Air Mauritius has signed up to an efficiency service solution from Rolls-Royce, extending their existing fuel management partnership.
Oman Air is to receive its first state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner in October.
Flydubai received its 50th aircraft. The delivery of the Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 completes the order the airline made at the Farnborough Air Show in 2008.
Empire Aviation San Marino has been awarded Air Operator Certificate by San Marino Civil Aviation Authority.
Etihad Airways has launched a mobile exhibition, which will show the airline's new cabin products and in-flight services around Europe.
Airbus has started the assembly of its first A350-100 with the fuselage as the first component to be built.
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has announced the launch of its new centralised online information area for aircraft tracking developments.
Airports Council International (ACI) and Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) have partnered up in a new initiative to help reduce aviation noise.
The Alitalia Training Academy has resumed operations after a ten year hiatus, starting with 24 candidates in the Alitalia-Etihad Airways Cadet Pilot Program.
BBA Aviation is to expand its signature flight support by acquiring Landmark Aviation from the Carlyle Group.
Oman Air's website has been acclaimed as one of the world's best airline websites, in a list of “The Best Airline Website Designs” by Onextrapixel.
EgyptAir is to add an extra daily flight to Dubai during winter schedule from October.
UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched the official website for the Aviation Investment Summit.
Turkish Airlines is to mark the month when Eid-Al-Adha is celebrated by offering UAE residents discounted fares to the United States and Canada.
Qatar Airways teams up with English actress Joanna Lumley to send aid from the United Kingdom to earthquake victims in Nepal.
Etihad Airways Partners group chief executives met in Rome for a leadership summit.
Shell Aviation announced year-on-year growth AeroShell Piston Engine Oil Sales, strengthening the position of AeroShell lubricants as the best-selling piston engine oil in the world.
Etihad Airways and Chapman Freeborn have announced an Airbus A380 and private jet collaboration, to promote and market Etihad's the Residence and First Apartment cabins, available on Etihad A380s.
An air ambulance from the Air Wing Department at Abu Dhabi Police transported and cared for eight injured people on their way to hospital.
A Qatar Airways Boeing 777 sustained “substantial” damage after striking approach runway lights while taking off from Miami International airport earlier this week, according the FAA
Pegasus Airlines' vice president–marketing Onur Dedekoylu spoke on September 16 by special invitation at this year's 12th World Low Cost Airlines Congress held at the London Business
Emirates celebrated the Boeing 777 fleet completing over 859,000 flights while logging over 4,720,000 flight hours since its first delivery in 1996.
Boeing employees have started final assembly on schedule of the first 737 MAX 8, the first member of Boeing's new, more efficient single-aisle family.
Gulf Air has posted its 2014 financial and operational results, the airline's strongest financial results in a decade.
Royal Jordanian and Turkish Airlines (TK) signed a codeshare agreement on routes between Jordan and Turkey on September 14, which is set to further expand travel opportunities for the customers of the two airlines. The
Dubai Airshow has announced that the Airport Safety and Security Conference will be happening during the airshow in November.
Qatar Airways has once again been named the Best Middle Eastern / African Airline at the 2015 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards held in Hong Kong on 9 September, 2015.
TAV Construction receives award for world's best airport project for the Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport Project.
Rolls Royce Trent 700 engines and long-term TotalCare engine support have been selected for the five new Airbus Beluga XL Transporter.
A meeting has been held between Bahrain's minister of transportation and telecommunications Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed, Gulf Air's A/chief executive officer Maher Salman Al Musallam, chief strategy and marketing
Jet Aviation Basel will expand completions production capacity to meet a higher demand after signing an agreement with Basel Euroairport authorities.
The new 242 tonne A330-200 that can fly up to 15 hours non-stop has received European Aviation Safety Agency certification.
An estimated $16.3 billion in economic benefits can be achieved in the Middle East over the next 10 years by delivering enhancements to air traffic control systems, according to a new report commissioned by NATS.
Airbus has begun production of its first A330neo, one year after the programme was originally launched, in its production facilities in Toulouse and Nantes.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a demand growth in global passenger traffic results when compared to July 2014.
