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).
The global aircraft rescue and fire fighting conference - ARFF 2013 has been taking place at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai yesterday and today having opened with key messages aimed to ensure the world's airports are ready to deal with
Thales signed a contract with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) for the modernisation of Iraqi airspace.
Jetex Flight Support has entered into an agreement with Bentley Motors Middle East to offer chauffeured luxury car transportation at the company's new FBO at Dubai World Central.
Kuwait International Airport's seven million annual passengers will enjoy new self-service check-in kiosks in a deal with air transport IT specialist, SITA.
Aviation consultancy specialist CAA International (CAAi) has won an exclusive advisory services contract to review and provide recommendations on the update of Kuwait's safety regulatory system in compliance with the
An impressive 84% of passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport carry a smartphone, according to the latest global survey by air transport IT provider SITA. The 2013.
On 1 December 2013 at 22:00 (local time), the first Qatar Airways Cargo shipment was received at the new Hamad International Airport (HIA).
To commemorate the 42nd National Day, Abu Dhabi Airports is ensuring that passengers, visitors and employees will have an opportunity to learn about the UAE's history.
Arinc EMEA scooped a highly commended accolade in the Technology Implementation of the Year category in the prestigious Aviation Business Awards 2013 - held during the Dubai Air Show last week - for the new processing
Emirates recently expanded its presence at Dubai International airport with the opening of two new retail stores in Concourse A. Featuring more than 200 items of Emirates merchandise, the stores are the airline's eighth and ninth
Abu Dhabi Airports has released Abu Dhabi International Airport's (AUH) traffic report for the month of September 2013.
Royal Jordanian diverted several flights to Aqaba today due to dusty weather
Budapest became the world's first city to be linked to the newest international airport, Dubai World Central, Al Maktoum International, when its leading scheduled carrier Wizz Air inaugurated scheduled flights from Budapest Airport
Dubai World Central (DWC) - targeted to be the biggest airport in the world - is now up and running.
TAV Airports CEO & president, Dr. Sani Sener has been unanimously selected by the board of ACI Europe to represent the European region at the Governing Board of ACI World starting January 1, 2014.
As part of the Absher government initiative for training and employing UAE Nationals, Abu Dhabi Airports has rolled out the "Al Eqla'a" train-to-hire programme through Abu Dhabi Airports' training arm, the Gulf
Dubai Airports today confirmed that Gulf Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to become the first full-service network carrier to fly into Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC).
During a live celebration, Abu Dhabi Airports said that the placement of the first buttress for the main structural steel arches of the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), was completed seven days ahead of schedule.
Abu Dhabi Airports and Avaya, have announced the signing of a ten-year partnership to enhance the airports company's customer-facing and internal workforce capabilities across its operations.
A joint venture between Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Royal Jordanian Airlines has been awarded the exclusive contract to provide Meet & Assist Services at the new Queen Alia International
Aviation fire and rescue specialists from around the world will be converging on Dubai, December 10-11, as the city hosts the global Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting event.
OAG, is at World Routes in Las Vegas, and today launched OAG Traffic Analyser, which it describes as a powerful online analysis tool that provides access to scheduled airline passenger booking data.
As the host of ACI Airport Exchange 2013, Doha International Airport (DIA) will be offering a series of tours of its brand new $15.5bn Hamad International Airport (HIA), for delegates attending next month's event (11-13 November).
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the launch of the new Abu Dhabi Duty Free brand.
The implementation of systems at Ras Al Khaimah's RAK International Airport has been completed by technology specialists Arinc . The systems, part of a multi-million dollar contract, went live this morning.
Kuwaiti low cost carrier Jazeera Airways is to become the second airline to begin operations to the new passenger terminal at Dubai World Central's Al Maktoum airport.
Abu Dhabi International Airport saw more than 1.5 million (1,538,632) passengers travel through the UAE capital's airport in August, marking a significant growth of 18.5% compared to the same period in 2012.
HE Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Doha International Airport and Qatar Airways, is to deliver the keynote arena address at ACI Airport Exchange in Doha, 11-13 November.
Abu Dhabi Airports is hosting the 2nd Airports Council International (ACI) Environment and Safety Committee at Hilton Al Maqtaa which runs until tomorrow.
Traffic at the world's second busiest international airport surged 23.8 per cent in August making it the busiest month in terms of passenger numbers in Dubai International's history, according to traffic
Global security and outsourcing group G4S has been awarded a two year extension to its contract to provide aviation security at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP).
International service company Serco and Iraq's Al Burhan Group, have signed a new agreement with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to continue providing Air Traffic Control (ATC) services, training and support
Dubai World Central's (DWC) first business aviation FBO hangar has been completed.
Emirates SkyCargo has begun construction of its new terminal at Dubai World Central's Al Maktoum International Airport (AMIA) and is on schedule with phase one of the construction of the terminal on track for completion in December.
Kuwait's plans to upgrade its international airport, along with investment in the fleet of Kuwait Airways is giving a boost to the Kuwait International Airport Development Forum (KIADF) which takes place in December.
