Arab Emirates-based start-up cargo carrier Midex Airlines is aiming to begin flights shortly
after signing an agreement with Abu Dhabi Airports Company to established its main base at Al Ain
Midex Airlines, which is part of
Lebanon-headquartered logistics group Midex
International, plans to operate cargo links to Beirut, Istanbul, Paris Orly, Dhaka in Bangladesh, and
Mumbai and Kochin in India.
The carrier says it secured its licences to operate passenger and cargo flights
chairman and managing director Khalifa
Al Mazrouei says: “We are
delighted that Midex has
chosen Al Ain International Airport as its home base and main hub for their
international cargo business.
operation will take advantage of Al Ain Airport’s strategic location with easy
road access to the entire UAE, international air and sea connections and our Gulf
Co-operation Council neighbours.”
could immediately be reached for comment at Midex Airlines, but local reports indicate the
carrier hopes to start flights next month and will operate a fleet of six
Airbus A300 freighters and a single Boeing 747-200 freighter.