Fly540 has signed a global multi-year content agreement with Travelport a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions.
Egypt's Air Leisure has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for four SSJ 100-95s with options for six more, ch-aviation has reported.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for 2015 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.5% for the full year
Passengers and crew on a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight were evacuated at Madrid's Barajas International Airport today, reports Reuters.
Boeing and Saudia yesterday celebrated the triple delivery of two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and a 777-300ER (Extended Range).
Qatar Airways will be increasing the number of connections between Mozambique and Qatar from next month, the African Review has reported.
Temel Kotil, chief executive of Turkish Airlines, has ruled out acquiring Airbus A380s as long as the flag-carrier is based at its primary hub Istanbul Ataturk International Airport reports Martin Rivers.
Saudia will take delivery of its first two B787-9s on February 2, reports ch-aviation.
In 2015, Pegasus achieved 13.2% year-on-year growth in the number of guests carried, flying a total of 22.34 million guests.
ATR and Iran's national flag carrier Iran Air today signed in Teheran a deal for the introduction of 40 newest generation ATR 72-600s. The agreement includes firm orders for 20 aircraft plus 20 options, and is valued at one
Boeing's 737 MAX 8 made its first flight yesterday (US time) beginning the comprehensive flight-test programme on schedule.
Rolls-Royce is feeling the benefit of the lifting of sanctions against Iran with a series of new orders for powerplant.
Iran has signed an agreement with Airbus Industrie for the acquisition of 118 aircraft critical to its fleet renewal plans, reports Ch-aviation.
CAPA's Iran Aviation Summit 2016, the first international aviation conference in Iran for nearly four decades, opened on 24-Jan-2016.
Airbus Helicopters second H160 prototype has joined the flight test programme, taking off in Marignane.
The Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and Dnata, has released its fifth annual environmental report for 2014-15.
While the recent oil price slump creates obvious challenges for major oil producers, including Arabian Gulf states, management and technology consultants Helios say it could be good news for the region's aviation sector.
Finmeccanica's Airborne and Space Systems division has opened a state-of-the-art new Eurofighter Typhoon maintenance training centre at its electronic warfare site of excellence in
IATA will be holding its seminar regarding its new safety program for smaller aircraft, the IATA Standard Safety Assessment, tomorrow at the show.
Gulf Air has announced its long-awaited fleet replacement plans, with orders for 29 A320neo-family single-aisle jets.
Forty years ago today, the world focused on Bahrain as the first commercial flight by a British Airways (BA) Concorde touched down at the kingdom's international airport.
Gulf Air's financial figures for 2015 will see a further substantial improvement and take the airline close to the target it set itself when it began its major restructuring in early 2013, according to the company's acting CEO.
Airbus's first deliveries to flag carrier Iran Air are due as early as July, Arabian Aerospace has learned
Etihad Airways has launched its community outreach programme with donations of air tickets, blankets and school supplies to the Whisper Children's Home in Mutai, Uganda.
Etihad Airways has welcomed the ruling by the higher administrative court in Luneburg reversing an earlier judgment and allowing it to continue operating 26 out of the 31 codeshare flights for the full
The International Air Transport Association has announced the global passenger traffic results for November, showing strong traffic growth.
Emirates has unveiled plans to boost capacity to Athens with the addition of a second daily flight to the Greek capital from March 1, 2016.
Airbus has exceeded its 2015 targets, with a record of 635 aircraft deliveries for 85 customers.
Etihad Airways delivered solid operational performance in 2015 by achieving continued growth in passenger and cargo volumes.
Emirates will be enhancing its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe flights by deploying a Boeing 777-300ER, starting next month.
Sabre Corporation has signed a new technology agreement with Bahrain's Gulf Air, to provide its AirCentre Flight Plan Manager solution to streamline the airline's operations.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced it is expanding its activities to prevent payment fraud in the air travel industry.
The Saudi Arabian General Authority of Civil Aviation has confirmed that “all flights to and from Iran” will be stopped under a new directive following the severing of diplomatic ties.
