Centurion Air Cargo is a
cargo airline based in Miami, Florida, USA.
operates all-cargo services to Central
and South America
16 scheduled destinations. It specialises in carrying seafood,
vegetables, flowers and horses to and from Latin America
. Its main base is Miami
was established in 1985. It was
formed as a wholly owned subsidiary of Challenge Air Transport, but
this connection was severed in 1986. In June 1999, United Parcel
Service agreed to buy the assets of Challenge Air Cargo,
excluding the company's name and air operator's certificate.
In 2001, Challenge Air Cargo was renamed to 'Centurion Air Cargo'.
Centurion Air Cargo was then formed in July 1999, taking over the
Challenge Air Cargo.
After some interesting years of service, Centurion Air Cargo was
purchased by AMC
continues to operate successfully as a sister company to Cielos Airlines
and Master Top Airlines
During 1998 and 1999, Challenge Air Cargo received 3 Boeing 707-300Cs
from Japan Airlines
. Some were stored away after
As of November 2008 the Centurion Air Cargo fleet includes:
Newly acquired former Gemini Air
MD-11F recently joined the fleet.
- "Challenge Air Cargo @ Aeromoe