Do ASL rumors, West Atlantic acquisition point to shedding of European AOCs ahead?

Will the changes in ownership at West Atlantic and ASL Aviation lead to some shedding of AOCs and other changes in the European contract airline landscape? Following the acquisition of West Atlantic by Spain-based Swiftair parent LUSAT, the combined group will have five airlines in Spain, Greece, Sweden and the UK, operating a combined active […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • June 28, 2019

Previously unreported freighter aircraft transactions

We try to keep up-to-date on transactions involving freighter aircraft, publishing a list of recent transactions every week in Cargo Facts Update, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. However, particularly in the case of used passenger aircraft being acquired and put into conversion to freighter configuration, it is easy […]
  • David Harris
  • May 24, 2018

Freighter aircraft transactions through January 2018

Every week in Cargo Facts Update, we include a list of recent freighter aircraft transactions, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. Each reference to a freighter aircraft transaction (FAT) in our publications contains a unique FAT code linked to the FAT database on the CargoFacts.com website. This database is available to […]
  • David Harris
  • January 26, 2018

ASL acquires TNT’s airlines

It’s official: as of today, ASL Aviation Group acquired the two airlines formerly owned by TNT Express. When FedEx made its offer to acquire TNT Express, one of the conditions imposed by EU law was that TNT Express’ airlines – TNT Airways and Pan Air Líneas Aéreas – could not be part of the deal. […]
  • David Harris
  • May 24, 2016