Category Archives: ASL Airlines (France)

Titan Aircraft Investments leases a Boeing 737-800SF to ASL Airlines

Titan Aircraft Investments, the joint venture between Titan Aviation Holdings, Inc. and Bain Capital Credit, have announced the placement of a Boeing 737-800SF converted freighter on long-term dry lease with ASL Aviation Holdings.

Titan Aviation Holdings, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., will manage the aircraft.

Fergus Wilson, ASL Aviation Holding’s Group Fleet and Leasing Director, said: “We are looking forward to this Boeing 737-800SF entering service with ASL in the coming weeks and to a successful business relationship with Titan. The aircraft’s arrival will mark another step forward in ASL’s fleet renewal program which has already seen our 737-800NG fleet outgrow our 737 classic fleet.”


ASL Aviation Holdings, a global aviation services company with airlines based in Europe, South Africa and Asia, is a world leader in ACMI airline operations serving major cargo and passenger airlines.

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, ASL’s six airlines include ASL Airlines Ireland, ASL Airlines Belgium, ASL Airlines France and ASL Airlines United Kingdom in Europe and associate and joint venture airlines FlySafair in South Africa and K-Mile Asia in Thailand. The group also includes MRO X-airservices, airlines services companies and several leasing entities.

ASL Aviation Holdings operates cargo services for the world’s leading express parcel integrators and online retailers. Group airlines also operate scheduled and charter passenger services under its own airline brands on domestic, international, and intercontinental routes in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America and Africa.

ASL has a global team of 3,000 people of 51 nationalities. The Group has a fleet of 130 aircraft that includes 7 aircraft types ranging from the turbo prop ATR 72 to the Boeing 747. ASL’s agreement with Boeing for 30 firm slots and 10 options for Boeing 737-800BCF ‘Boeing Converted Freighters’, will see the entry into service of the twentieth aircraft from that programme later this year.

Top Copyright Photo: Prime Air – ASL Airlines Ireland Boeing 737-86N (F) WL EI-AZA (msn 28655) CDG (Jacques Guillem Collection). Image: 959153.

ASL Airlines France announces new weekly flights to Algiers and new services to Annaba and Béjaïa

ASL Airlines France made this announcement:

Following the new authorization granted by the authorities to open more flights between Algeria and France, ASL Airlines France is gradually strengthening its flight schedule to Algeria by selling additional frequencies to Algiers from Paris, Lyons, Lille and Mulhouse.

These new flight authorizations between France and Algeria also allow ASL Airlines France to open new routes to Béjaïa and Annaba from June 16.


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ASL Airlines France opens two new routes to Algeria

The new routes from Lille and Mulhouse (Basle/Mulhouse/Freiburg):

Lille – Oran: Tuesday, from May 3
Mulhouse – Algiers: Saturdays, from June 25

Reinforcement of service to Algiers:

Paris-Algiers: 11 weekly flights
Lyon – Algiers: 4 flights per week
Lille – Algiers: 2 flights per week

In addition to these scheduled flights, ASL Airlines France will provide special flights from Algeria to France:

Béjaïa / Paris-CDG, Thursday from May 5 to October 27
Anaba/Paris-CDG, Sunday from May 8 to October 23.

To Morocco, the company offers a flight program from June 30 to September 13, 2022 to Oujda from Paris-CDG and Strasbourg.

Paris-Oujda: Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, Friday (two flights)
Strasbourg-Oujda: Friday (from July 8 to September 9, 2022).

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ASL Airlines France sets up 7 flights a week to Algiers from Paris, Lyon and Lille

ASL Airlines France has made this announcement:

ASL Airlines France has announced the resumption of its commercial flights to Algeria, following the authorization given by the Algerian authorities to strengthen air routes from France.

From September 9, 2021, ASL Airlines France will operate a regular service to Algiers from Paris 5 times a week and from Lyon and Lille once a week.


Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

  • departure from Paris-CDG at 08:00 – arrival in Algiers at 09:20
  • departure from Algiers at 10:20 am – arrival in Paris-CDG at 1:40 pm



  • departure from Lyon at 08:00 – arrival in Algiers at 8:50
  • departure from Algiers at 16:50 – arrival in Lyon at 19:40

LILLE – ALGIERS (from October 7)


  • departure from Lille at 14:20 – arrival in Algiers at 15:50
  • departure from Algiers at 09:50 – arrival in Lille at 13:20

In addition to this program, ASL Airlines France will continue its return flights from Algeria to France, from Algiers, Bejaia and Annaba to Paris, and from Algiers to Lyon.

 “Throughout the duration of the travel restrictions related to the pandemic, ASL Airlines France has maintained a strong link with Algeria; since May 2020 we have provided special return flights from Algeria to France. With the opening of flight authorizations between the two countries, we are very happy to be able to expand our offer and to start offering commercial flights again, including from Lyon and Lille. We hope to soon be able to set up our entire program to give back to our loyal customers all the travel solutions between the capitals and regions of the two countries that they have been waiting for a year and a half! “ said Éric Vincent, Sales and Program Director of ASL Airlines France.

ASL Aviation Holdings to exercise options for 10 additional Boeing 737-800 converted freighters

ASL Aviation Holdings has decided to exercise 10 options for additional Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters.

The first (F-HIQB, msn 33641) entered service with ASL Airlines France in January 2021.

The second is due to enter service with K-Mile Asia this month.

K-Mile Air, operating as K-Mile Asia, was established in 2004 as Thailand’s first express freight airline. Initial operations began in 2006 with a Boeing 727 freighter between BKK and SIN. The fleet subsequently expanded to 3 such aircraft. These aircraft have since been retired in 2013.

In March 2014, Farnair Switzerland took a 45% stake in K-Mile Air. Since then ASL Aviation Holdings has taken over ownership of Farnair and has been a valuable partner with extensive domain expertise. ASL is a global aviation services provider with operations on 6 continents and a fleet of 140 aircraft in 6 airlines in Europe, South Africa and Asia.

The Boeing 737-400SF operations was launched in July 2014. Currently the fleet is three (HS-KMA, HS-KMB and HS-KMC).

ASL Airlines France is based in Paris-Charles de Gaulle and operates out of major French airports.

The airline operates its own network of scheduled passenger flights between France and Algeria and Morocco in North Africa and Israel. It also operates charter passenger flights throughout Europe for leading French, English and Spanish tour operators and brokers.

Seasonal transatlantic passenger flights are operated on behalf of Air Saint-Pierre linking Paris-CDG with Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the self-governing French overseas territory just off the coast of Canada. The airline also operates VIP air cruises through Africa and South America and incentive flights for various customers.

ASL Airlines France has been an operator of overnight postal flights for the French Postal service, La Poste, for many years and the airline can trace its roots back to L’Aeropostale and later Europe Airpost.

The airline continues to operate for postal and express integrator companies but has also been developing its passenger services since 2013. It is now known throughout the industry for its high-quality passenger service and emphasis on customer care.

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ASL Airlines France to open a Paris CDG – Djerba route

ASL Airlines France has announced the launch of the Paris-Djerba route.

The new route will be operated from June 29, 2020 to September 2, 2020 on the basis of two weekly flights.

Paris – Djerba by ASL Airlines France
On Monday
departure from Paris-CDG at 6:20 p.m. – arrival in Djerba at 8:10 p.m.
departure from Djerba at 9.10 p.m. – arrival in Paris-CDG at 01.00 a.m.

departure from Paris-CDG at 7.20 am – arrival in Djerba at 09.10 am
departure from Djerba at 10:10 am arrival at Paris-CDG at 2:00 pm
All times are shown in local time. There is an hour time difference in summer between Tunisia and France.

For its summer program, ASL Airlines France will also serve:

From Paris-CDG, from June 30 to September 3

Oujda, departing from three cities in France:

Paris-CDG – Oujda from June 29 to September 10,
Strasbourg – Oujda from July 1 to September 2
Bastia – Oujda from July 1 to August 5
As well as the regular lines operated throughout the year: Paris – Tel Aviv and Paris – Algiers

In Paris, departing and arriving flights are made at terminal T3 at Paris-CDG Airport.

