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BAA Training Receives Approval for Embraer E190 Type Rating in Tanzania

BAA Training, European standard aviation training centre, has received an approval to provide Embraer E190 Type rating training from the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA). From now on the company can provide Tanzanian airlines with initial and recurrent Embraer E190 Type rating training and full flight simulator dry or wet lease in all BAA partner locations. This approval supplements th...

BAA Training and Avion Express To Offer a Brand New Cadet Programme

BAA Training, one of the leading aviation training centres in Northern Europe, and Avion Express, an airline headquartered in Vilnius, have announced new collaboration to support future aviation talents. Under the partnership BAA Training will prepare pilots to fill vacancies for the expanding fleet of Airbus A319, A320, and A321 aircraft operated by Avion Express. The initial pilot training pr...

BAA Training to prepare over 650 new pilots

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, announces that more than 650 future pilots will enrol on BAA Training’s Ab Initio programmes until the end of 2021. Recently, BAA Training has launched five new cadet programmes. Partnership agreements to support future talents were signed with Wizz Air, Lao Skyway, Small Planet Airlines, SmartLynx Airlines an...

Jet MS adds Bombardier Global 5000/6000 to its capabilities

Jet Maintenance Solutions (JET MS), a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions for business and regional aviation, is delighted to announce having received all relevant approvals to launch Bombardier Global 5000/6000 jet type maintenance. Having undergone technical personnel training, obtained all necessary approvals, as well as CAA’s certificate...

BAA Training gains approval to provide pilot training in Russia

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, is pleased to announce that it has renewed the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rostaviatsia) approval for Boeing 737 CL Initial, Recurrent and Renewal training. The approval also grants use of BAA Training’s own Boeing 737 CL Full Flight Simulator for providing training to Russian airline operators. ...

Vilnius Airport reopens after reconstruction

Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction has been successfully completed, as scheduled, on August 17th, 23:59 p.m. The renovated runway was opened yesterday during the official ceremony with invited guests that took place on the same runway. Today, after a break of 35 days, most of the flights are coming back to Vilnius and will operate on their regular schedule.   “We are glad to a...

Vilnius Airport runway already has a new pavement, reconstruction will be finished on time

Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction will be successfully completed, as scheduled, on August 17th, 23:59 p.m., notes Olaf Martens, director of Vilnius Airport. This conclusion is based on the evaluation of the current state of works: the contractors have already strengthened the ground around the runway, changed the old runway pavement with the new one as well as started installing drainage and r...

FL Technics signs CAMO support agreement with Fly One

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is delighted to share having started cooperation with Moldavian carrier Fly One. The MRO will support airline’s Airbus A320 fleet with variety of engineering services including CAMO. The engineering support of FL Technics will cover AD/SB analysis, maintenance planning, reliability monitor...

Golden age of pilots – six-figure salary and global opportunities

Airlines across the globe have gotten themselves in real age crisis. On one hand, the industry needs new pilots (close to 600 every week to be exact), on the other – current captains and PiCs are going gray. British Airways alone are expecting to have over 250 retirements in the next 4 years and US carriers will lose over 15 000 65+ professionals in 5 years. A real pickle for airlines which...

Global expansion through business acquisition in aviation: the better way?

To increase geographical presence, decrease competition, accelerate expansion – just a few reasons why companies choose business acquisition as an inorganic mode of expansion. With yearly worth of worldwide mergers and acquisitions topping €41 billion it’s only natural that increasing number of deals has been recorded and anticipated in the aviation industry as well. With a vast e...

BAA Training signs agreement with Pan Am International Flight Training Centre

BAA Training, European standard aviation training centre, has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Pan Am International Flight Training Centre (Thailand) for Airbus A320 FFSs utilization in Thailand. „The role of a training centre is significant when pilots’ demand grows at phenomenal rates. Opening up a new location undoubtedly supports our business firmly. Enlarg...

Euroleague basketball team becomes the first in EU to have delay-free flight guarantee

BC Zalgiris Kaunas – the legendary basketball club from Lithuania will become the first European basketball team to have delay-free guarantee due to partnership with SKYCOP. The main team partner will ensure that team’s charter flights using a unique Boeing 737 business jet is on-time to every 2017-2018 Euroleague season away game, and will prevent any possible damages caused by airlin...