Miami, FL, February 19, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Amerijet International, Inc. announced today it has signed a seven year agreement with Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc. (CAM), a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG) to lease five Boeing 767-200 freighter aircraft. The 767s will enable the airline to increase capacity on its scheduled service routes, and expand its charter availability.
“Amerijet had identified this aircraft as key to our long term leadership in the markets we serve and crucial in enabling us to expand our service throughout the Americas,” said Pam Rollins, SVP. of Business Development. “Our customers will be very happy to have this aircraft available to service their needs, including charters, both within our current service region and beyond.”
“Amerijet is planning to increase frequency to several favorable markets and potentially add new long-haul routes,” Pamela Rollins further added. “Amerijet’s strong foothold in its existing markets, flexibility and reputation for outstanding performance will allow us to grow with our customers.”
The carrier's current fleet of eight Boeing 727-200s are deployed on scheduled and charter flights, to points in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America.
Amerijet International, Inc. is a full-service multi-modal transportation and logistics provider, offering international, scheduled all-cargo transport via land, sea, and air. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida-based Amerijet operates offices all over the world, serving destinations throughout North, South and Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Amerijet operates from its primary hub at Miami International Airport, where it maintains a 210,000-square-foot export,100,000-square-foot imports air cargo handling facility, a 50,000-square-foot ocean cargo handling facility and a custom-built 10,300 square-foot (227,419 cu. ft.) cooling facility specially designed to maintain the cool chain integrity of perishables during the transportation process offering not only refrigerated, but frozen, and chilled storage. For additional information, visit Amerijet on the web at www.amerijet.com
Media Contact: Christine Richard, Amerijet International at 954-320-5354