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Cargojet Airways Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2002
Hubs John C Munro Hamilton International Airport
Secondary hubs Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Montréal-Mirabel Airport
Fleet size 21
Destinations 16
Parent company Cargojet Inc.
Headquarters Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Key people Ajay K. Virmani (President & CEO)

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 over 800 employees and has 85 million USD market capitalization.


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.[1] When acquired, Georgian Express operates three Beech 1900 freighter and four Cessna Caravan freighter aircraft.


Cargojet Airways operates freight services to the following destinations (as of 2013, not including charters):[2]

Charter operations[edit]

Arctic Co-op Limited

Canadian North Cargo

Cubana Cargo

DHL Aviation

First Air Cargo


The Cargojet Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[3]

Cargojet Fleet
Aircraft In Service In Storage Payload Notes
Boeing 727-200F 7 0 60,000 lb
Boeing 757-200PCF 5 0 80,000 lb
Boeing 767-200ERF 1 0 100,000 lb
Boeing 767-300ERF 8 0 125,000 lb
Total 21 0


  1. ^ "Cargojet Acquires The Cargo Assets of Georgian Express Ltd. Press Release July 15, 2007". 2007-07-17. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  2. ^ "2013 Schedule" (PDF). 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-07. 
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 9. 

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