IATA ICAO Callsign
FoundedFebruary 21, 2002; 22 years ago (2002-02-21)
AOC #Canada: 11674[2]
United States: W29F899F[3]
HubsHamilton (ON)
Secondary hubs
Fleet size41[4]
Parent companyCargojet Inc.
Traded asTSXCJT
HeadquartersMississauga, Ontario, Canada
Key people
  • Ajay K. Virmani (President & CEO)
  • Paul Godfrey (Chairman of the Board)

Cargojet Inc. (TSXCJT) is a scheduled cargo airline based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. It operates cargo services in Canada and internationally, as well as full aircraft charters. Its main base is John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport.[5] Cargojet is a public company with over 1,650 employees.


In August 2001, Dr. Ajay Virmani formed Canada 3000 Cargo Inc., a joint venture with Canada 3000 Airlines. In 2002, Dr. Virmani acquired 100% of Canada 3000 Cargo Inc. and rebranded the company as Cargojet Canada Ltd.[6] In July 2002 it acquired Winnport Logistics.[7] In 2005, Cargojet became a public company. In May 2019, Cargojet announced a partnership with Canadian rapper Drake, naming him an ambassador of the brand.


Cargojet operates a domestic scheduled cargo service to 15 Canadian destinations. Cargojet also operates an international scheduled cargo network which includes routes to several countries and territories, including Bermuda, Cuba, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.[8][9]


A Cargojet 757-200 at Val-d'Or Airport

On 12 January 2021, Cargojet announced its intent to add additional Boeing 767F as well as Boeing 777F aircraft to its fleet.[10] On 15 January 2024, Cargojet subsequently announced it would no longer take delivery of its 4 B777s on order, due to softening cargo demand.[11]

As of January 2024, Cargojet has the following aircraft registered with Transport Canada.[4]

Aircraft In service Orders Notes
Boeing 757-200PCF 17 Payload 80,000 lb (36,000 kg)[12]
Boeing 767-200ER/BDSF 5 Payload 100,000 lb (45,000 kg),[13]
Boeing 767-300ER/BDSF 21 Payload 127,000 lb (58,000 kg)[14]
Total 43


  1. ^ a b "ICAO Designators for Canadian Aircraft Operating Agencies, Aeronautical Authorities and Services" (PDF). Nav Canada. 4 May 2023. p. 3. Retrieved 24 February 2023. Cargojet Airways: CJT, CARGOJET
  2. ^ Transport Canada (2019-09-08), Civil Aviation Services (CAS) AOC.
  3. ^ "Federal Aviation Administration - Airline Certificate Information - Detail View". Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: Quick Search Result for CargoJet". Transport Canada. Retrieved 25 October 2021.
  5. ^ "Locations:: Hamiltion". Cargojet. Archived from the original on 19 April 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  6. ^ "ajay". Retrieved 5 March 2023.
  7. ^ Endres, Günter, ed. (2012). "World Airlines". Flight International. Reed Business Information Ltd. p. 51.
  8. ^ "Locations –".
  9. ^ "Live Flight Tracker - Real-Time Flight Tracker Map". Flightradar24. Retrieved 5 March 2023.
  10. ^ Hemmerdinger2021-01-20T20:51:00+00:00, Jon. "Canada's Cargojet to acquire two 777Fs, five 767Fs". Flight Global. Retrieved 5 March 2023.((cite web)): CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  11. ^ "Cargojet Provides Update On Fleet Strategy". Retrieved 27 January 2024.
  12. ^ "B757-200ER Technical Specifications". Retrieved 5 March 2023.
  13. ^ "B767-200ER Technical Specifications". Retrieved 5 March 2023.
  14. ^ "B767-300ER Technical Specifications". Retrieved 5 March 2023.

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