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19 February
G.Ziemelis: Is 1 Pilot Greater Than 2?
Aviation evolves and some things that were deemed as necessary are no longer needed. Regulations tend to lag behind technological developments, so it often takes time before capabilities are implemented, even when it is technically possible.
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13 February
FL Technics lands an exclusive representation deal with Deshons Hydraulique
FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, a part of Avia Solutions Group, has just signed an exclusive representation agreement with French hydraulic solutions company Deshons Hydraulique.
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30 January
Humans need not apply: robots are taking over airports
Just a decade back a fully automated airport with no staff seemed something out of a science fiction movie. Today it is a reality. From Glasgow Airport’s trial with GLAdys, Shenzhen Airport’s operating security robot Anbot to the fully automated Changi’s Terminal 4 − the industry seems to be moving towards a completely seamless experience for passengers. Starting with biometrics and ending with customer service robots, what does the airport of the future look like and do humans need not apply?
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29 January
G. Ziemelis: Are Standing Airline Seats the Future of Increasing Seating Capacity?
Since the dawn of commercial aircraft seating has been mostly unchanged. Even up until today regardless of which airline or aircraft one flies in the seats all look and feel familiar. But in the pursuit of cheaper fares and cutting costs this might soon change.
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18 January
KlasJet becomes a leading player in business aviation
European business aviation company KlasJet has finished 2018 with a big bang. The company has extended its fleet with three Boeing 737-500s. Growth of the fleet is one of the cornerstones of KlasJet’s strategic goals in 2019. New aircraft enable the company to further extend bespoke services and experiences, tailored to sophisticated customer’s needs. Expansion is set to continue in 2019 with plans to purchase four more Boeings.
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03 January
G.Ziemelis – 2019 will be a year of crossroads for aviation industry
2018 was an interesting year for airlines. On one hand there was the introduction of the blockchain bringing greater security to aircraft maintenance data while presenting an opportunity to one day revolutionize most aspects of aviation from training to the passenger experience.
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21 December
Airlines go bankrupt: will you make it home for Holidays?
The past year has not been easy for European airlines – Air Berlin, Primera Air, SkyWork, Cobalt Air, Monarch and Small Planet Airlines, VLM Airlines Brussels all shut down. Meanwhile WOW Air’s acquisition by Icelandair Group fell through leaving the transatlantic carrier to fend for itself after reporting a 36% profit drop in its third quarter 2018 financial results. 
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19 December
Go2Sky to be maintained by FL Technics
FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair & overhaul services, has announced signing the contract with Go2Sky for the line maintenance services in Vilnius airport for their Boeing 737NG.   
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19 December
Need-to-Know Info for Private Jet Owners Thinking of Refurbishing Interiors
When you have a business Jet that is flying well but is not as new as you would like it to be aircraft refurbishment is the solution for bringing it up-to-date.  
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11 December
Aviation Events of 2019: Why Attend?, an IT company that provides an online marketplace for aircraft parts, has had the opportunity to virtually connect an expansive community of people inside the aviation industry through its platform. Since these connections take place online, the parties often never meet in person. 
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