Tag: SmartLynx

ACMI Service: Present and Future of Aviation

Reading Time: 3 minutes As market competition intensifies, more often airlines are striving to increase their efficiency while reducing numerous risks related to business operations. In result ACMI providers such as Latvian-based SmartLynx Airlines (SmartLynx) are becoming a solution for other aviation companies. This trend has made SmartLynx the largest ACMI provider in Europe. Aleksandrs Gusevs, Board Member of […]

SmartLynx Airlines: What It Takes to Become an Airbus A320 Pilot?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Although pilot career is one of the most iconic professions in the world, in recent years there has been a shortage of qualified pilots. It is forcing airlines to search for new opportunities to attract the missing workforce. SmartLynx Airlines has chosen a path where company prepares pilots to operate Airbus A320 type aircraft in […]

SmartLynx Malta Has Received Canadian FAOC

Reading Time: < 1 minute ACMI provider SmartLynx Malta has received Foreign Air Operator Certificate (FAOC) issued by the Canadian Minister of Transport. The FAOC was issued on 9th of October and is in effect without expiry date. Foreign air operators flying over Canadian air-space are required to have a certificate confirming compliance with federal aviation regulations of Canada. During […]

SmartLynx Signs Wet Lease Agreement With Thomas Cook

Reading Time: 2 minutes SmartLynx Airlines signed ACMI wet lease agreement with Thomas Cook Airlines. According to it SmartLynx leases to Thomas Cook Airlines two aircrafts A320, MSN 533 and MSN 1873 with Latvian Registration Marks YL-LCL and YL-LCO respectively. Aircraft YL-LCL will operate from base in Birmingham International Airport (BHX), England, and YL-LCO – from base in London […]