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Impact of US and UK electronics ban to be assessed at World Aviation Safety Summit

Posted 26 March 2017

The impact of the US and UK bans on electronics from Muslim-majority countries will be cross examined at the fifth edition of the World Aviation Safety Summit, which will be held on 11 and 12 April in Dubai. Industry leaders will debate how these bans will impact the industry and what should be the best way to deal with such significant changes from both airlines and passengers.

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Etihad Airways reassures passengers of service following directive on US-bound flights

Posted 24 March 2017

Etihad Airways is reassuring passengers of its highest level of service to minimise disruption following the introduction of a new US travel directive on electronic devices.

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UK government announces restrictions on carriage of electronic items in the cabin

Posted 23 March 2017

The UK government has announced changes to aviation security measures on selected inbound flights to the UK that restrict the size of electronic items that may be carried by passengers in the cabin.

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Qatar Airways welcomed Orbis Flying Eye Hospital to Doha

Posted 23 March 2017

Qatar Airways welcomed Orbis Flying Eye Hospital to Doha with an official reception at Doha International Airport (DIA).

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Emirates expects busy spring break travel period

Posted 23 March 2017

Emirates expects high passenger traffic on its flights this upcoming weekend starting from Thursday 23rd March as travellers head abroad for spring and holiday break. Over 89,000 travellers will be passing through Emirates Terminal 3

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Operations from the ground up

Posted 23 March 2017

Keith Mwanalushi looks at the expansion of ground support operators and equipment in the Middle East region as the pressure mounts to remain competitive and maintain commercial viability.

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Middle Eastern airlines and airports hit by electronics ban by US Government

Posted 21 March 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security is to implement a ban of passengers carrying personal electronic devices flying from key Middle Eastern airports including Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha whose home

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IATA and Hasan Kalyoncu University agree world's largest aviation training partnership

Posted 20 March 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Hasan Kalyoncu University (HKU) announced a new partnership agreement to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul

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Hamad International Airport named Sixth Best Airport in the World at Skytrax Awards

Posted 20 March 2017

Qatar Airways has congratulated its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the World by the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards, moving up four places

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TAV signs agreement for Yanbu airport expansion

Posted 16 March 2017

TAV Airports has signed an agreement with the Civil Aviation Authority of Saudi Arabia (GACA) regarding the expansion and operation of the airport in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, together with its partner Al Rajhi Group.

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Rockwell Collins introduces ARINC cMUSE

Posted 15 March 2017

Rockwell Collins has introduced ARINC cMUSETM, the company's next generation cloud-native Common Use Passenger Processing System (CUPPS) designed to provide an affordable and flexible check-in system for airports.

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DXB unveils world's fastest free airport Wi-Fi

Posted 15 March 2017

Dubai Airports has unveiled the world's fastest free wi-fi connection at an airport to millions of passengers that travel through DXB each month.

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VIDEO: New Istanbul Airport to bring massive jobs boost

Posted 14 March 2017

Researchers from Istanbul Economics, an independent consultancy company based in Istanbul, have measured the economic impact of Istanbul New Airport.

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Dubai Duty Free Foundation signs MoU with Dubai Cares

Posted 13 March 2017

The Dubai Duty Free Foundation and Dubai Cares signed a MoU aimed at supporting the philanthropic efforts of both entities through Dubai Cares' far-reaching programmes that support the empowerment of children and young people in

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ADATC phase one nears completion

Posted 10 March 2017

The first phase of the new Abu Dhabi Training Centre LLC (ADATC), the Abu Dhabi Aviation helicopter training subsidiary, will open at the end of March with eight bays completed, according to ADA Chairman Nadar Al Hammadi.

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DWC welcomes its first scheduled A380 passenger flight

Posted 9 March 2017

Dubai World Central (DWC) has welcomed its first scheduled A380 passenger flight – Korean Air's flight KE9951 from Incheon International Airport in South Korea.

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Bucking the trends – airport IT solutions

Posted 9 March 2017

Investment in emerging airport technologies will be key to managing growth and meeting changing passenger expectations. Keith Mwanalushi examines how IT will influence the traveller experience.

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Investment toward airport security high on priority for region's airports

Posted 7 March 2017

Airports across the Middle East are driving investment to the tune of millions of dollars toward airport technology with a view to enhancing security and ensuring a seamless passenger experience.

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Abu Dhabi's midfield terminal opening delayed

Posted 7 March 2017

The opening of Abu Dhabi's US $2.94 billion Midfield Terminal has been delayed by two years, GCC newspapers have reported.

