North American Airlines Grows its Charter Fleet -- Just in Time for Bowl Season

JAMAICA, N.Y. , Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Airlines, a subsidiary of Global Aero Logistics Inc., is growing its fleet of charter jets just in time for this season's college football bowl games. North American has entered into an agreement with aircraft lessor AerCap Group to take delivery of its sixth Boeing 767-300ER in December 2008 .

"This additional B-767 will be used to grow our commercial and military charter business," said Jeff Sanborn , Global's Chief Marketing Officer. "We know there is an annual scramble for air travel by the 68 bowl teams, bands and their fans. Not only are we making sure we have enough aircraft available to fly them to their end zones, but we've enhanced our website to make requesting a charter quote easy to tackle."

College teams, athletic departments, alumni associations and travel agent packagers can request a quote for aircraft pricing and availability at In addition to North American's fleet of B-757 and B-767 aircraft, Global is offering DC-10 and MD-11 aircraft for bowl charters from its other airline subsidiary, World Airways.

"From 197 seats to 355; from sports drinks and peanuts to beer and brats; from Honolulu to Miami ; North American Airlines and World Airways can provide the right planes and the right service for a winning combination," said Sanborn.

North American Airlines and World Airways operated charter flights to 11 bowl and conference championship games in the 2007-2008 college football season.

Global Aero Logistics, based in Peachtree City, Ga. , is the parent company of North American Airlines and World Airways. North American Airlines, founded in 1989, operates passenger charter flights using B-757 and B-767 aircraft. World Airways, founded in 1948, operates cargo and passenger charter flights using DC-10, MD-11 and B-747-400 aircraft.

SOURCE North American Airlines