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

STAR Capital finalizes acquisition of ASL Aviation

European private equity firm STAR Capital completed its acquisition of Ireland-based ASL Aviation Holdings, announced in February of this year. ASL Aviation’s airlines include ASL Airlines Ireland, ASL Airlines Belgium, ASL Airlines France, and ASL Airlines Hungary, and combined, the group operates a total of 130 passenger and freighter aircraft ranging from 747s to ATR […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • June 5, 2019