Andrew Kelly elected new President of the ERA
19 Oct 2017
ASL is pleased to advise that Andrew Kelly, our Director Corporate Affairs, was elected as the new President of the European Regions Airline Association for a 4-year term. Andrew was elected by the membership of the ERA at their General Assembly in Athens this morning.
Transaction Completed on Austrian Training Facility
01 Mar 2017
ASL Aviation Group has completed a transaction with Aviation Academy Austria (AAA) on their acquisition of Farnair Training in Vienna. The facility, which houses an ATR simulator, will now be owned and operated by AAA.
ASL Aviation Group Acquires TNT Airline Operations
24 May 2016
ASL Aviation Group has acquired the airline operations of TNT Express N.V. (hereafter TNT Express), comprised of TNT Airways (Belgium) and Pan Air Líneas Aéreas (Spain). The two airlines are to be renamed ASL Airlines Belgium and ASL Airlines Spain respectively.
ASL Aviation Group Signs Conditional Agreement to acquire TNT Airline Operations
05 Feb 2016
ASL Aviation Group has reached agreement to acquire the airline operations of TNT Express N.V. (hereafter TNT), comprised of TNT Airways (Belgium) and Pan Air Líneas Aéreas (Spain). The agreement is conditional on the completion of the intended acquisition of TNT, which is expected in the first half of 2016.
ASL drives future growth with launch of European Airline brand
04 Jun 2015
Ireland based ASL Aviation Group is to launch a new European airline brand, ASL Airlines, as part of its strategy for continued growth in passenger and cargo operations.
ASL Aviation Group to acquire the Farnair Group
29 Oct 2014
ASL Aviation Group (ASL) has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire the Farnair Group of companies. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the year, once all pending regulatory and customary approvals are received.
FlySafair offers passengers the cheapest tickets available
08 Oct 2014
As the first flight of FlySafair approaches the new airline is offering the cheapest seats available on the market as it positions itself as South Africa’s first true low cost carrier.
ASL airlines bridge the North Atlantic
11 Jul 2014
On a number of days each week the ASL Group will have four aircraft carrying up to 1,300 people and almost 50 crew to and from the United States and Canada, with both Air Contractors and Europe Airpost now operating scheduled and ACMI transatlantic passenger flights.
Air Contractors salutes early transatlantic aviators
01 Jul 2014
Air Contractors will salute the pioneers of transatlantic passenger air transport at a celebratory anniversary airshow in Foynes in July.
Air Contractors and Afriqiyah Airways announce partnership for European passenger flights
03 Mar 2014
ASL Aviation Group’s subsidiary, Air Contractors (Ireland) Limited, has recently concluded a series of negotiations with Afriqiyah Airways.
ASL Aviation Group supports new B757 transatlantic service for Aer Lingus
03 Jul 2013
ASL’s Irish airline Air Contractors, recently signed an agreement with Aer Lingus to provide three Boeing B757-200 aircraft to support the national airline’s transatlantic network.
ASL Aviation Group purchase four B737-400F aircraft
18 Sep 2012
In response to customer demand, four B737-400 freighter aircraft have been purchased by the ASL Aviation Group.
ASL Aviation Group orders three B737-400SF conversions from AEI
08 Aug 2012
ASL has selected Aeronautical Engineers Inc., based in Miami Florida, for the conversion of its next three Boeing 737-400SF aircraft.
Two Boeing 737-400 freighter aircraft added to fleet
01 Jun 2012
Europe Airpost, ASL Aviation Group’s French airline, has recently signed the lease for two Boeing 737-400 freighter aircraft.
Air Contractors and Europe Airpost feature in the April edition of Flying In Ireland
03 Apr 2012
"The right aircraft for the Market
- the Air Contractors Boeing 737-300"
ASL Aviation Group and Europe Airpost feature in Flying In Ireland magazine
15 Jan 2012
Alan Dwyer, Editor of Flying In Ireland writes about Europe Airpost and the ASL Aviation Group in this month's edition.
Air Contractors receives Airbus award for Operational Excellence of the A300 B4 Freighter
01 Dec 2011
Air Contractors, one of the ASL Aviation Group’s passenger and cargo airlines, was recently presented with an Airbus Award for Operational Excellence of the A300 B4 Freighter at an A300/A310 Family Symposium held in Istanbul, Turkey.