TORONTO, Aug. 13 /CNW/ - Cargojet Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX: CJT.UN)
- Cargojet is pleased to announce the expansion of its aircraft maintenance
hangar facilities at John C. Munroe Airport in Hamilton, ON.
Construction is underway and will include a new 65,000 square feet
hangar, 12,000 square feet of shop, offices and parts warehouse area as well
as a 75,000 square foot apron area. The new facility will accommodate a Boeing
767-200 Extended Range and a Boeing 757-200 Extended Range aircraft
simultaneously and will provide apron parking for up to three widebody and
"We are very excited with the investment and expansion of our maintenance
hangar facilities at Hamilton Airport. This will provide our new aircraft with
a proper maintenance base create additional employment opportunities and is
another milestone in Cargojet's continued growth as Canada's Cargo Airline,"
says Ajay Virmani, President & CEO of the Fund.
"Cargojet has been a key partner in Hamilton International Airport
becoming the number one intermodal cargo airport in Canada. This investment by
Cargojet shows we are just scratching the surface of the opportunity in this
market for local and international cargo," says Richard Koroscil, President &
CEO of Hamilton International Airport.
Cargojet is Canada's leading provider of time sensitive overnight air
cargo services. Cargojet operates its network across North America,
transporting over 885,000 pounds of time sensitive air cargo each business
night, utilizing a fleet of thirty-four all cargo aircraft.
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