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Established in 2003. Scheduled, international, passenger and cargo, jet airplane services.
4th Floor, Jackson House
Sibson Road, Sale
Manchester, M33 7RR, Great Britain
November 2003: Started operations, Manchester - Cape Town (2/week).
March 2004: 70 employees.
Parent organization/shareholders: CT2 (100%). D B A Man-air.com Ltd.
AV8air (AV8) is a low-fare, no-frills charter airline operating jet airplanes to South Africa and to the Spanish & Canary Islands holiday resorts with its sister operations CT2 Holidays and CT2 Flights.
Main Base: Manchester (MAN).
April 2004: Halted operations after postponing plans to gain an Air Operating Certificate (AOC) with a 757-200 (G-OAVB).
HCCT (Holidays) continues to contract AV8Air services to Icelandair (ICE) with a change of 767-300ER next month. The 757 will be operated by Astraeus (AUA), although it will reportedly return to (AV8) by 8/04 for CT2 operations following a capital infusion by a private investor.
757-23A (24289) returned to Ansett Worldwide (AWW).
May 2004: 767-3YOER (24953), Icelandair (ICE) wet-leased, replaces 767-383ER (25365) which was returned to (ICE).
December 2004: (ICAO) Code: MNF - RINGWAY.
(Telephone: +44 161 968 20 80). (FAX: +44 161 968 20 54).