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Name: BAX GLOBAL
7JetSet7 Code: BNA
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: FORT WAYNE
Country: USA
Employees 87
Web: baxglobal.com
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Background
(definitions)

ESTABLISHED IN 1972. HQ IN IRVINE, CALIFORNIA. FORMERLY BURLINGTON AIR EXPRESS. INTERNATIONAL, CARGO EXPRESS, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

FEBRUARY 1992: ACCDT: (BNA) DC-8-63C (HUSHKITTED) (45923, /68) DESTROYED NEAR TOLEDO EXPRESS AIRPORT.

JANUARY 1996: 4TH QUARTER = +$10.3 MILLION (+2%). 1995 = +$32.9 MILLION (+38.4 MILLION) (NET PROFIT), ANNOUNCED BY JOSEPH FARRELL, CHAIRMAN.

MARCH 1996: (http://www.baxworld.com).

MAY 1996: CHANGED NAME FROM "BURLINGTON EXPRESS" TO "BAX GLOBAL."

5 727-200F'S (20180; 20186; 20995; 21157; 21158), (KHC) WET-LEASED.

JUNE 1996: CONTINUES TO EXPAND OVERSEAS IN ITALY AND HONG KONG.

1 DC-8-71F (45973), EX-(UPS), (GUI) LEASED.

OCTOBER 1996: ACQUIRED ITALIAN FREIGHT FORWARDER LDS (DISTRIBUTION DIVISION OF PIRELLI).

CODE SHARE WITH QANTAS AIRWAYS (QAN) TO AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND FROM NEW YORK (JFK) USING TOLEDO HUB (747F).

MARCH 1997: NEW SERVICE FOR WESTERN USA, MEXICO, WITH DALLAS FORT WORTH (DFW), LOS ANGELES (LAX), SAN FRANCISCO (SFO), SIMI VALLEY, & SEATTLE (SEA) (DC-8F). ALSO SAN DIEGO, SACRAMENTO, RENO, LAS VEGAS, AUSTIN, AMARILLO, AND SAN ANTONIO.

JUNE 1997: EXPANDS AIR FREIGHT SERVICE TO PORTLAND, OR WITH DIRECT SERVICE TO TOLEDO HUB.

+2 727-200F'S (8TH & 9TH) EX-KITTY HAWK (KHC).

OCTOBER 1997: CHANGES NAME TO "BAX GLOBAL" (BNA). NOW HAS 500 OFFICES IN 119 COUNTRIES.

22 727'S, AND 16 DC-8'S FROM TOLEDO HUB, OHIO. 1 DC-8-63F (46049) PURCHASED FROM MELLON LEASING.

JANUARY 1998: $76 MILLION TO ACQUIRE DISTRIBUTION SERVICES LTD (DSL), AN OCEAN FREIGHT FORWARDING & LOGISITICS WAREHOUSING COMPANY SERVING ASIA PACIFIC/USA ROUTES WITH FACILITIES IN LOS ANGELES (LAX), CHINA AND HONG KONG.

FEBRUARY 1998: ACQUIRES AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL (TIN) FOR $30 MILLION.

SHELLEY UITZETTER, DIRECTOR QUALITY.

JUNE 1998: ROBERT CAMPBELL, PRESIDENT & CEO.

1 DC-8-71F (CFM56-2C1), EX-AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL (TIN).

SEPTEMBER 1998: STEVE DEARNLEY, PRESIDENT ASIA-PACIFIC; GREG
MONTGOMERY, PRESIDENT LATIN AMERICA & CANADA; MALCOLM HEATH, PRESIDENT EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA; & DENNIS EITTREIM, PRESIDENT USA.

OCTOBER 1998: 727-173C (19504), SOLD TO DAVID CLARK.

NOVEMBER 1998: STEPHEN DIXON, VP PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT.

727-21C (19134), SOLD TO AIRCRAFT INVESTMENTS ASSOCIATES.

FEBRUARY 1999: JAMES SCHUTZENHOFER, DIVISION VP SOUTH CENTRAL US. MICHAEL DIECKMANN, MANAGING DIRECTOR GERMAN OPERATIONS.

