Commercial aircraft operations specialists
Global Supply Systems Ltd. was set up in 2001 as a British all-cargo carrier whose principal business is providing aircraft on long-term leases to other airlines on an ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, Insurance) basis. Operations commenced on June 29th, 2002 using a B747-400F leased from Atlas Air Inc. A second similar aircraft joined the fleet in October 2002 and a third arrived in August 2003. In November 2011 we became the first operator in the UK of the B747-8F, the largest aircraft ever on the British Register. The first commercial flight with that aircraft took place on November 8th. Two more aircraft were delivered during December.
The principal customer for the company is British Airways, on whose behalf we are operating scheduled services to the Far East, India, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the USA.
The company is majority British-owned, with Atlas Air Inc. as minority shareholder.
We are based at London Stansted Airport and currently employ 32 ground staff and 95 pilots.
Our maintenance division, GSS Technical, also provides maintenance management services for owners of all types of aircraft.