Florida West International
Airways is an American cargo airline based in Miami, Florida, USA.
operates scheduled and charter services worldwide, with its main
markets in Latin America, the Caribbean and the USA. Its main base is Miami
The airline was established in 1981 and was originally known as
Florida West Airlines. Following entry into Chapter 11
in October 1994
, its assets and
subsidiaries, were sold to Florida West International Airways in
. Operations restarted on 12 March 1996
. In December
, LAN Airlines
acquired a 25% stake in the airline, which has 66 employees.
Mansour Rasnavad is the president and CEO. (at March 2007
West operates freight services to the following international
scheduled destinations (as of March 2007) :
Salvador, Panama City, Bogotá, Medellín, Quito, Guayaquil, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Lima, Santo Domingo, Manaus, Viracopos and Curitiba.
The Florida West fleet includes the following aircraft (at May