Episode 38 with Mr. Haris Coloman

CEO of airhubairlines

5 October 2022

Episode Summary

Join Dr. Adnan Baranbo in the 38th Episode of AVIAPRENEURS talks about Aviation Group of Companies featuring The CEO of airhubairlines, Mr. Haris Coloman


Mr. Haris Coloman

an Aviapreneur from Bosnia, who started his aviation career more than 25 years ago working for the Bosnian military and NATO. Then he was in charge of ground operations roles for many airlines such as Sky Bosnia, Bosnia Wand Airline, and the Egyptian Nesma Airlines, then he took charge of the role of CEO and Accountable Manager of Fly Bosnia. Since 2021 Haris is the Chief Executive Officer of airhubairlines, a group of companies based in Malta providing various passenger and cargo air services, and other aviation services.  


 Watch this Episode to know Mr. Haris’s answers to the following questions:

  • Airhub is not only an airline, but also a group of aviation companies comprising of Airhub training, cargo, management, maintenance, besides the airline. Can you explain to us the structure of the group and what service do each of these companies provide?
  • What’s the benefit of operating within a group of companies rather than simply focus on an airline only?
  • Why Malta? What’s special about this country that make you choose the airline to be established there?
  • Commercial charter business model: flying on demand, compared to the schedule airlines which fly on schedule pre-announced times and destinations. Do you see charter airlines business model more secure than schedule one, apparently charter airlines grew much in the last few years compared to schedule ones?
  • What about the ACMI? It’s beautiful business model, where you secure long term customer flying minimum guaranteed hours. Can you explain us the business model in more detail? What services do Airhub airlines offer in this area? Who are your customers and why it’s a successful business model more airlines are trying to get involved in?
  • Many charter airlines in Europe specialize in narrow body aircraft, while you also have wide body ones besides the narrow body fleet. How’s your experience flying them?
  • Combining cargo and passenger flights. Isn’t it a hard task?
  • The last 3 years experienced huge growth in cargo charter. Many passenger airlines decided to step in and acquire cargo aircraft. Do you see the demand continuing in such strong way for more years?
  • What advice do you give the audience listening to us, on what it takes to start, build and grow a successful group of aviation business? 


All of this and more on the 38th Episode of AVIAPRENEURS!

avia logo

Past Podcasts

Episode 45

Guest: Mr. Artem Degtiarov
date icon

23 November 2022

Episode 44

Guest: Mr. Mark Ross Smith
date icon

16 November 2022

Episode 43

Guest: Mr. Richard Hekker
date icon

10 November 2022