Bahrain carrier Gulf Air, has become the first airline in the world to be certified with Information Technology ISO certifications in the five areas of Quality Management, Environmental Management, Service Management,
A German court has today rejected Etihad Airways' rights to jointly sell tickets for particular routes operated by AirBerlin in a codeshare agreement.
Russian Helicopters has received type certification for the Mi-38 transport helicopter, designed by Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant.
Turkish Airlines has cancelled 142 of its flights to and from Istanbul as the city prepares for heavy snow, the Khaleej Times reports.
Turkish Airlines has inaugurated its first flight to Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, with the route starting earlier this week.
Saudia has announced its new VIP service, “Al Bayraq”, which will operate 12 flights a day between Jeddah and Riyadh in cooperation with Saudi Private Aviation, the Saudi Gazette reports.
Egypt has hired global consultancy company Control Risks to assess security in its airports, following the crash of a plane over the Sinai Peninsula, which killed all on board.
The Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), back for its fourth edition, is introducing a new element for this edition of the Airshow - a Civil Aviation Conference.
Gulf Air has released the positive results of its quarterly customer satisfaction survey results for Q3 2015.
Turkish Airlines has upscaled its flight frequencies from Abu Dhabi International to Istanbul Ataturk International from four times a week to daily. The airline can now carry approximately 2,500 passengers a week between the two cities with its Airbus 321
EgyptAir has signed a five-year contract with SITA, for the implementation, management and modernisation of the airline's communications network.
Etihad Airways is expanding its codeshare partnership with S7 Airlines to cover eight additional destinations from the Russian carrier's Moscow hub.
Turkish Airlines has signed a Definitive Agreement for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its A321neo aircraft.
Jeppesen has teamed up with Emirates to optimise crew planning operations and management.
Avinode has welcomed its first private aviation space on a commercial airline, Etihad Airways' The Residence to the Avinode Marketplace.
Captain Ayman Al Mokadem, Egyptian chief investigator of the Russian Metrojet accident, said that the preliminary report of the Accident released yesterday states that “the committee did
Turkish Airlines has added Port Louis, Mauritius and Antananarivo, Madagascar, as the 281st and 282nd destinations in 113 nations served across the globe.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has welcomed Arab Wings, Amman, Jordan, and Iraq Gate into the family of operators of the CRJ Series.
Inmarsat and Turksat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities through the formation of a strategic partnership, initially focused on the defence and aviation sectors.
Air BP has been recognised for its outstanding safety standards and practices by Dubai Airports at the annual Safety and Security Excellence Awards Ceremony.
Both Dubai Airports and Emirates Airline have been recognised for outstanding achievements in the 2015 Service OIympian Awards – the only independent honours which recognise the UAE's customer service leaders.
EgyptAir is set to finalise a deal with Singaporean lessor BOC Aviation for eight B737-800s, reports Ch-aviation.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced its airline industry outlook for 2016, which shows a successful year for Middle Eastern carriers.
Qatar Airways has launched its new global brand campaign and tagline – Going Places Together – at a press conference in New York, USA. This is a new and fresh direction for the airline, which has developed a messaging strategy to reflect
Abu Dhabi-headquartered Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has confirmed it's operating three of its six Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 Next Gen aircraft on an Aircraft, Complete Crew, Maintenance and Insurance (ACMI) lease contract for the new start-up
ATR has received EASA certification for its high-density cabin layout for the ATR 72-600 that brings the maximum capacity from 74 to 78.
Qatar Airways is extending its commercial relationship with CNN International by embarking on an exclusive international sponsorship campaign of the network's new monthly travel series, 'In 24 Hours'.
Thousands of Boeing employees yesterday celebrated the completion of final assembly of the first 737 MAX 8.
Qatar Airways has becomes the first airline to fly the Airbus A350 to the United States.
Emirates has announced its fleet plans for 2016, retiring a total of 26 aircraft, including 12 A330-300s, four A340-300s, one A340-500, six Boeing 777-200ERs, two Boeing 777-300s and one Boeing 777-300ER.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for October showing continued strong demand growth for both domestic and
Etihad Airways has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) determination to reauthorise its alliance with Virgin Australia for a further five years.
