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AirHub Aviation Lithuania took delivery of 3 Diamond Aircraft and a brand-new Convertible MCC Simulator

Diamond Aircraft responded to the increased need of flight schools for Multi Crew Coordination (MCC) training and has developed an MCC add-on for its latest DA42-VI flight simulator. The company is now offering an approved FNPT II-MCC simulator complementing the perfect all-in-one solution with AirHub Aviation Lithuania being the first customer. Diamond’s simulator is fully modelled after th...

Aircraft painting company MAAS Aviation will soon start operating at Kaunas Airport

The aircraft painting company MAAS Aviation, registered in Ireland, will soon start operating at Kaunas Airport. The new 7,000-square-meter hangars will be capable of painting two aircrafts at a time, and the company's future plans include the construction of an additional facility. "The coronavirus pandemic has reduced the number of flights, but we feel strong and want to further stre...

Forced to be more efficient than ever before - MRO providers

There is no denying that COVID-19 shook the aviation from the ground up. Many businesses dependant on aviation had to downsize or change their plans immensely to stay in the industry. MRO businesses are not different and are already seeing a chain of changes affecting both customers and providers. Commercial Airlines and Business Jet operators are the most important and profitable customers to...

FL Technics Engine Services quick turn activities gain momentum

FL Technics Engine Services has just announced about receiving Part-145 approval from the Transport Competency Agency of Republic of Lithuania (TCA) approved by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its engine MRO quick turn activities and are already welcoming their first clients. FL Technics Engine Services quick turn activities’ shop offers airlines, lessors and a...

Adapting to the collapse of the aircraft parts logistics supply chain

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of daily flights across all sectors of the industry has significantly decreased and with that, like any other business in the industry, Jet Maintenance Solutions has had to adapt to the new normal we are currently living in. In the pre-crisis market, some of the aircraft parts cargo that was meant of aircraft serviced by Jet MS was flown...

New partnership: Jet Maintenance Solutions and Becker Avionics

JET MS has begun a partnership with Becker Avionics. “We are pleased to begin our partnership with Becker Avionics, a reputable and history-rich aircraft communication and navigation equipment producer. Our partnership is yet another step towards a wider and quality-oriented list of suppliers, available to Jet Maintenance Solutions clients. With further goals of strengthening the c...

Vilnius Airport environmental solutions

In the past years, Vilnius Airport has renewed its apron lighting system, installed solar panels and added hybrid vehicles to its fleet. Those are just a few environmentally focused solutions being implemented at all Lithuanian Airports, where sustainability is a core value. According to Kristina Greičiūtė, Environmental projects manager at Lithuanian Airports, implementing environmental soluti...

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...