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Yahsat completes factory test on new airborne comms system

Posted 28 February 2015

Yahsat, the UAE-based multipurpose satellite provider, has successfully completed the factory acceptance test for a state-of-the-art airborne satellite communications system developed for its homeland security client, Advanced Integrated Systems (AIS).

in Maintenance

Satair brings Lord mounts to Middle East and African customers

Posted 27 February 2015

The Copenhagen-based Satair Group will be representing Lord Corporation for its commercial fixed-wing product line across the European, Middle East and African markets (EMEA).

in General Aviation

Kuwait to operate first Bell 429 in HEMS role in Middle East

Posted 27 February 2015

The Ministry of Health in Kuwait will be operating the first two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in the Middle East.

in Defence

IDEX ends on a high as UAE orders more C-17s

Posted 26 February 2015

The UAE armed forces decision to order two additional Boeing C-17 transporter aircraft left the organising committee of IDEX – the Abu Dhabi defence show – on a high.

in Airports

Mubadala considering Cuban airport investment with Russia

Posted 26 February 2015

Abu Dhabi's government investment arm, Mubadala is reportedly studying the potential for an airport in Cuba in partnership with the Russian government.

in Air Transport

C-Series CS300 first flight delayed

Posted 26 February 2015

Bombardier postponed the first flight of its CS300 aircraft, due to unfavorable weather conditions in Montreal today.

in Space

Virgin Galactic opens LauncherOne facility

Posted 26 February 2015

Virgin Galactic, the privately-funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi's Aabar Investments PJS, has leased a new 150,000 square foot facility that will house design and manufacturing of the company's

in Maintenance

Reduced oil price could lead to increased MRO demand - IBA

Posted 26 February 2015

With the reducing cost of oil resulting in even lower aviation fuel prices, the overall airline direct operating cost breakdown is changing.

in Airports

Airport security is big business – but under threat from budget cuts

Posted 26 February 2015

Effective security technologies and systems are still in demand among airport operators as increasing passenger volumes place new strains on existing infrastructure, said a report issued today.

in Defence / Training

Etihad opens arms to military training

Posted 26 February 2015

Etihad Airways is to begin providing commercial aviation training to a number of pilots, cabin attendants, loadmasters and flight despatchers in the UAE Armed Forces.

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Is Middle Eastern aviation ready to switch to in-house MRO support?

Posted 25 February 2015

Currently, the Middle Eastern commercial aviation MRO market is growing at a faster rate than the global average. According to ICF International, it is expected to account for up to 8% of the global civil aviation MRO market in

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