Tallinn, 09.10.2017 – Cargo airline AIREST has announced the appointment of Aleksei Lupitski as their new CEO. He assumed responsibilities on the 2nd October succeeding Jaanus Ojamets, who has stepped down for personal reasons.


“It is my pleasure to become part of the Airest family and I would like to thank Jaanus for the solid foundations created by his efforts.”, said Lupitski and continued: “My task now is to work to support our customers with a reliable and cost-efficient service and expand the range of solutions offered. Fortunately, I can rely on the great team at Airest who demonstrated their commitment and dedication in bringing the airline to its current position on the market.”


Aleksei Lupitski has vast experience in the airline industry, holding senior management positions at various airlines for the last 20 years. For the past 8 years he was the President & CEO of Lithuanian airline Avion Express. Under Aleksei’s management Avion Express grew from 4x Saab 340 operator to a global wet lease player with a fleet of 16x Airbus A320 family aircraft.


Airest is an international cargo airline with crew and air bases located around the Europe. Airest has been providing ACMI and ad-hoc services since 2001. Airest is operating 9x Saab 340F and 1x Bombardier CRJ200sf.