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January 3rd, 2013; Bangalore

Subject: Quikjet Cargo Airline assigned IATA Three Letter Numeric Prefix Code “723” and Two Letter Designator “QO”

India’s all-cargo airline, QUIKJET Cargo, today announced in Bangalore, the assignment of IATA Three Letter Numeric Prefix Code “723” and Two Letter Designator “QO” by IATA in accordance with IATA Resolution 767.

Capt. Preetham Phillip, CEO Quikjet Cargo commented “with the assignment of IATA code Quikjet is fully equipped to provide a World Class logistics service in the Air Charter segment And the company has set a vision of offering a very competitive and professional air cargo Service in India, which can match the most professional services globally. We are constantly exploring newer markets for air cargo charters in India and overseas”

He further added “We have always prioritized Safety, Customer Satisfaction and On-time –performance as the prime tenets in our business operations.

Presently, due to the lack of freighter aircrafts in the country, the express and cargo industry is largely dependent on the belly space of passenger airlines, which is not conducive for time critical shipments or movement of dangerous goods. Our expertise and focus lies in providing much needed airport to airport air cargo connectivity for cargo charters as well as scheduled operators. We are working on differing business models to provide customized and general air cargo solutions to businesses across the country”

About Quikjet Cargo

QUIKJET Cargo airline aims to fill a critical void in the air-cargo transportation space in the country by providing across industries. Towards this end, QUIKJET Cargo has inducted an ATR72 Freighter aircraft with a Large-Cargo-Door, offering a payload of up to 8000Kg in an all-bulk loading configuration. The ATR 72F is the equipment of choice for scores of cargo-operators around the world, particularly admired as being a versatile aircraft for regional feeder routes with ability to operate from short runways and offering quick turnaround times. The large cargo door version facilitates the carriage of outsized loads and high-volume shipments. Going forward, the company will augment its fleet with aircraft offering varying payload to provide a regional and national air cargo network Quikjet has been certified for carriage of certain classes of dangerous goods and hazardous materials with specific permissions from DGCA. QUIKJET Cargo will offer the aircraft for long term lease and Charters. Quikjet Cargo is funded by India’s leading infrastructure financing companies.

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Website – www.quikjet.co.in

February 1st, 2012; Mumbai
Announcing its launch as India's newest all-cargo airline, QUIKJET Cargo grabbed much of the attention at the recently concluded Air Cargo India 2012 event, held at Mumbai's Bombay Exhibition Centre. Organized by publishers of industry publication: The STAT Trade Times, Air Cargo India is a premier biennial conference cum exposition event dedicated to Air Cargo and brings together all of the stakeholders of the industry from India besides a substantial foreign participation.

In its 4th edition this year, the theme of ACI2012 - 'Opportunity of an emerging Air Cargo Market' had perfect resonance with QUIKJET's announcement of its launch as the objective of this event was to bring into international focus the opportunities available in India for Industry players in the Air Cargo sector by providing a platform under one roof to network, discuss and deliberate and do business.

QUIKJET Cargo's CEO, Capt. Preetham Phillip was on-hand to open the QUIKJET exhibition stall at the expo and formally announce QUIKJET's 'ready-for-business' status to the world. Speaking on the occasion, Capt. Phillip expressed his delight at being able to unveil a true world-class Indian all-cargo airline, dedicated to fill the void of freighter capacity in the country besides being a vital trade-facilitation link within the air transportation infrastructure space.

Earlier and whilst meeting QUIKJET representatives during the course of inauguration of the ACI 2012 Exposition, the Chief Guest and Civil Aviation Secretary to the MoCA, Govt. of India, Dr. Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi congratulated QUIKJET Cargo on its launch and wished it much success in its endeavours.

The QUIKJET Cargo team led by its Head of Commercial - Vijaya Menon along with colleagues from Farnair (Europe), Sanand Karnik, VP - Joint Ventures and Christian Degouy, Sales Director, ensured that QUIKJET's market-positioning and value proposition was clearly communicated to the audience in the course of the three-day event.