Airlift Asia Inc. had its humble beginnings in 1981 as an airfreight forwarding company in a 50 sqm. office in Tramo Pasay with 5 employees and a couple of Ford Fiera vans. The company since then has grown to more that 500 employees with a combined warehouse space of approximately 51 hectares with coordinating offices in almost every key city in the Philippines.

To date, AAI has grown to a group of companies which to include: Air and Sea Freight Forwarding, Warehousing, Distribution, Business Process Outsourcing, Project Cargo and most recently Express Logistics through its newest Service Mark: Black Arrow Express.


AAI Group Of Companies specializes in the whole spectrum of cargo handling, packing and crating, insurance, Customs clearance, domestic movement, surface, sea, and air freightage, storage and warehousing, and distribution business, business process outsourcing and Specialty Project Cargo handling. It is thus a leading Filipino total seamless logistics solutions provider, a world-class player with a global network of airline and shipping line partners, international and domestic agents, and trucking and hauling service suppliers shipping anything between 500 grams to 500 tons or cargo.


AAI Worldwide Logistics carved a historical landmark as the first logistics and freight forwarding company to have applied for and to be granted the PQA’s (Philippine Quality Award) “Recognition for Commitment to Quality Management”, the highest honor given by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to companies in the private and public sectors for exemplary organizational performance. It is a template for global competitiveness based on the principle of Total Quality Management.AAI holds the record of being the first 100% Filipino owned freight forwarder to have been certified and recognized for quality service in international freight forwarding, Customs brokerage, and warehousing when Yarsely InternaTIonal Certification Services of the United Kingdom awarded it an ISO 9002 Certificate in 1997. On February 2009, the same certifying body upgraded AAI’s quality seal to ISO 9001:2008. AAI was certified to OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004 on December 2010 and January 2011 respectively