KF Cargo

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For the airline with IATA code KF, see Blue1.
KF Cargo
KF Aerospace logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
FK KFA FLIGHTCRAFT
Founded 1970
Hubs Kelowna International Airport
Secondary hubs Hamilton Airport
Fleet size 21
Parent company Barry Lapointe Holdings Ltd.
Headquarters Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Website KF Cargo

KF Cargo (formerly Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter) is a cargo airline based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. It operates long term cargo charters for couriers and freight companies, forest fire patrols and aircraft sales and leasing in Canada and worldwide. It also provides maintenance and aircraft manufacturing services.

History[edit]

KF Cargo is a subsidiary company of KF Aerospace, which was established as Kelowna Flightcraft on 20 March 1970 and the cargo subsidiary was established and started operating in June 1974. It is wholly owned by Barry Lapointe Holding.

Destinations[edit]

KF Cargo operates air cargo services to the following destinations:[1] Kamloops, Kelowna, Calgary, Prince George, Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg, also there is air cargo service from Miami to Caracas, Lima, Bogotá and Valencia[2] in South America.

Fleet[edit]

As of August 2015 the KF Cargo fleet includes:

Aircraft Active Inactive Total
Boeing 727-200F 2 11 13
Boeing 737-300F 1 [3] 0 1
Convair CV-580 5 0 5
Convair CV5800 1 0 1
Gulfstream G100 1 0 1
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30/F 2[3] 2 4
Total 12 13 25

In the past it has leased aircraft to other Canadian airlines including Harmony Airways, Greyhound Air, Roots Air and in the United States IFL Group Inc.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Bases[edit]

Pilot Bases include Kelowna, Hamilton, and Vancouver.

Primary Maintenance Bases include Hamilton and Kelowna with a Satellite Base at Vancouver.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flight Schedule
  2. ^ "KF Cargo launches Miami freighter services to South America 19 / 04 / 2016". 
  3. ^ a b "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 9. 
  4. ^ "C-GWUG Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "AVIATION INVESTIGATION REPORT A99P0006" (PDF). Transportation Safety Board of Canada / Bureau de la sécurité des transports du Canada. Retrieved 29 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident: Howard 500 C-GKFN Toronto International Airport (YYZ)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "C-GKFC Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 15 August 2010. 

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