Tag: AOC

SmartLynx Airlines Receives Air Operator’s Certificate in Malta

Reading Time: 1 minute On April 15, 2019 SmartLynx Airlines (SmartLynx) received Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) in Malta, granted by Transport Ministry Civil Aviation Directorate (TMCAD). SmartLynx CEO Zygimantas Surintas emphasizes that the Certificate brings the company on a pole position to further development of its business. Competitive advantage “This is a considerable step to foster strategic expansion in […]

Saratov Airlines Suspends All Flights Effective 30 May

Reading Time: 1 minute The Saratov Airlines announces the cancellation of all flights from may 30, 2018, the report said on the airline’s website. The air operator certificate of Saratov Airlines has been annulled from Wednesday and the Transport Ministry is working on carrying the passengers of the failed airline, according to the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) statement. […]

Ryanair Seeks UK Operating Permit in Brexit Move

Reading Time: 1 minute Ireland-based LCC Ryanair has applied for a UK air operator’s certificate (AOC), to guard against the possibility of the UK’s 2019 exit from the European Union (EU) leading to a rupture of air links between the UK and the 27-nation bloc. Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has repeatedly voiced concerns that a “hard Brexit”—one where negotiations […]

DOT Cancels AOC for Eastern Air Lines

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Department of Transportation (DOT) has canceled Eastern Air Lines’ air operator’s certificate (AOC), thus bringing to close a long-running—and some say, quixotic—attempt to revive a name storied in aviation history. DOT, in an order dated Nov. 20, said it would “cancel the certificate authority issued to Eastern Air Lines Group Inc., authorizing it to […]

Lithuania’s Small Planet Airlines Secures German AOC

Reading Time: 1 minute Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines launched operations under its new German air operator’s certificate (AOC) on May 13. This latest approval means that Small Planet Airlines holds three AOCs, covering Germany, Lithuania and Poland. Small Planet Airlines started flying from Germany last fall and decided to seek a local AOC to support expansion. This […]