ASL Aviation Holdings DAC is a global aviation services group based in Swords, Ireland, just 10 minutes’ drive from Dublin Airport. The group consists of multiple companies including 6 airlines (7 airline operations) maintenance facilities and a number of leasing entities.
ASL’s airlines operate under their own brands and they also operate passenger and cargo networks on behalf of major international customers including express freight integrators and passenger airlines.
The group has a fleet of circa 130 aircraft made up of 12 aircraft types from the ‘jumbo’, Boeing 747-400 freighters, to the smaller ATR 42 turbo props.
In 2018 ASL’s airlines operated 85,713 flights or 235 flights per day, 365 days of the year. The airlines carried 4,043, 021 passengers and 357,135 tonnes of freight on flights that totalled 186,130 hours. Overall reliability across the Group fleet was 97.6%.
While some of the group airlines were founded more than 40 and 50 years ago, ASL Aviation Holdings’ foundation essentially began in 1998 and the company has been profitable every year since its incorporation. In 2017 group revenue exceeded U$1 billion.
ASL employs 3,000 people globally from 51 different nationalities.