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A new passenger departures terminal at Vilnius Airport

Mitnija has won an almost EUR 25 million public tender to build a new 14,400 sq. m passenger terminal at Vilnius International Airport. The contract also includes transformation of another 34,000 sq. m of access areas. The project was commissioned by Lithuanian Airports, a state-owned enterprise. After completion of equipment installation and other technical work, the terminal will welcome pa...

Strict hygiene rules - a must be for private aviation companies

As the need to transport workers, business people and repatriate citizens during coronavirus lockdown was still there, private charter companies took on a mission to help people move in a safest possible manner. During the month of March, many private charter companies were over flooded with requests to repatriate people to their home countries. Some operators said to have reached a 400% incr...

Vilnius Airport opened new VIP terminal & conference centre

As the aviation industry is gradually beginning to recover and various restrictions for organizing events are lifted, a new multifunctional building has been officially opened at Vilnius Airport – it houses the new VIP terminal and a conference centre. Situated at a unique location, the new building offers great views onto the northern apron of the airport. The first guests have al...

Vilnius Airport implements necessary safety measures and is ready to resume passenger flights

Vilnius Airport saw the first post-pandemic passenger flight on May 13th. Lufthansa performed the first renewed flight between Frankfurt am Main and Vilnius. Lithuania’s largest airport is fully ready to resume passenger flights. The airport has implemented necessary health safety measures that are recommended by national health officials and international aviation organizations. ...

Part 147 Technical Trainings, Challenges And Solutions During The Times Of Uncertainty

As the aviation industry is currently going through the COVID-19 crisis and class courses are being stopped or rescheduled, all of the Part 147 training schools are facing major existential challenges. Due to the limitations applied during the times of quarantine (including but not limited to closed possibilities to travel and bans on holding the meetings), technical trainings are being closed and...

KlasJet - humanitarian air and bringing people to their home countries

COVID-19 has been spreading rapidly and on a world scale, which means an increasing number of citizens from a variety of European countries stuck in China as measures limiting air transport have been applied. KlasJet, a business aviation company and a family member of Avia Solutions Group, the largest aerospace business group from Central and Eastern Europe, is responding to this situation by...

New trends in travel and work and could it fit your agenda

Workation…. Never heard yet? Do you know exactly what it is? If you look in urban dictionary you will find the following explanation – work remotely while doing the touristy things on weekend or after work.  Why? We all know pretty much about stress at work, about the impact on us and on companies in general as the productivity decreases in a serious way due to stress a...

New KlasJet Boeing 737-VIP to the Middle East market

Be ready, KlasJet is preparing a newly refurbished Boeing 737-VIP LY-JMS aircraft from Saudi Arabia. Just like other KlasJet aircraft, the jet stands out with elegant design and will be used for group transportation, sports teams, show business crews, diplomatic envoys and corporate travellers. KlasJet operates the largest Boeing 737-VIP fleet in Europe and is one of the most d...

Trends in destinations for business jet maintenance

Time to time we are looking at different market trends, to see the development and what market demands. Do you think there are trends in destinations for business jet maintenance? Is it even possible. Obviously it is. Destination for jet maintenance mean a lot of factors each operator or owner has to analyze in order to choose the best. It means how long you need to wait to get to the mainten...

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?...