Senior EgyptAir officials have met with relatives of MS804 passengers, at a hotel near Cairo international airport.
An Egyptian forensics official and investigation team has arrived today at a nearby hotel at Cairo International airport, where relatives of the victims are hosted.
Airbus Helicopters has presented an exclusive first showing of the H160 VIP version at EBACE.
The Embraer E190-E2 jet has completed its maiden flight ahead of schedule, with the flight planned for the second half of the year.
Fifty ministers of transport have gathered for the International Transport Forum Summit in Leipzig, to discuss 'green and inclusive transport'.
The Egyptian Armed Forces have informed EgyptAir that they have found first debris from the missing aircraft operating flight MS804 around 290 KM from the Egyptian coastline.
Greek aircraft have reported seeing two pieces of debris which could be linked to the missing EgyptAir Airbus A320 which disappeared over the Mediterranean earlier this morning, There is, as yet, no confirmation that the debris is part of any
The UAE is constantly looking out for new partnerships in all fields to explore the future strategic sectors, said Adel Ahmad Al Redha, executive vice president and chief operations officer of Emirates and member of the Board of Trustees
Gulf Air's Board of Directors have announced the instatement of Maher Salman Jabber Al Musallam in the position of chief executive officer.
Rockwell Collins' Future Airspace Navigation System (FANS) 1/A solution is now certified as part of a supplemental type certificate held by Dassault Falcon Jet.
Nesma Airlines is due to acquire its maiden A319-100, adding to the carrier's three A320-200s.
Nile Air will commence regular internal Egyptian flights during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday season.
Qatar Airways is making selective flight cancellations in several markets because of a delay in Airbus aircraft deliveries, reports ATW.
Pegasus has announced the signing of a codeshare deal with Saudi Arabia's first low-cost airline Flynas.
Rolls-Royce announced today that it has despatched the first 'shipset' of four engines as part of its largest ever order, for Emirates.
Etihad has announced a new organisational structure for the growing multi-faceted business to create clearer management responsibilities for the different companies.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for March showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to the same month last
A specialist team from Etihad Airways has today visited the nine passengers, hospitalised after Etihad Airways flight EY474 encountered severe and unexpected clear air turbulence, to provide ongoing care,
Finmeccanica has announced that third prototype (A/C3) of the AgustaWestland AW609 TiltRotor has completed its first ground run.
Etihad Airways has today issued the following statement regarding flight EY474 from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta that suffered severe turbulence.
Turkish Airlines has boosted its Middle East and GCC capacity in Q1 with both regions seeing double-digit growth. The airline's Chief Marketing Officer Ahmet Olmuştur said during the first three months of this year, its
Kosovo's only airport closed on Monday after a Turkish Airlines jet carrying 143 passengers and eight crew from Istanbul skidded off the runway while landing, reports Reuters.
FlyEgypt is planning to begin scheduled passenger operations next month.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Airbus A350-900 for Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations (ETOPS) over 180 minutes diversion time.
The Boeing 737 MAX 8 has marked a key achievement after completing high altitude flight testing in La Paz, Bolivia. It's the first international trip for the 737 MAX flight-test fleet.
Boeing is set to deliver a record number of airplanes this year to Turkish Airlines, totalling six 777-300ERs and 20 Next-Generation 737-800s.
Etihad Airways has announced its strongest annual financial results to date, with a net profit of US$ 103 million on total revenues of US$ 9.02 billion.
Jazeera Airways has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2016.
Qatar Airways has opened the new Qatar Airways Dubai Premium Lounge at Dubai International Airport, Concourse D.
Flydubai has announced its new onboard services, including WiFi connectivity, live television streaming and a new seatback inflight entertainment interface.
Emirates has extended its individual global marketing agreements with Mauritius and the Seychelles, continuing to promote both countries' tourist markets.
Etihad Cargo has expanded to Kuwait by adding an additional freighter, and is introducing a twice-weekly service to Muscat.
