• Corporate Office

    Aviation House, 3 Malahide Road,
    Swords, Co.Dublin, K67 PP52, Ireland.

  • Office Hours

    Mon. to Fri. 8 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

ASL AVIATION HOLDINGS

HISTORY MILESTONES

 

1970 – Safmarine acquire Tropair (Pty) Ltd and change name to Safair Freighters (Pty) Ltd.

 

1972 – Air Bridge Carriers formed in the UK.

 

1991 – French postal airline L’Aeropostale is created by La Poste and Air France.

 

1992 – Hunting Group is renamed Hunting Cargo Airlines.

 

1994 – Safair Freighters (Pty) Ltd is renamed Safair (Pty) Ltd.

 

1998 – Hunting Cargo Airlines UK acquired by Safair/CMB consortium.

 

2000 – French La Poste Group creates Europe Airpost as a subsidiary to transport its mail freight.

 

2001 – Safair establishes its leasing division Safair Lease Finance (Pty) Ltd.

 

2002 – Europe Airpost gets a distinctive new livery.

 

2003 – Cabin Crew Division and development of passenger transportation activities established.

 

2004 – Purchase of BAC Group, Southend, UK.

 

2007 – Shareholding changed to CMB and 3P Air Freighters/Petercam.

 

2008 – ASL Aviation Group formed and Europe Airpost purchased.

 

2010 – ASL purchases Safair Operations and Safair Lease Finance.

 

2013 – ASL becomes minority shareholding of Safair Operations.
– Air Contractors signs deal to provide transatlantic services for Aer Lingus.
– FlySafair is established in Johannesburg.

 

2014 – Air Contractors commences transatlantic services from Shannon for Aer Lingus.
– Air Contractors commences transatlantic services from Dublin for Aer Lingus.
– FlySafair launched low-cost domestic operations in South Africa.
– ASL acquires Farnair group of aviation companies.

 

2015 – All European airlines rebranded as ASL Airlines.

 

2016 – ASL acquires airline operations of TNT Express.

 

2017 – ASL Aviation Group rebrands as ASL Aviation Holdings.

 

2018 – Group revenues exceed USD$1Billion.
– ASL Airlines Belgium opens new scheduled B747 Freighter routes to China.
– ASL Airlines Ireland launches first converted A330-300 Freighter operation based in Hong Kong.

 

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