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Northern Air Cargo Expands Fleet Size, Capabilities



Anchorage based Northern Air Cargo (NAC) announced today that it is adding a 737-300 aircraft to its fleet.  The aircraft will be used to support existing Alaska business as well as the company’s expanding presence in the US domestic and international cargo markets.

The larger aircraft will carry approximately 10,000 pounds more freight and is more fuel efficient than the 737-200 which is the backbone of the company’s existing fleet.  "The 300 represents the next step for our company as we seek to continue modernizing our infrastructure and the services we can provide our customers", said David Karp, NAC President & Chief Executive Officer.  

The company expects to take delivery of the aircraft in Anchorage by November 1 of this year.

Northern Air Cargo was established in 1954 by the Sholton Family and is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of Saltchuk Resource Corporation.  The Northern Air Cargo family of companies offer scheduled and charter cargo services throughout Alaska, the Lower 48 and North America as well as aircraft maintenance and ground handling services.

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