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Study shows Etihad Airways supports 23,400 US jobs and delivers $2.9 billion to US economy

Posted 28 May 2015

Etihad Airways will contribute US$2.9 billion to the US economy and support 23,400 American jobs this year, according to new research by the global consultancy Oxford Economics.

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Gulf Air and S7 Airlines enter into a special prorate agreement

Posted 26 May 2015

Gulf Air has entered into a Special Prorate Agreement (SPA) with Russian carrier S7 Airlines enabling Gulf Air passengers to take flights beyond Moscow to and from any S7 Airlines domestic destination.

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New expert study from Etihad Airways demonstrates success of open skies

Posted 22 May 2015

Despite claims by the Big Three U.S. airlines, the market for air travel from the U.S. to the Indian Sub-Continent has expanded significantly from 2009 to 2014 with U.S. airlines and their European partners

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EBACE: Etihad MPL cadets to be first with jets for multi-engine training

Posted 20 May 2015

Cadets on the Etihad MPL programme will become the first in the world to carry out their core flying on a multi-engined jet.

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Saudia cancels lease deal after Israel MRO visit

Posted 17 May 2015

Saudi Arabian Airlines is understood to terminated a lease contract with Portuguese charter firm Hi Fly after one of its aircraft was taken to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport Israel for routine maintenance.

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Air Passenger protection on cards for UAE

Posted 17 May 2015

Aviation authorities in the United Arab Emirates are planning to introduce a passenger protection programme. .

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Research shows US carriers receive more than $70bn in subsidies

Posted 15 May 2015

Research commissioned by Etihad Airways has quantified a range of government and court-sanctioned benefits and concessions received by the three biggest US carriers, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American

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Jazeera to develop own base at Kuwait International

Posted 14 May 2015

Jazeera Airways is set to have its own terminal at Kuwait International Airport following talks between the low cost carrier and the Government.

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Passenger and freight traffic by 6% in 2015 from previous year

Posted 12 May 2015

According to the latest statistics from Airports Council International (ACI) World, global passenger traffic increased by over 6% for the first quarter of 2015 and by 7% for the month of March as compared to the previous

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Turkish Airlines takes delivery of 125th Boeing aircraft

Posted 12 May 2015

Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the airline's 125th aircraft purchased from Boeing – a Next-Generation 737-900ER – and one of 12 airplanes the Turkish flag-carrier will take delivery of

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UAE will have busiest airspace by 2030 - airport leaders told

Posted 11 May 2015

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have one of the world's busiest airspaces by 2030 with the country's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) predicting the nation will service over 5,100 daily aircraft movements by

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Aviation industry veteran calls for a Gulf body on EUROCONTROL lines

Posted 11 May 2015

Georges Hannouche, CEO of Bayanat Airports and Engineering Supplies (BAES) and the Arab world's leading aviation veteran, has called for the establishment of an Arabian Gulf body on the line of EUROCONTROL for air

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Aviation Africa: Training and retention is key to future

Posted 11 May 2015

The final panel session at the Aviation Africa event looked at the shortage of human capital in the region and the need to train young people to make sure the industry thrives.

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Air Arabia reports growth in first quarter profits

Posted 11 May 2015

Low cost carrier Air Arabia has reported a 13% increase in net profit for the first quarter of 2015.The Sharjah airline which operates from Morocco and Egypt announced its financial results this morning as the airline's route and hub

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Aviation Africa: Emirates highlights why it focuses on human factors

Posted 11 May 2015

Dr. Nicklas Dahlstrom, director of human factors for Emirates Airline, addressing the Aviation Africa conference in Dubai today, told the audience that human factors training is essential, especially when

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Aviation Africa: Search and Rescue safety net needs to be extended

Posted 11 May 2015

Poor Search and Rescue (SAR) coordination has been highlighted by a succession of international air tragedies. In a case study, Brian Day, ICAO HQ technical officer, SAR (retired) and now a civil aviation SAR

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Aviation Africa: The challenges facing Open Skies

Posted 11 May 2015

No Open Sky agreements have been signed between African countries, but several have been signed between African countries and other regions. The consequence has been a limitation on the growth of Africa's airlines, efficiency

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Aviation Africa: Dr. Hamdi Chaouk outlines structured approach to success

Posted 11 May 2015

Former director of CAA in Lebanon (twice), Dr Hamdi Chaouk, now managing partner, Aviation Minds, opened the second day of the first Aviation Africa conference and exhibition in Dubai by explaining how

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Aviation Africa conference told 'regional can work'

Posted 10 May 2015

How can regional airlines grow in Africa? That is a question that was put to panelists at the first Aviation Africa conference and exhibition in Dubai today.

