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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?...

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...