Flights are flown in a single-class Boeing 737-700 with a capacity of 147 seats.

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ASL Airlines France inaugurates two new routes from Paris CDG

ASL Airlines France has made this announcement (translated from French):

ASL Airlines France made its first flight to Belgrade on Monday (June 24) and and Tunis on Tuesday (June 25). These two inaugural flights departing from Paris-CDG started the summer schedule for the carrier.

✈ Belgrade is now served twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays until September 5, 2019
departure from Paris-CDG at 18:20 – arrival in Belgrade at 20:40.
departure from Belgrade at 21:40 – arrival at Paris-CDG at 00:05 (D + 1)

✈ Until September 6, 2019 ASL Airlines France serves Tunis from Paris:
twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, until August 1
once a week, on tuesday, august
daily the first week of September.

Flights departing and arriving at Paris-CDG are from the T3 Terminal.


In addition to the inauguration of the Paris-Belgrade and Paris-Tunis routes, the 2019 passenger flights program is also highlighted by:

✈ The reinforcement of the Bordeaux-Oran and Perpignan-Oran routes inaugurated last summer.
✈ The addition of new frequencies on the Paris-Algiers and Paris-Tel Aviv routes operated year-round.
✈ The renewal of flights to Oujda from Paris, Bastia and Strasbourg.

ASL Airlines France serves ten regular routes during the summer 2019 season:

Paris-CDG / Tunis; Paris-CDG / Belgrade; Paris-CDG / Oujda; Paris-CDG / Bastia; Strasbourg / Oujda; Bastia / Oujda; Bordeaux / Oran; Perpignan / Oran as well as Paris-CDG / Tel Aviv and Paris-CDG / Algiers which are insured year round.

All photos by the airline.

ASL Airlines France adds two Boeing 737-800s

Leased from AerCap April 18, 2019, operated for TUI UK

ASL Airlines (France) (Paris-Charles de Gaulle) has leased a pair of Boeing 737-800s (F-GZTV and F-GZTZ) from AerCap.

This is a new type for the airline.

The pictured F-GZTZ (top) is operating for TUI Airways (UK).

Top Copyright Photo: ASL Airlines (France) Boeing 737-8K5 SSWL F-GZTZ (msn 30883) PMI (Javier Rodriguez). Image: 946508.

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ASL Airlines France launches a new summer route to Morocco

ASL Airlines (France) Boeing 737-73V WL F-GZTD (msn 32418) (Europe Airpost colors) BRU (Ton Jochems). Image: 937391.

ASL Airlines (France) launched the first flight to Oujda, Morocco took off on June 14 at 11:20 from Strasbourg Airport.

The departure of the flight was inaugurated by Thomas Dubus, President of the Executive Board of Strasbourg Airport and Eric Vincent, Commercial Director of the ASL Airlines France Program in the presence of Mr. Khalid Afkir, Consul General of the Kingdom of Morocco in Strasbourg.

The crew, Mr. Eric Vincent, Commercial Director of the program of ASL Airlines France and Mr. Khalid Afkir, Consul General of the Kingdom of Morocco, cutting the ribbon. On his right, Ryme Mezzour, Vice Consul, Consulate General of the Kingdom of Morocco in Strasbourg.


The new route will operate until September 13. ASL Airlines France serves to Oujda every Thursday:

Departure from Strasbourg at 11:20 – arrival at Oujda at 13:05 (2:45 flight)
Departure from Oujda at 14:05 – arrival in Strasbourg at 17:45 (2:40 flight)
* All times are indicated in local time, there is 1 hour time difference between France and Morocco.

During the same period, from June 14 to September 13, ASL Airlines France also serves the Strasbourg – Bordeaux route on Thursdays:

Departure from Strasbourg at 18:35 – arrival in Bordeaux at 20:05
Departure from Bordeaux at 09:00 – arrival in Strasbourg at 10:30

Top Copyright Photo: ASL Airlines (France) Boeing 737-73V WL F-GZTD (msn 32418) (Europe Airpost colors) BRU (Ton Jochems). Image: 937391.

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