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Hamilton Economic Development

ACI Air Cargo Inc. Named as Operator of Hamilton International’s Common-Use Air Cargo Centre

Hamilton, ON – (October 6, 2015)

Today John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport announced ACI Air Cargo Inc. (ACI) will operate the common-use half of its $12 million Air Cargo Centre.

“We’re very excited to announce ACI as operator of Hamilton International Airport’s Cargo Centre,” said Frank Scremin, President and CEO, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. “We believe this strategic partnership with ACI will further enhance Hamilton International’s dominant position in the Canadian air cargo market; we look forward to working together to grow air cargo activity and services at Hamilton.”

ACI Air Cargo Inc. will be responsible for all cargo handling services within the common use section of the Air Cargo Centre including bonded, e-commerce and temperature controlled air cargo handling, cross docking and end of runway cargo services which allows companies to move critical items in time-sensitive situations.

“We are pleased to be selected as operator for the Cargo Centre and eager to utilize this first-class facility and ideal location to offer unique logistics solutions to the express air cargo industry,” said Robert Thorndyke, President, ACI Air Cargo Inc. “We believe the combined strengths of Hamilton International Airport and ACI will result in enhanced and increased air cargo options for the marketplace.”

Hamilton International Airport’s Air Cargo Centre was funded through a joint partnership between the federal and Ontario governments, and TradePort International Corporation, with support from Hamilton’s municipal government.

In March 2014, Cargojet Airways was announced as anchor tenant for the Air Cargo Centre, occupying approximately half of the 77,000 square foot Facility.  ACI will operate the second half of the Facility under a common-use model.

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About Air Cargo Inc.
ACI Air Cargo Inc. is a third party logistics provider specializing in air freight.  ACI Air Cargo Inc. operates dual bonded facilities at both Toronto Pearson International Airport and Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, moving thousands of tonnes of goods between some of the busiest ports in Canada and the United States.
www.aircargoinc.ca

About John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is a growing passenger airport and the largest overnight express freight Airport in Canada. Its strategic location and uncongested 24/7 operations make it an attractive option for both passenger and cargo carriers looking to serve the Southern Ontario market. The Airport’s tie to Vantage Airport Group – an industry leading investor, developer and manager of airport assets – allows Hamilton International to incorporate best-in-class practices from around the world into its operations.
www.flyhamilton.ca

Media Contact
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Director, Marketing & Communications
media@flyhamilton.ca

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