Smiths Detection has been awarded a contract with the Morocco Civil Aviation Authority (ONDA) to install its revolutionary high-speed hold baggage explosives detection system, the HI-SCAN 10080 XCT, in the new passenger terminal at Marrakech's Menara Airport.
WSP has been appointed by international contractor J&P Overseas Ltd to work on two major airport facilities in Oman.
The recently opened Al Mourjan Business Lounge for Qatar Airways' Premium passengers at Hamad International Airport (HIA), introduces luxury design complemented with state-of-the-art technology to meet the needs and desires
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced a 19.4% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the first half of 2014 (1st January to 30th June), as compared to the first 6 months of 2013.
Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 62,802 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.
Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has called on American defence and technology giant Lockheed Martin to implement a route analysis tool at Bahrain International Airport.
Passenger and cargo traffic at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) registered a major surge in the second quarter of 2014 following the temporary shift of an estimated 600 flights per week from Dubai International during a
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has unveiled its new Al Mourjan Business Lounge for Qatar Airways' Premium passengers.
ATU Duty Free, a joint venture between TAV Airports and Unifree Duty Free / Gebr. Heinemann, has been awarded the tender for the operation rights of duty free stores at Salalah Airport, the second largest city of Oman, for 10
The head of Dubai's aviation industry, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of DCAA, chairman of Dubai Airports and chief executive of Emirates Airline, said he is confident that despite the three-month closure of one of Dubai
Passenger traffic at Dubai International rose to 34,676,090 during the first half of 2014, up 6.2 per cent from the same period last year despite a runway refurbishment programme that reduced the airport to a one-runway
Dubai Airports has successfully resumed full operations at Dubai International following the reopening of the northern runway.
The terminal building at Antalya Gazipaşa Airport was expanded three times the size and new parking zones were added to the apron through the investment made by TAV Airports.
Jazeera Airways Group inaugurated four new gates equipped with two state-of-the-art bridges at Kuwait International Airport. The gates are exclusively operated by the airline, and enable Jazeera
Abu Dhabi International Airport recorded 27.4% increase in passenger traffic for the month of May 2014, the highest in the airports' history.
The official opening of Heathrow's Terminal 2: The Queen's Terminal yesterday by Her Majesty The Queen, has been welcomed by HE Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways CEO and a non-exec director of Heathrow
In line with its commitment to raise awareness about careers within the aviation industry, Abu Dhabi Airports will welcome 100 UAE National students this year for its Summer Training Programme.
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has unveiled a unique selection of food and beverage outlets to please the palates of every passenger travelling through Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar's new state-of-the-art
NATS, the UK air traffic management company has today announced some new technology into its training facilities which it believes will help develop a new low-cost and flexible training concept for developing markets.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that its training facility Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) signed an MoU with Emirates Group Security - Centre of Aviation and Security Studies (CASS) to provide a number of joint Aviation Security training
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has unveiled a world-class shopping proposition for passengers travelling through Hamad International Airport.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 22.5% increase in passenger traffic during April 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to April 2013.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the launch of its official Facebook page, further extending its presence across mainstream social media channels.
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) received last week the prestigious award of “Best Airport for the Middle East region” from the Airports Council International (ACI) in an award ceremony in Seoul,
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed and recognised the participation of Qatar Airways and the newly opened Hamad International Airport (HIA), Doha, in two key industry
Barring any last-minute problems, at 09:00 this morning Doha time, Qatar Airways should move and commence its flight operations from Hamad International Airport, (HIA)
Dubai International maintained its strong growth trend in April 2014, with more than 6.1 million passengers passing through the airport.
Etihad Airways has opened a unique new art exhibition showcasing lithographs from The Marina Picasso Legacy Collection in its premium lounge at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Oman Air is to move its Qatar operation from Doha International Airport to the newly opened Doha Hamad International Airport, from 22nd May 2014.
Abu Dhabi International Airport today announced the opening of a transfer passenger screening facility at Terminal 3 as part of its continued Capacity Enhancement Programme (CEP).
Etihad Airways has officially opened its new First and Business Class Lounge at Sydney's Kingsford Smith International Airport – the airline's first in Australia and the newest addition to its collection of
Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said Europe's growth is being “impeded” because its airports are not open 24 hours a day, reports Buying Business Travel.
A group of air traffic control students from Saudi Arabia National Guard has graduated at New Zealand based Airways' academy, marking the completion of a successful two-year investment by Saudi Arabian Ministry of
Regional airport operator of Turkey, TAV Airports Holding, has announced a net profit of €20 million in first quarter of 2014, up by 28% compared to the previous year.
