ABS Jets in press

Statuss_Vladimír Peták_Generální ředitel, člen představenstva ABS Jets, a.s.

15.12.2015, Prague — In order to gain something, you must invest as well as give, and always act fairly. With regard to investing, of course I do not mean solely money. One has to donate time and energy to one´s objective, to pay focused attention. We should also always appreciate the work and efforts of those people around us and hold them in high regard.

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Daily News_ABS Jets receives two NBAA safety awards

15.10.2015, Prague — ABS Jets has received two NBAA safety awards. One award is for number of hours that ABS Jets has flown safely, this represents 11 years (26,937 flying hours) of flying without an accident. The other Award is for maintenance egineer, Vladimir Sip one of ABS Jets most respected maintenance technicians, for the number of years he has worked with corporate aircraft that have been accident free.

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Altitudes_ABS Jets Phenom 300 base maintenance

1.10.2015, Prague — ABS Jets has received approval from Embraer and the Czech Republic CAA to perform base maintenance on the Phenom 300, as well as the previously acquired approval to maintain the Phenom 100. As an Embraer Approved Service Centre and operator of Embraer aircraft, ABS Jets have been able to efficiently integate the maintenance requirements of the Phenom 300.

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Aviation Times_ABS Jets achieves IS-BAO audit Stage II

15.9.2015, Prague — Prague based ABS Jets has successfully accomplished an IS-BAO audit Stage II. The IS-BAO audit was carried out from 22th to 25th June 2015 resulting in zero major fidings, a great accolade for ABS Jets. After a series of thorough audit report quality checks, performed by several organizations (including the International Business Aviation Council in Montreal), the Stage II registration was announced on the 29 July 2015

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AviTrader_ABS Jets receives approval for base maintenance

14.9.2015, Prague — ABS Jets has received approval from Embraer and the Czech Republic CAA to perform base maintenance on the Phenom 300. This means that ABS Jets are now approved to maintain all types of Embraer Phenom aircraft. The increased capability further underlines ABS Jets’ status as an Embraer Approved Service Centre and consolidates their commitment to offer the best and closest customer support.

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Aviation Times_Maintenance provider of choice

10.8.2015, Prague — ABS Jets shows a tremendous increase of 148% in 2014 profits by its Technical Department. At many companies in various industries, growth in revenues and profits is attributed to a favorable market. However throughout Europe, we have seen debt crisis, austerity measures, and geopolitical unrest. What are the reasons that ABS Jets is doing so well, I wondered? In the board room of ABS Jets in that overlooks the runway of Prague Airport, I sat together with Vladimir Petak, CEO and Member of the Board and Thierry Barré, the Technical Director of ABS Jets for an interview.

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CityMag_Traveling in love & style

1.7.2015, Prague — Where would you go on your honeymoon to make it very special for the one you deeply love. After all, this will be the most important day in our life? David, a young man to me in the coffee bar asked.

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Pařížská Street_Learjet 75

1.6.2015, Prague — The Learjet 75 private aircraft from the Canadian manufacturer, Bombardier, is at the very top in the light/medium jet category and is currently heading for the Czech Republic under the patronage of the ABS Jets airline.

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European Business Air News_ABS Jets heralds first decade with best year yet

1.6.2015, Praha — Prague-based ABS Jets is celebrating a record performance in 2014, its tenth anniversary year.

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Aviation Times _Special Edition - ABS Jets

19.5.2015, Prague — ‘We have arrived where we begin!’ Those were my words last year on the occasion of ABS Jet’s 10 year anniversary. Another year has passed and it was characterized by further expansion and strengthening of our position in our core markets, as well as increasing the activities in growth markets. We can proudly look back at a year of outstanding performances and continuous growth. Performance and success find their evidence in our annual financial results; ABS Jets is a healthy enterprise, which balances its investments well with the revenues and allowing a solid positive financial outcome.

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European Business Air News_Nahlovska rejoins ABS Jets in senior sales role

1.5.2015, Prague — Czech ABS Jets has appointed Lenka Nahlovska to supervise its charter and brokerage department. She will be responsible for managing the team to ensure the sale of the operator´s spare capacity and will handle market analysis and statics, audit preparation and report to corporate management.

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Altitudes_ABS JETS Contracts with USA & China

1.4.2015, Prague — The ABS Jets has recorded a significant increase in number of flight planning assignments for customers coming from North America, South America and China. The company has its own Operations Control Center (OCC) which flight planning capacities are extended as the demand is increasing. ABS Jets has signed contracts with several clients coming from China for its OCC services.

