Western Global Airlines’ freighter fleet of 16 company owned fuel-efficient heavyweight MD-11 and 747-400 aircraft, all equipped with GE engines, affords it significant operating advantages which benefit its customers   


    • Our critical mass provides us substantial operating efficiencies

    • Our aircraft are efficient and reliable, supported by expert maintenance resources

    • Our Boeing Tier-1 customer status ensures the highest standards

    • All our aircraft are heavyweight models with maximum payload capability

    • All our assets are owned outright – freedom from lenders supports our low cost model

    • We only fly the General Electric CF6-80C2, the most reliable and fuel efficient engine

    • We own an extensive inventory of spare aircraft, engines and parts

MD-11 Landing at Lakeland

The MD-11F is a proven asset, and due to its competitive edge, it is among the most extensively utilized wide-body cargo aircraft in the world

There are as many MD-11 freighters in operation as 747-400F’s, serving as the workhorse of the world’s wide-body cargo fleet.

They are the backbone of the most successful cargo operators in the world, including Fed Ex, Lufthansa and UPS.

The MD-11F has significant strengths and advantages for freight operations as compared to the 777F, 747F, and 767F

The MD-11F edge over the 777F:

  • lower cost per kilo
  • lower trip cost
  • flies faster, less block hours for the same trip
  • positioning cost much lower

The MD-11F edge over the 747F:

  • lower cost per kilo
  • much lower trip cost
  • much lower positioning cost
  • comparable speed

The MD-11F edge over the 767F:

  • much lower cost per kilo
  • flies faster, less block hours for the same trip
  • carries almost twice the payload, slightly higher trip cost


Western Global Airlines cracked the code on how to capture the advantages of the MD-11F to benefit its customers

WGA’s fleet of MD-11F’s is the best in the industry and offers many advantages.  All our aircraft  are heavy weight max payload models, all are powered by GE’s CF6-80 C2 D1F engines, the most fuel efficient and reliable available, and they benefit from fleet commonality.  The operating fleet is supplemented by spare aircraft and engines, the world’s most extensive MD-11 parts inventory, and the highest maintenance expertise.  All are certified to WGA’s stringent FAA 121 standards, and our Boeing Tier-1 Customer status ensures the highest quality support from the OEM.


The resultant benefits to WGA’s customers are lower price per kilo, lower price per trip, lower risk and increased flexibility


Please contact us for a customized analysis and a quote of your specific requirements 

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