CAL Cargo Airlines announced that following decades of experience in transporting hundreds of aircraft engines around the world, every year, every size and type of aircraft engine. The new product, CAL Engines, is able to service non-purged units because the airline’s team is qualified to deal with dangerous goods.
CAL Engines claims that it will cover every aspect and point in the transport process with dedicated standard operating procedures (SOP) per engine type. For aircraft on ground cases, the CAL team offers fast response times, including 'must ride' service, expedited customs clearance and transit time, as well as charter options.
The launch of CAL Engines comes one month after the release of CAL VAL – a proprietary product for the transportation of artwork and valuables. Israeli-headquartered CAL, with a European hub in Liege, Belgium, has a fleet of two production B747-400 freighters.
Eyal Zagagi, ceo of CAL Cargo Airlines noted that "As an airline, we are especially sensitive to the importance and delicate requirements of engine transport and Aircraft on ground or AOG. Over the past few years our business in the engine segment has increased by an average of 25% per year. CAL Engines is the seventh product in our portfolio of solutions for non-standard cargo, all of which embody our slogan 'Challenge accepted.
"Our entire operation is built to service non-standard cargo, including specialty products for live animals, dangerous goods, pharma and perishable items, artwork, valuables and other oversize and overweight cargo".