Alpine Air Express, Inc., a leading regional air cargo carrier providing critical air infrastructure supporting a wide range of integrated logistics operations throughout North America, announced that it has acquired Suburban Air Freight Inc.
Headquartered in Provo, Utah, Alpine is a leading Part-135 air cargo operator with a long and distinguished history of providing its customers with safe and reliable air cargo transportation services. Alpine operates a growing fleet of more than 50 active aircraft and owns a proprietary Supplemental Type Certificate (“STC”) to convert the Beechcraft 1900D aircraft from passenger to cargo configuration, providing a unique value proposition to its blue-chip customers such as UPS, US Postal Service, FedEx, and others.
Alpine Air operates a fleet of 50 turboprop aircraft 35 twin-engine Beechcraft 1900D, 14 smaller Beechcraft 99 and a King Air 200 that transport mail packages and other time-sensitive cargo in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, California and Utah. It indirectly carries packages for Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) through contracts with UPS (NYSE: UPS) and the Postal Service and offers charter flights for automotive and other customers.
The deal positions Alpine Air Express, one of the largest regional air cargo carriers in the U.S., to begin flying for DHL Express and build on its expansion effort.
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