South Bend, IN — March 15, 2012, Towne Air Freight has been selected as the primary North American provider of logistics and ground transportation for British Airways and Iberia. Under the multi-year agreement, Towne Air Freight will supply the majority of British Airways’ and Iberia’s road feeder and expedited trucking needs in the USA and Canada. The new partnership goes into effect April 1, 2012.
“We’re delighted to have forged a new partnership with British Airways and Iberia,” said Tom Downey, Towne Air Freight’s President and CEO. “We’re proud that British Airways and Iberia view Towne as a true partner—one that is flexible, safety conscious and service oriented—to benefit their global customer base.”
"Our North American feeder system is larger than ever and in fact, growing. We are confident that Towne Air Freight is an excellent fit to help us continue expanding this important part of our business,” said Joe Le Beau, Vice President, North America for British Airways and Iberia Cargo. "Towne has exhibited attention to detail and a vested personal interest in customer care, both which we see as critical in the companies we trust to perform on our behalf."
“British Airways and Iberia join a growing list of international and domestic forwarders and airlines to contract with Towne Air Freight to expand the services they are able to offer to their customers,” said Paul Martins, Towne Air Freight Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Towne’s coverage area and broad spectrum of services multiplies their logistics offerings and solutions.”
About Towne Air Freight
Towne Air Freight is a privately held company headquartered in South Bend, IN, that provides a wide range of freight trucking services to more than 60 airport markets throughout North America. Towne also manages air freight trucking for international and domestic airlines. For more information, please visit www.towneair.com.
About British Airways and Iberia Cargo
In 2011 the operations of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo had a joint turnover of €1,190 million. They have a combined workforce of more than 2700 people covering a global network of over 200 airports.