CAL Cargo Air Lines


CAL Cargo Air Lines

Infobox_Airline
airline = CAL Cargo Airlines
logo =
logo_size = 300
fleet_size = 2
destinations = 5
IATA = 5C
ICAO = ICL
callsign = CAL
parent =
company_slogan =
founded = 1976
headquarters = flagicon|ISR Jerusalem, Israel
hubs = Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv
focus_cities = Bierset Airport, Liège
Schiphol International Airport, Amsterdam
frequent_flyer =
lounge =
key_people =
alliance =
security_features =
website = [http://www.cal.co.il/ www.cal.co.il]

CAL Cargo Air Lines is a cargo airline based in Tel Aviv, Israel which operates scheduled cargo flights carrying perishable goods and general cargo to Europe and the rest of the world. Its main base is Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, and it has hubs at Liège Airport (Belgium) and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 60 | date= 2007-04-03] The airline carries approximately 100,000 tons of cargo annually, including exports of fresh agricultural produce and industrial materials, and imports of heavy machinery, automobiles, sensitive and livestock. [ [http://www.cal.co.il/about/?id=1 CAL - Cargo Air lines - Company Profile ] ]

History

CAL was established in June 1976, starting charter operations on 2 November of that year. Originally, the airline leased aircraft from El Al as required, however, on 1 December, 1999, it began operating scheduled services using its own aircraft following receipt of Israeli government licences issued in eary 1999.

Today, the airline remains in full ownership by Israel's Organisation of Agricultural Co-operatives and carrying over 100,000 tons of cargo to and from Israel annually. This includes the export of fresh agricultural produce and industrial materials and the imports of heavy machinary, automobiles, industrial and scientific equipment.

Destinations

CAL Cargo Air Lines operates freight services to the following scheduled destinations (at January 2005):

Europe

*Amsterdam (Schiphol International Airport)
*Liège (Liège Airport)
*Luxembourg (Luxembourg-Findel International Airport)

North America

*Chicago (O'Hare International Airport)
*New York (John F. Kennedy International Airport)

Fleet

The CAL Cargo Air Lines fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2008)cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 38 | date= 2008-04-15] :

*1 Boeing 747-200C
*1 Boeing 747-200F

External links

* [http://www.cal.co.il/ CAL Cargo Air Lines]

References


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