 2007-04-03]

History

The airline was established in 1981 and was originally known as Florida West Airlines. Following entry into Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October 1994, its assets and subsidiaries, were sold to Florida West International Airways in August 1995. Operations restarted on 12 March 1996. In December 2000, LAN Airlines acquired a 25% stake in the airline, which has 66 employees. Mansour Rasnavad is the president and CEO. (at March 2007).

Destinations

Florida West operates freight services to the following international scheduled destinations (as of March 2007)Fact|date=May 2007: Costa Rica, Guatemala City, San Salvador, Panama City, Bogotá, Medellín, Quito, Guayaquil, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Santo Domingo, Manaus, Viracopos and Curitiba.

Fleet

The Florida West fleet includes the following aircraft (at March 2007) :
*1 Boeing 767-300F

External links

* [http://www.fwia.com Florida West International Airways]
* [http://www.planespotters.net/Airline/Florida_West_International_Airways?show=all Florida West International Airways Fleet Detail]

References


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