Tag: Lithuania

Lithuania Determined to Establish a New National Airline

Reading Time: < 1 minute Several attempts, but not much success. Nevertheless, Lithuania is determined for another try and plans to establish a new flag carrier at the end of 2020, the Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications revealed. Among the suggestions for the carrier are many options. One of the variants is to set not a standard carrier – […]

BAA Training Resumes Flight Training in Lithuania

Reading Time: 3 minutes BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, announces the reopening of the flight training base in Kaunas, Lithuania, and resumption of its Ab Initio flight training operations after the Covid-19 distractions. While successfully continuing theoretical training and school exams virtually, the Academy is also actively re-launching practical training. […]

Aviatic MRO Set to Open Europe’s Largest Aircraft Maintenance Facility

Reading Time: 2 minutes An investment of 20m Euros is aimed at creating one of the largest aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities in Europe. Aviatic MRO will begin work early in 2020 to transform the 23,000 square meter Šiauliai International Airport, in Lithuania and bring 1,000 high-skilled aviation technician jobs to the region. The company will provide maintenance […]

Special Liveries of airBaltic Airbus A220 Aircraft. Why?

Reading Time: 2 minutes From now on residents of the three Baltic states are likely to spot up in the air three airBaltic Airbus A220-300 in very special liveries: each of the aircraft is dedicated to one of the Baltic states carrying the colours of their flags. The last one to join the team was the Airbus A220-300 aircraft […]

Avion Express Assists Airlines Affected by Grounding of MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute The grounding of Boeing 737 MAX brought unexpected challenges to multiple airlines worldwide. In reaction to these circumstances, Avion Express ramped up the operations to support its current and new clients. The largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world demonstrated its flexibility and readiness to support airlines affected by the suspension of Boeing 737 MAX. […]

GetJet Airlines Unveils New Logo and Embarks on Full Rebranding

Reading Time: 2 minutes GetJet Airlines, an ACMI and charter airline company, based in Lithuania, announces the unveiling of its new logo. This coincides with its journey to full rebranding, including the launch of its new aircraft livery, inflight menu and online check-in system, and the expansion of its fleet. The logo features a dandelion flower, a symbol of […]

Lithuania’s Capital Airport Signs ACL to Manage its Slots in 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lithuania’s Vilnius Airport has contracted UK-based Airport Coordination Ltd (ACL) for the management of its flight schedules slots facilitation. The agreement follows a competitive tender and comes into force from the end of March 2019, which coincides with the start of the IATA summer timetable. Lithuanian capital’s gateway instigated the move to managed slot allocation […]

BAA Training Gains Approval To Provide Pilot Training In Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, is pleased to announce that it has renewed the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rostaviatsia) approval for Boeing 737 CL Initial, Recurrent and Renewal training. The approval also grants use of BAA Training’s own Boeing 737 CL Full Flight Simulator for providing training […]

Vilnius Airport Reopens After Reconstruction

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction has been successfully completed, as scheduled, on August 17th, 23:59 p.m. The renovated runway was opened during the official ceremony with invited guests that took place on the same runway. Today, after a break of 35 days, most of the flights are coming back to Vilnius and will operate on their […]

Vilnius Airport Runway Already Has A New Pavement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction will be successfully completed, as scheduled, on August 17th, 23:59 p.m., notes Olaf Martens, director of Vilnius Airport. This conclusion is based on the evaluation of the current state of works: the contractors have already strengthened the ground around the runway, changed the old runway pavement with the new one as […]