Saudi Arabia's Nasair could be rethinking its proposed move to Dubai World Central (DWC) as the launch airline for passenger operations at the new Al Maktoum International Airport at Jebel Ali.
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the sole regulator of all licensed airfields within the UAE, has certified Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) for passenger operations after assessing and confirming full
G4S has signed a new three-year contract with Dubai Airports which will see G4S provide its existing operations as well as a range of additional services to the second busiest airport in the world for international passenger traffic.
Oman's National Centre for Statistics and Information has said the number of flights through Muscat International Airport rose 8.7% during the first six months of this year to 17,603, compared with 16,191 during the same
Abu Dhabi Airports Company has released Abu Dhabi International Airport's (AUH) traffic report for the month of July 2013 which highlights a growth of 4.8% in passenger traffic compared to July 2012,
Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world's second busiest airport for international passengers, rose 6.1 per cent in July, according to a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
Egypt's Ministry of Civil Aviation is pressing ahead with infrastructure improvements at Cairo's main international airport despite rising concerns about the stability and safety for visitors to the capital.
Abu Dhabi is to get a new VIP terminal at the emirate's international airport as part of its capacity enhancement programme in a move that the airport said is in line with its ambition to provide a world class travel experience.
The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) has projected 375,000 aircraft movements for the Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central (DWC) in 2013, rising to 665,000 in 2020.
Abu Dhabi Duty Free (ADDF) sales revenues showed significant growth in the first half of 2013, increasing by over AED 108 million and reaching AED 437.6 million, representing a 17.4% increase compared to the
The Arrivals Hall at Abu Dhabi International Airport will be relocated to the lower level of Terminals 1 and 3 from August 6.
With a large number of UAE residents expected to travel this Eid Al Fitr, Emirates is reminding its customers of key time checks for on-time departures at Emirates Terminal 3, Dubai International airport.
Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) is concluding the first stage of a multi-phased project which aims at achieving higher operational efficiency and service delivery standards by automating
Dubai International's passenger traffic hit 32.6 million in the first half of this year, making it the busiest six months in the airport's record-studded history, according to the traffic report issued today by airport
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has released its traffic performance results for the first half of 2013 revealing strong double digit growth of 12.6% in passenger traffic between January and June 2013, compared to the
Construction has begun on Emirates SkyCargo's new state-of-the-art cargo terminal and supporting facilities at Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport, which is set to become the home of its freighter
Pilots and air traffic controllers in the UAE had the chance to become more familiar with the traffic operations in the northern part of the UAE airspace following a workshop organized by the GCAA at the Abu Dhabi Sheikh
Beirut's main international airport faces problems Thursday morning as Lebanese air traffic controllers at the Rafik Hariri International Airport have announced a two-hour strike.
Oman is mulling over the potential for launching its own low cost carrier (LCC) in response to a growth of LCCs targeting the Omani market.
The Egyptian minister of civil aviation, Wael el-Maadawy, is to honour EgyptAir B737-800 crew on Flight number MS791/792 to Rome for their stance during the strike of the ground handling staff at Leonardo Da Vinci Airport on June 20.
Dubai International has racked up another month of double-digit growth with 18.9 per cent increase in passenger numbers recorded in May, according to a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports on Wednesday.
Dubai World Central (DWC) has appointed Altran exclusive advisor and service designer for the development of the Aviation District, the first innovative maintenance services centre dedicated to business jets and helicopters.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has launched its comprehensive four month staff summer safety and heat awareness campaign, to ensure that employees have the knowledge and tools they need to work safely during the hot summer
Enfidha Airport, operated by Turkey's leading global brand TAV Airports, became the first operation in the African continent to receive the “Airport Carbon Accreditation” certificate presented by ACI Europe.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has announced a five year contract with Tejari to implement eProcurement technology across all contracting and supply management systems. ADAC will use the technology to enhance
The UAE and Bahrain have restructured airspace between the two countries in a bid to ease congestion as the number of aircraft movements continues to grow.
As part of its commitment to promoting the aviation industry among younger generations, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), with the support of Etihad Airways, welcomed 127 grade two
UAE-based Bayanat Airports Engineering & Supplies (BAES), has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Flight Calibration Services Ltd. (FCSL) to be its representative for the UAE market.
Etihad Airways has finalised the agreement to acquire three airport services companies which will accelerate and consolidate the development of in-flight catering services, ground handling and cargo operations
Strike action by ground handling staff at Cairo International airport terminal 3, has led to severe delays for national carrier EgyptAir.
Airlines from around the globe will be increasing their weekly number of flights to Abu Dhabi International Airport during the coming summer months the airport's operator ADAC said today.
Turkey's TAV Construction has been awarded the design and construction contract for the King Khaled Airport Terminal 5 in Riyadh, with the deal believed to be worth $400 million
All cargo, general aviation and charter traffic will move from Dubai International Airport in May through July next year as a way to avoid congestion as the airport's two runways are refurbished.