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Aviation Africa: How does the region get the finance it needs?

Posted 10 May 2015

For many years Africa has been seen as a high-risk investment. Access to structured finance has been hard to break through, but are things changing? From modernising fleets to introducing new business aircraft,

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Aviation Africa: What challenges are facing airport development?

Posted 10 May 2015

For African aviation to meet its true potential the continent's airports will require massive investment in land, construction and technology. But how feasible is it for this investment to take place and what

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Aviation Africa: Airline business – competition, reputation and opportunity

Posted 10 May 2015

The first afternoon panel, moderated by Victoria Moores, bureau chief, Air Transport World and African Aerospace, looked at airline business in the region.

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Aviation Africa: Dubai Airport boss explains secrets of success

Posted 10 May 2015

Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, gave the keynote address at the second session of Aviation Africa. In “Building a world class airport” he said that when he left Gatwick Airport in 2007, LGW and Dubai were about the

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Aviation Africa: Industry panel debates challenges and opportunities

Posted 10 May 2015

A distinguished panel of industry experts discussed the challenges and opportunities facing the African aviation industry.

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Aviation Africa: 'Key economic driver for the continent'

Posted 10 May 2015

The Hon. Dzifa Aku Attivor, Minister of Transport for Ghana, gave a keynote address on how government cooperation with the aviation industry is key. She said that the industry must be seen as a national asset and an economic driver

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Aviation Africa: Middle East has 'strong cultural and geographic links'

Posted 10 May 2015

Delegates to the Aviation Africa 2015 summit and exhibition were officially welcomed to Dubai by Laila Ali Hareb Al Muhairi, assistant director general for strategy and international affairs, UAE General

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Aviation Africa event 2015 gets under way in Dubai

Posted 10 May 2015

The Aviation Africa 2015 two-day summit and exhibition has opened in Dubai. The event is being attended by and held under patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman

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Boeing 737 MAX LEAP-1B begins extensive flight test programme

Posted 8 May 2015

Boeing and CFM International have announced that they successfully initiated flight testing of the LEAP-1B engine on April 29 on a modified 747 flying testbed at GE Aviation Flight Test Operations in Victorville,

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Emirates profits soar thanks to lower fuel prices

Posted 7 May 2015

Emirates airline has reported a 40 percent jump in annual net profit thanks mainly to savings from lower oil prices.

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Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc sign partnership agreement

Posted 6 May 2015

Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced the launch of a strategic joint business agreement on their services between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Morocco.

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Air freight resumes modest growth trend

Posted 5 May 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets, showing a modest 1.6% rise in volumes in March compared to a year ago, measured in Freight Tonne Kilometers (FTK).

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EgyptAir transports over 300 smuggled antiquities from US and France

Posted 1 May 2015

Cairo Airport received 362 artifacts retrieved from the United States and France aboard EgyptAir flights last week.

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Al Maha Airways receives its first four A320s

Posted 29 April 2015

Qatar Airways Group has set a new industry record, with the delivery from Airbus of four new Al Maha aircraft to Doha in just one day.

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Air Arabia Jordan to begin operations in May 2015

Posted 29 April 2015

Air Arabia Jordan has announced that it will commence operations from its Amman Queen Alia International Airport base in May this year.

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EgyptAir Group enters medical tourism market

Posted 23 April 2015

EgyptAir Hospital has signed a cooperation protocol with EgyptAir Tourism (Karnak) & Duty Free and EgyptAir Airlines to activate medical tourism.

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Ghana's transport minister to headline Aviation Africa summit in Dubai

Posted 23 April 2015

How aviation will help African countries improve their economies and cooperation between blocks of African nations will develop infrastructure will be the subject of a keynote address by Hon. Dzifa Aku Attivor,

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Boeing reports strong first-quarter results

Posted 23 April 2015

The Boeing Company reported first-quarter revenue increased 8 percent to $22.1 billion on higher commercial deliveries.

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Oman Air launches codeshare with KLM

Posted 22 April 2015

Oman Air is has launched a new codeshare agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

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Iberia and BA leave AEA in brush over Arabian Gulf carriers

Posted 16 April 2015

Iberia and British Airways left industry-lobby group Association of European Airlines (AEA) at the end of March over disputes with Arabian Gulf carriers, reports Aviation Daily.

