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Etihad Airways Engineering hosts the Indian Ambassador to the UAE

Etihad Airways Engineering, the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, welcomes His Excellency Navdeep Suri, Ambassador of India to the UAE and Mr Rajamurugan, Counsellor, Embassy of India in the UAE, to its Abu Dhabi base. The Ambassador was received by Mr Abdul Khaliq Saeed, Chief Executive… Read More ›

Ferrari Portofino: test drive in the Middle East

The new V8 parades through Dubai and the Sharjah desert Ferrari Far & Middle East staged a triumphant welcome for the Portofino this entire month, hosting an exclusive lifestyle drive event for this beautiful new addition to the iconic Maranello stable. This exhilarating debut, the first outside of Italy, hosted international and regional prospects and… Read More ›

Etihad Aviation Group honours winners of Fikra University competition held in partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Aviation Group recently hosted its Pitch Day and awards ceremony to celebrate the winners of the second edition of its Fikra University competition. The programme, run in partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), aims to foster entrepreneurship and innovation among university students across the UAE and provide… Read More ›

China Aviation Development Foundation to Sponsor FSF’s IASS 2019

72nd annual International Air Safety Summit scheduled for Nov. 4–6, 2019 in Taipei. Flight Safety Foundation and the China Aviation Development Foundation (CADF) Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which the CADF will be the host sponsor of the Foundation’s 72nd annual International Air Safety Summit (IASS) in Taipei. IASS 2019 has been… Read More ›

IATA Announces Winner of 2018 FACE-UP Competition

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Femke Sickler a recent graduate of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands was the recipient of the IATA FACE-UP award for 2018. FACE-UP is a competition for recent university graduates whose thesis is on the subject of innovation and transformation in air transport logistics (e.g. air… Read More ›

Emirates to Introduce Second Daily Flight to Prague

Over 1.7 million passengers carried on the route since launch in July 2010. Emirates today announced it will add a second daily flight between Dubai and Prague, after steadily growing passenger numbers on the route during the eight years since launch of operations in July 2010. The new Emirates flight will commence from 1st July… Read More ›

Thales at Defexpo 2018: All set to present high-tech solutions for land & naval defence

Thales is all set to participate in the upcoming 10th edition of Defexpo 2018—India’s premier biennial Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition—from 11-14 April 2018 in Chennai. Key Points Company to highlight its efforts in line with its strategy supporting ‘Make in India and export from India’ Please visit us at 3.2.2c, Hall3,… Read More ›

Passenger traffic of Heydar Aliyev International Airport exceeded half a million in the first two months

During the first two months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 545,000 passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 16 percent. In January-February this year, national air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 222,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 63,000 passengers. 470,000 passengers (86.2 percent of… Read More ›

Boeing, Hawaiian Airlines Announce Purchase of 10 787 Dreamliners.

– Hawaiian switches to market-leading Dreamliner for its large airplane of the future – 787’s superior performance gives Hawaiian flexibility to increase capacity and expand service Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Hawaiian Airlines announced today that the carrier has selected the market-leading 787 Dreamliner as its flagship airplane for medium to long-haul flights. As part of the… Read More ›

Emirates Group Security and Etihad Aviation Group sign MoU for cooperation in Aviation Security

Emirates Group Security and Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in aviation security. The MoU was signed by Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline, and Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman… Read More ›

New Flying Blue programme

Flying Blue, Air France-KLM’s loyalty programme, is changing as from 1 April 2018 and will offer more simplicity and flexibility in the use of the programme, a clearer reward scale and more choice in the use of Miles. Earn Miles for each euro spent For each euro spent, Ivory, Silver, Gold and Platinum members will… Read More ›

Milestone Aviation and Leonardo to provide three AW169s to Falcon Aviation

Milestone Aviation Group (“Milestone”), a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, and Leonardo announced today that Falcon Aviation of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) will expand its AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter fleet with the addition of a further three aircraft. The light-intermediate twin helicopters will have multi-mission capability with entry… Read More ›

Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Order for Two 747-8 Freighters and Four 777-300ERs

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways announced an order today for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $2.16 billion at list prices. The orders were previously unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. The airline also received the first of its 747-8 Freighters at a delivery ceremony attended by His Excellency… Read More ›

Special offer of S7 Priority for topbonus members.

As Air Berlin has ceased operating flights, S7 Priority offers the members of the topbonus loyalty programme holding the Elite status the equal status of S7 Priority and the accrual of S7 Priority miles for flights with S7 Airlines taken between 01.10.2016 and 30.09.2017, even if these flights were accounted for in the topbonus programme earlier. Instant Elite Status. Elite members of topbonus can become members… Read More ›

Portugal – “the home of the great explorers and voyagers”

Today we share a video from Asian Air Safari, a Filipino documentary program featuring unique flying and travel adventures, presented by real-life pilot Captain Joy Roa, a beloved figure in the aviation industry with over 35 years of experience in any flying machine. This episode is about Portugal – “the home of the great explorers… Read More ›

S7 Airlines and Meridiana open mutual flights to Milan

S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, and Meridiana have extended the scope of their codeshare agreement. The airlines will perform mutual flights on the route Moscow — Milan — Moscow. The flights are open as per 27 March 2017 four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flights will depart from Moscow… Read More ›

Cedar Executive Orders an additional Embraer Legacy 500

Middle East Airlines (MEA) confirmed today at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation (MEBAA) show in Dubai the purchase of a second Embraer Legacy500 business jet for its private-jet affiliate, Cedar Executive. The second aircraft is expected to enter into service in mid-2017 Cedar Executive is based at Rafic Hariri International Airport –… Read More ›

Etihad Airways awarded best first class and best long haul airline Middle-East and Africa

Etihad Airways has won awards for Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline Middle-East and Africa in the AirlineRatings.com 2017 Airline Excellence Awards. The Abu Dhabi-based airline was also named in the global Top Ten. AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Geoffrey Thomas, said: “Etihad Airways’ attention to excellence at every level has resulted in a… Read More ›

Etihad Airways Engineering and Airbus sign MoU to develop A380 MRO Services in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Engineering and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a new A380 MRO Services offering. With this partnership Airbus and Etihad Airways Engineering will combine their respective skills to offer the market a value-adding MRO service solution for worldwide A380 operators, starting in 2017. The… Read More ›

Royal Jordanian Announces its Sponsorship of C.D. Leganés in La Liga

Royal Jordanian announced that it is now the main sponsor and the “Official Airline Partner” of Club Deportivo Leganés for the remainder of the 2016/2017 La Liga football season that will end on May 21, 2017. This partnership was announced to the public in a press conference held in Madrid on Nov. 4 with the… Read More ›

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