Drone enthusiasts are being urged to practice their hobby only in accredited clubs for safety and security reasons.
Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 77,887 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.
Dnata has celebrated 30-years of providing Special Handling services to passengers with disabilities at Dubai International Airport.
The number of passengers in Muscat International Airport exceeded first time ever 10 million passengers (+18%). Additionally, Muscat International Airport broke first time 1 million passenger milestone per month in August, 2015.
Iranian authorities are looking to establish zones at Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport for companies to establish aircraft maintenance centres, reports Flight Global.
On February 4, Dubai Duty Free officially welcomed the 'Year of the Fire Monkey' with an exclusive Chinese-themed celebration in Terminal 3 (Concourse B) of Dubai International Airport.
Sharjah-based VIP aviation specialist Gama Aviation has partnered with Go Aviation Middle East to access the company's suite of services, which range from light interior cleaning to complete paint and brightwork restoration and polishing.
Satair is to market the ground support equipment from Dedienne Aerospace across the wider Middle East and Africa regions.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced that it has exceeded its targets for Emiratisation in 2015 with 50% of its workforce now UAE nationals.
Dubai International (DXB) retained its position as the world's number one hub for international passengers by registering annual traffic of just over 78 million in 2015.
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) achieved record traffic figures in 2015, with more than 23 million passengers passing through its terminals.
Etihad Airways is to open a new First Class Lounge at Abu Dhabi International Airport's Terminal 3 in May, for the exclusive use of its First Class guests, Etihad Guest Platinum and Etihad Airways Partners
French airport specialists Aeroports de Paris (ADPI), Vinci and Bouygues have signed MoUs to develop Iran's Tehran, Mashhad and Isfahan airports according to sources in Iran
Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport Domestic Terminal has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certificate the U.S.
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has recorded a 17 per cent increase in passengers in 2015 compared to a year earlier, reports Gulf News.
Thales says it is committed to building a permanent base in the Kingdom if it wins a major contract for IT and security as part of the Bahrain International Airport (BIA) expansion.
Bahrain has awarded the a joint venture between the UAE construction company Arabtec and Turkey's airport specialist TAV, the main contract for its $1.1bn airport modernisation programme.
Royal Jordanian's Crown Lounge, at Queen Alia International Airport, was named the winner of the Africa & Middle East Lounge of the Year Award 2015, by Priority Pass, part of the Collinson Group.
Abu Dhabi Airports has unveiled one of the country's biggest district cooling plants that will serve Abu Dhabi International Airport's new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB).
Jotron AS will supply the Turkish State Airports Administration (DHMI) with 1,130 air traffic control (ATC) radios, additional equipment and spare parts.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) has asked its passengers travelling via Queen Alia International Airport to be present at the airport three hours prior to their flight schedule, starting January 5, 2016.
Sharjah Aviation Services has announced it will introduce new automated baggage management and communication systems at Sharjah International Airport.
Abu Dhabi Airports has partnered with SITA to introduce its latest technologies across the three terminals at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), as part of preparations for AUH reaching a capacity of 45
The New Year began on a high note for Dubai Duty Free as the group, which incorporates the airport retail operation and its Leisure division, announced turnover of Dhs7.057 billion (US$1.933 billion) for
Myanmar Airways International, Myanmar National Airlines and Bhutan Airlines have appointed dnata as their ground handler while Air New Zealand, Turkish Airlines and China Southern Airlines
Travel is expected to reach an all-time high at the end of this week for Emirates Airline.
Abu Dhabi Airports has awarded contracts to Aer Rianta International and Lagardère Capital, to provide duty free servicess in the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) which is currently under constrtuction at the emirate's
An explosion in Sabiha Gokcen Airport has left one person dead and caused widespread damage to the airport, the Telegraph reports.
İGA has chosen an innovative design by AECOM and Pininfarina as the winner of an international design competition for the regional Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower and technical building at the
Abu Dhabi Airports is treating its travellers to live music during the festive season, by inviting local musicians to perform.
Etihad Airways has announced an agreement with Luggage Logistics to transform the end-to-end baggage management process across the airline's global airport network.
Abu Dhabi Airports has successfully installed the first three of 106 passenger- boarding bridges in the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB).
Both Dubai Airports and Emirates Airline have been recognised for outstanding achievements in the 2015 Service OIympian Awards – the only independent honours which recognise the UAE's customer service leaders.
Bahrain's Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, said a slew of major contracts will soon be awarded for the Kingdom's Airport Modernisation Programme.