MAY 1999: DC-8-61F (45964, N861PL), EX-(CKF), (KHC) LEASED.

JANUARY 2000: BOB MOSS, VP TRANSPORTATION & ENGINEERING.

APRIL 2000: (http://www.baxglobal.com).

OPERATES DOMESTIC SCHEDULED CARGO SERVICES FROM TOLEDO, OHIO, TO OVER 70 CITIES IN THE USA, CANADA, AND MEXICO.

JULY 2000: 1 DC-10-30F (CF6-50C2), GEMINI AIR CARGO (GMN) WET-LEASED.

MARCH 2001: DORIS HALL, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER.

APRIL 2001: AIRBUS (EDS) CONTRACT TO ACT AS IN-HOUSE FORWARDER AT AIRBUS WORLDWIDE MATERIAL SERVICE CENTER, HAMBURG. AIR FRANCE (AFA) CONTRACT TO MANAGE AERONAUTICAL MATERIALS AT ORLY & ROISSY, WITH DOOR-TO-DOOR DELIVERY SCHEDULE FOR PARTS FROM VENDORS IN ASIA, FRANCE, AND THE USA.

MAIN BASE: TOLEDO, OHIO, WITH SCHEDULED CARGO SERVICES TO >70 CITIES IN THE USA, CANADA, AND MEXICO.

NOVEMBER 2003: SUSPENDED OPERATIONS.

December 2005: DC-8-63F (46049, N867BX), sold to ExpoAir (EXV) as (4R-EXJ).

August 2006: INCDT: (BNA) 727-200C, Flight 705BX encountered encountered severe weather over Alberta, Canada. The airplane was cruising at 35,000 feet when it encountered tennis ball sized hail. The pictures below show some of the damage. All landing lights were destroyed, as was the radar. The crew was forced to make a "blind" emergency landing. Upon safe return to the ground, the first officer and flight engineer quit. It is expected that the airplane is a total loss as its structural integrity has been compromised.

Fleet:
(definitions)

November 2003:

12 727-100C (JT8D HK).

9 727-200F (JT8D HK) (20180; 20186; 20995; 21157; 21158), (KHC) WET-LSD.

1 DC-8-61F (364-45964, N861PL), (KHC) LSD 1999-05.

17 DC-8-63F (46049; ST EXPOAIR (EXV) 2005-12).

1 DC-8-71F (45973), EX-(UPS), (GUI) LEASED.

1 DC-8-71F (45994).

1 DC-8-71F (CFM56-2C1), EX-(TIN) 1998-06.

1 DC-10-30F (CF6-50E2), (GMN) WET-LSD 2000-07.

Management:
(definitions)

JOSEPH FARRELL, CHAIRMAN.

ROBERT CAMPBELL, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) (1998-06).

JOEY CARNES, AMERICAS PRESIDENT.

STEVE DEARNLEY, ASIA-PACIFIC PRESIDENT.

KEVIN MELLOR, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA PRESIDENT (1998-09)

GREG MONTGOMERY, LATIN AMERICA & CANADA PRESIDENT (1998-09).

JOSE CARLOS SOLIMEO, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

ESTHER DELURGIO, SENIOR VP & CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER (CIO).

BOB MOSS, VP TRANSPORTATION & ENGINEERING (2000-01).

MICHAEL DIECKMANN, MANAGING DIRECTOR GERMAN OPERATIONS (1999-02).

GLEN BEECHER, VP TOLEDO HUB OPERATIONS.

STEPHEN DIXON, VP PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT (1998-11).

JAMES SCHUTZENHOFER, DIVIONA VP SOUTH CENTRAL USA (1999-02).

MARK MAZZA, VP & GENERAL MANAGER USA INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS (2000-05).

RICK WHITAKER, VP INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS (2000-05).

GREG DAVIS, VP LATIN AMERICA OPERATIONS (2000-05).

DORIS HALL, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER (CIO) (2001-03).

KIM OAKLEY, DIRECTOR AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE.

SHELLEY UITZETTER, DIRECTOR QUALITY (1998-02).

 
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