September 5, 2016, Tel Aviv, Israel – CAL Cargo Airlines, provider of specialized professional worldwide air cargo services, announced today that it will be offering flights from Liege (Belgium) to San Juan (Puerto Rico), via JFK. The return route flies from SJU to Liege (LGG), via Rome (FCO). The full route is TLV-LGG-JFK-SJU-FCO-LGG-TLV, with trucking connection to all European and US destinations.
Beginning on September 15, with 1 weekly night flight to JFK on day 3, the company expects to expand the service in the next few months. “We’re thrilled to open the flights to SJU,” said Offer Gilboa, Chairman and CEO of the CAL Group. “We recently added a third B747-400 freighter to our fleet, and now with SJU we are continuing our momentum to expand our network throughout the Americas”.
Gilboa continues: “Our entire infrastructure is built to provide a rapid solution for the complex cargo, time and temperature sensitive goods such as Pharma, being our no. 1 product. We identified SJU as a hub for this kind of cargo transport, which is why we targeted it as our next destination. Given our equipment, team and experience, CAL is uniquely positioned to support the needs of the local catchment area.”
About the CAL Group:
Established in 1976, the CAL Group proudly maintains three areas of expertise: (1) CAL Cargo Airlines- an all-cargo airline; (2) LACHS – Ground handling services in Liege cargo airport; (3) Trucking services throughout Europe and the USA. The CAL Group specializes in unique, complex and time and temperature sensitive cargo requirements such as pharmaceutical and healthcare products (CAL PHARMA), live animals (CAL LIVE), non-standard shipments (CAL BIG), dangerous goods (CAL DG) and perishables (CAL FRESH), valuables (CAL VAL) and engines (CAL ENGINES). Its main hub, located in Liege, (Belgium), provides immediate accessibility to all of Europe. Services include scheduled routes as well as ad-hoc and charter missions. CAL is a private company owned by Mr. Offer Gilboa as the controlling shareholder and Viola Credit Fund as a minority shareholder. It maintains offices worldwide as well as a strong network of GSA’s.