Cargo B Airlines

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Cargo B Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
BB CBB CARGO-BEE
Founded 2007
Ceased operations 2009
Hubs Brussels Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 10
Headquarters Zaventem, Belgium
Key people Rob Kuijpers (CEO)
Website http://www.cargob.com

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]

Destinations[edit]

Africa
 Egypt
 Gabon
 Kenya
 Libya
 Senegal
 South Africa
Americas
 Argentina
 Barbados
 Brazil
 Colombia
 Ecuador
 Peru
 Trinidad & Tobago
 Venezuela
Europe
 Belgium
 Spain

Fleet[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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. ^ www.eyefortransport.com Archived July 11, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

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