Airhub Airlines, a Maltese carrier specializing in ACMI, charter, and cargo operations sealed the wet-lease of one Airbus A320-200 to Cabo Verde Airlines, bearing the aircraft registration 9H-GTS. Cabo Verde Airlines is the flag carrier of the Republic of Cabo Verde is an active member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) since 2009.
Airhub Airlines’ A320-200 will be commercially deployed within Cabo Verde’s network with scheduled flights from their home base in West Africa through their destinations across Europe.
Airbus A330 joins the growing fleet of Maltese Carrier, Airhub Airlines. This A330-200 will be operated alongside A330 family which includes A330-900 and the A330-300.
The Airbus A330-200 holding MSN 1161, will bear Maltese registration 9H-PAX is set to be yet another highlight for the Maltese carrier for this year.
9H-PAX will be strategically positioned to enhance Airhub Airlines’ fleet capabilities. Entering commercial service during the winter season, the A330-200 will capitalize on the increase in passenger demand. In anticipation of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar along with the winter holiday season.
About Airhub Airlines:
Airhub Airlines is an IOSA certified non-scheduled carrier, offering passenger, cargo, ACMI and aircraft management services. Holding a Maltese AOC with a soaring fleet of narrow and wide-body aircraft. Airhub Airlines is a part of Airhub Aviation, a group of companies with its headquarters in Malta and commercial office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Airhub Aviation offers a range of modern Airbus family aircraft, aviation training, and aircraft management services for lessors and asset management entities with in-house MRO capabilities.
Airhub Airlines has inducted one Airbus A330-343 into the fleet, bearing the Maltese registration of 9H-AHQ (MSN 1754). The addition of a new aircraft type will strengthen the competitive position of Airhub Airlines in the ACMI and Charter market, complementing its product and services.
Powered by two Rolls-Royce Trent 772B-60 engines, the five-year-old aircraft is the youngest in the Airhub Airlines fleet, having performed its maiden flight in December 2016. According to the Ch-Aviation Aircraft database, the subject aircraft is considered one of the top three youngest widebody aircraft bearing a Maltese registration. The young age of the aircraft will offer Airhub Airlines and its customers better fuel efficiency gains and enhanced technical reliability.
The A330 will be in ZERO LOPA configuration, supplementing the cargo fleet of Airhub Airlines. The aircraft bears a maximum volume of 256 m3 and a payload of 50 tons, respectively.
The maiden flight under the Airhub Aviation livery is scheduled for the next week. The 9H-AHQ will be deployed on all international markets worldwide, including the USA, India, Vietnam, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Airhub Airlines has operated its first commercial flight to the United States, on its Airbus A340 aircraft bearing the Maltese registration of 9H-ZMK.
The aircraft departed Kansai International airport (KIX) Japan on January 17, 2022, making a stopover in Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) USA, before arriving at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) USA on January 18, 2022, with further cross continental flights to Vilnius international airport (VNO) Lithuania, and Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN), Vietnam.
The airline’s debut into the US market comes shortly after their attainment of the FAA approval to operate in the United States. Airhub Airlines has made strides since the induction of our first widebody A340 aircraft in 2021, and intends to continue in this trajectory with passenger and cargo flights to the United States planned throughout 2022.
Airhub Airlines is headquartered in Malta that offers ACMI and charter services.
The upstart made this announcement on social media:
Airhub Airlines, Malta AOC, Airhub Aviation group company, is set to begin wide-body operations after its first Airbus A340-300 successful registration to the Maltese aircraft register. It marks a significant milestone in Airhub Airlines fleet expansion – the aircraft is entering commercial service with the operator under tail number (9H-ZMK).
The 296 seats Airbus A340-300, manufactured in 2005, was updated by Aviatic MRO at Siauliai International Airport (SQQ). It is ready to start cargo flight operations.
9H-ZMK is the first out of Airbus A340 type aircraft added to the Maltese AOC fleet – Airhub Airlines already operates 3 Airbus A320 type aircraft: 9H-HUB (MSN 4328), 9H-EMU (MSN 1087) and 9H-GTS (MSN 4384).
The second A340 aircraft is undergoing registration procedures and will be introduced under tail number 9H-HOP next month. The company is planning to add up to 6 wide-body aircraft by the end of the year.
Airhub Aviation group, headquartered in Malta, brings together five companies specializing in different areas of aviation. United by the same passion for the industry, Airhub Aviation team members are acknowledged experts in ACMI, charter passenger and cargo operations, aircraft management, aviation training, recruitment services and MRO.