On Monday, December 9th Air General opened its 23rd air cargo airport location in Memphis, TN to handle Southwest Airlines cargo. The former Air Tran service is one of several which Southwest took over recently as a result of their merger. Shippers are very happy to have another airline handling freight to and from the city.
American Airlines Cargo awarded Air General three new cities for cargo handling. The first of “The Three Ms” opened in Orlando, FL in October. Minneapolis, MN opens on December 2nd and New Orleans, LA will open on December 9th.
With the addition of these new cities we will now be servicing eight cargo stations for AA. Last year AA announced a new re-branding and marketing campaign dubbed “A New American”. The staff at Air General are proud to be a part of “the new AA.”
Over the past several months United Cargo has awarded cargo handling contracts to Air General in FLL, MSP, CLE, MCI and AUS.
Air General assumed the FLL operation on October 15th, 2012 providing Air Canada with service in that city as well. A very successful start-up in MSP followed, which also included US Airways. Air General handles American Airlines company mail in MSP as well.
Air General opened CLE, a former Continental Airlines hub, on February 25th. Customer feedback about the smooth transition has been extremely positive. The same smooth and seamless transition was repeated for the grand opening of Kansas City (MCI) on April 1. Air General also represents Delta Cargo, US Airways, Frontier Airlines and Alaska Airways in MCI. Most recently, Air General opened the third Texas location, AUS, in June 17th for UA and will add JetBlue at the end of July.
Air General is pleased to announce they now provide cargo handling services at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) effective April 1, 2013 for United Cargo, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, US Airways and Delta Airlines.
Since 1961, Air General’s family-owned organization has provided consistently high-quality cargo handling delivered by dedicated people focused on customer service excellence. They look forward to a long and productive partnership in MCI, providing fast, secure and reliable cargo handling service to all their customers.
Air General started operations in the United Airlines warehouse and is providing cargo handling operations in Cleveland (CLE) a former Continental Airlines hub, on February 25th. United operates over 200 flights per day out of Cleveland. Air General is providing cargo handling services for United as well as for US Airways. Customer feedback about the smooth transition has been extremely positive.
United Cargo, US Airways and Frontier Airlines transitioned to Air General cargo handling in MSP on January 22nd 2013. Air General is providing cargo services from the former United warehouse as well as providing mail handling services out of the US Postal Service airport facility. We also handle AA company mail. In June we added our first contracts with Icelandair and Sun Country. The main commodity imported from Icelandair is fresh fish, which is then transported via Sun Country to other areas of the country.
Air General is pleased to announce they have been awarded their first contract with Southwest Airlines to handle cargo in Manchester, New Hampshire. The MHT cargo operation was inaugurated on January 15th and becomes the 21st location in the Air General network, and the first location in their new home state of New Hampshire.
Air General began as a cargo and ramp handling company in BOS and was therefore headquartered in Massachusetts for nearly 50 years before making the move to Portsmouth New Hampshire in 2011.