Baltia Advances into Phase II of the FAA Air Carrier Certification

      Baltia Advances into Phase II of the FAA Air Carrier Certification

PR Newswire

YPSILANTI, Mich., April 17, 2013

YPSILANTI, Mich., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Today Baltia Air Lines (BLTA)
filed an 8K Report showing that it has successfully completed the Gate 1
requirements and has advanced into Phase II of the FAA Air Carrier
Certification process. The Report states:

On March 28, 2013, at the FAA East Michigan Flight Standards District Office
Baltia Air Lines senior staff and their FAA counterparts conducted a Formal
Meeting to review Baltia's certification documentation and management

On April 10, 2013, Baltia received confirmation that Baltia's management
personnel, system design, and other supporting documentation were found to be

The FAA Certification Team has determined that Baltia meets the requirements
of FAA Order 8900.1 Volume 10 Chapter 2 Section 6 and is fit to enter into
Phase II of the ATOS Certification Process.

Mr. Igor Dmitrowsky, President of Baltia stated, "Obtaining our gate passage
is the single most stringent requirement of the certification process. It's a
major milestone in our company's rapid progress toward becoming America's
newest airline." Mr. Dmitrowsky further stated, "I am proud of our staff
whose dedication has made this milestone event possible. Everyone at Baltia is
excited about this major accomplishment."

In an interview, Mr. Barry Clare, Vice President of Finance stated, "There are
no words to express the elation I had when Baltia was told that it had
obtained gate passage. The staff and all of Baltia's shareholders have been
waiting for this event for a very long time. Everyone at Baltia was hugging
and congratulating each other when news of the gate passage was received."
Mr. Clare also stated, "I would like to thank all of Baltia's shareholders for
their support and for believing in us. I'm very proud to be part of America's
newest airline."

About Baltia

Baltia's goal is to become the leading U.S. airline in the trans-Atlantic
market between major U.S. cities and capital cities of Eastern Europe,
including Russia, Latvia, Ukraine, and Belarus. Baltia intends to provide high
quality three-class passenger service, and reliable cargo and mail
transportation. Baltia plans to begin their foreign scheduled air
transportation as the only U.S. airline offering nonstop service to St.
Petersburg, Russia.

For more information on Baltia visit the company web site at:

Baltia is America's newest airline currently undergoing FAA Air Carrier
Certification. No ticket sales are currently available.

SOURCE Baltia Air Lines, Inc.

Contact: Barry Clare, 718-244-8880
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