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US travel to Islamic countries collapses in wake of Trump ban

Posted 6 March 2017

US bookings for travel to the Middle East collapsed in the wake of President Trump's travel ban, according to ForwardKeys, which monitors future travel patterns by analysing 16 million flight reservation transactions

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Passenger traffic at DXB hits an all-time high in January

Posted 2 March 2017

Dubai International began the new year in top gear as monthly traffic in January reached an all-time high of eight million passengers, according to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.

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Jazeera Airways is building a new generation of Kuwaitis for the Aviation Industry

Posted 1 March 2017

Jazeera Airways recently announced the launch of its Graduate Development Program (GDP), aimed at growing the Kuwaiti talent in the aviation industry.

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Istanbul New Airport set to be huge job creator

Posted 24 February 2017

With an estimated investment of 10.25 billion euros, Istanbul New Airport is not only the largest infrastructure project in Turkey's history, it will also be a massive job creator.

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Dubai Airports: Concourse D welcomes 16.6 million passengers in first year

Posted 23 February 2017

Concourse D marks its first anniversary on February 24 following a successful inaugural year that saw over 16.6 million passengers.

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AAR opens parts Warehouse in Dubai

Posted 10 February 2017

AAR has opened a parts warehouse at Dubai World Central (DWC) Airport.

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Qatar developing independent company to run expanding airport

Posted 7 February 2017

Doha's rapidly expanding Hamad International Airport is to come under a new division of the Qatar Airways Group which is setting up a new company to manage and operate the airport.

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Emirates opens access to its premium lounges at Dubai International Airport

Posted 2 February 2017

Emirates has launched an additional privilege to extend the usage of its lounges at Dubai International Airport to its Loyalty Programme members and their guests at a minimal fee regardless of their class of

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Passenger traffic at DWC surges 84.5 per cent in 2016

Posted 31 January 2017

Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central (DWC), Dubai's second international hub, witnessed a strong surge in 2016, climbing 84.5 per cent according to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.

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Abu Dhabi fully geared for growth

Posted 30 January 2017

Working towards a common goal is vital for airport operators and the national carrier. Keith Mwanalushi looks at how Abu Dhabi International Airport is preparing for the surge in passengers, especially from Etihad Airways.

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Oman Air moves both flights to Terminal 4 at London Heathrow

Posted 25 January 2017

Oman Air has announced both of its daily Muscat to London flights will arrive at and depart from Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport from January 31, 2017.

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Jet Aviation commences operations at Washington Dulles International Airport

Posted 24 January 2017

Jet Aviation, that operates across the Middle East, has acquired Ross Aviation's Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Washington Dulles International Airport.

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DXB caps off 2016 with a record 83.6 million passengers

Posted 24 January 2017

Dubai International has retained its title as the world's number one airport for international passengers after near record numbers in December propelled the hub's annual traffic to 83.6 million passengers in 2016, according to

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Oman Airports see new records for growth

Posted 17 January 2017

The number of passengers in Muscat International Airport exceeded 12 million passengers (+17%) in 2016. Salalah International Airport also broke its record – over 1,2 million passengers (+17%) resulting in increase in both domestic and

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Dnata's UAE operations continued to grow in 2016

Posted 10 January 2017

In 2016, Dnata's UAE operations continued to grow, and marked several milestones during the course of the year.

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Baggage handlers find snake on Emirates flight to Dubai

Posted 9 January 2017

An Emirates flight from Muscat to Dubai was cancelled today after baggage handlers discovered a snake in the cargo hold.

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Passenger traffic at DXB grows 9.4 per cent in November

Posted 4 January 2017

Passenger traffic at Dubai international registered an increase of 9.4 per cent in November 2016, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports.

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The model solution…

Posted 29 December 2016

Keith Mwanalushi speaks to Jeppesen's Tony Weatherington to explore the growing popularity for airport and airspace modelling systems and, in particular, their application in the Middle East region.

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TAV tops ENR list of global airport contractors

Posted 28 December 2016

Standing out with the projects undertaken at the Middle East and Gulf Region, TAV Construction is named the world's largest company of 2016 in airport construction. Having been listed as the top company for three years in a row, the total

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Emirates expects busy start to 2017

Posted 28 December 2016

Emirates expects a busy start to 2017, as travellers return from the holiday season.

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Nearly 1.9 million passengers used Abu Dhabi International Airport in November

Posted 27 December 2016

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) received close to 1.9 million passengers in November, representing a 4.4% increase in airport traffic compared with November 2015.

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Oman Air introduces the new Baggage Concept

Posted 23 December 2016

Oman Air is delighted to announce the introduction of a new baggage piece concept for launch in January 2017.