Travelmath has reported that travelling by air is highly unhygienic, with an investigation into five airports and four flights.
Global passenger traffic at the world's major airports has risen by nearly per cent year over year during July.
Etihad Airways has been announced as one of the founding members of the UAE Business Council in India, formed under the able leadership of Saed Mohammed Saed Al Muhairi, charge de affairs, Embassy of UAE.
The decision to cut back on its Dublin service by Eithad is understood to be due to a shortage of aircraft, the Irish Times reports.
Oman Air Inflight Services has been awarded the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certificate by Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS and has been recognised by the
Boeing and Emirates Airline today celebrated the simultaneous delivery of three 777s – two 777-300ERs and one 777 Freighter – marking the entry of the 150th 777 into Emirates' fleet.
Qatar Airways has designed and implemented a next generation cargo management system named CROAMIS to manage its end-to-end airline cargo business processes.
As Saudi Arabia inches towards opening its domestic airline market to more competition, Alan Dron asks who will survive the battle for passengers?
Saudia is to become the first airline in the world to operate the new Airbus A330-300 Regional.
Air Algerie is hoping to draw a line in the sand with the appointment of new chief executive Mohamed Bouderbala. Martin Rivers and Vincent Chappard look at the challenges facing Algeria's flag-carrier.
Reports that Iran's days of buying Russian aircraft are over, have been scuppered by the country's vice president for science and technology, Sorena Sattari, who attended MAKS - Russia's largest air show near Moscow this week.
Boeing announced today the completion of the firm configuration milestone for the 777-9, the first member of the 777X family to be developed.
Turkish Cabin Interiors (TCI) to be new global suppliers from Boeing 737 aircraft galleys.
General Manager and CEO of Turkish Airlines Dr Temel Kotil is to deliver the keynote speech at the Istanbul New Airport Development Conference.
Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines have agreed on a major expansion of commercial ties. Both sides have signed a letter of understanding, which will initiate an enhanced cooperation between
Having slimmed down its fleet and weathered financial squalls, Abu Dhabi-based cargo specialist Maximus Air is now looking for new aircraft. Alan Dron reports.
An Iranian official has said that it is unlikely that Iranian airlines will be buying Russian-made passenger aircraft anymore after a turbulent history.
In the deteriorating war of words between America and the Gulf countries over bilateral traffic rights, it is easy to forget that European capitals have long imposed ceilings on the number of flights that Emirates, Etihad and Qatar
The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has initialled an Air Service Agreement on Open Skies basis and signed an MoU with the Government of Gabon.
Last year's ground-breaking investment by Etihad Airways in Alitalia has revitalised Italy's national airline, and set it on a new course towards sustainable profitability, said the president and chief executive
The wings for the first Airbus A350-1000 have begun the process of assembly at Broughton, North Wales.
The strategic investment of Etihad Airways into Jet Airways is delivering strong results for both airlines across areas including network growth, revenue enhancement and operational and cost
Pegasus Airlines has announced its financial results for the first six months of 2015 with revenue growing by 9 per cent year-on-year to reach $500.34 million while simultaneously achieving an operational EBITDAR
Qatar Airways Cargo's first Boeing B747 freighter has joined the carrier's expanding fleet having completed its first flight from Doha to Hong Kong.
Passengers on Air Arabia and those passing through Sharjah International Airport are getting additional protection against disease.
Etihad is in talks with central African airline Rwandair for a 49% stake in the Kigali-based carrier.
Sweden has invoked a ban on Iraqi Airways with immediate effect claiming the airline does not meet necessary safety standards required within the European Union.
Qatar Airways has today announced the extension of its existing embargo on transporting hunting trophies to encompass all species identified by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing a slowdown in growth for air cargo demand in June., however, the Middle East region see a growth.
Air Arabia has released its financial results for the first half of 2015 ending June 30 2015, as the company continues to achieve strong financial results and invest in its long-term growth.
Pegasus Airlines has releases its traffic data for the first half of 2015.