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Etihad Airways delivers significant benefits to Europe, said its CEO

Posted 15 April 2015

The president and chief executive officer of Etihad Airways, James Hogan, has met the European Commission Transport commissioner, Violeta Bulc, to highlight the benefits which the airline delivers to European

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Etihad Airways to operate the UAE's first aeromedical centre

Posted 15 April 2015

Etihad Airways has received accreditation from the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to operate the country's first Aeromedical Centre (AeMC).

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Qatar Airways named World's Most Dependable Airline

Posted 14 April 2015

Qatar Airways has been named the 'World's Most Dependable Airline' in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS MoneyWatch and conducted by recognised travel site, WanderBat.

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GECAS delivers latest Flydubai B737

Posted 6 April 2015

GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced delivery of a new, next-generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Flydubai following a purchase and leaseback transaction.

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CIT orders five additional A321ceo aircraft

Posted 3 April 2015

Transport finance specialist, CIT Group, which leases and finances aircraft for airlines and business aviation operators, has placed a firm order for five more A321ceo aircraft, doubling its most recent commitment for five A321ceo's made at

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Oman Air AGM hears positive results

Posted 2 April 2015

Oman Air's shareholders have received positive financial results for 2014 at the airline's Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on Saturday March 28 at Oman Air's headquarters in Muscat.

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Etihad's 33 per cent investment in Darwin airline is approved

Posted 2 April 2015

Etihad Airways has welcomed the decision of Switzerland's Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) to approve the airline's 33.3 per cent investment in the Swiss regional carrier Darwin Airline.

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Emirates invests more than US$6 million on medical equipment

Posted 2 April 2015

Emirates has invested more than US$ 6 million in the installation and service of its medical equipment on board, and thousands of hours in training each year, to ensure its crew is able to act effectively in the event of medical

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Air Algérie takes delivery of its new A330-200 with fresh cabin design

Posted 2 April 2015

Boultif Mohamed Salah, the CEO of Algeria's flag-carrier airline Air Algérie presented its new cabin to the media in Toulouse today.

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Cargo, logistics and Airports under discussion in Bahrain

Posted 1 April 2015

The 2nd Annual Middle East Air Cargo & Logistics Conference & Exhibition 2015 (MEACL) and the Bahrain International Airport Development Forum (BIAD) 2015 opened today in Manama under the patronage of the Minister of

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NATS highlights population impact on air travel

Posted 31 March 2015

Air traffic management specialists NATS, have released a video which looks at how the challenge in demand for airspace from regional population increases is being addressed for future air travel.

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Aerovista announces partnership with Hermes Airlines

Posted 30 March 2015

Aircraft leasing and charter operator, Aerovista, has commenced a partnership with Greece based Hermes Airlines.

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Oman Air orders 20 Boeing 737s

Posted 30 March 2015

Oman Air has ordered 20 Boeing 737 aircraft and intends to double its fleet to 70 aircraft by 2020, said chief executive Paul Gregorowitsch.

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Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan addresses Aviation Club in London

Posted 27 March 2015

Etihad Airways president and CEO, James Hogan, has addressed the Aviation Club in London and said investing in success is not a crime; blocking competition would be.

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APEX: Flydubai Says Low Cost Doesn't Mean 'No Frills'

Posted 24 March 2015

By Barbara Saunders | Abu Dhabi. Dubai's low cost airline Flydubai should not be confused with a 'no frills' carrier, according to the airline's VP Inflight Product Daniel Kerrison. Speaking at the Aviation Passenger Experience

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APEX: Etihad outlines massive growth plans

Posted 24 March 2015

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates is eyeing huge growth over the next five years which will see a 116% climb in its annual passenger traffic, 54% surge in staffing, 66% increase in its fleet and 24 new destinations join its network,

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Air Arabia gets awards from Oman Airports

Posted 23 March 2015

Oman Airports management company has recognized Air Arabia, in two categories of its annual awards.

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Boeing's 747-8 gets stretched ETOPS approvals

Posted 19 March 2015

Boeing has received 330-minute Extended Operations (ETOPS) approval from the the FAA for the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental. It is the first time a four-engine airplane has received this type of design approval.

