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Fly via Prague service for transfer passengers by Prague Airport

Effective 1 April 2021, Prague Airport will launch a service for a new segment of passengers transferring in Prague between flights operated by different air carriers. The Fly via Prague service will increase the potential of the airport in Prague as a transfer hub and provide greater passenger comfort during the times air traffic is to be gradually resumed. The main partner of Prague Airport is t...

First FBO in Europe with IS-BAH Stage III certification - ABS Jets

Congratulations ABS Jets Prague! It just became the first European FBO to receive IS-BAH Stage III certification. Since launching as a full FBO service provider at Bratislava airport last year, the company has also been awarded IS-BAH Stage One certification for its Bratislava base. The three-day-long audit was conducted remotely because of the ongoing pandemic. It again proved an effect...

Prague Airport assumes management of several services

Effective March 2021, Václav Havel Airport Prague is to assume under its management the operations of assistance services for passengers with reduced mobility and orientation (PRM) and oversize baggage check-in counters. Until now, these services were provided by an external supplier, the MaidPro Service company. All services will be provided to passengers under the same regime as before. I...

Ready for 2021 traffic enhancement - Prague Airport

Throughout the course of 2020, a total of 3,665,871 passengers passed through the gates of Václav Havel Airport Prague. The operation of the airport was unprecedented due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular the related restrictions on travel and the worldwide decline in demand for flying. As a result, 79% fewer passengers were handled in Prague compared to 2019. In January and February...

JetBook is launching new aviation-themed Diary

JetBook confirmed today launching JetBook 2021 Diary and Planner. It is the World’s First International Aviation-Themed Diary and Planner which will be available in Three Different Versions! JetBook 2021 Diary and Planner is high-quality diary and planner packed with gorgeous aviation images, information, and personality to help to get organized and well-balanced business and priva...

Prague Airport enhances cyberattack protection with new cyber security operational centre

Václav Havel Airport Prague has launched operations of one of the most modern and technically advanced cyber security workplaces in the Czech Republic. The new Cyber ​​Security Operational Centre (CSOC) is designed to strengthen the protection of the strategic infrastructure of the largest international airport in the country against cyberattacks and to prevent the misuse of airport informa...

Remote IS-BAO Stage III Audit for ABS Jets

ABS Jets has successfully renewed IS-BAO Stage III certification with the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). The audit resulted in zero findings, demonstrating that ABS Jets is dedicated to following international safety standards. When the COVID-19 crisis struck, the audit’s planning stage had already commenced. It was then elected to perform the audit remotely, which requ...

New base maintenance agreement: Czech Airlines Technics and Finnair

Czech Airlines Technics has signed a new Base Maintenance Agreement with Finnair, one of CSAT’s major customers within this division. The long-term co-operation contract was entered into for three years with an option for additional three years. CSAT will thus continue to provide base maintenance checks and repairs for the carrier’s Airbus A320 Family fleet at Václav H...

Václav Havel Airport Prague: now available - testing for presence of COVID-19

Passengers and visitors can now be tested for the presence of the virus causing COVID-19 directly at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Testing is performed by an accredited GHC Genetics laboratory. The new service will facilitate safe travelling and also reduce the spread of the disease. Both passengers and the general public can use the testing directly at the airport. Prague Airport has s...

ABS Jets conducts smooth 192-month inspection of Embraer Legacy 600

ABS Jets maintenance team has just completed the second 192-month/16-year inspection on an Embraer Legacy 600 managed by ABS Jets. The inspection began during the COVID lockdown and was finalized on time despite quarantine measures.  The respective aircraft was delivered directly from Brazil by ABS Jets pilots in 2004 and has been maintained exclusively at the ABS Jets facility since. The typ...

Prague Airport announces resumed routes to 55 destinations

A total of 17 airlines have already announced their intention to resume direct flights from Václav Havel Airport Prague. Specifically, 55 destinations have been listed, ten of which are already in operation. This week, direct flights to seven other destinations will be resumed, namely to Belgrade, Brussels, Budapest, Košice, Keflavik, Manchester and Munich. With regard to t...

ABS Jets welcomed first Czech registered Falcon 7X

ABS Jets took delivery of their first Dassault Falcon 7X, overcoming the challenges caused by COVID-19. The aircraft was flown from Dubai under special permits and then solemnly christened at Prague Vaclav Havel Airport. The successful delivery also marks the milestone of the first aircraft manufactured by Dassault Aviation with Czech registration.  The sleek three-engine Falcon 7X is a...