Rolls-Royce is celebrating the first run of its Trent 7000 demonstrator engine, completed on a test bed in Derby, UK.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its updated passenger growth forecast projecting passenger numbers to reach 7 billion by 2034, showing a dip in long-term demand.
Air Partner's Freight division has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Air Cargo Integrators (ACI) of the UAE, allowing the two companies to work together strategically to develop both their freight charter and global air freight
Turkish Airlines has signed an agreement with Jordan's Petra Development and Tourism Authority, allowing passengers and tour agents access to special discounts.
TAV Airports has been awarded in all three categories of awards at Turkey Investor Relations (TUYID) Summit for the second time.
FAI Rent-a-Jet has announced a fifth Challenger 604 to its fleet of air ambulances, which are used for medevac missions worldwide, and often hired for private use in the Middle East.
Air Arabia has been awarded with the World Travel Market 2015 “World Travel Leaders Award”, marking its leadership in the low-cost aviation sector in the Middle East.
KLM's first Dreamliner has touched down in Abu Dhabi after its inaugural flight left Amsterdam this week.
Formula 1 cars have started to arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in preparation of this weekend's race.
Iraqi Airways is planning to begin non-stop Baghdad-Washington Dulles flights next year, reports Ch-aviation.
Abu Dhabi-based Avisa Gulf has won a contract to review and restructure an undisclosed national flag carrier.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that the CS100 aircraft has completed its certification flight testing.
EgyptAir has been banded from serving the Russian Federation as of last week due to the safety and security of the airline, ch-aviation reports.
Cairo Aviation has ordered six MC-21 aircraft with option for four more airframes, ch-aviation reports.
Agreement has been reached at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva on the allocation of radiofrequency spectrum for global flight tracking in civil aviation.
The UAE joint aviation command (JAC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to order three of the controversial AW609 tiltrotor aircraft from AgustaWestland, plus options on three more.
Airbus announced at the Dubai Airshow yesterday that Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has placed a firm order to purchase 30 more A321s (nine A321neo and 21 A321neo).
Pegasus has achieved 2.7 billion TL in sales revenue during the first nine months of 2015 together with an EBITDAR (earnings before tax, interest, amortization and rent costs) which has risen to 636.6 million TL.
During the first day of the Dubai Airshow, Etihad announced the US$637 million additional aircraft will be arriving next year.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft is in discussions with Abu Dhabi Aviation with the aim of establishing an authorised service facility (ASF) for Bombardier's Q Series turboprop regional
When Daallo Airlines called in Dubai-based consultancy Aerotask for a bit of business advice, neither side realised the job would culminate in the merger of the airline with local rival Jubba Airways fewer than six months later. Victoria Moores reports.
Philip Dunne, UK Minister of State for Defence Procurement, led a delegation to the Dubai Airshow yesterday, helping represent and support around 100 UK exhibitors.
Empire Aviation Group (EAG) has launched new aircraft management operations in Hong Kong with offices and staff in place, the company said at the Dubai Airshow yesterday.
The Middle East region will require some 220 new regional jets over the next 20 years, according to the latest market forecast from Embraer.
DC Aviation Al-Futtaim, the result of a partnership between Al-Futtaim group and DC Aviation, has signed ground handling agreements (GHA) with flight support companies including HADID and World Fuel l Colt /
Latvian national carrier AirBaltic is to be launch customer for the stretched CS300 version of Bombardier's CSeries regional jet, the manufacturer announced at the Dubai Airshow yesterday.
Boeing has kicked off its activities at the Dubai Airshow this week with its latest 20-year forecast for sales in the Middle East, predicting that the region's airlines will require 3,180 new aircraft between now and 2034, with an
Bombardier is showcasing its CSeries regional jet to the Dubai Airshow this week for the first time, as the aircraft prepares for 2016 service entry.
A new form of air transport for the UAE, which will add a further boost to the nation's booming tourist industry, will be launched at the Dubai Airshow today.
Embraer and Emirates have plenty to celebrate at the Dubai Airshow this week.
Embraer is showcasing a cabin mock-up of the forthcoming E2 version popular E-Jet regional jet at this year's Dubai Airshow.
Gulf Air has become the first organisation in the Middle East to win three technology awards for the second consecutive year at GITEX Technology Week 2015.
Etihad Airways' loyalty programme, Etihad Guest, has signed a contract with Porsche Centre of Abu Dhabi and Ali & Sons Co LLC that will provide new benefits to UAE- based members.
Turkish Airlines has introduced a new route to Durban, increasing the airlines flight destinations to Africa to 46.
Qatar Airways took delivery of its 24th and 25th Boeing 787 Dreamliners yesterday in a ceremony at Boeing's production facility in Everett, USA.
Jazeera Airways has announced its third quarter financial results.
Boeing forecasts airlines in the Middle East will require 3,180 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion.
Airbus Defence and Space has completed certification testing of the A400 airlifter on a grass runway.
Hossam Kamal the Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation has extended his deep condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the Russian aircraft that was crashed in middle Sinai last Saturday.
