Asia Pacific Airlines makes $36 million investment to serve Micronesia

BY JACKIE HANSON

Journal Staff

A substantial investment in the region by Tan Holdings Corp. to the tune of $36 million has come to fruition following a nearly two-year process. The company has purchased and converted two used 757 aircraft to increase the cargo hauling capacity of its subsidiary Asia Pacific Airlines. The first plane began service last year, and the second plane launched into service this May.

The airline has operated in the region since 1998, utilizing three 727 aircraft to carry freight throughout Micronesia and the Western Pacific. Its customers include its sister company Luen . . .

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