Ground Services

Cargojet buys ground handling and GSE company at Mirabel airport

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Canadian freighter carrier Cargojet has purchased a ground handling and GSE company at Mirabel International Airport in Québec for approximately C$3million.

The agreement to purchase includes all company assets and assumes all current lease arrangements. No details of the name of the company it bought were given.

Cargojet chief executive officer, Ajay Virmani said: “The acquisition of this ground handling and GSE company is the continuation of our strategic initiative to insource all ground handling operations at airports across our Canadian network.

“We are pleased to welcome our new team members to the Cargojet family and look forward to integrating and growing our business at Mirabel and across the country by continuing providing our customers continued best in class air cargo service and reliability.”

Cargojet carries over 1,300,000 pounds of cargo each business night. Cargojet operates its network across North America each business night, utilising a fleet of freighter aircraft.