FlyKargo partners with JetBlue to launch air cargo program

FlyKargo has announced it has partnered with JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) to facilitate air cargo movement between Fort Lauderdale and San Juan, Puerto Rico, as part of a three-month pilot program, the company said.

FlyKargo, based in Miami, FL are specialists in delivering turnkey air cargo managed services to low cost airlines and will focus on providing fast and reliable air cargo services to the registered freight forwarders as well as known shippers. Services will begin with a traditional air-to-air offering and will gradually include door pickup and delivery extension in additional markets. By leveraging the excess cargo carrying capacity available on over 250 airplanes JetBlue aims at providing the right balance of speed and cost to its customers.

FlyKargo will provide a turnkey solution to JetBlue by leveraging and integrating best of breed solutions available in the marketplace and have been used extensively by many global airlines.

FlyKargo represents extensive experience in aviation, cargo sales, operations, supply chain management, and information technology. The company specializes in delivering cargo solutions by partnering with industry leaders in all aspects of the industry and building new partnerships as they expand their scope.

JetBlue Airways is New York´s Hometown Airline, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 40 million customers a year to 103 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights.