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Air Charter
(800) 604 - 2511

If you've hit a wall when it comes to your time-critical shipment, and "we ran into a problem" just isn't an acceptable answer, where can you turn?

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Our air charter services are on call to step in and cover the distance, ensuring that your non-negotiable timeline stays firmly in place.

The fastest shipment method available, air charter through HotShotTrucking.com eliminates the delays, obstacles and worries that stand between your goals, your deadlines and the distance it takes to reach them. Don't settle for excuses: demand results by calling us first.

Your Air Charter Experience

When it comes to our comprehensive air charter services, there's no such thing as "too big" or "too small." We've partnered with providers across the country to give you unprecedented access to thousands of aircraft, ensuring that you'll always have the capacity and clearance you need to ship as fast as possible.

With a quick, easy phone call to our company, you'll be put in touch with a dedicated agent that will match your air cargo to the best plane and reposition an aircraft to pick it up ASAP.

Your agent will remain as a single point of contact throughout your shipment, eliminating frustrating "phone tag" and uncertainty. Your air cargo charter will consist of your shipment alone, so you'll always know that your needs don't just come first - they're the only ones we focus on, period!  

Benefits of Air Charter Services Through HotShotTrucking.com:

Process of cargo handling. Parcels loading with high loader
  • Your Cargo is the Only Cargo On Board. 
  • Your Agent Provides a Single Point of Contact.
  • Customized Recommendations for Shipment Size / Aircraft Pairing.
  • Timelines That Are Realistic and Plannable.
  • Access to a Nationwide Network of Aircraft.
  • Coast-to-Coast Air Charter for Nationwide Coverage.
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Charter Aircraft

Below is a list of many of the most commonly used aircraft for air charter services, we'll match the ideal charter freight option to your specific needs.

Aircraft Payload Capacity (kg) Volume (m3) Hold Size (cm) Door Size (cm)
Airbus A300 B4F 44,500 300 3,550x477x245 318x244
Airbus A300-A600F 47,000 426 4,070x528x245 358x256
Airbus A310-300F 40,500 270 3,300x477x240 318x244
Airbus A330-200F 70,000 475 5,882x528x245 358x256
Antonov An-12 18,000 85 1,355x280x240 280x240
Antonov An-124 120,000 750 3,648x640x440 640x440
Antonov An-225 250,000 1,100 4,535x640x440 640x440
Antonov An-26 5,500 30 1,110x220x160 230x167
Antonov An-74 10,000 52 1,050x215x220 240x227
ATR 42 Cargo 5,700 51 1,385x226x175 127x153
ATR 72 Cargo 8,200 76 1,796x226x175 127x153
BAe 146-200F 10,000 78 1,780x260x190 333x193
BAe ATP Cargo 8,200 78 1,550x200x180 263x172
BAe HS 748 6,000 55 1,055x190x180 267x172
Boeing B727-200F 24,042 186 2,712x351x213 340x218
Boeing B737-300F 19,275 130 2,324x317x214 348x216
Boeing B737-400F 19,237 154 2,440x319x214 340x210
Boeing B747-200F 111,583 759 4,800x486x304 340x312
Boeing B747-400F 120,200 735 4,800x486x304 340x312
Boeing B747-8 140,000 857 5,430x486x304 340x312
Boeing B757-200F 36,000 238 3,327x353x213 340x218
Boeing B767 -200F 42,000 367 3,116x442x250 340x244
Boeing B767-300F 54,000 450 3,890x450x250 340x250
Boeing B777-200F 103,000 653 4,412x582x315 372x315
Boeing MD 11F 85,000 575 4,400x488x244 350x259
Cessna 406 1,400 7 340x129x130 120x120
Convair CV-580 7,030 67 1,577x236x198 300x180
Aircraft Payload Capacity (kg) Volume (m3) Hold Size (cm) Door Size (cm)
Dassault Falcon 20 Cargo 2,041 10 6,09x152x140 187x140
Dornier 228 1,950 18 635x127x147 133x138
Embraer Bandeirante 1,500 14 590x133x144 180x143
Eurocopter AS-332 Super Puma 20,000 17 681x180x147 130x135
Fokker 27 6,000 62 1,524x210x190 232x178
Ilyushin IL-62 40,000 230 2,798x317x212 345x200
Ilyushin IL-76T and IL76-TD 48,000 180 1,850x345x325 345x325
Ilyushin IL-76TF 60,000 400 3,114x345x325 345x325
Ilyushin IL-96-400T 88,000 580 4,444x571x286 485x287
Kamov Ka 32 5,000 7 452x130x132 120x120
Kingair 90 1,000 4 368x127x120 160x109
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules 21,000 140 1,609x301x260 301x274
Lockheed L-188 Electra 15,000 91 2,200x274x210 355x198
Lockheed L1011 TriStar 55,000 440 3,300x485x274 431x284
McDonnell Douglas DC 9-15F 10,400 91 2,340x274x205 346x206
McDonnell Douglas DC-10F 65,000 484 3,725x558x234 356x259
McDonnell Douglas DC-8 54 55F 41,000 201 3,100x322x218 355x215
McDonnell Douglas DC-8 62F 42,000 220 3,300x322x218 355x215
McDonnell Douglas DC-8 71 73F 45,000 302 3,900x313x210 350x216
Metro II 1,250 18 900x110x27 135x130
Metro III 2,000 12 918x115x105 135x130
Mil Mi-26 20,000 110 1,200x320x310 290x320
Mil Mi-8 4,000 23 534x230x180 234x182
Piper PA-31 600 4 386x103x130 65x113
Saab 340 3,850 36 1,110x162x175 135x130
Shorts SD 360 3,200 42 840x176x180 141x167
Tupolev Tu 204 28,500 170 3,200x318x210 340x210

Experience You Can Trust

When we take your air charter cargo, you'll know it's well cared for every step of the way. From detailed quotes to tracking options that let you follow your shipment in detail, transparency is incredibly important to us, because we know it's important to you.

With decades of solid air charter performance to our credit, we've fine-tuned the process to "save the day" in those last-minute shipping crunches. From presentations that need a last-minute prototype to manufacturing plants short on a vital component, we take pride in providing air charter solutions that put the fastest possible air shipment option directly in your control. 

When the answer to "Can it get there in time?" needs to be yes no matter what, we're ready to mobilize a powerful, dedicated network of air charter professionals to make it happen on your timeline. We deliver crates, pallets, boxes and expectations: in fact, our expedited air charter service will deliver anything you can imagine - except disappointment. 

We're standing by to make your deadlines our deadlines, and we're ready to turn our fleet of thousands of aircraft positioned nationwide into your own personal air charter delivery solution. Call us right now at (800) 604-2511 to stop frantically searching for a solution and start tracking your air charter as it wings its way to your destination, all from the comfort of your desk. It really is that easy when you partner with air charter services from HotShotTrucking.com!

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