Cargoair

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Cargo air
Каргоер
Cargoair 1.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
- CGF CLEVER
FoundedNovember 2007
HubsSofia Airport
Secondary hubsLeipzig/Halle Airport
Fleet size11
DestinationsCargo Charters
HeadquartersSofia, Bulgaria
Key peoplePeter Cenkov (CEO)
Websitecargoair.bg

Cargo Air Ltd, is a Bulgarian cargo airline headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria. The company operates charter flights throughout Europe and the Middle East. The airline's main bases are Leipzig/Halle Airport and Sofia Airport.

History[edit]

In November 2007, Cargo Air was established as a General Sales Agent representative of the Belarusian cargo airline Ruby Star, offering to its customers logistics services with Antonov An-12 and Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft. The same year Cargoair also purchased a Boeing 737-300F. From July 2009 Cargo Air began operations for TNT Airways on its European network. In September 2009 Cargoair purchased a second Boeing 737-300F. Due to increasing demand for long term aircraft lease operations and ad-hoc charters, the company management decided to purchase a third Boeing 737-300F, delivered in September 2011. In February 2013 the company purchased a passenger Boeing 737-400; its conversion to freighter configuration was completed in July 2013. On 15 July 2013 the Boeing 737-400F began commercial service for European Air Transport.[1] In November 2013 Cargoair add second Boeing 737-400F in their fleet. In July 2015 Cargo Air added third Boeing 737-400F also operated for European Air Transport. In January 2016 Cargoair added fourth Boeing 737-400. In February 2016 the airline purchased two Boeing 737-800BCF. In November and December 2016 the airline added two more Boeing 737-400F to their fleet.In summer 2017 Cargo Air starts paseger/ACMI flights.

Fleet[edit]

As of August 2019, the Cargoair fleet consists of the following aircraft:[2][3]

Cargoair fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Notes
Boeing 737-300SF 3 operated for European Air Transport
Boeing 737-400SF 7[4][5] operated for European Air Transport
Boeing 737-400 1 Passenger Operations
Boeing 737-800BCF 2[6][7]
Total 11 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-06. Retrieved 2012-07-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World: 7. October 2019.
  3. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.ch/portal/news/17408-bulgarias-cargo-air-to-add-first-converted-b737-400-freighter
  4. ^ http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=3
  5. ^ http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-b737-28489.htm
  6. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/44317-boeing-announces-three-new-b737-800bcf-clients
  7. ^ http://aeropress-bg.com/novini/36-news/3735-cargoair-e-sred-startovite-klienti-na-boeing-737-800bcf.html

External links[edit]

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