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Centurion Cargo to return to Amsterdam

Centurion Cargo (Miami) will restore the Miami-Amsterdam route on February 19 with Boeing 747-400F freighters per Cargo Facts. The carrier dropped its only European route last year. The company is restoring services and redeploying its previously parked aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 747-4R7F N901AR (msn 25868) taxies in the past at Amsterdam.

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Centurion Cargo could lose 5 of its freighters, pilots furloughed

Centurion Cargo (Miami) is struggling according to this report by the South Florida Business Journal.  According to the report, “five statutory trusts based in Dublin, Ireland filed a lawsuit in federal court on August 29 against Miami-based Centurion and its Sky Lease I affiliate. It claims the companies are delinquent on $10.2 million in lease payments on five aircrafts: one Boeing 747-400F and four McDonnell Douglas MD-11Fs.”

Until now the airline has not returned the aircraft.

The company was originally founded on November 8, 1985 as Challenge Air Cargo Inc. After many years in the business, on July 20, 2001 Challenge Air Cargo Inc. changed its name and started operating as Centurion Air Cargo Inc.

According to the airline, Centurion Cargo is a privately owned company founded in 2001.Based at Miami International Airport it currently operates a 550,000 square foot warehouse (51,097 square meters); divided into two different sections; a 159,000 square foot (14,772 square meters) Cooler and 391,000 square foot (36,325 square meters) Dry Cargo Area, the Centurion Cargo Center is by far the largest privately owned all cargo airline facility in North America, and operates a fleet of ten MD-11Fs and three 747-400ERFs.

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Update: Late on September 10, 2014 all pilots of Centurion Cargo received furlough notices.

Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 747-4R7F N901AR (msn 25868) arrives in Philadelphia.

Centurion Cargo: AG Slide Show

Centurion Cargo gets ready to add its first Boeing 747 freighter

Centurion Cargo (formerly Centurion Air Cargo) (Miami) is getting ready to take delivery of this former Cargolux International Boeing 747-400F freighter. The cargo airline currently operates McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighters.

Copyright Photo: Kok Chwee (K.C.) Sim/AirlinersGallery.com. Pictured today at Singapore, this Boeing 747-4R7F still wears the LX-KCV (msn 25868) registration.

Centurion Cargo: AG Slide Show

Cargolux Italia is flying to Dubai and Hong Kong

Cargolux Italia (Milan-Malpensa) is a new joint venture between Italian investors and Cargolux Airlines International S.A. (Luxembourg).  The new company is now flying its assigned Boeing 747-4R7F LX-KCV (msn 25868) between Luxembourg, Milan (MXP) and Hong Kong via Dubai going eastbound. It returns via Baku going westbound. Operations commenced on June 13, 2009. LX-KCV carries Cargolux Italia titles

A superb takeoff shot of Boeing 747-4R7F LX-KCV (msn 25868) departing from Milan (Malpensa). The freighter is named "Lombardia".  Copyright Photo: Paolo Maggiolo.

A superb takeoff shot of Boeing 747-4R7F LX-KCV (msn 25868) departing from Milan (Malpensa). The freighter is named "Lombardia". Copyright Photo: Paolo Maggiolo.

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