Air General successfully launched AG Security, a division of Air General dedicated to Air Cargo Security. AG Security is designed to take ownership of the Air Carrier security screening needs. Responding to our customer’s request, US Airways in Charlotte was the launch client for AG Security.
Jeff Lyter, Air General’s Security Director, spent many months designing and producing AG Security X-Ray training in conjunction with our consultant from US Testing, and the TSA approved the training in October 2011. AG Security staff are identifiable by their separate smart red uniforms, and operate and are supervised completely independently from the normal cargo warehouse operation.
Qatar Airways, the industry renowned 5 star carrier and the fastest expanding airline in the world, added two weekly Boeing 777 freighters into IAH. While capacity is shared with Atlanta, there is plenty of new opportunity for freight forwarders on Wednesdays and Saturdays for the European and Orient markets. There’s no shortage of freight that can be uplifted out of Houston. Qatar Airways parks right behind Air General’s warehouse for a very convenient handling. Houston’s monthly throughput will now exceed 3 million kilos per month.
Air General immediately increased warehouse space, and has agreed to provide segregated office and operations accommodations for Qatar Airways Air General and staff.