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

  • Caryn Livingston
  • June 28, 2019
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 […]

West Atlantic returns a 767-200F to CAM

Sweden-based West Atlantic flew one of its four 767-200BDSFs (22788, ex-ABX) from Leipzig (LEJ) via Bangor (BGR) to Columbus (LCK) toward the end of last week. The airline confirmed to Cargo Facts that the aircraft came off lease and was being redelivered to lessor Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM) [FAT 005027]. This aircraft was a relatively […]

Swiftair parent set to gain control of West Atlantic

Yesterday, shareholders of Sweden-based West Atlantic Group accepted what amounts to a takeover offer from Spain-based LUSAT Air S.L., the holding company that owns Aviation Leasing Spain, Cygnus Air, and Swiftair. The two companies entered into an MoU that would enable LUSAT to acquire a majority stake in West Atlantic. The deal is slated for […]
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