Fort Lauderdale, FL (PressExposure) July 20, 2009 -- Amerijet International, Inc. today announced its acquisition of SRX Transcontinental, Inc., a Florida based company specializing in ground handling operations throughout Central Asia, and owner of Avialeasing Aviation Company, an Uzbekistan certificated airline with US DOT Part 129 authority. SRX and Avialeasing market the sales, charter operations, and contract maintenance of Antonov An-12 and An-26 aircraft based from both Uzbekistan and Miami, Florida. These aircraft are known for their ramp loading capabilities, unique winch and crane cargo handling system enabling it to load heavy and oversized cargo, as well as their ability to operate to airports not normally served by other commercial and or cargo aircraft.
David Bassett, CEO of Amerijet stated "Amerijet believes this acquisition will complement its cargo operations and support our energy sector customers both in the Americas and worldwide. It will also support our effort toward establishing regional cargo operations throughout Central Asia, a market Amerijet believes capable of substantial growth throughout the next decade."
The acquisition also coincides with Amerijets recent announcement to lease and operate five Boeing 767-200 cargo aircraft. These aircraft will compliment its historical fleet of Boeing 727-200's.