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 than 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 is currently ranked as one of the top logistics companies in the Philippines.