Maximus Air Cargo
IATA Code: --| ICAO code: MXU | Callsign: CARGO MAX
ماكسِمُس للشحن الجوي
Maximus Air Cargo
P.O. Box 35367
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates,
Tel:  971-2-447-4900
Fax: 971-2-447-4901
UK Office
3rd Floor, Endeavour House
Coopers Road, Stansted Airport,
Essex CM24 1SJ, United Kingdom
Tel : + 44 1279 687218
Fax: + 44 1279 661147

Ownership: 95% ADA Group (Abu Dhabi Aviation) acquisition dated 17/11/2008

Maximus Air Cargo was incorporated in 2005 based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is the largest freighter only operator in the Middle East region. The services covers full cargo charters, aircraft wet lease and tailored solutions for moving outsized cargo. Maximus currently operates regular scheduled cargo services on behalf of Etihad Crystal Cargo and is the appointed exclusive air relief support partner of the UAE Red Crescent.  On 25th June 2007 Maximus Air Cargo was granted the UAE Air Operators Certificate (AOC) In Nov 2008 Maximus Air Cargo became part of ADA Group (Abu Dhabi Aviation) after the latter acquired  95% of the operator.

Staff members are 250 (approx) .

Executives: Fathi Buhazza (Chief Executive), Mohamed Parkar (VP Finance)

Maximus Air Cargo fleet consists of the following aircraft:
  • 2 x Airbus A300-600RF
  • 1 x AN-124-100 Ruslan
  • 3 x Ilyushin IL-76TD Candid
  • 2 x Lockheed L-382 Hercules (phased out)

3 x Airbus A300-600RF are on order to be delivered later in 2011 (delivery dates to be updated)

Maximus Air and DHL Sign ACMI Deal
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Dubai Air Show, Maximus Air, an Abu Dhabi Aviation Group company, is optimistic about the prospects of gaining further business partnerships outside the Middle East after signing an ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) deal with DHL. Read More
Maximus Air Cargo Rebranded with an Expansion Drive
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Abu Dhabi,  Maximus Air will be unveiled to the public at the Dubai Air Show, as the company’s President and Chief Executive announced a new name and brand identity for the all-cargo airline, alongside details of an exciting growth strategy. Read More
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