Qatar Airways will officially move to its new home at Hamad International Airport (HIA), the world's newest state-of-the art hub, on May 27, 2014, when the world-class facility will become the new home for the national
The 14th Airport Show opened in Dubai today with Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum sending a clear message that the investment in the emirate's aviation infrastructure will continue.
Air Arabia has marked the start of operations from Ras Al Khaimah, with an official ceremony attended by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Saud Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, His Excellency Engr. Sheikh Salem Bin
Participating in the Airport Show for the 14th successive year, Cavotec Middle East will utilise the B2B event to showcase its latest innovation and breakthrough technology for the aviation industry.
All interested bidders, comprising the best duty free concessionaires in the world, have received a mandatory detailed presentation on the scope and specifications of the duty free area and the different retail
Abu Dhabi Airports and Fujairah Airport today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to develop an airport development master plan that will ensure the delivery of an efficient and adequate expansion program for Fujairah
Hamad International Airport (HIA) welcomed a celebratory Qatar Airways' VIP flight this morning, upon the airport's highly anticipated opening.
The new €265 million domestic terminal at Izmir Adnan Menderes International Airport in western Turkey has officially been opened.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has received its first passengers today, reports Gulf Business.
Passenger and freight volumes at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) continued to grow strongly in the first quarter of 2014 as more airlines commenced operations at Dubai's second airport.
More than 6 million passengers passed through Dubai International in March 2014, driven by the expanding networks of Emirates airline and flydubai, according to the latest traffic statistics issued by operator
Abu Dhabi Airports has received government approval for three projects that further support the master plan for the development of Abu Dhabi International Airports' overall infrastructure programme.
Six new destinations and 71 extra flights a week to India are the highlights of Abu Dhabi International Airport's summer 2014 flying schedule for air travellers, the busiest in its history.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 15.1% increase in passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to Q1 2013.
Decision-makers from key regional airports and aviation organisations have signed up as Hosted Buyers for the 14th edition of Airport Show taking place in Dubai from May 11 to 13.
Emirates airline will continue to serve all of its worldwide destinations during the 80-day period of runway upgrading works at Dubai International starting 1 May.
Air Arabia, the newly designated carrier of Ras Al Khaimah, today joined the emirate's tourism and aviation authorities to announce the operational details of its soon to open hub at RAK International Airport.
NOTAM reports issued by the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority have sent a clear indication that the country's new international airport will become operational at the end of this month.
In partnership with DFS Group, Abu Dhabi International Airport has opened its new 'Fragrances by DFS' boutique.
In celebration of Emirates' 10 successful years at Glasgow Airport, an Emirates A380 will today fly a one-off Glasgow to Dubai service and open a new dedicated lounge facility at the Scottish airport this summer.
Oil company Shell has today formally launched its global Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE) - a proposition designed for fixed-base operators (FBOs) and small and medium size airports.
Qatar Airways has moved to join its fellow oneworld alliance partners in Terminal 2 of Tokyo's Narita International Airport.
UK air traffic services provider NATS signed an MoU in Abu Dhabi this week with Airbus ProSky, with the aim of providing new market propositions that can increase capacity and improve the efficiency of the air traffic
Etihad Airways and its Abu Dhabi home-base continue to benefit from the airline's strategy of working closely with network partners which, in turn, is supporting economic growth in markets around the world,
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 15.6% increase in passenger traffic during February 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to February 2013.
For the fourth consecutive year Qatar Airways took home Best Premium Service Facilities at the Skytrax World Airport Awards, held last week in Barcelona, Spain.
Airline baggage delivery hit an all-time high in 2013, with the mishandling rate dropping more than 21% from 2012, according to air transport IT specialist, SITA.
Serco, the international service company, has announced that it has signed a contract with Sharjah Civil Aviation Department to continue to provide air navigation services at Sharjah International
Double-digit passenger traffic growth continued at Dubai International for the seventh consecutive month during February, according to the latest traffic statistics issued by operator Dubai Airports.
Airports Council International (ACI) has announced this year's inductees into ACI's Director General's Roll of Excellence.
Libyan authorities are continuing to investigate the security breach that led to a bomb being exploded on the runway of Tripoli's main airport at the weekend.
TAV Airports has submitted the highest bid of 717 million Euro+VAT during the tender held regarding the operating rights of the Milas-Bodrum Airport, one of the most significant tourism destinations of Turkey, for 20 years.