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Cepa Expo_Vladimir Petak ABS Jets, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

7.12.2014, Praha — "It is gratifying to see so many friends and business colleagues here at CEPA Expo. I am thrilled that you have come to Prague for this truly unique event. here in the heart of Europe. I wish you a vere successfull CEPA Expo 2014."

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Travel Fever_How to Build a Successful Company?

3.12.2014, Prague — Recipe by Vladimír Peták,
CEO of ABS Jets. Becoming a leader within 10 years in such a challenging environment as private air transport demands the absolute teamwork of the best professionals and the maximum endeavour for excellence in the tiniest detail. ABS Jets, under the baton of Vladimír Peták, CEO and member of the Board of Directors, has managed to blend all the necessary ingredients in just the perfect quantity. As a result, the company of 20 employees and 2 aircraft has grown into a leader in the area of private air transport in Europe within a mere decade. It now owns a fleet of 12 aircraft and employs approximately 200 people.

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European Business Air News_ABS Jets implements ´lean maintenance´

15.11.2014, Prague — ABS Jets and the Czech Technical University in Prague are implementing a training programme on the principles of ´lean maintenance´. The programme, based on the Japanese Kaizen philosophy, aims to make positive culture changes on a regular basis to improve working methods and production processes.

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Aviation Times_Ten Years Of ABS Jets - A Road To Success

15.11.2014, Prague — "ABS Jets´ real competitive advantage is its people using their ingenuity to save the customers´ time or money, solve their problems, or just make them feel good. Ten years have cemented dedication, devotion and passion of a team of two hundred people with diverse backgrounds. There are still some among us who said ten years ago "today was my first day of work at ABS Jets."

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Business Airport International_Stamp of approval

15.10.2014, Prague — A new era in the safe handling of business aircraft is being ushered in with the launch of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) on July 1 this year. Taking its inspiration from IS-BAO (the International Standard for Business Aicraft Operators), which was launched in 2002 to improve the operational safety of business aviators, IS-BAH will transform the safety and service provided by fixed base operators (FBOs) and business aircraft handing agencies (BAHA) to those operators.

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European Business Air News_ABS Jets and Honeywell to cooperate

1.10.2014, Prague — ABS Jets has signed an agreement that appoints it as a Honeywell authorised service centre Level 1, as well as a Honeywell authorised avionics dealership. The agreed cooperation will result in more favourable pricing and joint marketing measures. A customer information event is scheduled to take place in Prague in 2015.

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European Business Air News_A sense of humour and calmness under pressure are crucial to overseeing ops

1.9.2014, Prague — Positioned between the aircraft, upper management, crew, clients and the authorities is business aviation´s operations manager. Some postholders occupy themselves principally with ground ops, while others have a hand in the flight. Many take on both duties, and plenty more besides. What all of them have in common though is an allconsuming passion for their day-to-day occupation, which sees them ready for action at any time. EBAN was keen to find out more, and our contributing ops chiefs were only too pleased to share their stories.

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Aviation Times_Special Edition - ABS Jets marks 10th Anniversary

21.5.2014, Prague — TEN YEARS OF ABS JETS – A ROAD TO SUCCESS
“ABS Jets’ real competitive advantage is its people using their ingenuity to save the customers’ time or money, solve their problems, or just make them feel good. Ten years have cemented dedication, devotion and passion of a team of two hundred people with diverse backgrounds. There are still some among us who said ten years ago “today was my first day of work at ABS Jets.”

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B&CA Show News_Petak boosts ABS to a dozen in decade

20.5.2014, Gneveva — ABS Jets, an executive jet operator with bases at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague and Bratislava in the Slovak Republic, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. At start-up ABS had 32 employees operating two managed aircraft, a Cessna Citation Bravo and an Embraer Legacy 600. Today the firm has grown into one of the major players in European business aviation. ABS employs more than 200 skilled professionals and operates a managed fleet of 12 aircraft, says CEO Vladimir Petak, with a 13th aircraft - a Legacy 650 - due in a few months.

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Flight Evening News_ABSolutely fabulous - the perfect 10

19.5.2014, Gneveva — ABS Jets (stand 2538) is marking its tenth birthday at EBACE by publishing an anniversary book and offering visitors to its stand a chance to win a weekend in Prague in a prize draw.

