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Lockheed Martin Stalker XE Upgraded with New VTOL Launch and Landing Capability

Stalker XE Gives Users Expanded Options for Use in More Environments Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Stalker eXtended Endurance (XE) unmanned aerial system (UAS) has been upgraded with a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. This new option gives users greater mission flexibility allowing them to operate the system in more austere locations. The new VTOL… Read More ›

Gulfstream G500 demonstrates readiness and reliability with eight new City-Pair records

Feat Confirms Aircraft’s High-Speed Performance Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s all-new G500 demonstrated both its maturity and reliability by establishing eight new city-pair speed records across continents. The G500 completed the flights as part of a customer-focused world tour. “We have the confidence to take the fully outfitted G500 test aircraft directly to customers around the world… 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 ›

Emirates wins three Passenger Choice Awards at APEX Asia

Accolades underline Emirates’ outstanding onboard facilities and services, as rated by passengers. Emirates received three Regional Passenger Choice Awards for Best Entertainment in the Middle East, Best Inflight Wi-Fi in the Middle East, and the Best Overall Experience in the Middle East at the 2018 APEX Passenger Choice Awards ceremony held during APEX Asia in… 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 ›

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 ›

flydubai commits to US$ 27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Third aircraft order in airline’s 8-year history Dubai-based flydubai today announced a commitment to a US$27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to support the growth of its fleet.  This is the third aircraft order placed by the airline with Boeing in its eight-year history and follows orders placed in 2008 and 2013. … Read More ›

Boeing Forecasts $730 Billion Market for New Airplanes in Middle East

Airlines in region expected to need 3,350 new airplanes over next 20 years. Growing airport hubs, diverse business models, infrastructure investments driving regional demand. Boeing [NYSE: BA] forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Boeing presented its 2017 Current Market Outlook (CMO)… 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 ›

Sikorsky – PZL Mielec Plans Caribbean and Latin American Tour to Demonstrate Multirole Capabilities of the M28 Short Takeoff and Landing Airplane

From mid-March to mid-May 2017, airlines, government agencies and militaries can assess the multi-role, all-weather versatility of the M28® twin turboprop Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and its PZL Mielec affiliate will launch a two-month, 13-city tour across seven Caribbean and Latin American countries in early 2017 to demonstrate the short take-off and landing capabilities of… Read More ›

Virgin Atlantic and Flybe codeshare opens up new destinations for Scotland

Scottish travellers can now book flights to international destinations including Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Dubai. Virgin Atlantic and Flybe have extended their codeshare agreement to include London Heathrow New Flybe flights from Aberdeen and Edinburgh will connect customers onto Virgin Atlantic flights to the US, Asia, Africa and the Middle… 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 ›

United Technologies’ Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series Tackles Green Building and Health

United Technologies gathered more than 300 building professionals this week in Dubai, UAE and London to discuss trends in green building and their connection to human health and productivity. Both cities are known for having some of the most progressive green building trends in the world. The corporate strategy firm, Soldiance ranked London and Dubai,… 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 ›

Focus on Critical Safety Issues, Maintenance and Engineering Track Highlight IASS Agenda

Lithium batteries, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), automation and safety information protection are among the safety critical issues to be discussed at Flight Safety Foundation’s 69th annual International Air Safety Summit (IASS 2016) scheduled for Nov. 14–16 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. “We are very excited about this year’s agenda and about the experts from across… Read More ›

Jet Aviation named FBO of the Year at the Middle East Aviation Business Awards

Jet Aviation was twice honored at the tenth annual Middle East Aviation Business Awards ceremony recently held at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai, UAE. The company’s FBO at Dubai International Airport won the 2016 FBO of the Year Award, while its Dubai MRO facility was shortlisted in the MRO Service Provider of the Year (International) category…. Read More ›

Jet Airways enhances domestic connectivity with the introduction of widebody services

Wide-body Airbus A330s to operate on the Mumbai – Delhi – Mumbai and Delhi – Kolkata – Delhi route. New direct flight – 9W 911/912 to connect Kochi with Delhi. Two additional domestic frequencies between Delhi and Kolkata (9W 901/902) and Bengaluru and Kolkata (9W 655/678) being introduced.   Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline,… Read More ›

Qatar Airways Al Safwa First Lounge awarded the prestigious Seal of Excellence for providing guests with exceptional service

Al Safwa First Lounge becomes the first airline lounge in the world to achieve the Seven Star award Qatar Airways’ exclusive Al Safwa First Lounge at Hamad International Airport has been presented the prestigious Seven Star First Class Lounge Award by the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at an award ceremony held in… Read More ›

Young participants selected for the Alitalia-Etihad Airways Cadet.

 After a 10 year hiatus, the Alitalia Training Academy has resumed operation. Cadets will undergo two years of training in Italy and the UAE, co-funded by Alitalia. Successful cadets will start their piloting careers at Alitalia CityLiner Rome, Abu Dhabi 23 September 2015 – Alitalia today announced that it has selected 24 young participants aged… Read More ›

Etihad honoured with Call Centre Awards.

Etihad Airways has been honoured with two accolades at the INSIGHTS Middle East Call Centre Awards 2015. This is the fourth consecutive year in which the airline has been recognised at the annual gala ceremony, which was held in Dubai on 12 May and was attended by almost 300 call centre professionals and service providers… Read More ›

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