Japan based Nippon Cargo Airlines announces the formation of NCA Americas, Inc.
Established to strengthen its position in the North America market, this new entity will have the responsibility for management of all NCA activities within North Americas.

NCA Americas will be headquartered at JFK International Airport, Jamaica, New York. Mr. Shunichi Fujimura, a board member of NCA, has been appointed President of the new company.

In addition, NCA has hired Shawn McWhorter as the Executive Vice-President,

NCA Americas, Inc. and Vice-President and General Manager, NCA Co., Ltd. In this new role, Mr. McWhorter will be responsible for oversight of all day-to-day activities of NCA Americas. Shawn has over 17 years of airline experience, most recently working with Northwest Airlines Cargo.

“The creation of NCA Americas, Inc. will help NCA to achieve its goals of promptly and effectively meeting the needs of air freight forwarders throughout the world, and it will assist in the global development of the company,’ says Mr. Fujimura. “This also completes another milestone in company’s Phase 1 of the ‘Phoenix Project,’ which is to establish a Global and Efficient Common Cargo Carrier policy.’