Emirates has rejected Delta Airlines claim that competition from Gulf carriers have “forced” it to cancel flights between and Dubai and Atlanta from 11 February next year, reports Barbara
Etihad Airways has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) draft determination approving the reauthorisation of its commercial cooperation agreement with Virgin Australia
Mitsubishi Aircraft has gained approval for the MRJ regional jet to take its first flight from Japan's transport ministry.
Tawazun Precision Industries (TPI) is using German machine builder Handtmann A‐Punkt Automation GmbH to help in the manufacturing of aircraft components.
Dassault Aviation has completed FANS 1/A+ certification for its Falcon 900 A/B and 900C/EX aircraft.
Textron Aviation is to debuts its Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet at the Dubai Airshow next month.
The ambulance crews of the Sharjah Air Wing rescued a worker who suffered ill health while on a trade ship.
Greater air traffic management efficiency is the main challenge facing the Middle East's aviation industry, according to the out-going IATA Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted the importance of overcoming airspace congestion, taking advantage of innovations with the New Distribution Capability (NDC) and aligning with the global
Abu Dhabi-headquartered Rotana Jet has become the first MENA airline to deliver a live transaction using IATA's New Distribution Capability (NDC) air travel purchasing experience.
Arab carriers can sustain their soaring growth despite major challenges impacting the region, according to the Arab Air Carriers Organisation's (AACO) Director General Abdul Wahab Teffaha.
Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has announced it is opening an office in Dubai to support satellite and space system developments in the Middle East.
Alan Dron spoke to Ralf Nagel, who aims to blend German efficiency with Middle East hospitality as he switches FlyEgypt from a charter operator to a hybrid carrier.
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.
Etihad Airways, today welcomed the ruling by the Administrative Court of Braunschweig allowing it to continue operating all its codeshare flights with Airberlin to destinations in Europe, the US and the UAE.
Etihad Airways this morning applied for an injunction in a German Court to protect its codeshare flights with Airberlin.
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries(MHI) have pushed back the first flight of the MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet). In a joint statement the companies said the delay was due to a repair of its rudder pedal.
Oman Air has converted six more of the 20 Boeing 737 aircraft ordered earlier in the year, to the new B737 MAX variant.
Embraer Commercial Aviation hosted the 2015 global edition of the Embraer Operators Conference (EOC) that showcased the prototypes for the E-Jets E2, an E2-E190 model.
Dassault Falcon Service has begun work on a new maintenance facility to expand its Falcon overhaul capability.
ATR has obtained European Aviation Safety Agency certification for passenger-cargo “combi” ATR 72-600, which allows passengers and cargo to be transported simultaneously.
Low cost carrier flydubai has reported increased year-on-year revenues for the first six months of this year but an overall loss of US $40.1 million in its unaudited H1 results posted on Nasdaq with CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith commenting: “The
A Mahan Air Boeing 747 lost an engine on take off from Tehran Mehrabad with debris from the engine crashing into an urban part of the city.
FlyBaghdad is planning to start flying to Dubai and launch routes to Europe at the start of next year, Gulf News reported.
Etihad Airways has become the first Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) benefactor member from the Middle East, the highest membership offered by the foundation.
The partnership strategy of Etihad Airways is increasing consumer choice for air travellers around the world.
Pegasus has reached 100 destinations as it adds Kars and Ordu-Giresun to its network of routes from November.
Etihad Airways and IBM have teamed up in a ten-year technology services agreement, worth USD700 million.
F&E Aerospace has added the Offsets Conference to the line up for the Dubai Airshow 2015.
As the Official Airline of Orbis UK, Qatar Airways will be flying medical volunteers on duty to the airline's destinations worldwide.
Boeing and Oman Air celebrated the delivery of the airline's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airline ordered six 787-8s in November 2011 as part of its expansion plans.
Pegasus Airlines Cargo Directorate and Bahcesehir University's Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences co-hosted the 'International Transport and Logistics
Emirates Airline and African discount airline Fastjet have entered into an agreement that allows Emirates passengers to buy tickets on Fastjet's network across east and southern Africa, The National reports.
Etihad Airways Engineering has converted Hangar 5 at Abu Dhabi International Airport into a paint hangar, expanding its painting capabilities.
Flydubai has launched two new flights to Nizhny Novgorod and Novosibirsk, Russia, making it the first Dubai-based airline to serve these destinations.
Airbus confirmed today that it had been in talks with Canadian manufacturer Bombardier, but those discussions “are no longer being pursued”.
Oman Air has held a major emergency response exercise at its headquarters in Muscat.
Avtrade has added to its aircraft acquisition programme from the Middle East and Africa with the purchase of ex Flynas Embraer E190LR aircraft (MSN 19000232). Purchased from the lessor; the serviceable aircraft, manufactured in
Etihad Airways honours a record number of UAE nationals as they graduate from the future leader program.
Selex ES will be showcasing its air traffic control systems for air traffic management operations at ATC Global 2015 in Dubai.
Rolls-Royce has announced it will be the first industrial lead and founder member of Turkey's Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre (AMTC).
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.
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 Sindbad loyalty programme has launched an online duty free store in partnership with Muscat duty free.
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.