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Cargojet
Cargojet Airways Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
W8 CJT CARGOJET
Founded 2002
Hubs John C Munro Hamilton International Airport
Secondary hubs Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Montréal-Mirabel Airport
Fleet size 19
Destinations 16
Parent company Cargojet Inc.
Headquarters Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Key people Ajay K. Virmani (President & CEO)
Website http://www.cargojet.com

Cargojet Inc. (TSXCJT) is a scheduled cargo airline based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. It operates cargo services in Canada and internationally, as well as full aircraft charters. Its main base is John C Munro Hamilton International Airport.[1] Cargojet Airways is a public company with over 800 employees.

History

The airline was established on 21 February 2002 and started operations in June 2002. It was formerly Canada 3000 Cargo. Ajay Virmani initially acquired 50% of Canada 3000 Cargo in July 2001 and bought the remaining half in February 2002. He is the Chief Executive and President of the airline. The name change to Cargojet came into effect on 22 February 2002. In July 2002 it acquired Winnport Logistics.

On July 17, 2007 Cargojet Airways acquired the Georgian Express cargo operations. The regional operation will operate under the name CARGOJET REGIONAL.[2] When acquired, Georgian Express operates three Beech 1900 freighter and four Cessna Caravan freighter aircraft.

Fleet

Cargojet operates an all-Boeing fleet of the Boeing 767-300ER, 767-200ER, 757-200ER, and 727-200. The aircraft are configured in an all-cargo configuration.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Locations:: Hamiltion". Cargojet.  http://www.cargojet.com/locations/Hamilton.htm
  2. ^ "Cargojet Acquires The Cargo Assets of Georgian Express Ltd. Press Release July 15, 2007". Cargojet.com. 2007-07-17. Archived from the original on 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  3. ^ "Cargojet:: Freighter Fleet". Cargojet. Retrieved 19 April 2018. 

External links

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