Emirates is once again considering introducing a premium economy product according to the Dubai airline's president Sir Tim Clark
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for July showing an acceleration in demand growth over the previous five months.
State-owned Tunisair is to shed around 1,000 jobs as part of a national austerity plan and a bid to make the airline more competitive. The job losses will affect around 12% of the full-time workforce of around 8,200.
The Air Accident Investigation Sector (AAIS) of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has issued a Preliminary Report on the accident involving Emirates flight EK521 which crashed on landing at Dubai on its
Qatar Airways is believed to be moving closer to ordering Boeing 737Max aircraft as its CEO, Akbar Al Baker becomes increasingly frustrated with European manufacturer. Airbus over delays on two key programmes.
The United Arab Emirates, represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) in Antigua and Barbuda.
The Egyptian civil aviation ministry has launched an enquiry into an incident on Friday when a passenger on an Air Cairo flight from Saudi Arabia to Egypt attempted to storm the cockpit.
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer has stepped up its efforts to promote its regional jets to the prospective Iran market with a demonstration tour in the Iranian capital.
Tunisair has leased in a pair of A340-300s to cover its summer travel demands, reports, ch-aviation
Global passenger traffic grew 4.5% in June 2016 and 5.6% for the first half of the year.
An EgyptAir flight No MS799 to Paris has been delayed for nearly an hour due to a security incident related to baggage, an EgyptAir official source reported.
Qatar Airways is the official airline sponsor of the UCI Road World Championships – Doha 2016, organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
Dubai-based, low-cost carrier flydubai has signed a long-term, multimillion-dollar contract with the USA's AAR for power-by-the-hour component inventory management and repair services. The agreement is a significant expansion of
Iran could be adding the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) to its fleet later in the year according to a government minister.
A Qatar Airways A330-300 made an emergency landing in Istanbul after one of its engines caught fire following a bird strike, according to the airline.
Saudi Arabian Airlines has taken delivery of its first A330-300 Regional, making it the launch customer for this new member of the A330 family.
The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority (SyCAA) said it has agreed "in-principle" to issue EBLA Airlines with an operator's license, reports ch-aviation.
Qatar Airways has announced a a code-share partnership with Vueling Airlines.
Pegasus Airlines has announced its financial results for the first half of 2016 and its traffic results for January to July 2016.
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, has signed a purchase-and-leaseback transaction with Qatar Airways for five new Airbus A350-900 aircraft to help expand
The Nigerian government has taken Turkish Airlines to court for refusing to cooperate with the West African nation's Consumer Protection Council (CPC), reports ch-aviation.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) partnered with leaders of the lithium battery supply chain to demand stricter enforcement of international regulations regarding the transport of lithium
Sharjah headquartered Air Arabia has generated a 3.5% increase in first-half net profit to $67 million despite a drop in its second-quarter figures.
Kuwait Airways has begun selling off its entire fleet of A310-300s following their retirement from scheduled service late last year, reports ch-aviation.
Air Costa is said to be in talks with Qatar Airways about the possible sale of equity in the Indian domestic operator, reports ch-aviaton.
Egypt and China have signed a MoU to expand their air services agreement.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has announced the General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia (GACA) has given the go ahead two of five Nigerian carriers appointed to operate Hajj charter flights
Qatar Airways has topped a global ranking of international airlines for providing travellers worldwide with the highest quality and service, on-time performance, and customer claim processing.
Oman Air has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd for the sale and leaseback of two new B737-800 aircraft.
A Gulf Air flight carrying 219 people to Bahrain from Manila suffered an engine fire on take-off this morning but landed safely in the Philippine capital after turning back
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for June showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 5.2% compared to the year-ago period.
Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement covering services between Muscat and four destinations in Saudi Arabia.
Boeing has released a short statement regarding Emirates Airline Flight EK521.
An Emirati firefighter died while saving the passengers and crew of an Emirates Boeing 777 that crashed on landing at Dubai International Airport (DXB) this afternoon.
