MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - the Board of Cargojet Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX: CJT, CJT.A) announced today that it has increased its annualized dividend rate by 5.2% from $0.540 to $0.568 per common voting share and variable voting common voting share effective January 1, 2012. Additionally, the Board of the Corporation announced today a cash dividend of $0.142 per share for the period from January 1, 2012 to March 31, 2012. The dividend will be paid to all shareholders of record as at the close of business on March 20, 2012 and will be payable on or before April 5, 2012.
Cargojet is Canada's leading provider of time sensitive overnight air cargo services. Cargojet operates its network across North America each business night, utilizing a fleet of twelve all-cargo aircraft.
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