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KlasJet fleet addition with Boeing 737VIP

KlasJet added two more exclusively designed Boeing 737VIP’s aircraft to its fleet, strengthening its positions and becoming one of the most capable private charter operators in Europe. Now the fleet of KlasJet will consist of 7 aircraft, designed to meet demands of various business customers: from small VIP delegations to whole sports teams with tailored services. “We...

BAA Training to invest into expansion of its global FFS fleet

With the continuous news on airlines dealing with a global pilot shortage BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe and part of Avia Solutions Group, announces about the plans to expand its full flight simulators’ fleet with 6 additional units in Europe and Asia. Preliminary investments may reach 60M Euros. With more than 100 scheduled airlines...

The Fastest Way to the Modern Airlines’ Cockpit - MPL

It’s not a secret that every airline needs highly professional and well-trained pilots. The fastest way leading an aspiring future pilot to the airline’s cockpit is the Multi-Crew Pilot Licence Program (MPL).  Thea only question is why an increasing number of airlines is turning to MPL programs, and what the difference between the MPL program and traditional licensing programs is?...

MPL training by BAA Training and Avion Express

BAA Training announces the launch of MPL training program by signing the partnership agreement with Avion Express, the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world.  According to the agreement, Avion Express pilots are to start MPL training this August and will be ready to operate as F/O in 18 months from then. The aim of the course is to train pilots to the level of proficiency nec...

KlasJet makes Big Bang in business aviation

European business aviation company KlasJet has finished 2018 with a big bang. The company has extended its fleet with three Boeing 737-500s. Growth of the fleet is one of the cornerstones of KlasJet’s strategic goals in 2019. New aircraft enable the company to further extend bespoke services and experiences, tailored to sophisticated customer’s needs. Expansion is set to continue in 20...

Go2Sky to be maintained by FL Technics

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair & overhaul services, has announced signing the contract with Go2Sky for the line maintenance services in Vilnius airport for their Boeing 737NG.  Go2Sky will fly on behalf of GetJet who took over Small Planet Airlines contracts. Based at Milan Rastislav Stefanik airport in Bratislava (Slovakia), Go2Sky...

Lithuanian Air Force renews Dauphin HCare Infinite contract

Fleet of three AS365 N3+ has achieved 97% average availability over three years The Lithuanian Air Force (LAF) has renewed its HCare Infinite material management contract for its fleet of three Dauphin AS365 N3+ search and rescue (SAR) helicopters following achievement of 97% average fleet availability over a three-year period. These helicopters entered service performing SAR...

LOT Won the Contest of the Business Flight from Vilnius to London

From the spring of the next year, LOT Polish Airlines will be flying passengers from Vilnius to one of the world's largest financial centres in London City, after winning the international public contest of Lithuanian Airports. The purpose of this unique contest was to remove the geographical barrier between the business communities of Lithuania and the United Kingdom, and help promote investm...

New initiative of Lithuanian Airports opens additional opportunities for national business and tourism

Generating changes through joint efforts. This is what the new initiative introduced by Lithuanian Airports targets at. Blitz sessions is the name given to the project for attracting new airlines and routes when joint efforts of government institutions, municipality organisations, entrepreneurs associations and separate enterprises are directed towards attracting the most necessary routes for busi...

Popular Private Jet Modifications – Jet MS Prepares Private Jets for the Future

Every year, business jet operators spend significant amounts of their budgets on various upgrades. If those upgrades are related to avionics and retrofits, the amounts quickly become significant. Modifications to power plants, cabin systems, exteriors, and interiors can double or triple the money spent on upgrades.  There is no doubt that for many owners the most popular modifications are...

Annual Aviation Industry Awards 2018: winners announced

On September 26th, 2018 Annual Aviation Industry Awards announced the best-in-class companies and initiatives in commercial aviation industry. The winners were chosen by over 70 000 worldwide voters, who cast their voice in the competition. The Awards ceremony was a part of a major aviation event AIR Convention 2018 - one of the biggest gatherings of aviation leaders and influencers, organized in...

Lufthansa group chooses FL Technics for 28 Airbus 320s

After several ad-hoc maintenance projects, FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, has signed a long-termjoint contract with Lufthansa group companies (network and point-to-point airlines)for MRO services.  The firstaircraft is scheduled for maintenance at the beginning of October2018 in Vilnius (Lithuania) and will be fol...