Meet The Team

Frank Duffau

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Working in the Freight Forwarding & Logistics industry for over 23 years, the industry has given Cosi the knowledge and experience to handle any type of cargo to & from any destination. A passion to succeed and for exploring world trade, teaching and managing people, led him into Management very earlier in his career. Cosi is a commercially positive person who is very adaptable in any situation, with a very high standard of customer service ethics, which include excellent business & financial acumen, Solutions & Sales Focused, Confident & Very Personable. As a Proven Leader, loyal, honest, dedicated & passionate person, Cosi is always looking for new areas to develop the local industry, and therefore why he is a valued asset to the SWAC inaugural team.

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Decisive, action-orientated and result-focused professional, offering over 30 years of experience in high-end logistics, with at least 15 years of Project Management experience. Outstanding aptitude in project mobilization (Mining and Oil & Gas); remote locations supply-chain management; specialist logistics for humanitarian projects, defense industry and United Nations major cargo movements.

Frank is the IP owner and founder of South West Air Cargo and companies composing the group: South West Air Lines, South West Air Freight, South West Logistic Cluster and its eCommerce platform operating this system: South West Traders, all of which operated under the heading of its mother company: South West Aero Group

Nico Buchholz

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Offering a wealth of experience as Senior Advisor Fleet and technical Operations for iconic organisations such as Delta Airlines, and special advisory Board Member for KGAL (Parent company of GOAL - aircraft leasing), as well as Senior Advisor to the Board of Avinomics GmBH, and Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiative for Bombardier, Nico Buchholz is an accomplished global Executive with 30 years unique international experience covering all continents, mostly in the aerospace (OEM/Airline) industry and Rail and Leasing (GOAL, Malta).

Successfully result driven Nico joined the South West Air Cargo project in a Senior Advisory Position in charge of all International Airlines Relationship and Strategic Development program. With a large network in the aviation industry, medias and politics and a solid and very positive reputation throughout the industry Nico will participate actively at the launching of several aviation programs such as South West Air Lines and South West Air Freight programs that are interconnected with the South West Air Cargo project. 

Meet The Team

Cosi Cristodero

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Working in the Freight Forwarding & Logistics industry for over 23 years, the industry has given Cosi the knowledge and experience to handle any type of cargo to & from any destination. A passion to succeed and for exploring world trade, teaching and managing people, led him into Management very earlier in his career. Cosi is a commercially positive person who is very adaptable in any situation, with a very high standard of customer service ethics, which include excellent business & financial acumen, Solutions & Sales Focused, Confident & Very Personable. As a Proven Leader, loyal, honest, dedicated & passionate person, Cosi is always looking for new areas to develop the local industry, and therefore why he is a valued asset to the SWAC inaugural team.

Frank Duffau

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Decisive, action-orientated and result-focused professional, offering over 30 years of experience in high-end logistics, with at least 15 years of Project Management experience. Outstanding aptitude in project mobilization (Mining and Oil & Gas); remote locations supply-chain management; specialist logistics for humanitarian projects, defense industry and United Nations major cargo movements.

Frank is the IP owner and founder of South West Air Cargo and companies composing the group: South West Air Lines, South West Air Freight, South West Logistic Cluster and its eCommerce platform operating this system: South West Traders, all of which operated under the heading of its mother company: South West Aero Group

Nico Buchholz

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Offering a wealth of experience not only as a 15 year senior Exec in the Lufthansa Group, but also as Senior Advisor Fleet and technical Operations for an iconic organisation such as Delta Airlines, and special advisory Board Member for KGAL (Parent company of GOAL - aircraft leasing), as well as Senior Advisor to the Board of Avinomics GmBH, and Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiative for Bombardier, Nico Buchholz is an accomplished global Executive with 30 years unique international experience covering all continents, mostly in the aerospace (OEM/Airline) industry and Rail and Leasing (GOAL, Malta).

Successfully result driven Nico joined the South West Air Cargo project in a Senior Advisory Position in charge of all International Airlines Relationship and Strategic Development program. With a large network in the aviation industry, medias and politics and a solid and very positive reputation throughout the industry Nico will participate actively at the launching of several aviation programs such as South West Air Lines and South West Air Freight programs that are interconnected with the South West Air Cargo project.