Air Park Workers Raise Over $47,000 for Charity
WILMINGTON, OHIO - April 6, 2011 - Employees of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) and its subsidiaries at Wilmington Air Park pledged over $33,000 during an annual fundraising drive to benefit local charities. More than 1,300 employees from ATSG companies - which include ABX Air, Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services (AMES), and LGSTX Services - participated in the fundraising drive.
A $4,000 contribution from Airline Professionals Association Local 1224, and corporate donations of $5,000 each from ABX Air and AMES, brought the total raised to more than $47,000.
The American Cancer Society and the United Way of Clinton County received the lion's share of the funds. Other recipients included the American Heart Association, local food pantries, and a non-profit catastrophic relief fund for employees.
About ABX Air, Inc.
ABX Air (www.abxair.com) is an FAR Part 121 cargo airline headquartered in Wilmington, Ohio, with a thirty-year history of flying express cargo routes for customers in the U.S. and around the world. ABX Air also offers a variety of airline-related training, including dispatch training, flight training, and simulator time.
About Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, Inc.
AMES (www.airbornemx.com) is a one-stop aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) provider operating out of Wilmington, Ohio, with additional line maintenance operations in Cincinnati, Ohio and Miami, Florida. AMES holds a Part 145 FAA Repair certificate and provides heavy maintenance, line maintenance, material sales and service, component repair and overhaul, and engineering services to aircraft operators.
About LGSTX Services, Inc.
LGSTX Services (formerly ABX Equipment & Facility Services) is an established provider of airport support services with 30 years of experience in facilities maintenance, material handling equipment installation and maintenance, equipment/vehicle maintenance and repair, jet fuel and deicing services.
About Air Transport Services Group, Inc.
ATSG (www.atsginc.com) is a leading provider of aircraft leasing and air cargo transportation and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers and other companies that outsource their air cargo lift requirements. Through its principal subsidiaries ATSG provides aircraft leasing, air cargo lift, aircraft maintenance services, airport ground services, fuel management, specialized transportation management, and air charter brokerage services.