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Flynas hits searching triple whammy with record growth

Posted 19 March 2015

Saudi low cost carrier Flynas has reported a 303% growth in organic traffic to its website, contributing to record-breaking growth in passenger numbers in 2014. Working with search optimised content marketing agency, Sekari, the

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Etihad Airways and Universal Pictures unveil Fast & Furious 777 airliner

Posted 19 March 2015

Etihad Airways and Universal Pictures have unveiled the luxury Fast & Furious 777 airliner at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

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Open Skies has been "a model of success" said Etihad's CEO

Posted 17 March 2015

Open Skies has been “a model of success, generating enormous benefits for travellers and for airlines in the US, the UAE and around the world,” said James Hogan, president and chief executive officer of Etihad Airways, speaking

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Beware putting profit before safety airline delegates told

Posted 16 March 2015

Aviation players must not risk flight safety in pursuit of profits, delegates at the World Aviation Safety Summit were told today.

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Air Arabia launches region's first LCC loyalty card

Posted 16 March 2015

Air Arabia today launched the first low cost carrier rewards programme in the MENA region.

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RJ makes life-saving diversion to aid passenger

Posted 16 March 2015

A demonstration of the aviation industry's commitment to people over profit was made earlier today when Royal Jordanian diverted flight RJ 264, a Boeing 787 from Chicago to Amman, four hours after its departure to provide first aid to a

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Etihad enlists the help of Hollywood star Nicole Kidman

Posted 16 March 2015

Screen icon Nicole Kidman provides the face and narrative for the airline's evocative new 'Flying Reimagined' brand campaign.

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Aircraft tracking is high on world safety summit agenda

Posted 14 March 2015

The 3rd annual World Aviation Safety Summit which opens in Dubai on Monday will see real-time airc raft tracking high on the agenda. The summit is hosted by the Dubai government and Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and will gather

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Middle East aviation focuses on environmental protection

Posted 14 March 2015

The second ICAO International Aviation and Environment Seminar for the Middle East which was held in the UAE last week addressed the reducing of carbon dioxide emissions, which is one of the key objectives of ICAO regarding

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Double tyre burst delays Oman Air at Delhi

Posted 12 March 2015

An Oman Air flight from Muscat, carrying 150 passengers, suffered two tyre bursts at landing at New Delhi's international airport earlier today.

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IATA calls for three priorities to Air Cargo

Posted 11 March 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for further action on three vital aspects of the air cargo business: transitioning to paperless freight processes, a focus on global handling standards for pharmaceutical freight,

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Pegasus revenue grew by 29% to reach 3.1 Billion TL in 2014

Posted 11 March 2015

Pegasus Airlines' financial results for 2014 has been announced by the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP).

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Qatar Airways CEO said airline no longer interested in CSeries

Posted 10 March 2015

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker has said the airline is no longer interested in ordering any CSeries jets as a result of the delays to the new single-aisle aircraft made by Bombardier, reports Reuters.

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Qatar Airways welcomes second A350 XWB to its fleet

Posted 10 March 2015

Qatar Airways, the Global Launch Customer of the A350 XWB, has welcomed the second aircraft into its fleet.

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Turkish Airlines orders four additional A330-200 Freighters

Posted 9 March 2015

Turkish Airlines has signed a firm order for the purchase of four A330-200F freighter aircraft.

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Frontier report outlines Emirates boost to EU economies

Posted 3 March 2015

Emirates and Frontier Economics, a leading European consultancy, released today the results of a socio-economic impact study that measures Emirates' contribution to the European economy.

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Middle East freight business soars as global market weakens

Posted 3 March 2015

Global air freight markets showed a 3.2% expansion in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) in January 2015 compared to the same month last year according to the latest figures from IATA.

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CIRTA demonstrates SME role in Etihad supply chain

Posted 3 March 2015

CIRTA Electro Mechanical and Maintenance, a Khalifa Fund member, has won a $2.8 deal to develop customised software for Etihad's cabin crew transport system.

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Oman takes a close look at Ruag's Dornier 228

Posted 3 March 2015

The Royal Oman Police (ROP), the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) and the Sultanate's Ministry of Tourism have been getting a good look over the multi-purpose Dornier 228 as it carried out a series of demonstrations at the Al Mouj Golf Course,

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Flydubai profitable for third consecutive year - and optimistic about 2015

Posted 3 March 2015

Dubai's hybrid-carrier, Flydubai reported a net profit of $68 million - an increase of 12.3% compared to 2013 - with total revenue of $ 1.2 billion for the 12-month period, ending 31 December.

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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.

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Emirates chief hints at legal action against US "subsidy" critics

Posted 25 February 2015

In a hard-hitting interview with global financial news service Reuters, Emirates Airline president, Sir Tim Clark, has called for the right of reply to the 55-page dossier prepared by three American airlines claiming

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Qatar set to speed up service entry for delayed second A350

Posted 25 February 2015

Qatar Airways is preparing to receive its second A350-900 XWB from Airbus this week and will be speeding it through to revenue service after several weeks delay of the handover.

