Trespassers Caught At ABX Air Facility
WILMINGTON, OH - July 28, 2005 - (NASDAQ-NM:ABXA) Three people are charged with Trespassing after jumping the fence onto airport property managed by ABX Air earlier this week.
"Our employees did a great job with this incident by being alert and reacting quickly to the situation," said Bob Gray, ABX Air Senior Director of Regulatory Compliance and Government Affairs.
ABX Air employees witnessed three individuals jump the fence and tracked their progress while following proper procedure. When the three jumped the fence exiting the property, employees and Security officers continued to monitor their progress until they were apprehended by ABX Security and the Sheriff's Office personnel.
"Airport security is very important everywhere," said Gray. "Our employees are a big part of our ability to maintain the security of this airport."
The case in now in the hands of the Clinton County Sheriff's Department and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Any breach of airport security is a national security issue and is required to be reported to the TSA.
ABX Air, Inc. is a cargo airline with a fleet of 114 in-service aircraft that operates out of Wilmington, Ohio, and 18 hubs throughout the United States. ABX became an independent public company effective August 16, 2003, as a result of the separation from its former parent company, Airborne, which was acquired by DHL Worldwide Express B.V. In addition to providing airlift capacity and sort center staffing to DHL Express, ABX provides charter and maintenance services to a diverse group of customers. With over 8,000 employees, ABX is the largest employer in a several county area in southwestern Ohio.
For more information, contact ABX Air