Boeing has completed detailed design for the 787-10 Dreamliner nearly two weeks ahead of schedule.
Saudi Arabia's domestic and regional low cost operator Flynas, is evaluating plans to increase its fleet by more than 300% with orders for as many as 100 aircraft.
Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) celebrated it 50th birthday in style at Jeddah this week and pledged to continue to drive co-operation and partnership across the major issues affecting the airline industry across the Arab
Turkish Airlines has firmed-up a commitment for the purchase of 20 additional A321neo aircraft.
The Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) has named the host countries for the next two annual assemblies.
IATA's director general and CEO, Tony Tyler called on Arab air carriers to set '1001 Arabian nights' as a target to put in place foundations for the next chapter of “glorious aviation growth in the Middle
An Airbus C295W aircraft owned by the Mexican Navy has made the first ever flight to the Antarctica.
Dassault Aviation has joined the CleanSky program sponsored by the European Commission, in order to aid the improvement of the environmental impact of future generations of aircraft.
EgyptAir stopped mail and freight on its flights to the United States and the United Kingdom earlier this month, ch-aviation reports.
Egypt's Aviator has wet-leased an A320-200 from Latvian ACMI/charter specialist SmartLynx, Skyliner Aviation has reported.
Rolls-Royce is celebrating the first run of its Trent 7000 demonstrator engine, completed on a test bed in Derby, UK.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its updated passenger growth forecast projecting passenger numbers to reach 7 billion by 2034, showing a dip in long-term demand.
Air Partner's Freight division has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Air Cargo Integrators (ACI) of the UAE, allowing the two companies to work together strategically to develop both their freight charter and global air freight
Turkish Airlines has signed an agreement with Jordan's Petra Development and Tourism Authority, allowing passengers and tour agents access to special discounts.
TAV Airports has been awarded in all three categories of awards at Turkey Investor Relations (TUYID) Summit for the second time.
FAI Rent-a-Jet has announced a fifth Challenger 604 to its fleet of air ambulances, which are used for medevac missions worldwide, and often hired for private use in the Middle East.
Air Arabia has been awarded with the World Travel Market 2015 “World Travel Leaders Award”, marking its leadership in the low-cost aviation sector in the Middle East.
KLM's first Dreamliner has touched down in Abu Dhabi after its inaugural flight left Amsterdam this week.
Formula 1 cars have started to arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in preparation of this weekend's race.
Iraqi Airways is planning to begin non-stop Baghdad-Washington Dulles flights next year, reports Ch-aviation.
Abu Dhabi-based Avisa Gulf has won a contract to review and restructure an undisclosed national flag carrier.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that the CS100 aircraft has completed its certification flight testing.
EgyptAir has been banded from serving the Russian Federation as of last week due to the safety and security of the airline, ch-aviation reports.
Agreement has been reached at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva on the allocation of radiofrequency spectrum for global flight tracking in civil aviation.
The UAE joint aviation command (JAC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to order three of the controversial AW609 tiltrotor aircraft from AgustaWestland, plus options on three more.
Airbus announced at the Dubai Airshow yesterday that Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has placed a firm order to purchase 30 more A321s (nine A321neo and 21 A321neo).
Pegasus has achieved 2.7 billion TL in sales revenue during the first nine months of 2015 together with an EBITDAR (earnings before tax, interest, amortization and rent costs) which has risen to 636.6 million TL.
During the first day of the Dubai Airshow, Etihad announced the US$637 million additional aircraft will be arriving next year.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft is in discussions with Abu Dhabi Aviation with the aim of establishing an authorised service facility (ASF) for Bombardier's Q Series turboprop regional
When Daallo Airlines called in Dubai-based consultancy Aerotask for a bit of business advice, neither side realised the job would culminate in the merger of the airline with local rival Jubba Airways fewer than six months later. Victoria Moores reports.
Philip Dunne, UK Minister of State for Defence Procurement, led a delegation to the Dubai Airshow yesterday, helping represent and support around 100 UK exhibitors.