|Founded||1997 (as Expo Aviation)|
|Company slogan||Your Friend in the Skies|
|Headquarters||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
Shafik Kassim (Managing Director)Omar Kayaam (CEO)
FITS Aviation (Pvt) Limited, DBA FitsAir (formerly known as ExpoAir), is a Sri Lankan airline. It operates scheduled passenger service within Sri Lanka, as well as international cargo flights to several cities in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
ExpoAir was the first airline in Sri Lanka to be certified under the International Civil Aviation Organisation ( ICAO) annex requirements, as well as being the first domestic airline to be certified by the Department of Civil Aviation to commence flights to Jaffna.
In 2005, Expo Air applied to the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) to operate international air cargo services to Malé, Mumbai, Tiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Vizag, Kochi, Bangalore, Chennai, Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Kathmandu, Chittagong, Dhaka, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Manila, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Muscat, Jeddah, Beirut, and Cairo, as well as various cities in Australia, Africa, and Europe, with the short-haul routes utilizing the Airbus A320 and long-haul routes utilizing the Airbus A330 and Airbus A340 models. In 2006, ExpoAir added a Douglas DC-8 to its fleet and sold a Fokker 27.
Starting in January 2012, Expo Air relaunched its scheduled passenger flights from Ratmalana Airport to Jaffna Airport with a brand-new Cessna 208 Caravan. The aircraft has 12 seats and passengers are able to reach Jaffna in less than 1 hour.
Expo flies to the following services to scheduled domestic and international destinations:
|^||Passenger + Cargo|
|[C]||Freighter aircraft only|
The Expo Aviation fleet includes the following aircraft:
|McDonnell Douglas MD-82||1||1||0||4R-EXM (Cargo)|
|Ilyushin IL-18||1||0||0||4R-EXD (Cargo)|
|Cessna Grand Caravan||1||0||12||4R-EXL|
ExpoAir has a leasing arm that wet- and dry-leases aircraft to third parties. In 2005, an F27 was dry-leased to Pakistan International Airlines, and in 2006, the airline wet-leased a Douglas DC8-63CF to Air Mauritius. In 2007, it dry-leased another F27 aircraft to Mihin Lanka. In 2008, it wet-leased a Beech Super King Air 200 from South Africa and sub-leased the aircraft to the UN arm of WFP for operations in Sri Lanka. On August 2014 Dimonim Air (Indonesia)leased the sole ATR 72-200, (PK-HVH),belonging to Sri Lankan carrier, Fits Air, for use on its internal Indonesian network.