EgyptAir is showcasing at the three-day Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 exhibition, at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Gulf Air has announced the return of service between Bahrain and Dhaka, Bangladesh, from next month.
The airline industry is celebrating its best ever performance for successfully handling baggage according to a report issued by SITA this morning.
Saudi Arabia's Aviation Horizons has added a maiden A319CJ to its fleet in the form of CS-TQJ, reports ch-aviation.
Managing director of India's Air pegasus, Shyson Thomas, said several Gulf carriers have expressed a keen willingness to acquire a stake in the start-up carrier, reports ch-aviation.
The Russian investigation team studying the crashed Flydubai B737-800 last month, have confirmed today that the reported substantial nose-down trim was applied through manual trim switches on the pilot's control
Air services provider, dnata, has reached a key milestone in its operation at Dubai World Central (DWC), handling over one million tonnes of air freight since its first full year of operation in 2011.
The new board of directors of Royal Jordanian Airlines has elected Suleiman Hafez as its chairman.
Pegasus Airlines has announced its traffic figures for March 2016 to Turkey's Public Disclosure Platform (KAP).
In a first for Turkey's airline industry, Turkish Airlines is to use a Level-D Pilot Training Simulator by HAVELSAN, an in-country Turkish systems manufacturer.
Avtrade has increased its Power-by-the-hour contracts to support aircraft around the world.
Emirate has placed an order with manufacturer Airbus for an additional two new A380 aircraft, to be delivered in the 4th quarter of 2017.
Etihad Airways has entered into a codeshare agreement with Avianca, to come into effect next month.
The United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA) and the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) have agreed to share space situational awareness (SSA) services.
Qatar Airways Cargo has today announced the launch of QR Express, a solution to deliver airport-to-airport air freight service for time critical shipments. QR Express is the latest addition to the cargo airline's expanding portfolio of
Airports across the Middle East concerned with passenger screening can now partake in a course, formed out of collaboration between Airports Council International (ACI) and Green Light Limited.
A video purportedly showing a collision between a Gulf Air aircraft and a Kuwait Airways jet while landing at Kuwait International Airport, went viral online today leading to the Bahrain national carrier having to issue a
Avtrade has announced the appointment of Hürcan Asik as Regional VP Sales – Turkey.
Airbus, manufacturer of the flagship A380 aircraft, has presented Etihad Airways with the prestigious award for the best 'Operational Reliability Performance' in the first year of A380 operations.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its data for global air freight markets, which showed Middle Eastern freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) have increased by 3.7%
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a decision by its Board of Governors, to recommend Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and CEO of Air France-KLM, to succeed retiring Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler.
Saudi Arabia has announced a ban on Iran airline Mahan Air from using its airspace and airports citing safety concerns.
Boeing has invested US $225,000 in a three-year 'Start-Up Bridge Program' to aid budding UAE entrepreneurs. The aerospace giant has joined forces with INJAZ UAE, a non-profit member of the Junior Achievement Worldwide education
Jazeera Airways shareholder, Boodai Corporation, has enlisted HSBC bank to advise it on the possible sale of some or all of its stake in the Kuwaiti LCC, reports ch-aviation.
Tecnam has announced the successful roll-out of the first Tecnam P2012 Traveller from its experiments assembly line.
Nesma Airlines today took delivery of their two first ATR 72-600s.
Dubai-based dnata has been appointed by Garuda Indonesia to provide all ground handling services for its new five weekly flights from Jakarta and Singapore to London Heathrow.
The Russian-led task force investigating the crash of a Flydubai in southern Russia has reported that there are no indications of any technical faults with the aircraft.
Gulf Air and the Information & eGovernment Authority (IGA) recently conducted a knowledge sharing session at the airline's Muharraq headquarters in order to raise awareness and facilitate
The hostage crisis on the hijacked EgyptAir flight MS181 is over, The hijacker has been arrested.