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim awarded Middle East Ground Handler of the Year by UAS

Posted 21 December 2016

Dubai-based DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has been awarded by UAS International Trip Support as the best Ground Handler in 2016 for the Middle East region.

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Esenbogaa maintains its position as a carbon neutral airport

Posted 21 December 2016

TAV Esenboga sustains its carbon emission at the optimum level through energy efficiency. As part of Airport Carbon Accreditation Program held by Airports Council International (ACI), Esenboga;a Airport renewed its

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Security increasing priority for tech investments by World's Airports

Posted 21 December 2016

Airports are placing a higher priority on IT investments for passenger and airport security with 50% rating it a high priority, up from 37% last year.

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Etihad Airways rolls out initiatives to ease check in over peak season

Posted 16 December 2016

Etihad Airways is implementing a range of initiatives to ensure the smooth handling of over 80,000 guests who are checking-in and travelling from, or through, its hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport over the

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Dnata Airport Operations helps establish Dubai as a cruise hub

Posted 15 December 2016

Dnata Airport Operations marks 10 years of working with the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) to establish Dubai as a global cruise hub. From handling 55 cruise ship calls with 106,000 cruise

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Emergency exercise at Abu Dhabi International Airport on Wednesday

Posted 13 December 2016

Abu Dhabi Airports will conduct a full scale emergency exercise at Abu Dhabi International Airport on 14th December, 2016, in accordance with Civil Aviation Regulations issued by the General Civil Aviation

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Emirates expects busy travel week ahead of holidays

Posted 13 December 2016

Emirates expects this week to be its busiest of 2016, as travellers head home or abroad for the holiday season. A total of 307,000 passengers are expected to pass through Emirates' Concourses and Terminal 3 between 14-17 December,

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Falcon Aviation opens FBO at Dubai South

Posted 9 December 2016

Abu Dhabi's Falcon Aviation is to open its first FBO at Al Maktoum International (DWC), Dubai South and is looking to make its mark with a three-pronged project strategy aimed at positioning it as the VVIP service leader.

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Dnata enters Canada with investment in GTA's cargo and ground handling operations

Posted 29 November 2016

Dnata has reached an agreement with Canada's GTA Aviation to purchase a 50 per cent stake in its cargo and ground handling operations at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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Madinah Airport welcomes first flight of AirAsia

Posted 25 November 2016

Madinah Airport has started to receive Kuala Lumpur flights of AirAsia, a Malaysian airline company.

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Sani Şener talks about Turkey in Brussels

Posted 25 November 2016

The crisis managements during the terrorist attack to Istanbul Atatürk Airport and July 15th coup attempt were indicated to be exemplary at the conference organised by Airports Council International.

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DXB welcomes 6.4 million passengers in October

Posted 24 November 2016

Dubai International has welcomed 6.4 million passengers in October, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports.

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Middle East airport project now worth than $100bn

Posted 22 November 2016

More than $100bn-worth of airport projects are underway and planned across the Middle East, according to the Aviation and Airports 2016 report from business intelligence service MEED.

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Formula 1 cars arrive at Abu Dhabi International

Posted 22 November 2016

F1 fever is building ahead of this year's Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as the racing cars arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).

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Emirates A380 forced to land without one landing gear

Posted 19 November 2016

An Emirates A380 aircraft was forced to land at Dubai without one landing gear set on November 9, reports Reuters.

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Kufrah in Libya reopens to commercial traffic

Posted 17 November 2016

Kufrah in southeastern Libya has reopened to commercial traffic following almost a year-long closure, reports ch-aviation.

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Dubai committed to development of airports and growth of global aviation sector

Posted 16 November 2016

Dubai remains firmly committed to the development of the Al Maktoum International Airport and to the growth of the global aviation sector, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai's Supreme

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Manchester Airport's international artist in residence to capture authentic Doha

Posted 15 November 2016

Manchester Airport's international artist in residence has flown to Doha, Qatar, direct from Manchester as part of his three-year deal with the UK's third largest airport.

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Passenger traffic at DWC surges 161 per cent in Q3

Posted 14 November 2016

Dubai World Central (DWC) which is listed among the world's top 20 international freight hubs is now gaining ground in the region as a popular airport for passengers with traffic surging 161 per cent in the third quarter, according to a

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Oman Airports attends IATA slot conference in Atlanta

Posted 10 November 2016

Oman Airports is attending the IATA 139th Slot Conference, in the United States of America, Atlanta - between the 8th to the 11th of November 2016.

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Iraq aviation to be transformed under new deal with Lufthansa Consulting

Posted 8 November 2016

Lufthansa Consulting has been given a wide-ranging contract by the government of Iraq to help transform the country's civil aviation.

