MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Cargojet Inc (TSX: CJT) Cargojet today announced the expansion of its domestic air cargo network effective April 1, 2015.
The recent introduction of five new Boeing 767-300F Extended Range Freighters, three new Boeing 767-200F Extended Range Freighters, and one new Boeing 757-200F Extended Range Freighter, brings Cargojet's all-cargo freighter fleet to a total of twenty-four aircraft. These will provide significant additional air cargo capacity to meet the needs of our growing customer base across Canada.
"With additional overnight frequencies; more direct flights; and wide-body freighter service to ten major Canadian cities, this new enhanced air cargo network will provide our customers with the consistent operational reliability that they demand. Cargojet is committed to providing a safe, secure and highly reliable level of service to our customers at all times," said Dr. Ajay Virmani, President & CEO of Cargojet. "As demand for premium air cargo services continues to grow, especially in response to e-commerce business activity, Cargojet will continue to expand our range of value-added services and overall capacity available to our customers." added Dr. Virmani.
Cargojet is Canada's leading provider of time sensitive overnight air cargo services and carries over 1,000,000 pounds of cargo each business night. Cargojet operates its network across North America each business night, utilizing a fleet of all-cargo aircraft. For more information, please visit: www.cargojet.com.
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