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Magnetic MRO paints airBaltic’s Airbus A220-300 into a special Estonian flag livery

Magnetic MRO has painted the Latvian airline airBaltic’s new A220-300 aircraft into a unique one-off livery that features the colours of the Estonian national flag. Due to the growing popularity of airBaltic’s services in Estonia, the Latvian airline decided to paint one of its new Airbus A220-300 aircraft into the Estonian national flag colours at the Magnetic MRO facilities in Tal...

FCG OPS Opens a Crew Briefing Facility at Tallinn Airport

FCG OPS opens a Briefing facility for business aviation crews at Tallinn International Airport. This is the third crew Briefing created by Flight Consulting Group. The crew room in Tallinn includes a comfortable seating area with armchairs, a workspace with a computer and a printer, free Wi-Fi, and a kitchenette. Earlier, two crew Briefings were opened at FBO RIGA business aviation cen...

Smart way for Estonia to avoid illegal state airline support?

2015 was a rough year for Estonia and its national flag carriers. After European Commission concluded the airline had been given illicit state aid, Estonian Air went bankrupt as it could not afford to return the sums – € 85 million. At the same period of time, as a contingency plan, Estonian state established new national flag carrier that would take over all the passengers but with no...

Magnetic MRO extends its engine repair capability

Magnetic MRO has further extended its engine repair capability by adding Top Case Repair and Bushing Replacement to its current service offering. As of October 20th, 2017, the company has extended its capability across the CFM56 range of engines including CFM56-3, CFM56-5 and CFM56-7, with EASA and FAA approvals provided. Through this new capability, Magnetic MRO Engines Department will be able...

Magnetic MRO presents its new Paint Hangar

Magnetic MRO is opening its purpose-built Paint Hangar’s doors for operation as of tomorrow, November 2nd, and is pleased to confirm that the hangar is already booked for the next 6 months by both existing and new customers. The new facility is located at our Tallinn home-base and has been built as a part of company’s growth strategy. The total size of the new paint hangar is 2,853...

Magnetic MRO is starting to use Augmented Reality for Aircraft Livery Visualization

Magnetic MRO, Estonian headquartered Total Technical Care Partner referring to its integrated MRO services and innovative solutions, is getting ready to announce another technological milestone. The company has signed an agreement with Operose OÜ, a local provider for B2B augmented and virtual reality solutions in Estonia, in order to develop a HoloLens application which will result in allowi...

Magnetic MRO launches tailor-made VR System as its latest in-house capability

Last week Magnetic MRO has finalized the construction of its new unit functioning under Interior Workshop and serving as a tailor-made service in respect of 3D visioning of aircraft interiors. The company is using HTC Vive Virtual Reality headset together with the customized software which enables its customers have an advanced and simulated idea about how the whole interior wo...

Magnetic MRO Signs a Component Maintenance Agreement with airBaltic

Magnetic MRO, Estonian-headquartered Total Technical Care organization and long standing partner of airBaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia, have signed a new maintenance agreement in respect of the wheels & brakes of Q400 and the wheels of CS300. Due to the new and advanced technologies used to manufacture the CS300, the larger variant of Bombardier’s all new C Series aircraft, ai...

Magnetic MRO signed long term exclusive partnership agreement

Magnetic MRO, Estonia headquartered Total Technical Care MRO organization, has signed a long term exclusive partnership agreement with Component OH Services in the USA in order to provide landing gear overhaul and repair services for its customers in Europe, Africa, Russia and Asia. Component OH Services is a landing gear shop that Magnetic MRO has been using...

ES-REG - a Decent Response to Offshore Registers

In 2016, FortAero (FortAero Baltic Business Aviation Alliance), Estonia’s top business operator, launched its new ES-REG product on the market. Prefix ES helps to register and operate the aircraft much the same as the offshore registers, whereby the client avoids so-called «offshorisation» and saves serious money on maintenance costs (at least 10-15%) via using company’s in...

Nordica launches direct flights from Tallinn to Croatian harbour city Rijeka

On 4 June, Nordica in cooperation with Adria Airways will launch direct flights to Rijeka, Croatia. The first flight from Tallinn to Rijeka will take off at 18:30 EEST. Nordica board member Erik Sakkov said that the interest of Estonians in Croatia and their love for the country is growing. “We are very pleased to offer Estonian passengers now the choice of two holiday destinations i...

airBaltic – No 1 Airline in Estonia

The Latvian airline airBaltic has become the largest airline in Estonia. In April, airBaltic achieved +64% growth, and serviced 28 474 passengers travelling to and from Estonia. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “For the first time in history, airBaltic is the No 1 airline in Estonia. We sincerely thank our Estonian customers for choosing airBaltic as their home car...