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TAV Airports announces nine months results

Posted 8 November 2016

TAV Airports Holding has announced its 2016 nine-month financials, with revenue of EUR 814 million and EBITDA of EUR 349 million.

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Oman Air moves both flights to T4 at London Heathrow

Posted 8 November 2016

Oman Air is delighted to announce that both of its daily Muscat to London flights will move to Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport from January 31, 2017.

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Dubai adds $3billion to airport expansion funding

Posted 4 November 2016

Dubai is looking to raise US $3 billion to fund expansion of its two international airports and has hired HSBC to advise on raising the finance. The Department of Finance, Government of Dubai, says HSBC will advise it, the Investment

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Qatar Airways commences schedule A350 flights to LHR

Posted 1 November 2016

Qatar Airways' first daily regularly-scheduled Airbus A350 service to London Heathrow arrived in the United Kingdom on Sunday 30 October.

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Emirates counts cost of diversions caused by Drone activity

Posted 1 November 2016

Flight diversions and network disruptions due to unauthorised drone activity in the airspace around Dubai International airport (DXB) cost Emirates airline millions of dirhams on each occasion, and impact thousands of

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Gulf Air and Swissport International sign ground handling services contract

Posted 31 October 2016

Gulf Air has signed a ground handling services contract with Swissport Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Swissport International.

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30 flights affected in latest UAE drone incidents

Posted 30 October 2016

Dubai and Sharjah international airports were closed for more than hour last night when a drone intruded into air space with up to 30 flights affected.

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Turkish minister inaugurates Istanbul New Airport ATC Tower

Posted 28 October 2016

Ahmet Arslan, minister of transport, maritime and communication, inaugurated the ceremony of Istanbul New Airport's Air Traffic Control Tower designed by Pininfarina and AECOM. T.

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September traffic tops seven million at DXB

Posted 25 October 2016

Seven million passengers per month is fast becoming the norm at Dubai International (DXB) after September's numbers eclipsed that total for the sixth time in nine months, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai

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Tech it for granted… airports are improving

Posted 24 October 2016

When air transport IT specialist SITA held its annual summit in Spain to showcase the latest trends in travel technologies, it was clear to see that airport operators in the Middle East are getting smarter at every step. Keith Mwanalushi reports

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Emirates completes makeover of its Business Class lounge at DXB

Posted 24 October 2016

Emirates has completed a major makeover of its Business Class lounge at Concourse B of Dubai International Airport. The US$11 million refurbishment project took two years to complete and is part of the airline's

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Real-time tracking of bags to save air transport industry $3 billion

Posted 21 October 2016

The global deployment of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, which can accurately track passengers' baggage in real time across key points in the journey, can enable the air transport industry to

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Dubai Airports to partner with Huawei for Tier III certified Modular Data Centre Complex

Posted 21 October 2016

Dubai Airports will partner with Huawei to design and build the world's first Tier III certified Modular Data Centre Complex (MDCC) at Dubai International (DXB).

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center signs MoU with Dubai Airports

Posted 20 October 2016

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center has said that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Airports, which is aimed at enhancing the centre's efforts to raise awareness of UAE national heritage,

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NATS joins Etihad to enhance Midfield Terminal efficiency

Posted 18 October 2016

Abu-Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is working with air traffic management specialists, NATS, to help deliver operational enhancements across its network, and improve the way the airline works with air traffic control providers

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Middle East passengers world's most dissatisfied with baggage collection

Posted 18 October 2016

Air passengers are demanding better access to technology to improve their travel experience according to a new survey from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) but airlines passengers in the

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ADAC signs MOU for Seychelles International development

Posted 16 October 2016

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport to explore how it will develop the country's international airport on Mahe.

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Emirates Skywards partners with Dubai Duty Free for miles redemption at Dubai Airports

Posted 13 October 2016

Emirates Skywards has partnered with Dubai Duty Free for instant Miles redemption at participating stores.

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Abu Dhabi means business

Posted 12 October 2016

Abu Dhabi International Airport achieved record traffic figures last year, further strengthening its position as a hub in the region. Keith Mwanalushi reports that successes also come with challenges.

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Turkey's mega-hub starting to rise up

Posted 7 October 2016

Airports are complex organisations and Turkey is taking bold steps in building a new mega-hub. Keith Mwanalushi looks closer at the scale of the project.

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim expands to second hangar

Posted 6 October 2016

Dubai-based DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has announced a major expansion of its facility at Dubai South.

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Oman Airports attends World Routes in China

Posted 4 October 2016

Oman Airports has attended the World route development forum held in Chengdu, China.

