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Chapman Freeborn and Avion Express team up to provide medical cargo on passenger aircraft

By far the largest challenge felt in the air cargo industry currently is a lack of capacity. We are seeing unprecedented demand for the transportation of medical supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other essential equipment across the globe.

Unfortunately, there are only a finite number of cargo planes available for these crucial operations.

Chapman Freeborn has teamed up with Avia Solutions Group sister company Avion Express to bring their A320 and A231 passenger fleets to the cargo market. Utilising Chapman Freeborn’s half a century of cargo expertise and global contacts, the two companies…

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Chapman Freeborn supports the repatriation effort – brings hundreds back home

From the evacuation of 15,000 people following unrest in the Middle East in 2011 to coordinating repatriation flights during the H1N1 outbreak – Chapman Freeborn has been there to support with solutions when they’re needed…

Chapman Freeborn utilises in-house assets to ease cargo demand into North America

Following the announcement of President Trump’s travel ban on 26 European countries, the cargo industry has seen a sharp decrease in aircraft capacity from Europe to the United States. Commodities such as food items, pharmaceutical…

Kintetsu World Express and Chapman Freeborn support relief cargo into South Sudan

Kintetsu World Express, in partnership with Chapman Freeborn, recently completed a series of seven Airbus A300F charter flights from Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) to Juba, the capital of South Sudan, uplifting over 230,000kg of…

Chapman Freeborn appoints Norris Hiraki as cargo sales director – North America

Chapman Freeborn is pleased to announce the appointment of Norris Hiraki as cargo sales director, North America. Working closely with Neil Dursley, chief commercial officer and Alfie Arrowsmith, VP of cargo, Norris will play a…

Chapman Freeborn and AIA Cargo announce strategic cooperation in Ireland

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has launched a new strategic cooperation with Airbridge International Agencies (AIA) Cargo to strengthen both companies’ offerings in Ireland. UK-headquartered Chapman Freeborn is now the exclusive partner for all of AIA Cargo’s…

Avia Solutions Group acquires Chapman Freeborn

Avia Solutions Group, a global multipurpose aviation holding company with 76 subsidiaries engaged in aircraft maintenance, ACMI, aircraft leasing, pilot training, ground handling and fuelling, logistics, aviation IT solutions and business aviation, has completed the…

Chapman Freeborn OBC expands global footprint with new office in Los Angeles, California

Chapman Freeborn OBC has expanded its global network of offices to Los Angeles, California to help provide dedicated support for customers in the US market. The on board courier (OBC) specialist delivers time-critical consignments of…

Chapman Freeborn teams up with Maximus Air to deliver MRI machine to Maldives atoll

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Maximus Air recently teamed to deliver the first MRI machine to Addu Atoll, the southernmost atoll in the Maldives archipelago. Installation of the machine is part of the expansion at Hithadhoo…

Avia Solutions Group to acquire Chapman Freeborn

The forecasted revenue of the new group to reach €1 billion in 2019 Avia Solutions Group, a global multipurpose aviation holding, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shareholding in…

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