Air freight pioneer Roy Bowles dies aged 84


 

Roy Bowles OBE, founder and chairman of air cargo specialist Roy Bowles Transport, died suddenly last Thursday after a short illness at the age of 84. His son and joint managing director Stephen Bowles said Roy was being treated in hospital for a chest infection which developed into pneumonia. “He was sharp ‘til the end,” Stephen said, “and I was by his side.” Roy Bowles was one of the pioneers of air freight haulage when he started moving cargo from […]