On December 16th COPA Airlines started service between Tampa, FL and Panama City and chose Air General to handle their air cargo requirements. A member of the Star Alliance, Copa Airlines is based in Panama City and serves as the flagship carrier for Panama. It is one of the fastest growing companies in Panama, and Air General is pleased to welcome COPA to the Air General family.
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.
On Monday, December 9th Air General commenced handling American Airlines cargo in New Orleans, LA. The very first small package shipment was film showing the fabulous victory of the New Orleans Saints playing in the National Football League game at the Superdome the previous night!