At least five hostages being held on the hijacked EgyptAir flight that was diverted to Larnaca have been spotted escaping from the aircraft - at least one of them through the cockpit window.
KLM has launched its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Muscat, with the first flight to Muscat International Airport arriving from Abu Dhabi International Airport, on March 27.
EgyptAir Holding Company chairman, Sharif Fathi, has said the company has eighteen aircraft that are surplus and will be sold off in the following months.
EgyptAir has confirmed that all but four passengers and the crew have been released from the hijacked A320 at Larnaca Airport.
An EgyptAir A320 has been hijacked and taken to Larnaca in Cyprus according to the airline.
The UAE regulator, the GCAA, has confirmed the investigation team led by the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has begun work on the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) from the crashed
Boeing and Turkey's leading low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines, have finalised an order for five Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, valued at approximately $505 million based on expected list prices at delivery.
The Investigation team of the United Arab Emirates, led by the Accredited Representative and membered by two investigators from the Air Accident Investigation Sector (AAIS) in the GCAA, have arrived
A Flydubai Boeing 737-800 has crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don killing all 61 passengers and crew on board.
The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has released a statement about the tragic Flydubai Boeing 737-800 aircraft crash this morning.
Flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith, has said the airline is in deep shock over this morning's crash in southern Russia.
Atlasglobal has signed a GSSA agreement with APG in 14 countries.
Beechcraft has announced it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for its Pro Line Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air 350i/ER and 250 turboprop aircraft.
Kish Air has signed an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of two A321-200s, reports ch-aviation.
Air India has signed an agreement with Kuwait's Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) for the lease of fourteen A320neo, reports ch-aviation.
Etihad Airways strenuously denies it has any plans for an initial public offering (IPO) and any announcement associating the airline with an IPO should be disregarded and reported to the authorities as a fraud.
Russia is to increase the number of direct flights to Iran from five to nine per week according to the Russian energy minister
The major assembly of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner has begun with partner Kawasaki Heavy Industries installing circular frames into the mid forward section, earlier this week.
Royal Jordanian has released its financial results for 2015. The figures show that Royal Jordanian registered a net profit before tax of JD21 million in 2015, while in 2014 it had registered JD49.5 million net losses before tax.
Iran Air has signed a MoU with Lufthansa for the German carrier to provide technical expertise to the Iranians, reports ch-aviation.
Atrak Air has acquired six Embraer Regional Jets and three A320ceo aircraft, reports ch-aviation.
Dubai-based Flydubai has become a fully-fledged member of IATA following its successful completion of the IOSA safety audit.
Mubadala and Boeing have signed a new strategic agreement to collaborate on research and development to expand aerospace manufacturing capabilities in the UAE.
A flippant remark by Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker has sparked off another row with an American pressure group.
Saif Al Suwaidi, the general director of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority has said that the UAE and Hungary would be discussing changes to their bilateral air service agreement allowing UAE carriers to
UAE based satellite operator Yahsat and African company IEC Telecom Group have partnered and signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced its global passenger traffic results for January 2016 showing a rise in demand.
The Arab Air Carriers' Organization (AACO) has released the dates for its Aviation Summit - The AACO 49th Annual General Meeting – which will be held in Casablanca on 29 November - 1 December 2016,.
Turkish Airlines has reported passenger growth of 9.2 per cent across the GCC markets last year compared to 2014 and has recognised 23 travel agents for contributing to its 2.6% Dubai capacity growth.
Muscat National Development and Investment Company (ASAAS) has confirmed that Oman's first budget airline is to go ahead and will be named Salam Air.
Emirates and Russian carrier S7 Airlines have announced an enhanced partnership which is set to improve connectivity and benefits for customers across Russia.
Assembly of Saudi Arabian Airlines' first A330 Regional is well underway at the Airbus Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.
Oman Air has agreed a three-year wet leasing deal for two Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8s as part of an investment that gives the Muscat airline a second daily service to London Heathrow by using the Kenyan slots.