SOURCE: Global Aero Logistics Inc.

August 31, 2007 11:13 ET

Global Aero Logistics Inc. Announces Senior Executive Appointments

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - August 31, 2007) - Global Aero Logistics Inc. today announced several Senior Executive appointments following its acquisition of World Air Holdings on Aug. 14, 2007.

Under the new structure, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Subodh Karnik will be the following company officers:

--  Rob Binns, Chief Marketing Officer;
--  Gary Ellmer, Chief Operating Officer of ATA Airlines;
--  Josef Loew, Chief Strategy Officer;
--  Michael Towe, interim Chief Financial Officer;
--  Charlie McDonald, Chief Operating Officer of World Airways;
--  Mark McMillin, General Counsel;
--  Dick Meyer, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Policy;
--  Jeff Wehrenberg, Chief Operating Officer of North American Airlines;
    and
--  Doug Yakola, Chief Integration Officer.
    

Global Aero Logistics Inc. is the parent company of ATA Airlines, Inc., World Airways, Inc., and North American Airlines, Inc.

About Global Aero Logistics Inc.

In its 34th year of operations, ATA offers affordable scheduled service travel from destinations such as Guadalajara, Cancun, Hawaii, Oakland, Chicago, New York, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Washington, DC. Through connecting Southwest Airlines codeshare flights, ATA now serves customers in more than 60 markets. ATA is also a leading passenger charter airline serving the U.S. military and many other government and commercial customers. ATA operates a fleet of 29 aircraft and has approximately 2,500 employees. For more information, visit www.ata.com.

World Airways, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of World Air Holdings, Inc., is a U.S.-certificated air carrier providing customized transportation services for major international passenger and cargo carriers, international freight forwarders, the U.S. military and international leisure tour operators. Founded in 1948, World operates a fleet of 17 wide-body aircraft to meet the specialized needs of its customers. For more information, visit www.worldairways.com.

North American Airlines, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of World Air Holdings, Inc., is a U.S.-certificated air carrier offering air transportation services throughout the world for the U.S. military and commercial customers. Founded in 1989, North American operates a fleet of 10 aircraft in charter and scheduled service. For more information, visit www.flynaa.com.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Maya Wagle
    ATA Airlines
    317-282-2659

    Steve Forsyth
    World Airways, Inc.
    770-632-8322