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Cargojet Boeing 767-200ER enters the freighter fleet

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Cargojet Boeing 767-200ER enters the freighter fleet
Cargojet Income Fund has announced its first Boeing 767-200 Extended Range Freighter Aircraft has joined its fleet of 34 aircraft.


August 11, 2008
By Carey Fredericks

Cargojet Income Fund has  announced its first Boeing 767-200 Extended Range Freighter Aircraft has joined its fleet of 34 aircraft.

This aircraft has a maximum structural payload of 100,000 pounds, an increase of 67% as compared to the current B727-200 Advanced Freighter
Aircraft and will allow further expansion with a maximum range of 5000
nautical miles. The B767-200ER burns on average 13% more fuel per block hour
versus the B727-200AF; however the B767-200, with the increased payload
results in a net reduction in fuel consumed of 33% per gross payload pound.
    

"We are very excited to be the first Canadian air cargo operator to
introduce these newer generation, longer range, and more fuel efficient and
environmentally friendly aircraft to our fleet. The addition of this aircraft
will allow us to continue to meet the growing requirements of our domestic
overnight network and continue to provide value added services to our
customers. This will also allow Cargojet to further expand into selected
international markets," says Ajay K. Virmani, President and CEO of the Fund.
    

This aircraft arrived at Hamilton International Airport on Thursday,
August 7, 2008 and is planned to enter revenue service later this month. The
addition of this aircraft type is a major step in Cargojet's ongoing aircraft
fleet renewal and cargo growth plans.

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