Transcarga

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Transcarga International Airways Compañia Anonima
TranscargaVenezuelaLogo.JPG
IATA ICAO Callsign
T7* TIW TIACA
Founded 21 October 1998
Hubs Simon Bolivar International Airport
Alliance Ameriflight, Gemini Air Cargo
Fleet size 12
Destinations 18
Company slogan La Línea Aérea de Venezuela
Parent company Transcarga Dominicana
Headquarters Caracas, Venezuela
Key people Julio Marquez Biaggi, CEO
Domingo Perez S., president
Zulma Rodriguez, Vice president
Website http://www.transcarga.aero/

Transcarga (International Airways) is a cargo airline based in Caracas, Venezuela. It operates domestic charter cargo

History[edit]

The airline was established on 21 October 1998 and started operations in November 2001. It is owned by Julio Marquez Biaggi (with a 99.0% stake) who is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company.

A Venezuelan businessman by the name of Julio Marquez Biaggi, also a former pilot for Viasa and KLM, and son of one of Viasa's chairmen, founded Transcarga International Airways in October, 1998. To help with his endeavor, he was joined by Luis Felipe Ayala V, an expert in the area of finances.

Transcarga International Airways, C.A., is a Venezuelan airline, whose main activity is the regular shipping of cargo. This company began operations in the year 1998, using capital provided by Venezuelan investors.

Transcarga received its first certification as an airline in Venezuela in the year 2001, in 2002, it received the 402 permit from the US Department of Transportation, enabling it to operate under "wet lease" status to and from the United States, thus generating employment for several Venezuelan pilots.

The airline's services are aimed to the small and medium Venezuelan producers; serving from the internal national market, to the exportation needs of perishable products such as fish, shrimp, vegetables, fruits, flowers, etc. Another key market segment is its couriership service of mail, documents and other packages.

Currently, Transcarga is outsourcing its services to larger companies such as Servicio Panamericano de Proteccion, C.A., DHL, Federal Express (Fed-Ex), UPS, among others.

Fleet[edit]

The Transcarga fleet consists of the following aircraft:

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