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Encyclopedia > CAL Cargo Air Lines
CAL Cargo Airlines
IATA
5C
ICAO
ICL
Callsign
CAL
Founded 1976
Hubs Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv
Focus cities Bierset Airport, Liège and Schiphol International Airport, Amsterdam
Fleet size 2
Destinations 5
Headquarters Jerusalem, Israel
Key people
Website: http://www.cal.co.il


CAL Cargo Air Lines is a cargo airline based in Israel. It operates scheduled cargo flights carrying perishable goods and general cargo to Europe and the rest of the world. Its main base is Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv and it has hubs at Bierset Airport (LGG), Liège and Schiphol International Airport, Amsterdam. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Ben Gurion International Airport or Ben Gurion Airport (Hebrew: ‎) (IATA: TLV, ICAO: LLBG), once widely known as Lod Airport, is located near Lod, 15 km southeast of Tel Aviv, and is the largest international airport in Israel. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... Liège (Dutch: Luik, German: Lüttich; before 1946, the citys name was written Liége, with the acute accent) is a major city located in the Belgian province of Liège, of which it is the capital. ... Schiphol (IATA: AMS, ICAO: EHAM) (municipality Haarlemmermeer) is the Netherlands main airport. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 741,329 (1 August 2006) Agglomeration - 1. ... Hebrew יְרוּשָׁלַיִם (Yerushalayim) (Standard) Yerushalayim or Yerushalaim Arabic commonly القـُدْس (Al-Quds); officially in Israel أورشليم القدس (Urshalim-Al-Quds) Name Meaning Hebrew: (see below), Arabic: The Holiness Government City District Jerusalem Population 724,000 (2006) Jurisdiction 123,000 dunams (123 km²) Jerusalem (Hebrew:  , Yerushaláyim or Yerushalaim; Arabic:  , al-Quds, the Holiness)[2... FedEx DC-10 Cargo airlines (or airfreight carriers, and derivatives of these names) are airlines dedicated to the transport of cargo. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... Ben Gurion International Airport or Ben Gurion Airport (Hebrew: ‎) (IATA: TLV, ICAO: LLBG), once widely known as Lod Airport, is located near Lod, 15 km southeast of Tel Aviv, and is the largest international airport in Israel. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Liège (Dutch: Luik, German: Lüttich; before 1946, the citys name was written Liége, with the acute accent) is a major city located in the Belgian province of Liège, of which it is the capital. ... Schiphol (IATA: AMS, ICAO: EHAM) (municipality Haarlemmermeer) is the Netherlands main airport. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 741,329 (1 August 2006) Agglomeration - 1. ...

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History

The airline was established in June 1976 and started operations on 2 November 1976. It started as a charter carrier leasing aircraft from El Al as required. It began operating scheduled services using its own aircraft from 1 December 1999. It is wholly owned by Israel's Organisation of Agricultural Co-operatives. November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Categories: Airline stubs | Companies of Israel | Transportation in Israel | Airlines of Israel ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


Services

CAL Cargo Air Lines operates freight services to the following scheduled destinations (at January 2005): Amsterdam, Chicago, Liège , Luxembourg and New York. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 741,329 (1 August 2006) Agglomeration - 1. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Liège (Dutch: Luik, German: Lüttich; before 1946, the citys name was written Liége, with the acute accent) is a major city located in the Belgian province of Liège, of which it is the capital. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1676 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area...


Fleet

The CAL Cargo Air Lines fleet consists of 2 Boeing 747-200 aircraft (at June 2005). The Boeing 747, commonly called a Jumbo Jet, is among the most recognizable jet airliners, and is among the largest passenger airliners. ...


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External links

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Airlines of Israel
Scheduled and Charter Passenger Arkia Israel Airlines | El Al | Israir | Sun D'Or | Tamir Airways
Cargo CAL Cargo Air Lines | El Al Cargo
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