Middle Eastern carriers are getting the opportunity to take a close look at the revolutionary new GX Aviation, high-speed inflight Wi-Fi network arriving to airlines and business jets later this year.
Dubai-based non-scheduled operator Eastern SkyJets, has selected Vistair's e-documents management solution, DocuNet, for its fleet.
Qatar Airways has increased its stake in International Airlines Group (IAG) to more than 20%.
Kuwaiti low cost carrier Jazeera Airways saw profits drop for the first half of the year by 3% compared to the previous year – but still reported a net profit of $19.7 million(KD 6 million).
Airbus has announced its half-year 2016 results, and has confirmed its guidance for the remaining half of the year.
Turkey's Pegasus Airlines has become the first airline to take delivery of the Airbus A320neo powered by CFM International's LEAP-1A engines.
Turkish Airlines has issued a statement announcing that all operations and flights proceed to be uninterrupted.
Qatar Airways Cargo has launched new freighter services to New York (JFK) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada).
An Oman Air aircraft suffered a burst tire when landing at Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar es Salaam, over the weekend.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) have announced an agreement to implement the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Programme (IFACP).
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating an incident where an Emirates Airline Airbus A380 descended below minimum assigned altitude while on approach to land at Melbourne Tullamarine International airport according to a
Naft Airlines is to acquire ten Airbus narrow-body aircraft as part of its fleet renewal plans, reports ch-aviation.
Jordan will host the 6th annual Arab Aviation Summit this December 5 & 6 under the theme 'Linking Cultures, Driving Economies.' The Summit, at a Dead Sea resort, will focus on the trends, insights and opportunities driving the continuous development of the Arab
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) has delivered two of its Sukhoi Business Jets (SBJ) to the Royal Thai Air Force, in a roll-out ceremony held at Sukhoi's base in Venice.
Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines has postponed the acceptance of the first CFM International Leap-1A-powered Airbus A320neo.
Egyptian accident investigators have confirmed that the word “fire” has been clearly identified in data from the cockpit voice recorder recovered from the wreckage of EgyptAir flight 804 that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in
Qatar Airways has signed a contribution and shareholders agreement with Alisarda, the parent company of Meridiana.
EgyptAir has ordered nine Next-Generation 737-800s at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow.
The Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Egypt after a flight of nearly 49 hours without fuel, covering a distance of 3,745 kilometres.
ATR has presented its 20 year market forecast, which shows a need for 2,800 more turboprop aircraft by 2036.
Qatar Airways and LATAM jointly revealed at the Farnborough Airshow today that the Gulf carrier is t buy up to 10% of the Latin American airline giant.
Boeing and Qatar Airways have announced today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow the launch of a new Performance Improvement Package.
Following the acquisition in March this year of Navtech, Airbus has launched its new integrated flight operations and air traffic management service company – Navblue – to provide a complete range of
Boeing has projected a demand for 39,620 new aircraft, valued at USD5.9 trillion, over the next 20 years.
Airbus' Global Market Forecast has predicted that in the next 20 years, there will be a need for over 33,000 new aircraft, with a need for higher capacity aircraft.
Emirates Airlines has contracted on Saint Louis, Missouri-based Essex Industries to outfit the whole EK fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft with the Essex PBE, protective breathing equipment.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 4.6%, compared to the same month in 2015, which
The Emirates Aircraft Appearance Centre has completely stripped and repainted 33 aircraft last year, or 13% of its fleet.
Flydubai has announced it will begin daily operations to Prague, starting 1st July.
Boeing and Iran Air have reached agreement on a $25 billion deal, as Boeing plans to sell the carrier 100 737 and 777 aircraft.
Flights are being diverted from Turkey's Istanbul Ataturk Airport after ten people died and “dozens” of people injured following a terrorist attack.
Gulf Air has selected Alfa Express Company for its waste management and recycling drive.
