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WGA's Role in E-Commerce Accelerates Growth

Tuesday Apr 30, 2019
The surge in e-commerce has brought about radical changes in customer expectations which now require speedy delivery both domestically and internationally.

DOD Recognition for Exceptional Reliability

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018
The US Department of Defense (DOD) recognizes Western Global Airlines (WGA) for exceptional service reliability during 2017, an unprecedented achievement for a first year DOD operator

Gov. Edwards, WGA Announce Shreveport Project

Tuesday May 8, 2018
Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Western Global Airlines CEO and founder James Neff announced the company will establish an aircraft maintenance facility at Shreveport Regional Airport.

Flexport and WGA Announce 3-Year Partnership

Friday Mar 2, 2018
Western Global Airlines is pleased to announce that it has entered into a three-year agreement with Flexport to provide dedicated 747-400 freighter scheduled service between Hong Kong and Los Angeles beginning on April 5.

Blanket International Scheduled Authority Granted

Wednesday Feb 14, 2018
Approval for Western Global Airlines' cargo expansion plans



Happy New Year from Around the World

Monday Jan 1, 2018
We have flown to over 300 airports in 115 countries on 6 continents.

Puerto Rico Relief Effort: Over 2M Lbs delivered

Thursday Oct 26, 2017
Western Global Airlines is continuing to operate relief flights to Puerto Rico, carrying emergency supplies in huge quantities aboard its wide body MD-11 freighters. Each flight delivers approximately 200,000 lbs. of supplies such as food, water and equipment. Two of its relief missions were flown out of Miami to BQN airport in Puerto Rico (Rafael Hernandez Airport) filled with tents, water and other supplies to set up a Tent City for families who were displaced due to the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria.

Long Term ACMI Contract Renewed with NAM

Tuesday Jul 18, 2017
Western Global Airlines renews its long term ACMI contract with Network Airline Management to operate up to three of its MD11Fs on behalf of NAM, primarily in the Europe ? Africa sectors, with operations based in Liege, Belgium.

# 1 Air Carrier of Mother's Day flowers to the US

Friday May 12, 2017
Imagine flowers in flight?picture a 747-400 freighter aircraft and MD-11 freighter aircraft filled with over a million brightly colored and beautifully fragrant flowers each! In the weeks leading up to May 14, Western Global Airlines made 76 flights from South America to Miami to transport an astounding 100 million flowers to Miami for Mother?s Day.

Endangered rhinos flown from Africa to U.S. sanctuary

Wednesday Apr 26, 2017
As part of an international conservation effort to protect the white rhinoceros from extinction, Western Global Airlines safely airlifted eleven endangered white rhinos from Johannesburg South Africa to an undisclosed wildlife conservation center in the Eastern United States.

Western Global assists in Madagascar relief efforts

Wednesday Apr 5, 2017
Western Global Airlines recently joined forces with Network Airline Management (NAM) and UN Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to provide relief for citizens of Madagascar impacted by the devastating effects of Cyclone Enawo?s landfall. On March 17, Western Global Airlines airlifted 175,000 pounds of humanitarian supplies to Madagascar?s capital for UNICEF aboard one of its MD-11 freighters.

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