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New airBaltic base in Tampere with six direct flights

airBaltic will open as of May 2022 a new base in Tampere, Finland. airBaltic will connect Tampere with six direct flights in addition to continued operations to Riga, Latvia. The announcement was made today during a special press conference in Tampere. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We have been performing direct flights from Tampere to Riga f...

ASP Air-Space offers unique dimension - Complete Training Package

Dubai Airshow became a perfect place to catch up with ASP Air-Space team and continue our conversation in person. We wanted to get more information regarding the product ASP Air-Space has developed -  a new unique dimension - Complete Training Package. The product is meant​ to help airlines to train their flight and cabin crews in the most convenient and efficient way...

Aviation recovery, training requirements and equipment - meet ASP Air-Space

These days we all are in need to think positive, to look for the recovery after year and a half of global pandemic crisis. So, let's talk aviation recovery. One very important point to ensure that is training. Can you imagine how many people needs to "remember" everything, pass again the qualification, or just start for real in the industry.  Aviation training obviously...

Finnair to fly to over 60 destinations in summer 2021

Finnair is preparing to grow its flight schedule this summer with a focus on leisure destinations, as the vaccine roll-out is expected to enable the reopening of travel in many countries.  In June, Finnair will resume flights to destinations like Reykjavik, Bodø, Nice, Lisbon and Vilnius. Additional frequencies will also be added to Greek islands such as Rhodes, Chania and...

Meet Finnair largest handling provider at Helsinki airport - Aviator

Aviator Airport Alliance continues successful partnership with Finnair, providing services at Helsinki airport. The service agreement, signed in October 2020, will take effect on 1st of April 2021, and will expand the company’s previous de-icing partnership with the airline to now provide ground handling services for Finnair’s Airbus fleet traffic, including all long-haul ope...

Green light to electric flying - Finnair with Heart Aerospace

Finnair has signalled its interest for electric aviation as a force to be reckoned with for future flying, signing a Letter of Interest for Heart Aerospace's Electric ES-19 electric aircraft, which is currently under development.  Finnair could acquire up to 20 of the new 19-seater Heart Aerospace ES-19 electric aircraft, for use on the airline’s short ...

Finnair gets set to recycle an A319 aircraft at Helsinki Airport for the first time

Finnair is no stranger to recycling its old planes sustainably, ensuring parts can be reused and waste is kept to a minimum. Just last year an Airbus A319-112, part of the A32S fleet, was sent to the Cotswolds in England to be dismantled by our expert partners. And now, one of its sister aircraft, another A319, is about to undergo the same treatment. Except this time the recycling will be don...

GA Telesis & Engine Services announce innovative new technologies RTIS and EIERRIS

GA Telesis Engine Services announced a significant upgrade to its Customer Support Services by introducing an innovative Remote Table Inspection Solution (RTIS) to its current and future customers. As a countermeasure to the global travel difficulties and social distancing resulting from the COVID-19 situation and as an alternative to an on-site Table Inspection of engine parts...

GA Telesis Engine Services opens Aircraft Engine Hospital Shop - SPAH

GA Telesis Engine Services OY - GATES, the engine heavy maintenance unit of global aviation integrator GA Telesis, LLC, announces the establishment of its dedicated Aircraft Engine Hospital Shop, focusing on specialized aircraft engine repairs requiring limited or targeted maintenance. The Special Procedures Aero-Engine Hospital - SPAH will be one of the few in the world with integr...

Finnair boosts reliability of regional fleet with ATR Global Maintenance Agreement

ATR and one of its long-standing customers, the Finnish airline Finnair, signed a 10-year Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA). Through this package, Finnair and Nordic Regional Airlines (NoRRA) – who operates Finnair’s regional ATR traffic – will benefit from a customised support from ATR, which will help the airline better anticipate maintenance costs while enhancing the dispatch...

Finnair to deepen its cooperation with Juneyao Air

Finnair and Shanghai-based Juneyao Air have signed a Letter of Intent to deepen their cooperation between China and Europe subject to required regulatory approvals.  The aim is to establish a joint venture on the Helsinki – Shanghai route enabling Finnair and Juneyao Air to offer their corporate and leisure customers a seamless travel experience throug...

Finnair and Neste partner to reduce CO2 footprint

Finnair have signed a new agreement which will gradually and considerably increase Finnair’s use of sustainable aviation fuel in its operations. The new partnership will be a key contributing factor in Finnair’s long-term target of carbon neutrality. Sustainable aviation fuels are a key part of the long-term solution for reducing the CO2 footprint of aviation, as they reduce the C...