Braden-Burry Expediting Ltd (“BBE”), one of Canada’s leading full service logistics companies and Air China Cargo, have signed a multi-year cargo handling agreement at Edmonton International Airport. The inaugural flight is September 3rd, 2015 connecting Shanghai, Edmonton and Dallas-Fort Worth.

“We are pleased to work with BBE in Edmonton,” said Ray Lo, Vice President, Service and Operations of Air China Cargo. “We believe BBE is the right fit for us as we expand our freighter operations into Canada, which will help build important trade links between the country, southern USA and Asia.”

“This is a very exciting opportunity for Air China Cargo and BBE,” said Heather Stewart, President BBE. “but also for the Edmonton region, connecting us with large diversified markets in China and Texas. The opportunities are endless for local importers and exporters dealing in those markets.”

“Congratulations to BBE and Air China Cargo, said Tom Ruth, President and CEO of Edmonton International Airport. “It is great to see that the investments that BBE is making in their business, including their new facility at EIA and cargo handling infrastructure, are having an immediate impact.”

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