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BART International_ABS Jets marks 10th Anniversary

15.5.2014, Prague — ABS Jets reaches a milestone this year as it celebrates its 10 years anniversary. What began in 2004 as a humble aircraft charter and maintenance operator of two jets with a staff of twenty, has grown into one of the major players in European business aviation industry with a fleet of twelve and more than 200 employees. The company is now also providing flight trip planning, FBO and executive handling, aircraft sales and consulting, and it has one of the finest maintenance departments in Central and Eastern Europe. Ten years have forged a solid ABS Jets out of challenges and opportunities and it has earned the reputation of a company that delivers premier quality of services and complies with the highest standards in the industry in every element of its organization.

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Altitudes_ABS Jets 10 000 flights handled in Prague

1.5.2014, Prague — ABS Jets handled its 10,000th flight at Prague’s Vaclav Havel International Airport. The 10,000th flight was handled for their Czech customer Aeropartner coming from Prague to Wroclaw flown with a Citation Mustang on the March 20th 2014. ABS Jets has seen steadily increasing demand for handling services since it became a licensed handling agent at the airport in 2008. The availability of 9.000 square meters of hangar space contributed to becoming a preferred service provider.

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European Business Air News_Aeropartner helps ABS Jets reach handling milestone

15.4.2014, Prague — Czech operator Aeropartner´s Citation Mustang sector from Prague to Wroclaw in March was the 10,000th flight handled by ABS Jets, based at Vaclav Havel International . ABS Jets sais it has seen steadily increasing demand for handling services since it became a licensed handling agent at the airport in 2008.

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Altitudes_ABS Jets Nepal flight planning

15.3.2014, Prague — ABS Jets was chosen by Czech aircraft manufacturer LET to assist in the flight planning for a series of test flights in Nepal. Jomson Airport in Nepal is considered one of the world’s most dangerous airfields. It has an asphalt runway of 531 m by 19 m; elevation 2,682 m (1,742 ft by 62 ft; elevation 8,800 ft).

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European Business Air News_Ensuring safety in every single operation is of paramount importance

10.3.2014, Prague — An employee of ABS Jets since 2004, Stefan Kukura was one of the first to join the company, which now has offices in Prague and Bratislava. Since that time he has been pivotal in maintaining the operator´s impressive safety record, and in addition to his flying duties, as flight director and head Legacy pilot he fronts the training and safety programmes, making sure that rules and regulations are correctly implemented and strickly applied to ABS Jets´missions.

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Aviation Times_Vladimír Peták Leader of a major player

18.11.2013, Prague — There is no doubt that ABS Jets is a major player in business aviation in Central and Eastern Europe and that such is noticed and reognized far beyond that geographical area. The proof of success may be found in the annual finacial statements and performance, in the accommodations and facilities at the airport, in the extensive range of services that are provided 24/7, in the fleet of 12 aircraft based in Prague, Bratislava, Sofia and Moscow and in the team of 200 highly qualified and well trained employees. Maybee the key to the success lies in the spirit and motivation of the team that is ready to take on any challenge and provide immediate responses to any customer request or needed business aviation services. To bring all the dynamics and synergy seamlessly and flawlessly together in one company, it takes true leadersip. Vladimir Petak is ABS Jets´Leader.

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BART International_ABS Jets earns two safety awards

1.11.2013, Prague — ABS Jets, one of the fastest growing European business jet operator earns two NBAA Safety Awards by NBAA - Commercial Business Flying Safety Award and Aviation Support Services Safety Award.

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Upward Curve_ABS Jets - Providing top quality award winning services around the clock since 2004

1.10.2013, Prague — ABS Jets operates a fleet of executive jets in the light to super midsize categories, together with one of the largest fleets of Embraer Legacy aircraft in the world.

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European Business Air News_ABS Jets earns recognitions with NBAA safety awards

1.9.2013, Prague — ABS Jets, which has operational bases in Prague and Bratislava, has earned two NBAA safet awards: the Commercial Business Flying Safety Award and the Aviation Support Services Safety Award.
Meanwhile, the operator recently supported and helped fund four Czech students who undertook a trip to Morocco as part of their training.

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Travel Fever_Vladimir Petak - Business jet not only as a Competitive Advantage

1.5.2013, Prague — Inteview for Travel Faver with Vladimir Petak, CEO of ABS Jets.

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ShowObserver_ABS Jets extends its infrastructure

27.9.2012, Moscow — ABS Jets extends its infrastructure - text in russian

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European Business Air News_ABS Jets pilot wins safety award

1.8.2012, Prague — Stefan Kukura, one of the original pilots flying for ABS Jets in the Czech Republic, has received the NBAA Pilot Safety Award for 5,500 flying hours without accident, incident or damage and injury to people and property.

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