The £1 million refit is a continuation of the refurbishment started in 2006, and has seen all of the TAG management offices moved out of the terminal and into a separate building.
James Hogan, president and chief executive officer of Etihad Airways has officially opened the airline's First and Business Class Lounge at JFK International Airport.
Emirates has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bundespolizei, Germany's Federal Police, which will enhance the effectiveness of travel documentation screening procedures and ensure a more efficient journey on flights to
Istanbul Atatürk Airport is now accessible in the virtual world by Google Street View under the guidance of TAV Information Technologies.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced several key capacity expansion initiatives at Abu Dhabi International Airport that will improve overall operational efficiency.
Abu Dhabi International Airport is the first in the Middle East to introduce automatic boarding pass
Abu Dhabi International Airport has become the first in the region to successfully introduce an automated Traveler Document Authentication System (TDAS), using the latest
Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced that General Electric Aviation (GE Aviation) recently opened a first of its kind 'Middle East Aviation Technology Center' in the Freezone to
Dubai-based Al-Futtaim has signed a lease agreement with Dubai South for a 10,000sqm plot of land adjacent to the existing facility of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) as part of the expansion plans of the only fully integrated business
The Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority and Cairo Airport have successfully passed the ICAO audit.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has released figures that show its strong global appeal as a travel hub, with an impressive 18% growth in passenger traffic over the first three quarters of the year, with a total of 17,473,063
Oman Airports' has welcomed new Kish Airlines to Muscat International Airport, offering one direct weekly services between Kish Islands and Muscat/Muscat to Kish Islands using a Fokker 100 aircraft.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has released figures showing an 18% growth in passenger traffic over the first three quarters of the year, with a total of 17,473,063 passengers.
Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world's number one airport for international passengers, rose 8.2 per cent in September, according to a traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports.
Bahrain airport company (BAC) is to issue tenders in Q1 next year for infrastructure for the planned MRO zone – the first zone to be delivered under the new land-use masterplan for Kingdom's Airport Modernising Programme
Flydubai has launched its first flights from Al Maktoum International-Dubai World Central (DWC).
TAV Airports has commenced operating the International Terminal of Milas-Bodrum Airport.
Turkey's plans to build the world's largest airport in Istanbul, were given a financial boost this week as three public and three foreign-financed banks signed deals to provide $5.11 billion to a joint venture involving five Turkish
Dubai International (DXB) has been ranked among the top 50 mega hubs – the world's most connected airports - in the 2015 Megahubs Index by OAG the air travel intelligence company. DXB is the only Middle East airport to make the grade.
Perkins+Will is to design the master plan for Istanbul New Airport, otherwise known as 'airport city'.
Abu Dhabi International Airport is undertaking one of its most ambitious expansion projects, with Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) selecting ADB Group as the main contractor.
On UAE Civil Aviation Day, H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, minister of economy and chairman of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), and H.E. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, director general of the GCAA,
Thales has been awarded a contract to supply one ILS/DME and all related services for Najaf Al-Ashraf International Airport in Najaf.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 17.4% in the month of August.
Dubai Airports beat shortlisted Changi, Amsterdam and Frankfurt to scoop an award for the best airport with more than 50 million passengers at the World Routes Development Forum being held in Durban, South Africa.
Abu Dhabi Airports is putting in place a range of initiatives to maintain standards of services at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the upcoming busy Hajj season, which started this week with the first special charter
Global, integrated infrastructure services company AECOM has secured a contract to design a new airport in Istanbul that will be the world's largest new airport in terms of annual passenger capacity.
Airbus Defence and Space will equip Sharjah International Airport with a modern Tetra (terrestrial trunked radio) communications network.
An estimated $16.3 billion in economic benefits can be achieved in the Middle East over the next 10 years by delivering enhancements to air traffic control systems, according to a new report commissioned by NATS.
Morocco's Office National Des Aéroports (ONDA) and Director General D'Aviation Civile (DGAC) are working jointly on plans to develop Ben Slimane Airport (GMMB/GMD) into the country's main dedicated business aviation hub. This will
Thales are to operate an integrated security solution in Oman's newest airports in Muscat and Salalah after being selected by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Oman.
Cargo volumes at Al Maktoum International - Dubai World Central (DWC) continued to rise sharply in the first half of 2015, as the airport continues to rise up the ranks of the top cargo airports worldwide edging into the 19th position up from 20th earlier in
Abu Dhabi Airport starts the de-propping process for roof structure of the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), with aim for the structure to be self-standing by February 2016.
