Mali Air

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Mali Air
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Mali Air's Eclipse 550 on the apron at Sakhir Air Base, Bahrain 2018
IATA code :
ICAO code : MAE
Founding: 1997
Seat: Möderbrugg , AustriaAustriaAustria 
Home airport : Graz
Company form: GmbH FN 159200v
Management: Karl-Heinz Mali ( CEO )
Number of employees: > 20
Passenger volume: Private, executive and taxi flights
Freight volume: Priority charter up to 250 kg and organ transport
Fleet size: 5
Aims: Europe, Middle East, Russia and North Africa

Mali Air is an Austrian demand and charter flight company based in Möderbrugg and its home base at Graz Airport . It flies to any destination within and outside of Europe, depending on customer requirements. Accessible flight destinations can be in Iceland, Morocco, North Africa, the Middle East and Russia, for example.


In 1994 the founder, Karl-Heinz Mali, bought a twin-engine Cessna 340A and ran a small aviation company with a rental license. The Cessna 340 was stationed in Graz . The business developed and based on the rental company, Mali Air Luftverkehr Ges.mbH was founded in 1997 with a transport permit. In the years 1997–1999, Mali Air mainly had flights from Graz to Eastern Europe. In addition to these flights, an agreement with a car manufacturer in 1999 brought many flights to Western Europe. From 2000 onwards, Mali Air operated a twin-engine Piper Aerostar . Mali Air also got a Cessna 421 and a King Air in ownership. After the aircraft operator stopped operating, the Citation ISP was purchased in 2005, an Eclipse 500 in 2008 and an Eclipse 550 in 2016.

Business fleet

As of May 2018, the Mali Air fleet consists of five business aircraft (owners):

Training aircraft fleet

Aquilas from AAT on the apron at Graz Airport (LOWG)

In 2017, Austrian Aviation Training GmbH was taken over by Mali Air from the former AAC. This also took over the fleet of training aircraft (these are still AAC branded in 2019). As of May 2018, this consists of eight aircraft and a simulator:

See also

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. - Official aircraft register accessed on December 20, 2019.