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.
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.
France has dispatched a specialist naval vessel to the area where EgyptAir flight MS804 is believed to have crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. The vessel will be carrying staff from the French air accident
Gulf Air flight GF155, carrying 247 passengers, from Manila to Bahrain experienced severe turbulence while mid-flight on earlier today resulting in some passengers and crew sustaining minor injuries.
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.
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.
Iran Air has retired its last remaining B747-200B from active commercial service, reports ch-aviation.
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.
Royal Jordanian has announced its losses have dropped by JD1 million (USD1.4 million) from JD8.3 million to JD7.3 million.
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.
Kuwait and Tanzania have signed a bilateral air services agreement (BASA) in order to boost the both countries' tourism sectors.
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.