BUFFALO, N.Y. and BIG PINE KEY, Fla., Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- National Air Cargo Holdings, Inc., a multinational organization combining global freight logistics solutions with a Part 121 US Air Carrier ("National Air Cargo" or the "Company"), provided relief supplies to South Florida citizens still affected by Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 Hurricane that devastated the Florida Keys and still affects thousands of citizens living in affected areas.
The products, donated by local grocery stores in Boynton Beach, Florida and parents and students from the American Heritage School, were transported via a 53-foot tractor trailer on a journey that began in Delray Beach, Florida, picked up additional supplies in Plantation, Florida, and delivered much needed supplies like paper towels, toilet paper, and non-perishable goods to Big Pine Key, Florida, 140 miles south of Miami Beach and just 125 miles from Havana, Cuba.
Organized by National Air Cargo, volunteers loaded 23 skids of supplies before the tractor trailer made its three-hour journey Big Pine Key. Big Pine, a town with just over 5,000 residents, was completely cut off from the rest of the Florida Keys by flooding along the interstate, leaving its citizens stranded and without basic supplies for days.
Christopher Alf, Chairman and CEO of National Air Cargo, commented, "National has been doing business in Florida for over ten years. We are proud to support our local communities and will continue to provide whatever assistance necessary in the days and weeks to come."
Lori Alf, Director of National Air Cargo Holdings, Inc., coordinated the relief efforts with the Headmaster American Heritage, Robert Stone. Mrs. Alf stated, "The American Heritage family has shown tremendous resolve in the wake of several devastating natural disaster, providing relief to victims of both Hurricane Harvey and Irma, despite the fact that American Heritage itself was damaged by the storms."
The relief effort organized by National Air Cargo is one of many. The Company remains committed to supporting those in need and will continue to provide logistics and transportation support to those affected by natural disasters around the world.
About National Air Cargo Holdings, Inc.
National Air Cargo Holdings, Inc. is a multinational logistics corporation that combines a global network of multi-modal freight forwarding enterprises with a Part 121 U.S. Certified Air Carrier with World Wide Operating Authority for both passenger and cargo aircraft, National Airlines. National Air Cargo Holdings, Inc. has specialized in high-value custom transportation needs for corporations and governments for over 25 years. The Company provides global access to on-demand and customized logistics solutions the world over. National Airlines routinely flies from the U.S and Europe to the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia, as well as North and South America.
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