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Tag: United Arab Emirates

Record-setting Gulfstream G500 to visit Rubae 2018

Certified, Clean-Sheet Aircraft Will Join Gulfstream’s Static Display In Advance Of Customer Deliveries Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its all-new, clean-sheet Gulfstream G500 will be on display at the 2018 Russian Business Aviation Exhibition (RUBAE), Sept. 12-14, in Moscow. The G500’s RUBAE debut comes just after the aircraft earned its U.S. Federal Aviation Administration type… 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 ›

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 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 ›

Kuwait Aviation Show

The importance of the Arabian Gulf has been increasing steadily over the last two decades. Strategically located between the West and the East, the GCC aviation industry has shown impressive and consistent growth rates while outperforming most other regional markets around the globe. Supported by the constant increase in global aviation markets along with the… Read More ›

Exciting and Crazy Low Fares

A new promotion campaign with “Crazy low fares” has been launched today, with sales starting on October 16 until October 28. This promotion targets all customers in Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Travel from the above-mentioned countries to any of RJ’s global network destination with tickets from this winter promotion has to… Read More ›

iflyA380.com at ITB Berlin 2017

Airbus presents the world’s first online booking assistant of its kind and other travel trends at ITB from 8 to 12 March 2017 A one-of-a-kind booking tool for the world’s most iconic aircraft: Airbus created the online booking assistant iflyA380.com to take travel planning to the next level. iflyA380.com features the first and only flight… 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 ›

Air Seychelles engineers graduation, World-class programme with Etihad Airways.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has celebrated the graduation of a group of seven Seychellois engineers who have completed a comprehensive training programme with Etihad Airways. Antoine Francois, Cliffton Leon, Damien Azemia, Erol Agricole, Hervé Toulon, Mario DeSylva and Marlon Nourrice embarked on the specialist four-year course in September 2012,… 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 ›

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 ›

Air Seychelles links up to East Asia with new codeshare connections to Hong Kong and Singapore

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has expanded its codeshare agreement with Jet Airways to offer guests convenient one-stop connections to two major cities in East Asia. The deal enables air travellers to fly with Air Seychelles and Jet Airways between Seychelles and Hong Kong or Singapore via the Indian city… 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 ›

Mauritius: Indian Ocean airlines launch ‘Vanilla Alliance’ network in June.

In a bid to improve air links, air companies of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) member countries will on 18 June 2015 sign in Antananarivo, Madagascar, an agreement to set up a sub-regional airline network known as ‘Vanilla Alliance’, the Commission said Tuesday. The agreement will help improve “significantly and concretely” air links among countries… 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 ›

Take off with airberlin and enjoy the spring.

Anyone wanting to turn their backs on the cold and dark winter will now have the choice of a million extra tickets to fly into the spring with airberlin. Return flights from 98 euros can be booked with Germany’s second largest airline until 28th January 2014. During the travel period from 15th February to 30th… Read More ›

Air Travel Maintains Strong Growth.

  Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing a moderate acceleration of the robust demand trend of the last few months. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.6% compared to October 2012, an improvement over the September increase of 5.2%. A capacity increase of 6.5% meant… Read More ›

FAS Signs Firm Orders for Two AW169 Helicopters.

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that FAS (Falcon Aviation Services) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed firm orders for two AW169 light intermediate helicopters. The announcement was made during an official ceremony held at the Dubai Airshow on November 18th in presence of HH Sheik Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa… Read More ›

Embraer participates in the 2013 Dubai Airshow.

Embraer will participate in the 13th edition of the Dubai Airshow (www.dubaiairshow.aero), during November 17-21, at Dubai World Central (DWC), in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Company will promote its full line up of commercial and executive jets and showcase the large Legacy 650 and ultra-large Lineage 1000 executive jet in the static display…. Read More ›

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