Cargojet Airways

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Cargojet
Cargojet Airways Logo.svg
IATA
W8
ICAO
CJT
Callsign
CARGOJET
Founded 2002
Hubs John C Munro Hamilton International Airport
Vancouver International Airport
Montréal-Mirabel Airport
Secondary hubs Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Fleet size 22
Destinations 16
Parent company Cargojet Inc.
Headquarters Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Key people Ajay 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.[citation needed] Cargojet Airways is a public company with 400 employees and 24 million USD market capitalization.[1]

History[edit]

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. It is wholly owned by Ajay Virmani and has 405 employees (at March 2007).[citation needed]

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.

On May 1, 2008 Cargojet Airways acquired 51% ownership of Prince Edward Air Ltd..[3] In 2008 Cargojet also started a fleet renewal program that consisted of acquiring one Boeing 757-200ER and two Boeing 767-200ER. The 757-200ER that entered service in 2008 is a former TUIfly Nordic converted from passenger service to a freighter operation by Precision Freighter. The 767-200ER's are former American Airlines passenger jets converted to freighter operation by Israeli Aerospace Industries.[4]

In July 2010 the Cargojet Regional Cargo operation was sold to SkyLink Express.[5]

Destinations[edit]

Cargojet Airways operates freight services to the following destinations (as of 2013, not including charters):[6]

Charter operations[edit]

Arctic Co-op Limited

Canadian North Cargo

Cubana Cargo

DHL Express

First Air Cargo

Fleet[edit]

The Cargojet Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft as of November 2014:[7][8]

Cargojet Airways Fleet
Aircraft Total Variants Payload Notes
Boeing 727 10 727-200AF 60,000 lb C-FCJF, C-FCJU, C-FCJV, C-GCJB, C-GCJD (withdrawn from use), C-GCJK, C-GCJN, C-GCJQ, C-GCJZ, C-GUJC
Boeing 757 4 757-200F 80,000 lb C-FKAJ, C-FKCJ, C-FLAJ, C-GIAJ
Boeing 767 5 767-200ERF 100,000 lb C-FGAJ, C-FMCJ, C-GCJI, C-GCJO, C-GKLY
Boeing 767 3 767-300ERF 120,000 lb C-FPIJ, C-GUAJ, C-GYAJ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Profile for Cargojet Income Fund (CA;CJT.UN)". Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Cargojet Acquires The Cargo Assets of Georgian Express Ltd. Press Release July 15, 2007". Cargojet.com. 2007-07-17. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  3. ^ "Cargojet Completes Purchase Of Prince Edward Air Ltd. Press Release". Cargojet.com. 2008-05-01. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  4. ^ "FlightVibe Spring 2008" (PDF). Spring 2008. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  5. ^ "Press Release on Sale of Regional Network". Cargojet.com. 2010-07-15. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  6. ^ "2013 Schedule" (PDF). 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-07. 
  7. ^ "Cargojet fleet". Cargojet.com. Retrieved 2014-11-06. 
  8. ^ "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register". Transport Canada. Retrieved 2014-11-06. 

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