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.[5] Cargojet is a public company with over 1200 employees.

Cargojet
Cargojet Airways Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
W8 CJT CARGOJET
Founded2002
AOC #Canada: 11674[1]
United States: W29F899F[2]
HubsHamilton
Secondary hubs
Fleet size28[3]
Destinations16
Parent companyCargojet Inc.
HeadquartersMississauga, Ontario, Canada
Key people
  • Ajay K. Virmani (President & CEO)
  • Jim Crane (Chairman of the Board)[4]
Websitecargojet.com

HistoryEdit

The airline was established on 21 February 2002 from the cargo operation of the defunct Canada 3000 airline.[citation needed] Former Canada 3000 executive Ajay Virmani had purchased shares of the department in 2001 and 2002, becoming the Chief Executive and President of Cargojet. The airline started operations as Cargojet in June 2002, and in July of the same year it acquired Winnport Logistics.[6] In May 2019, Cargojet announced a partnership with Canadian rapper Drake, naming him an ambassador to the brand.

DestinationsEdit

Cargojet operates a domestic scheduled cargo service to 15 Canadian destinations. Cargojet also operates an international scheduled cargo network which includes routes to several countries and territories, including Bermuda, Cuba, Germany, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.[7][8]

FleetEdit

 
A Cargojet 757-200 at Val-d'Or Airport

On 12 January 2021, Cargojet announced its intent to add additional Boeing 767F as well as Boeing 777F aircraft to its fleet.[9]

As of October 2021, Cargojet has the following aircraft registered with Transport Canada.[3]

Aircraft In service Orders Notes
Boeing 757-200PCF 9 Payload 80,000 lb (36,000 kg)[10]
Boeing 767-200ER/BDSF 3 Payload 100,000 lb (45,000 kg),[11]
Boeing 767-300ER/BDSF 16 3 Three additional units to arrive in 2022.[12]
Payload 127,000 lb (58,000 kg)[13]
Boeing 777-200LR/MF 2 Delivery starts from 2023.
Order with 4 options.[14]
Boeing 777-300ER/SF 2 Delivery starts from 2023.
Order with option to add two additional units in 2024.[12]
Payload 206,000 lb (93,000 kg)[15]
Total 28 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Transport Canada (2019-09-08), Civil Aviation Services (CAS) AOC. wwwapps.tc.gc.ca.
  2. ^ "Federal Aviation Administration - Airline Certificate Information - Detail View". av-info.faa.gov. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: Quick Search Result for CargoJet". Transport Canada. Retrieved 25 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Cargojet appoints Jim Crane as chairman of the board". The Stat Trade Times. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Locations:: Hamiltion". Cargojet. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  6. ^ Endres, Günter, ed. (2012). "World Airlines". Flight International. Reed Business Information Ltd. p. 51.
  7. ^ "Locations – Cargojet.com".
  8. ^ "Live Flight Tracker - Real-Time Flight Tracker Map".
  9. ^ Canada’s Cargojet to acquire two 777Fs, five 767Fs
  10. ^ B757-200ER Technical Specifications
  11. ^ B767-200ER Technical Specifications
  12. ^ a b Cargojet Announces Plans for Fleet and Route Expansion
  13. ^ B767-300ER Technical Specifications
  14. ^ "Canada's Cargojet orders 2+4 B777 Mammoth freighters". Ch-Aviation. 18 November 2021.
  15. ^ The B777-300ERSF – now becoming reality

External linksEdit

  Media related to Cargojet Airways at Wikimedia Commons