Mr. Darius Kajokas, Avion Express CEO stated that “We are constantly working on strengthening our leading position in the industry and expanding to new markets. The decision to establish a subsidiary company specifically in Malta was based upon favourable and strategically beneficial conditions provided by the country. Acquiring a Maltese AOC and AOL opens a lot of opportunities for us which we are looking forward to exploring.”
Avion Express Malta is the subsidiary company of Avion Express, the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world. Established in 2005, Avion Express is successfully working with clients in Europe, Africa, South America, Asia-Pacific. In 2019 the airline will operate 22 Airbus A320 family aircraft. Avion Express was awarded ACMI Operator of the Year 2019 at Air Transport Awards by International Business News.
The Aviation sector in Malta is continuously growing, becoming one of the strongest markets in the world. It is contributing to 2.5% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product, while creating more than 3,200 jobs.