Cargo B Airlines

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Cargo B Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2007
Ceased operations 2009
Hubs Brussels Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 10
Headquarters Zaventem, Belgium
Key people Rob Kuijpers (CEO)

Cargo B Airlines was a cargo airline with its head office in the Brucargo Building 706 in Zaventem, Belgium.[1]

The airline was founded by Rob Kuijpers, former CEO of Brussels Airlines and DHL. It started operations in October 2007. In July 2009 the company announced its move from Brussels airport to Liège airport, more flexible with its 24/7 opening hours. The airline ceased operations in July 2009 after failing to receive tenders.

On July 1st 2009, Cargo B went bankrupt and terminated all operation until further notice.[2]


 South Africa
 Trinidad & Tobago


Cargo B Airlines operated the following aircraft [1]:

  • 2 Boeing 747-200F (OO-CBA and OO-CBB)
  • 2 Boeing 747-400F (OO-CBC and OO-CBD) These aircraft were dry leased from Nippon Cargo Airlines and were used to replace the older Boeing 747-200F (OO-CBA and OO-CBB).

Boeing 747-200F (OO-CBA) was later written off after a tail strike at Brussels Airport on October 27, 2008. [2]


  1. ^ "cargo b in Belgium." Cargo B Airlines. 18 April 2008. Retrieved on 20 February 2012. "Brucargo Building 706 Box 75 1931 Zaventem, Belgium"
  2. ^ Archived July 11, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

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