SOURCE: Global Aero Logistics

June 06, 2008 14:36 ET

World Airways Extends Contract With Sonair

Flights Link Texas and Angola With Nonstop Passenger Service

PEACHTREE CITY, GA--(Marketwire - June 6, 2008) - World Airways has signed an agreement extending MD-11 passenger service for the eighth year with Sonair Servicio Aereo, SARL, a subsidiary of Sonangol, the National Petroleum Company of the Federal Republic of Angola.

World operates three nonstop, round-trip flights per week between Houston, Texas and Luanda, Angola, through a collaborative effort between Sonair and the United States Africa Energy Association (USAEA). This unique service, known as the "Houston Express," is operated by World Airways on their behalf and provides the only available premium, exclusive and highly desirable nonstop travel for USAEA members.

Utilizing a specially configured MD-11 aircraft with 12 first-class, 78 business, and 23 super economy seats, the Houston Express provides the ultimate in passenger comfort. The first-class cabin features sleeper seats that recline flat, with cabin appointments and amenities rivaling international first class service offered anywhere.

World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aero Logistics Inc., is a U.S.-certificated air carrier providing customized transportation services for major international passenger and cargo carriers, the United States military, international freight forwarders and international leisure tour operators. Founded in 1948, World operates a fleet of wide-body aircraft to meet the specialized needs of its customers. For information, visit

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