US-based freighter operator Amerijet changes ownership


Florida-based freighter operator Amerijet has a new owner after being sold by private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G.).

H.I.G. has more than $20 billion of equity capital under management, and has sold Amerijet Holdings, to an affiliate of ZS Fund, a middle market focused private equity firm.

No details of how much it was sold for have been revealed.

Amerijet operates a fleet of 10 aircraft, offering scheduled and charter cargo services.

The company maintains its main cargo and flight hub in Miami, a network of field offices throughout the US, and has over 200 agents across 137 countries and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, in Florida.

The carrier operates offices all over the world, serving destinations throughout the America’s, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Amerijet operates Boeing 727-200 and Boeing 767-200/300 aircraft from its primary hub at Miami International Airport.