Abu Dhabi Airports today signed an agreement with ADNOC Distribution to support Abu Dhabi International Airport's (AUH) growth, well beyond the opening of the Midfield Terminal.
Etihad Airways is operating extra flights today to help clear the backlog of passengers affected by yesterday's runway closure during dense fog at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
As a result of the extreme low visibility conditions at Abu Dhabi International Airport this morning, a number of aircraft were diverted to other airports in the region.
Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company Royal Jet confirmed today that the planning and development of its integrated base at Al Bateen executive airport is well underway with first phase
Dubai International started the New Year with record monthly traffic, exceeding 6.4 million passengers in January.
Jet Aviation is preparing to move its Dubai operations to Dubai World Central (DWC) during runway construction at the emirate's international airport, from May through July, the company said yesterday.
Turkish Airlines has further enhanced the award winning services offered by Europe's Best Airline* with a 40 per cent expansion and design refurbishment of its departure lounge at Ataturk International Airport.
Passenger growth at Abu Dhabi International Airport has marked another double digit increase with a 14.5% rise for January compared to the same month last year.
Air traffic over and into the UAE continued to see growth into the new year with more than 5% increase compared to the same month in 2013.
Middle East airports continued to dominate global growth statistics according to ACI, the umbrella group for airports worldwide. In its annual report, ACI said that the Middle East continued to achieve the highest
Abu Dhabi Airports' Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) – is inviting bids from potential commercial partners to deliver “the jewel in the crown” of global aviation.
Today the first assembled steel arch of the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) was installed at Abu Dhabi Airports, marking the launch of the roof structure sequence for the mega project which will change the skyline of Abu Dhabi as the future gateway continues to rise
Following the collapse of RAK Airways a month ago, Sharjah-based Air Arabia has stepped in to rescue services to the northern-most emirate.
Abu Dhabi's executive airport, Al Bateen, is continuing to see growth. Abu Dhabi Airports announced today an 18% increase in visiting aircraft traffic and 6% increase in commercial aircraft traffic during 2013, compared to 2012.
The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched its new strategic plan for the years 2014-2016 under the theme “Building the Future of Aviation Together”, which, it said, will have a positive impact on the civil aviation
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported that 2013 was once again a record year in Abu Dhabi International Airport's history.
Dubai International registered another banner year with annual passenger traffic reaching 66,431,533 in 2013, following a record-breaking December when passenger numbers eclipsed the 6 million mark for the first time.
Dubai Airports has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract for the delivery of the Analytics module of its Airport Realtime Collaboration (ARC) suite to Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS).
Dubai will host Expo 2020 which is expected to spur an unprecedented airport investments boom in UAE.
Saudi Ground Services Company says yesterday's announcement of the launch of the new Saudi Gulf airline can only mean good news.
Khartoum Airport has outlined its aspiration to become a major hub for Africa following the signing of a major development contract with a Chinese contractor at the Bahrain Airshow yesterday.
Global air traffic management group CANSO is planning on its Middle East conference agreeing a Middle East strategy and engagement plan for the region's air traffic management,
Bahrain International Airport has launched a BD30 million ($80 million) programme of short-term enhancements, with an order to replace the airbridges at the Muharraq site.
Qatar Duty Free (QDF), a subsidiary of Qatar Airways has ushered in the lucky year of the Horse this Chinese New Year with themed promotions all through January and February in 2014.
Emirates Group Security has received an award by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection in recognition of the Group's cooperation and assistance in border enforcement.
Glenbeigh Records Management (GRM) officially opened its facility at Dubai World Central (DWC) yesterday in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation and the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who is
Flydubai is to move some of its summer operations to Dubai World Central (DWC) in a move that many industry analysts believe could herald a greater exodus to the new Al Maktoum International Airpory.
The Airport Show 2014 edition will be held in Dubai from May 11 to 13 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Dubai International is set to surpass the traffic forecast for the year, as the airport recorded another month of high growth this November, according to the monthly traffic report issued by Dubai
The Arabian Gulf states are investing massively in airport security to eliminate potential risks and threats and ensure a seamless experience to millions of passengers who are passing through the world's new global travel crossroads.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the grand opening of the Premier Inn hotel at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Gulf Air's manager of Emergency Response Planning and Security, Mrs Hala Azam has been elected for a three year term, to the position of chairperson of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation's (AACO) first Emergency Response Planning Taskforce (ERPTF).