Oman Airports recorded astonishing growth at Muscat International in passenger numbers, reaching up to 28% at 863,636 of total passengers in the month of July 2015; comparing to 674,966 of total passengers for the same period last year July 2014.
Ariana-NAS, a joint venture between National Aviation Services (NAS) and Ariana Afghan Airlines, has launched ground handling services in Herat and Kandahar International Airports in Afghanistan, in a move that it
Airport railway and monorail systems can be very complex but, as Keith Mwanalushi finds, advanced mobility solutions for major facilities in the Middle East are increasingly important.
July was a record breaking month for passenger figures at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as not only did the total number of passengers travelling through the airport hit the two million mark for the first time ever,
Dubai World Central, the 145 square kilometre master-planned city with Al Maktoum International at its core, has been rebranded 'Dubai South'.
The world may face a shortage of vital airport infrastructure in the next 15 years unless regulatory change sees airlines paying a fairer share of airport costs, according to Airports Council International (ACI World).
Turkish company TAV Airports is bidding for management of five airports in the Philippines through public-private projects.
Abu Dhabi Airports has said that it has achieved record commercial sales in the first six months of 2015, reaching AED 707.6 million, an impressive rise of 10.9% compared to the first six months of 2014.
The Egyptian Airports Company (EAC) has announced that it has chosen SITA as its technology partner for its airport IT modernisation programme at five of the largest airports it manages across Egypt.
Passengers on Air Arabia and those passing through Sharjah International Airport are getting additional protection against disease.
Etihad is in talks with central African airline Rwandair for a 49% stake in the Kigali-based carrier.
Oman Air has unveiled refurbished first and business class lounges at Muscat International Airport. The lounges were formally opened by Her Excellency Maitha Bint Saif Al Mahrouqi, Under-Secretary at the Omani Ministry of Tourism and Deputy
Flydubai has said that it will commence new passenger services from Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) with effect from 25 October 2015, the commencement of its winter schedule, as it continues its operations from Dubai
Gama Aviation has announced that from the August 1 it has expanded its operations at Sharjah International Airport in the UAE.
Abu Dhabi International Airport announced today that it had passed the 2 million passenger mark within a single month last night 31st July, signalling a new era in the airport's journey.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 17.2% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the first half of 2015 (1st January to 30th June), as compared to the same period for last
The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water will commence an educational awareness campaign titled 'Illegal Trading of Ivory' from August 2 to 13, 2015 at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Jordan is mounting pressure onto Israel to reign in its plans for the new Ramon Airport at Timna just north of Eilat.
Runway renovation at the Egyptian regional airport of Assuit in the New Valley area have been completed and Assuit International Airport has reopened to commercial traffic after a year's closure.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that its ground handling service provider DhabiJet has been awarded RA3 certification for cargo operations at Al Ain International Airport.
Airline Services Handling, part of the Airline Services Group, has taken over the ground and passenger handling for Turkish Airlines effective July 1 the company announced today.
Advertising company JCDecaux SA has announced that its subsidiary JCDecaux ATA (held 60% by JCDecaux, 40% by ATA) has won the advertising contract for the new Prince Mohammad bin
A Flynas aircraft was damaged after it was hit by a vehicle belonging to a catering firm in Saudi Arabia, reports Emirates 24/7.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has again earned the accreditation level of 'mapping' from ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation for the third time, in recognition of its efforts to manage carbon
A multi-million dollar extension to one of the most high-risk areas of Abu Dhabi International Airport is being protected by an industry-leading Axis AX fire system from UK-based Advanced.
The new terminal at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (PMIA) in Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, had its grand opening on Friday.
The new Salalah Airport, which commenced its operations last June 15, 2015, is an expansive infrastructure project that features state-of-the-art technology with the chief objective of improving air
The Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) of Oman officially inaugurated the new Salalah Airport on June 15.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that it has successfully achieved the ISO 27001:2013 standard of information security across all of its IT systems.
Abu Dhabi International Airport released its May traffic figures today showing overall passenger traffic was up by 14.9% for the month compared to May 2014 with 1,877,440 passengers passing through the airport, and nearly 15,000
Turkish Airlines has said it intends to grow its secondary base at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport once operations move from the main Ataturk gateway to a new hub being constructed north of the city, reports Flightglobal.
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has been accredited ISO 22000 for its 600-seat restaurant with production facilities Marché, in Hamad International Airport (HIA), recognising its commitment to quality, cleanliness and
Emirates expects higher than normal passenger traffic on its flights this upcoming weekend, as travellers head home or abroad for the summer holiday season.