A Mahan Air BAe 146-300 sufferered a nose gear collapse on landing at Kharg Island on Sunday.
Air Cairo has signed an agreement with Amadeus Altéa for IT and distribution services in hope of increasing air traffic.
Saudi private aviation services company, Sky Prime Aviation Services, is to deploy SITA's next-generation passenger services system (PSS) to manage its new VIP flight service being introduced to its premium passengers.
The blacklisting of Iran Air on the EU safety register has been lifted in the latest list of airlines the European Commission considered not meeting international safety standards has been released.
The flight data recorder (FDR) from the EgyptAir Airbus A320 that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in May has been recovered, Egyptian officials say.
Pegasus Airlines has announced its traffic results for the first five months of 2016 through the Public Disclosure Forum (KAP).
The first of the “black boxes” from the crashed EgyptAir flight 804 has been recovered, Egyptian officials said tonight.
The complaints made against Emirates by South African authorities last year are still being investigated.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that its CS100 aircraft has been awarded Type Validation by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Investigators looking into the missing EgyptAir flight have received further radar data of the aircrafts manoeuvres, but have said the cockpit voice recorder will only emit a signal
Airports Council International (ACI) has announced that global passenger traffic has seen moderate growth, and air freight volumes are slowly increasing.
The long wait is over - SaudiGulf Airlines has been granted its AOC by Saudi Arabia's civil aviation authority GACA. The airline – headed by former Royal Jordanian and Gulf Air boss, Samer Majali – will begin operating domestic flights from Dammam after June
Royal Jordanian and Qatar Airways have expanded their codeshare agreement, adding six new destinations to Royal Jordanian's network, and adding flights from Amman to Doha to Qatar's network.
Flynas has wet-leased a pair of A320-200s from Turkey's Freebird Airlines, ch-aviation has reported.
Gulf Air has reduced its losses by 88% since beginning its restructuring strategy in 2013.
An EgyptAir A330-220 aircraft diverted from its planned route from Cairo to Beijing thing morning to make an emergency landing following a security threat.
TrueNorth Avionics has introduced connected.aero, its airborne connectivity service.
Pegasus Airlines has expanded its ground operations at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport to now include ramp and aircraft parking services.
Qatar Airways has entered into a codeshare agreement with SriLankan Airlines on flights between Colombo and Doha.
Etihad Airways has appointed three UAE nationals as airport managers in South Korea, Seychelles, and Saudi Arabia.
Sir Tim Clark, the president of Dubai's Emirates airline has called on the aviation industry to “do more” to quickly locate aircraft data recorders (black boxes) following crashes, as well as ensuring air
In the aftermath of the March 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, ICAO adopted a proposal for airlines to adhere to a standard of reporting aircraft position at least once every 15 minutes when in
Ahmed Adel, assistant chief of the EgyptAir Holding Company was keynote speaker for a symposium held by the American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo. He called for respect the rights of the families affected by the crash of the
Gulf Air's inaugural flight to Dakar has touched down, the first of a five weekly service.
IATA has called on two Arab League governments specifically to respect international agreements obliging them to ensure airlines are able to repatriate their revenues.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 72nd Annual General Meeting saw airlines denouncing the illegal wildlife trade and pledge to fight against trafficking.
EgyptAir could order a "considerable" number of narrowbodies within days, chief executive Safwat Mosallam says, standing by its fleet renewal plans despite plummeting demand for tourism in the North African country.
Emirates SkyCargo has launched a weekly freighter service from Hong Kong to Dubai via Dehli.
Air Arabia is to introduce SITA's next-generation passenger management system to extract even greater efficiency across its operations.
Air Libya has taken delivery of a leased Boeing 737-500 from Aerovista.
Airbus has announced that the A320neo with CFM International's LEAP-1A engine has received type certification from European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Emirates is on a mission to raise awareness about the threat that the illegal wildlife trade poses to the survival of some of the planet's most endangered and iconic animals.