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Falcon goes deeper into Africa

Posted 25 February 2015

Abu Dhabi headquartered Falcon Aviation Services is further penetrating the developing African aviation market with this week's signing of a total turnkey solutions contract, including the wet lease of a NextGen Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 turbo-prop, with

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Saudia tops the region's on-time performers

Posted 20 February 2015

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) was the best on-time performer among the Middle East's major airlines throughout January according to figures issued today by flightstats.com.

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VIDEO: Delta Airlines apologises for Gulf airlines terrorism link slur

Posted 19 February 2015

Delta Airlines has issued an apology after its CEO, Richard Anderson, appeared to link Gulf-based air carriers with the 9/11 terrorist attacks in a CNN interview.

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Turkish delight at Volga-Dnepr pipework delivery

Posted 18 February 2015

A team of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' experts in Ulyanovsk, Russia and London Stansted combined their expertise to expedite an urgent shipment of oil production equipment from Scotland to Turkey.

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Mahan phases out the world's last A300-B2 in revenue service

Posted 17 February 2015

Tehran-based Mahan Air has phased out the last of its Airbus A300 Classic aircraft with one of the rare A300B2 types making the final flight

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EgyptAir goes green with IATA award

Posted 5 February 2015

EgyptAir has been awaded the IATA Fast Travel "Green" status which was instituted by the airline association to facilitate travel procedures and save time and effort of customers.

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IATA welcomes ICAO tracking standard recommendation

Posted 5 February 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Second High Level Safety Conference (HLSC/2) to move towards the adoption of a

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Turkish Cargo Hungary for more Budapest links

Posted 2 February 2015

Turkish Cargo has increased the frequency of its scheduled flights to Budapest Airport to three times a week. The Turkish Airline subisiary, sees great opportunities in the Hungarian market, which is reflected in its latest frequency

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Etihad records strongest performance yet

Posted 2 February 2015

Etihad Airways carried a record number of passengers and cargo in 2014, marking its strongest operational performance to date.

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Etihad introduces first B787 into commercial service

Posted 2 February 2015

Etihad Airways has introduced its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner into commercial service.

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Qatar Airways takes stake in IAG

Posted 30 January 2015

Qatar Airways today announced it has taken a 9.99% stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group, SA (IAG).

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Flights to Baghdad suspended after attack on Flydubai aircraft

Posted 27 January 2015

Airlines from the UAE, Lebanon and Turkey have suspended flights to Baghdad after a Flydubai B737 was hit by bullets as it landed at the Iraqi capital's airport.

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Saudi is region's best on-time performer

Posted 27 January 2015

Saudia – the Saudi Arabian flagcarrier – has been named as the Middle East and Africa's best airline for on time performance.

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Finalists for the top "on time: airlines revealed

Posted 24 January 2015

FlightStats, the global flight data services business for the travel industry has released the list of the top ten finalists for the 6th annual Airline On-Time Performance Service Awards.

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Alitalia unveils new strategy after equity investments from Etihad Airways

Posted 22 January 2015

The strategy for the new Alitalia was unveiled today, with an unequivocal commitment by the new executive team and strategic investors to reinvent the airline.

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Jazeera Airways releases November's Operational Performance Report

Posted 21 January 2015

Jazeera Airways released its November 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a 7% increase in total flown passengers from November 2013, and an on-time performance of 95%.

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Sharia compliant lessor achieves first deal with five A330s

Posted 20 January 2015

Dubai-based International Airfinance Corporation (IAFC) has signed its first firm purchase agreement for five Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The agreement also includes options for an additional four A330-200 aircraft.

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IATA's November premium traffic monitor shows traffic growth for Middle East

Posted 20 January 2015

IATA has releases its latest Premium Traffic Monitor for November 2014 revealing continued robust economic performance for Middle East region.

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Oman Air aircraft veers off runway at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Posted 19 January 2015

An Oman Air Airbus A330-300 aircraft veered off at landing last Thursday after its landing gear became stuck at Paris' Charles De Gaulle Airport, reports Emirates 24/7 News.

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UAE to be among first to regulate drone use

Posted 19 January 2015

The UAE will be one of the first countries to regulate unmanned aerial vehicles – including leisure drones, according to one of its General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Directors, reports Barbara Saunders

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