The carrier has revealed plans to launch cargo flights between Brussels and Miami, starting in mid-2018. A Boeing 767F will operate the route.
Once put in practice, it will be Amerijet’s first scheduled transatlantic service, thus including Europe in its network. The carrier’s CEO Vic Karjian announced the plans during the recent
Flypharme Conference in Brussels.
According to the manager, Amerijet will operate two weekly frequencies right from the beginning but flights will be upped should the route perform well and the market demand more main deck capacity.
On his company’s decision to choose Brussels as Amerijet’s first European destination, Vic Karjian commented: “The airport, its strategic location, facilities and strong business community played a vital role in our selection of Brussels as our European gateway.”
Knitting BRU’s network for temp sensitive goods even tighter
Brussels Airport’s Head of Cargo & Logistics, Steven Polmans, applauded the U.S. carrier’s decision by stating: “With Amerijet joining our customers we can now offer a unique network and new destinations to our cargo community. Especially for both pharma and perishables they will strengthen the offer to and from Brussels.” Steven went on to say: “Not only is Amerijet almost certified as CEIV, with Miami Airport we work close together and have created pharma.aero.”
1974 founded Amerijet operates a fleet of B767 freighter aircraft serving a wide variety of destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America. The U.S. airline runs its own terminal at Miami International Airport and “is known for its reliability and service with a strong customer focus,” as Brussels Airport emphasizes in a release.
The announced route marks an important step in the history of Amerijet, flying its first scheduled transatlantic route connecting its network to Europe.