|Focus cities||Arad, Baden-Baden, Billund, Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Jönköping, Malmö, Stavanger, Stockholm, Tampere, Tallinn, Turku|
|Company slogan||Cargo aviation partner|
|Key people||Avo Tölpt, Indrek Raig, Janek Valdma, Erko Kundla, Aleksandr Teor, Vladimir Loktajev, Senta Mohhova|
Airest (AS Airest) is an Estonian-owned airline that started in January 2002, operating regular cargo and charter passenger flights on a Tallinn-Helsinki route, since 2002 for UPS as the only UPS link to Estonia.
Airest since 2012
Airest (Airest Inc) is an Estonian private aviation company engaged in commercial cargo air transportation in accordance with EU-OPS Part 1. With the head office in Tallinn Airest provides service to cargo partners in Northern Europe.
In early 2012 Estonian Civil Aviation Administration issued a new Air Operatior Certificate to Airest Inc. Three letter designator: AEG; Telephony designator: AIREST CARGO; Sitatex address: XH-TLL-AE (Type B: TLLAEXH).
In late 2012 Airest revealed a new company design, website and bulletin.
On 11 July 2013 AIREST was certified by ECAA as EASA Part 145 maintenance organization. AIREST maintenance organization scope of work is line maintenance on SAAB 340 up to 800FH (included). Tallinn line station started working from 1. of August 2013. In November 2014 Airest opened its 4th line maintenance base in Budapest.
In September 2014 Airest signed agreement for a 5th SAAB 340a aircraft to be added to the fleet. Registration number ES-LSE with a nickname "Echo" will be enjoying its time flying in Hungary and Romania.
On 15 September 2014 Airest is flying to 14 destinations with 4 line maintenance bases.
Airest's aircraft are now active in Arad, Baden-Baden, Billund, Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Jönköping, Malmö, Stavanger, Stockholm, Tampere, Tallinn and Turku
Fleet since 2012
- 5 Saab 340A registered ES-LSA, ES-LSB, ES-LSC, ES-LSD, ES-LSE. (current November 2014)
Fleet before 2012
As of August 2006 the Airest fleet includes as per GSA worldwide Nordic European Aviation
- 3 Let L-410 UVP-E registered ES-LLA, ES-LLB and ES-LLC
- 1 Antonov 26B leased for the Tallinn - Helsinki route, registration EW-246TG
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