News Listings for Rickenbacker International

  • Webbies 2008 - Best Online Marketing Campaign

    News | 09 Feb 2009 09:00

    <H5> <TABLE style="FLOAT: right; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; OVERFLOW: auto; WIDTH: 125px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH>&nbsp;<IMG style="WIDTH: 125px; HEIGHT: 124px" alt="Flightglobal Webbies logo" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25635" border=0></TH></TR></TBODY></TABLE>Best Online Marketing Campaign</H5> <P><STRONG>Who’s this category for?</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>Websites that have been active in marketing their services or products in 2008</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>Criteria: the Best Marketing Campaign recognises the most effective marketing programme or campaign to support a brand or product. It is awarded to the campaign that demonstrated a clear use of multimedia, together with originality and effectiveness.</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>Judges: Thom Clayton (Head of Online Sales – Flight), Naomi Landau (Client Services Director – AGA)</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG> <TABLE style="FLOAT: right; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; OVERFLOW: auto; WIDTH: 200px" cellSpacing=0 cellPad
  • Southern Air ceases operations

    News | 06 Oct 1998 23:00

    <p>Financially troubled US cargo carrier Southern Air Transport (SAT), which has been up for sale for some time, ceased operations on 25 September. The airline plans to liquidate assets as it contemplates filing for bankruptcy protection from creditors. </p> <p>The end came after first Fine Air Services, and then Kitty Hawk, terminated negotiations to acquire SAT after inspecting the company's finances. </p> <p>Privately held SAT, which had recently moved from Miami International, in Florida, to a leased maintenance facility at Columbus, Ohio's Rickenbacker International Airport, operated a fleet of five leased Boeing 747-200 freighters, which are now parked. Eleven Lockheed L-100 Hercules turboprops had already been retired and stored in Marana, Arizona, and remain on the market. Meanwhile, three General Electric CF6-powered Boeing 747-200 freighters operated by Cargolux, but earmarked for SAT, have been acquired by Atlas Air, boosting the growing US cargo charter carrier's 747F fle
  • Moving to the heart

    News | 02 May 1995 23:00

    <p>Southern Air Transport's March announcement that it is to move its headquarters from Miami International Airport, Florida - its home to since its founding in 1947 - to Rickenbacker International Airport, Ohio, is part of a strategy to reshape the company for the next century. A critical part of that strategy, and key to the move north, is the acquisition of Boeing 747 freighters to meet increasing demand for air cargo. </p> <p>Judging by the rapid growth of all-747 cargo carriers Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo and Southern Air's own fast growing 747 fleet, the strategy appears sound. The company is not abandoning its traditional markets, however, and Southern Air is looking to find additional uses for its fleet of Lockheed Martin L-100 Hercules transports, including using them as feeder aircraft for its 747 freighter operations. </p> <p>Behind the growth of Atlas and Polar, and Southern Air's move to 747s, is the increasing demand for air-cargo capacity as the world economy rebound
  • Southern to develop L-100 combi

    News | 18 Apr 1995 23:00

    <p>SOUTHERN AIR Transport (SAT) is developing a passenger/cargo "combi" modification for the Lockheed Martin L-100 Hercules transport, for relief and other missions when a combination of people and freight needs to be carried. </p> <p>Hondo, Texas-based Knight Aerospace is performing and certificating the modification, says SAT president Bill Langton. </p> <p>The conversion involves the installation of a 19-passenger cargo-hold module complete with lavatory and galley. Aircraft modification will take eight weeks: installing or removing the module will then take 2-3h. The Miami, Florida-based cargo airline plans to modify six of its 15 L-100s to combi capability. </p> <p>Langton says that there has long been a demand for a combi Hercules. Likely missions include flights in support of construction and oil-exploration projects, when both equipment and crews need to be transported. </p> <p>SAT says that the aircraft modification will increase the flexibility of its L-100s, which also h