November 17 - Maximus Air Cargo, has appointed Avanti Consult to help further develop its business strategy and its anticipated expansion into the arena of scheduled flights.

Maximus says that its performance has been robust over the last couple of years with growth and profit margins exceeding targets. Despite the global downturn, 2009 remains steady. Plans for 2010 include further inroads into the aircraft wet lease sector and a significant plan for the provision of scheduled services. Avanti's appointment will be beneficial in facilitating this initiative. 

Maximus Air Cargo president and CEO, Fathi Hilal Buhazza says that "appointing Avanti ensures that we proceed forward in an advised and pragmatic manner so that we continue to maintain our impeccable standards." 

Commenting on Avanti's appointment, MD Cronan Enright said "Avanti Consult will advise Maximus on the next exciting chapter of its development facilitating its dual business model of cargo charter and ACMI lease solutions, and its organisational readiness for the future."