July 28 - H.I.G. Capital has sold US based freighter operator Amerijet Holdings to an affiliate of private equity company ZS Fund.

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Amerijet operates a fleet of ten B727-200 and B767-200 aircraft, offering scheduled and charter cargo services from its main hub in Miami.

The airline also handles heavy and oversized cargo shipments on its aircraft, including machinery, energy plant equipment, aircraft engines, vehicles and boats.

Vic Karjian, who is currently ceo of Falcon Aviation, will become the new ceo of Amerijet.