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easyJet renews base maintenance contract with SR Technics Malta

easyJet has been supported by SR Technics for a range of MRO services over the years. By December 2022, SR Technics will have serviced a total of 35 aircraft under this particular agreement and expects to handle up to a total of 45 aircraft by the completion of the contract.  While the work to date had been done at the existing facility in Malta, it will soon continue at the MRO supplier&rsqu...

Emperor Aviation - flying through the pandemic and working in a new normal - MACE2021

The final day of MACE 2021 was a good time to catch up with Razvan Stefan, CEO of Emperor Aviation malta Ltd,  aircraft management and charter company, member of the Board of Malta Business Aviation Association. Here is the essential of our discussion: Q. What was your first reaction finding out what’s happening, in the very beginning&...

DC-Aviation Malta Managing Director Stanley Bugeja - pandemic, present and future - MACE 2021

Being a Co-Founder and one of key person organizing an event is a quite challenging. I have to tell that Stanley Bugeja was mostly taking care of others and especially doing the best possible to highlight all companies who took part in recent MACE 2021. Thus, he got less time for being innterviewed himself, so we could find out details of pandemic time for DC Aviation Malta. But... we succeed...

Support of the industry - MACE 2021 - Dr. Ian Borg, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects

Once again, we're back to Malta Aviation Conference & Expo 2021. Honestly, the quality of speakers and variety of topics we've discussed is very important, so we keep sharing the best with you. An obvious point for 50skyshades was an opportunity to ask some essential questions to Dr. Ian Borg, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects. Once again, we thank Mr. Mi...

Remove before flight - Captain Charles Pace MACE 2021 interview - ready for business

Life is truly interesting and surprising sometimes, a summer job taken in between of studies can lead you to become Director General for Civil Aviation authority. Aviation is an industry which when you fall in love with you’re never goingto look back and are there to stay. Captain Charles Pace travelled a long road: from cabin crew, ground operations until he got his flying license a...

MACE 2021 interview – Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Clayton Bartolo

Getting ready to visit Malta again flying for MACE 2021 - Malta aviation conference & expo, we wanted to find out more on how the island lived pandemic crisis and how the recovery goes on. Malta is a tourist destination with its warm climate, numerous recreational areas, and architectural and historical monuments, including three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. So how Malta's tourism industry...

Mr Joseph Bugeja, Chairman & CEO of Transport Malta - pandemic crisis, industry recovery and vision for future

During MACE 2021 - Malta Aviation conference & Expo, we had an opportunity to interview Mr Joseph Bugeja, Chairman & CEO of Transport Malta. To discuss on pandemic crisis, aviation industry recovery and his vision for future development. We are glad to share with you the essencial: Q. Global crisis stopped everything, what was your first reaction facing corona crisis, without even knowi...

An expanding cargo fleet - SmartLynx adds two more A321Fs

As part of an ambitious expansion strategy, SmartLynx Airlines has announced the addition of two more A321Fs to its growing cargo fleet. The two new cargo freighters aircraft will bring the airline’s A321F fleet to a total of eight (8) active aircraft of the type by the end of 2022. SmartLynx additionally has plans to double its fleet number in the near future. Both A321Fs &nd...

Malta hosts yet another successful international aviation conference thanks to MACE 2021

MACE - The Malta Aviation Conference and Expo 2021, themed Rebooting the Industry, took off on the 26th October with its third edition, welcoming to Malta some of the most inspirational experts in the aviation industry for three days of panel discussions, keynotes and networking.“We are truly delighted that we are yet again able to host our conference physically after having to do it complet...

Officially MACE 2021 confirmed as carbon neutral - stay tuned for the take-off on Tuesday

Welcome to the first conference in Malta which is completely carbon neutral! The Malta Aviation Conference & Expo 2021, an international aviation conference set to take-off on Tuesday 26th October at the Westin Dragonara Hotel, has just been declared as a carbon neutral event.   MACE supports the aviation industry’s social responsibility and commitment to a greener future...

Luxaviation launches commercial operations in Malta

Luxaviation Group has been granted a Maltese Air Operator Certificate which was issued by the Maltese Civil Aviation Directorate in July 2021. Karol Gueremy, Managing Director, Luxaviation Malta, commented: “This new Maltese operation builds on our global aviation services network, and comes at a time when we are all so excited about travel opportunities returning. We’re...

Around the world in 7 days - SmartLynx A330 cargo flight

7 days – this is how long it takes for SmartLynx Airlines Malta, EU-based specialists in full-service ACMI aircraft leasing solutions and air cargo charters, to transport your freight shipment around the world. With 5 recently added Airbus A330 aircraft, modified to Zero LOPA, SmartLynx Airlines are on their way to becoming the leaders of the long-haul cargo market. “We can g...