Over 60 Years and Counting
Southern Air has a long and rich history as an industry pioneer dating over sixty years. Originally founded in 1947 as Southern Air Transport in Miami, Florida, the company quickly established itself as a leading air cargo carrier. Offering an array of air cargo solutions across the globe and utilizing a variety of purpose built cargo aircraft, Southern Air quickly built a reputation as being one of the world’s most innovative and dependable operators.
Fast forward to the present and Southern Air continues to innovate by being the world’s only ACMI provider of 777 freighters, offering the most versatile and efficient cargo solutions available. Our rich history has brought us to where we are today – the leading provider of contract air carriage for many of the world’s largest air carriers, shippers, government agencies and freight forwarding agents, assuring our clients greater flexibility, responsiveness and value.
Throughout our history, we have achieved and maintained the highest standards of flight safety and maintenance reliability. We know what it takes to deliver the consistent superior performance our partners count on to power and grow their markets. Around the clock and around the globe, we have brought safety and reliability to some of the most challenging regions in the world.