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GEMINI WINGS adds another plane to their alliance fleet

GEMINI WINGS is adding another plane to their growing fleet of contracted planes and helicopters which they represent as exclusive sales agent. GEMINI WINGS, an innovative Czech aviation company based in Prague has formed an international alliance fleet comprised of private aircraft and helicopters from small European operator partners and individuals. Gemini Wings acts as the sales agent, charter...

ZURI VTOL demonstrator starts its tests at the airport

The ground test of the VTOL ZURI concept has recently been carried out.The results of the trial allow ZURI to soon proceed to the hovering stage. ZURI now shares the appearance of the technology demonstrator for the very first time. The tests of the technology demonstrator took place at an airportnear Prague. The trial included testing the interoperability of individual syst...

CSAT expands base maintenance certification, new generation Airbus checks in Prague

Czech Airlines Technics has started to provide base maintenance to airlines and leasing companies operating Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. The first two overhauls were successfully completed by the base maintenance division at Václav Havel Airport Prague in recent weeks. The Swedish airline of Novair became the first customer of CSAT within the segment. The subsidiary of Prague Airpor...

ZURI reveals its new sustainable interior design concept

ZURI, a Prague-based company developing hybrid VTOL aircraft for advanced regional air mobility, unveils today a new interior concept. The new interior reflects the company's commitment to sustainability and aims to lower the negative environmental impact of air transport by reducing weight, cutting plastic content, and lessening waste material. Since 2017, ZURI.com SE has been develop...

GEMINI WINGS innovative solution to optimize private aircraft usage

Owning a private aircraft is the ultimate status symbol for the high-net-worth individuals and also a perfect tool to solve business travel needs for corporate clients. They open up the glamorous side of air travel – but all of this comes at a high cost. For owners whose aircraft spend more time in the hangar than in the air, it has been difficult to monetize their asset &ndas...

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...