YPSILANTI, Mich. – National Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Air Cargo Holdings, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Transportation has granted new international passenger charter authority allowing National to expand its global reach.
“This authority represents a very significant milestone in National’s two-track strategy to augment and modernize our already substantial international cargo carrying capacity with market-leading international passenger charter operations,” Steven Harrison, president, National Airlines said. “Ours is an ambitious plan, and I’m extremely proud of our team’s world-class performance in safely bringing it closer to fruition.”
The United States Department of Transportation Office of the Secretary, Washington, D.C. issued a foreign charter certificate of public convenience and necessity to National Air Cargo Group, Inc. d/b/a National Airlines. This order authorizes National to engage in foreign charter air transportation of persons, property and mail in addition to the domestic and international all-cargo transportation offered for twenty-five years.
The order was issued by Susan L. Kurland, Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs, and approved by the White House.