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TAV Airports president informs the CEOs of 2,397 airports about Turkey

Posted 3 October 2016

Speaking at the general assembly of ACI World, Airports Council International, held in Montreal, TAV Airports President & CEO Şener told how the crisis after the terrorist attack to Istanbul Atatürk

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DXB sees passenger numbers reach 7.7m in August

Posted 3 October 2016

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed a record 7.7 million passengers in August, eclipsing its previous record achieved in July, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports.

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Cairo Terminal 2 set to open this week

Posted 2 October 2016

The new international terminal at Cairo, Terminal 2, will officially open on October 6th.

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ACI supports airports stopping transportation of illegal wildlife products

Posted 29 September 2016

The Airports Council International (ACI) has expressed its commitment of airports joining the effort to stop transportation of illegal wildlife products.

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Airports looking at increasing IT investment across the board

Posted 28 September 2016

Airports are placing a higher priority on IT investments for passenger and airport security with 50% rating it a high priority, up from 37% last year. This is according to the 2016 Airport IT Trends Survey, the extensive

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Two aviation incidents in one day in UAE

Posted 28 September 2016

Airports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi today faced short breaks in operation following two separate incidents – one involving an Etihad flight, the other a drone incursion

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2.3 million passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport in August

Posted 28 September 2016

In August 2016, Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed 2.3 million passengers, marking an increase of 2.3% compared to August 2015.

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Istanbul New Airport ATC tower wins design award in Athens

Posted 26 September 2016

Istanbul New Airport's Air Traffic Control Tower has won the International Architecture Award.

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Dubai Airports to increase number of A380 contact stands at Concourse C DXB

Posted 26 September 2016

Dubai Airports has announced it has commissioned work on a project that will expand the number of A380 contact stands at Dubai International's (DXB) Concourse C to enable the facility to accommodate

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TAV presents a GRI G4 compliant sustainability report

Posted 26 September 2016

TAV Airports has published its Sustainability Report in which the outcomes of activities related to environment, social and corporate governance are presented. TAV-operated Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara Esenboğa and Izmir

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2017 to be a milestone edition for Airport Show, said Reed Exhibitions

Posted 22 September 2016

The Airport Show has announced further expansion in its next edition, which will take place from May 15-17, 2017, at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai.

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Emirates SkyCargo unveils new purpose-built pharma facility

Posted 19 September 2016

Emirates SkyPharma, Emirates SkyCargo's new purpose-built facility dedicated exclusively to the timely and secure transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments at Dubai International Airport (DXB) has

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SITA survey shows travellers in UAE prefer self-service at airport

Posted 7 September 2016

Airline travellers in the UAE are increasingly using self-service technology to better manage each step of their journey and to make the most of their time in the airport to relax, shop and dine. A total of 48% of UAE

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Dubai International achieves record passenger traffic in July

Posted 5 September 2016

Passenger traffic at Dubai International has exceeded all previous records in July surging to an historic high of 7.6 million, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.

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TAV to operate passenger lounge at Oman

Posted 5 September 2016

TAV Operation Services, a subsidiary of TAV Airports, won the tender for the operating rights of the private passenger lounge at the New Terminal Building of Muscat. The number of passenger lounges operated by the company in eight countries

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Milas-Bodrum Airport hosts Moscow flights of Ural Airlines

Posted 2 September 2016

Milas-Bodrum Airport started to host Moscow Domodedovo flights of Russian based Ural Airlines.

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ADATC phase one nears completion

The first phase of the new Abu Dhabi Training Centre LLC (ADATC), the Abu Dhabi Aviation helicopter training subsidiary, will open at the end of March with eight bays completed, according to ADA Chairman Nadar Al Hammadi.

Abu Dhabi's midfield terminal opening delayed

The opening of Abu Dhabi's US $2.94 billion Midfield Terminal has been delayed by two years, GCC newspapers have reported.

Investment toward airport security high on priority for region's airports

Airports across the Middle East are driving investment to the tune of millions of dollars toward airport technology with a view to enhancing security and ensuring a seamless passenger experience.

Bucking the trends – airport IT solutions

Investment in emerging airport technologies will be key to managing growth and meeting changing passenger expectations. Keith Mwanalushi examines how IT will influence the traveller experience.

Operations from the ground up

Keith Mwanalushi looks at the expansion of ground support operators and equipment in the Middle East region as the pressure mounts to remain competitive and maintain commercial viability.

Emirates expects busy spring break travel period

Emirates expects high passenger traffic on its flights this upcoming weekend starting from Thursday 23rd March as travellers head abroad for spring and holiday break. Over 89,000 travellers will be passing through Emirates Terminal 3

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