As CEPA EXPO 2016 was brought to a close delegates reflected on an incredible three days of events, presentations and workshops of the highest quality. More than 150 delegates attended CEPA EXPO 2016 and witnessed some of the most forward looking presentations seen at the event so far. Proceedings got underway on Tuesday with the brand new...Read more
Last week Menzies Aviation took part in the Edinburgh Airport (EDI) Annual Safety Week for the 6th consecutive year, choosing to highlight the issue of the ‘Cost of Accidents’. As part of the event, the EDI team collaborated with Jet2 for the event, as part of the “One team, One goal” partnership. The team staged an aircraft...Read more
CEPA Expo announced that it has become ISO 9001 certified, the organizers applied for the quality management certification to further enhance the standards and presentations delivered at the event. ISO 9001 ensures that quality management systems are adopted and improvements are made on a continual basis. By taking an approach that implements...Read more
Menzies Aviation team in Hyderabad recently jumped at the opportunity to manage the technical handling of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya - the world’s largest aircraft. In anticipation of it’s arrival, the team held many discussions with the Airport Authority to plan the handling procedure. An entire cargo apron was vacated in order for the...Read more
John Menzies announced that Oman Air and Menzies Aviation have taken a major step toward forming a joint venture partnership which will provide ground handling services at all airports across Oman. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their intention to work together. They will now enter a period of due diligence...Read more
At the recent Embraer Executive Operator Conference in Munich ABS Jets were ranked in first place for the provision of aircraft maintenance services and AOG support in the EMEA region. It was noted that ABS Jets were particularly effective in terms of response time and availability. This is a major achievement by ABS Jets following...Read more
ABS Jets, the Prague based business jet operator, works closely with Honeywell on further enhancements of an in-flight weather awareness application, known as "Weather Information Service" (WIS). ABS Jets and their crews collaborate with Honeywell on design and validation of new features appearing soon in future releases of WIS. The WIS...Read more
Czech handler Menzies Aviation has been awarded ground handling service contracts for two airlines at Copenhagen International Airport (CPH), further expanding their growing customer base. Jettime, the largest Danish-owned airline with 780 annual turns and a fleet of 28 aircrafts of Boeing 737 and ATR72, has appointed Menzies Aviation as the...Read more
Prague Airport was voted “Highly Commended Airport” in the prestigious Routes Europe 2016 Marketing Awards. It ranked the second best in its category (airports handling 4 – 20 million passengers a year). Prague Airport representatives accepted the award in Krakow, Poland. Airports are evaluated in the survey by representatives of air...Read more
Martin Orlita has been involved in the aviation industry for 29 years. After his studies at the Czech University of Technology in Prague, he started his career as a manufacturer of aircraft, which gave him a lot of experience in the field of aviation equipment from designing aircraft to practical maintenance. During his career, he has...Read more
Dagmar Grossmann has over 30 years’ experience working in the private aviation sector. In 1991, Grossmann Air Service was launched in Vienna, with one aircraft, and Ms. Grossmann went on to help the company grow to become one of the leading aircraft management and operating companies in Europe. Ms. Grossmann also developed a worldwide aviation...Read more
The Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award is a new creation to recognize and honor the elite of business aviation performers. The Awards are presented for outstanding performances by companies and individuals in twelve different categories which will ensure that most aspects of Business Aviation will find recognition. The...Read more
AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE and the German company MT Aerospace have signed a contract for the supply of three packages of components for the A400M and A350. It is a deal that should pave the way for Aero to increase its involvement in the manufacture of Airbus airliners. Aero will produce two packages of structural and composite parts for the...Read more
AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and OMNIPOL a.s. have signed an strategic partnership agreement regarding L-39NG aircraft sales. In the new agreement, Omnipol becomes Aero’s strategic sales partner for selected territories. For both companies it’s a return to their historical roots - until 1960, Omnipol was the exclusive exporter of L-29,...Read more
On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the first group of Iraqi Air Force pilots completed their training on the L-159 aircraft as part of a contract between AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and the Iraqi Ministry of Defence. The graduation ceremony for the first fully-qualified L-159 pilots took place in Vodochody and was attended by Deputy Commander of...Read more
2016 weren’t easy for airlines around the globe that continue to struggle with ways of finding pilots to fill cockpit seats. 2017 is expected to be an even more pressing year, as Boeing, Airbus and other manufacturers keep accelerating their production, while the already small pool of qualified FOs and PICs grows at a significantly slower pace....
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