Royal Jordanian and Qatar Airways launch of a new code-share agreement, which is set to further expand travel opportunities for both airlines' customers.
Qatar Airways has today submitted a 'White Paper' to the United States Government which fully refutes the subsidy allegations levelled against it by the Big 3 US carriers.
Qatar Airways has issued a statement from its hub and headquarters in Doha, Qatar, in response to the recent comments related to SpiceJet, pertaining to a possible stake sale.
Jazeera Airways Group has announced its first half profits with a 27% increase in net gains compared to the same period last year.
Oman Air has signed a n MoU which will offer greater ease of access to the airline's supply chain for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Etihad Airways president and CEO James Hogan emphasized the importance of consumer choice and innovation as the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry during a public
Boeing has released a new forecast showing continued strong demand for commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians as the world's airlines add over 38,000 airplanes to the global fleet over the
Rolls-Royce has been selected by Saudia to provide long-term TotalCare engine service support - worth $1.3 billion - for 20 Airbus A330 Regional aircraft.
Iran's transport ministry has appointed Mohammad Khodakarami as head of the country's civil aviation authority.
Qatar Airways Cargo will introduce the first 747 freighter to its expanding fleet on 1 August 2015 to further enhance its global on-demand charter services.
Oman Air has contracted Boeing to deliver a suite of services to support the entry into service of its six B787 Dreamliners.
The aviation industry in the UAE has been recording an impressive growth over the years. The first half of 2015 was no different, said Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and
Emirates, an official partner of Arsenal Football Club, has unveiled its first plane to feature Arsenal branding as the team fly out for the start of the club's summer tour to Singapore this week.
Turkish Airlines has launched a call centre to attract more Arabic speaking customers from ten Middle Eastern countries.
Emirates has today released its point-by-point, fact-based response to allegations of subsidy and unfair competition leveled by the “big three” US legacy carriers - Delta, United and American Airlines.
Etihad Airways and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have signed a codeshare agreement which will provide travellers with enhanced connections between the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, and
Capt. Sameh El-Hefny, chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company participated in Star Alliance mid-year Chief Executive Board hosted by the Star Alliance member LOT Polish Airlines, during which the member
Kuwait Airways has taken delivery of its first A330-200, becoming a new operator for the type.
This year's International Paris Air Show was a major success for MTU Aero Engines, the company said.
Boeing today released a follow-up to its popular 787-9 Dreamliner demonstration video, bringing the public into the flight deck as Boeing's expert crew rehearsed for the 2015 Paris Air Show.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it was pausing the rollout of its Cabin OK initiative and beginning a comprehensive reassessment in light of concerns expressed, primarily in North America. This
Qatar Airways chief executive officer, Akbar Al Baker, has accused the International Labour Organization (ILO) of having a "vendetta" against Qatar and its national airline after the organisation called for it to stop
Turkey is to be the home for the manufacture of a revived and updated regional jet and a turboprop to meet the projected growth for developing markets in Africa, Asia and the Middle EAst. The former Dornier 328 family will
AFI KLM E&M and Gulf Air have announced the signing of a support contract for the airline's all-Airbus fleet. The contract covers component support for sixteen A320s, six A321s and six A330s
Saudia is to become the first airline in the world to operate the new Airbus A330-300 Regional.
Qatar Airways announced an order for 10 Boeing 777-8Xs and four B777 Freighters, valued at $4.8 billion at list prices, on the opening day of Paris Air Show today.
Etihad Airways has urged the European Commission to embrace “bold, exciting and world-leading reforms” as part of the Strategic Aviation Package to overhaul Europe's air transport industry.
Kuwait aircraft leasing and finance company Alafco has selected a suite of Rockwell Collins avionics for its order of 85 A320 nEO aircraft
Etihad Airways has expanded its codeshare agreement with Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed Skytrax 4-star airline, to provide travellers with enhanced connections between Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.
The aviation sector has experienced multifaceted successes to date, with Dubai International being announced as the World's busiest airport in terms of international passengers, surpassing Heathrow, and the recent