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Cargojet
Cargojet logo.png
IATA
W8
ICAO
CJT
Callsign
CARGOJET
Founded
Hubs John C Munro Hamilton International Airport Vancouver International Airport Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
Secondary hubs Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Focus cities Toronto Pearson International Airport (a regional focus city only)
Fleet size 12
Destinations 26
Parent company Cargojet Holdings Ltd.
Headquarters Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Key people Ajay Virmani (President & CEO)
Website http://www.cargojet.com

Cargojet Airways Ltd. (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. Cargojet Airways is a public company with 400 employees and 24 million USD market capitalization.[1]

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

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 Airlines [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 two 767-200ER are former American Airlines passenger jets converted to freighter operation by Israeli Aerospace Industries. [4].

Destinations

Cargojet Airways operates freight services to the following destinations (as of 2008)[5]:

Fleet

The Cargojet Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft (at October 2008):[9]

Cargojet Airways Fleet
Aircraft Total Notes
Beech 1900C 9
Boeing 727-200 4
Boeing 727-200F 10
Boeing 757-200LR 1
Boeing 767-200ER 2 [10][11]
Cessna Caravan CE208B 6
Cessna 172M 1
Piper PA-31 7
Beech 200 1
Beech 99 3

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