Western Global

Commencing operations on August 4, 2014, Western Global Airlines (WGA) is a cargo carrier providing domestic and international ACMI freight services from its base at Sarasota Bradenton Airport. The carrier operates MD11F and 747-400BCF equipment leased from affiliate Neff Air LLC. WGA also works closely with sister company, Nordic Global Airlines to help achieve marketing and operational synergies.

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Missions

Hurricane Matthew

Beginning in the days before the hurricane, Airlink experienced high demand for transportation assistance from its NGO network, as both relief personnel and aid materials were needed to address the crisis. Together with Avianca, Copa Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and United Airlines, Airlink helped deploy 39 personnel on Disaster Assistance Response Teams (DARTs), groups of relief personne…

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Airlink AirBridge for Ebola Response

The Ebola outbreak affecting Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria was largest in history and the first in West Africa. During the main outbreak (Spring 2014 to Fall 2015), the virus spread to 28,465 people and took the lives of over 11,000. Sierra Leone and Liberia were especially hard hit, with high concentrations in urban areas.

The scarcity of medical supplies proved to be a major ba…

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