Cargo B Airlines

Cargo B Airlines was a cargo airline with its head office in the Brucargo Building 706 in Zaventem, Belgium.[1]

Cargo B Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
BB CBB CARGO-BEE
Founded2007
Ceased operations2009
HubsBrussels Airport
Fleet size3
Destinations10
HeadquartersZaventem, Belgium
Key peopleRob Kuijpers (CEO)
Websitehttp://www.cargob.com

The airline was founded by Rob Kuijpers, former CEO of Brussels Airlines and DHL. It started operations in October 2007. In July 2009 the company announced its move from Brussels Airport to Liège Airport, more flexible with its 24/7 opening hours. The airline ceased operations in July 2009 after failing to receive tenders.

On July 1, 2009, Cargo B went bankrupt and terminated all operation until further notice.[2]

DestinationsEdit

Africa
  Egypt
  Gabon
  Kenya
  Libya
  Senegal
  South Africa
Americas
  Argentina
  Barbados
  Brazil
  Colombia
  Ecuador
  Peru
  Trinidad & Tobago
  Venezuela
Europe
  Belgium
  Spain

FleetEdit

Cargo B Airlines operated the following aircraft [1]:

  • 2 Boeing 747-200F (OO-CBA and OO-CBB)
  • 2 Boeing 747-400F (OO-CBC and OO-CBD) These aircraft were dry leased from Nippon Cargo Airlines and were used to replace the older Boeing 747-200F (OO-CBA and OO-CBB).

Boeing 747-200F (OO-CBA) was later written off after a tail strike at Brussels Airport on October 27, 2008. [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "cargo b in Belgium." Cargo B Airlines. 18 April 2008. Retrieved on 20 February 2012. "Brucargo Building 706 Box 75 1931 Zaventem, Belgium"
  2. ^ www.eyefortransport.com Archived July 11, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

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