Formed and started operations in 2010. Domestic, regional & international, charter and wet-lease (ACMI), passenger and cargo jet airplane services.
821 08 Bratislava SK-821 01, Slovakia
SLOVAKIA (SLOVAK REPUBLIC) (SLOVENSKA REPUBLICA) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1993. IT COVERS AN AREA OF 49,014 SQ KM. THE CAPITAL CITY IS BRATISLAVA. THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS SLOVAK. THE POPULATION IS 5.4 MILLION.
April 2010: AirExplore (EXP)'s partner in the tourism business is Titan Aero Brokers and Logistics (http://www.titanaero.com).
May 2010: Obtained its Air Operators Certificate (AOC).
June 2010: 737-4YO (25178, OM-AEX), ex-Futura International (FUA) delivery. To be based at Verona, Italy for the summer months flying (ACMI) wet-lease charters for various Italian tour operators - - SEE PHOTO - - "EXP-737-4YO-2010-06."
September 2010: INCDT: AirExplore (EXP) 737-4YO (CFM56-3C1) (2199-25178, /91 OM-AEX), was evacuated after landing at Kos, Greece on September 4th. The reason seemed to be an overheated engine (No 1 left hand side) possibly after a preceding engine fire in-flight. There was no smoke until the fire brigade shot a load of foam into the engine.
October 2011: (IATA) Code: ED. (ICAO) Code: AXE
SEE AXE - - AIREXPLORE.
October 2012: Palau Airways (PTP), which launched operations in May this year, has launched its 2nd route out of its Koror (ROR) base on the Pacific island associated with the United States. (PTP) now operates 2x-weekly to Hong Kong (HKG) with its 737-4YO (25178, OM-AEX), AirExplore (AXE)/(EXP) wet-leased airplane.
February 2013: Air Explore ((IATA) Code: ED, based at Bratislava Milan Rastislav Stefánik (BTS)) (AXE)/(EXP) has wet-leased one of its 737-436s (25839, OM-CEX) to its Cambodian partner TonléSap Airlines ((IATA) Code: K9, based at Phnom Penh Pochentong International (PNH)) (TSP) as of January 17. It currently already has dry leased its single 737-382 (24365, OM-BEX) to TonléSap (TSP) and operates another 737-400 on a wet-lease contract on behalf of TonléSap (TSP)'s sister carrier Palau Airways ((IATA) Code: P7, based at Koror Babelthuap (ROR)) (PTP). Air Explore (AXE)/(EXP) has just added a 3rd 737-46J (28867, OM-DEX) to its fleet earlier this week that has been retired from Jetairfly ((IATA) Code: TB, based at Brussels National Zaventem (BRU))'s fleet as the last older generation 737-400.
June 2013: 737-382 (24365, OM-BEX), leased to Arkefly (HOL).
April 2014: (RYR) will source 2 of its 4 wet-leased 737-400s from Slovakia's Air Explore (EXP). (RYR) intends to use the twinjets to supplement its Dublin International operations this summer.
February 2015: Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd (MAEL) (MON) has secured a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Air Explore (EXP) of Bratislava. Also, (MAEL)ís maintenance facility at Birmingham Airport is now Boeing (TBC) "GoldCare" approved.
December 2015: 737-436 (25839, C-FFNM) leased to First Air.
May 2017: 737-86J (32920, OM-NAS), ex-(EI-GAT), leased from and operated for AlbaStar.