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Business development, actual situation and upcoming MACE2022 - interview with Mr.Stanley Bugeja

We are sure that most people in business aviation industry knows Mr. Stanley Bugeja, the Managing Director of DC-Aviation Malta. He has amazing capacity to manage several roles, as he is known as President of Malta Business Aviation Association and the latest role – one of founding partners of MACE  - Malta Aviation Conference and Expo. Obviously, before going to EBACE2022 we booked...

DRONAMICS becomes first drone cargo airline to obtain operational licence

DRONAMICS has obtained the EU Light UAS Operator Certificate (LUC). The LUC is recognised in all EU member states and provides drone operators with significant business opportunities across the single market. The announcement made during EBACE 2022 comes at a key moment as the company prepares for the first commercial flights of its flagship Black Swan aircraft later this...

Wizz Air intents to form a new airline in Malta

Wizz Air announces that based on the ‘Arrangement on Reallocation of Responsibility’ document signed today between the European Union Aviation Safety Agency and the Malta Civil Aviation Directorate, it intends to file an application for its Maltese subsidiary to be granted an Air Operator’s Certificate with EASA and an Operating Licence with CAD. Subjec...

DRONAMICS grows European Operations team ahead of commercial launch

DRONAMICS has announced the expansion of its European Operations team. Based in Malta, the team is focused on preparing the ground for DRONAMICS’ first commercial flights this year. The European operation opened with Ruth Sawers, Director of Operations. Ruth’s background is in specialized recruitment in the oil, gas and aviation sectors. She is a...

AllianceJet continues its expansion and welcomes the Boeing 737-800 to its fleet

AllianceJet, part of the Alliance Aviation Group of companies, is expanding its fleet with the Boeing 737-800, the company’s third aircraft after the Bombardier Global 6000 and Bombardier Challenger 605. Leading the next generation of mid-sized aircraft, Boeing 737-800’s innovative design delivers superior reliability, exceptional performance, and unparalleled comfort, meeting All...

SR Technics expands its presence at Malta with a modern new six-bay hangar

SR Technics opened of the new six-bay hangar including significant back-shop facilities for its center of excellence for aircraft maintenance in Malta. This project will enable SR Technics to continuously provide high-quality aircraft maintenance and cabin modification services, now for up to six narrow body aircraft of the B737 & A320 families simultaneously. Besides offerin...

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...