In response to the rapid and continued growth of the aviation industry in the Middle East, Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) is to expand its second Dubai training facility at Dubai Silicon Oasis.
The recent Transport Canada type certification of Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW306D1 turbofan engine sets the stage for the entry into service of Cessna's newest business jet, the Citation Latitude.
Associated Air Center (AAC) has signed a contract for a new, green Airbus A320CJ VVIP narrow-body completion project with a Middle Eastern customer.
Using the iconic Emirates uniform as a starting point for inspiration, the Emirates Executive uniform features a sleek red shift dress and a beige cropped jacket. The highly recognisable red pill-box hat remains, but the side veil has been
Members of MEBAA – the region's business aviaition association – are being offered a special scrub thanks to a UAE company's success at the MEBA show in Dubai.
The MEBA business aviation show is to have a new name for its next edition to be held at Dubai World Central on December 6-8 2016.
FlightSafety International launched a challenge to the CAE-Emirates dominance of training centres in the UAE with a partnership deal with Abu Dhabi Aviation announced at the MEBA show.
Saudi Arabia's NasJet, signed a strategic partnership agreement with The Jet Business, - the world's first ever street-level corporate aviation showroom - for the acquisition and sale of private jet
Swiss-based Vertis Aviation has added a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) and a Gulfstream G450 to its expanding charter portfolio.
Saudi Arabia's Wallan Aviation gave MEBA a sales boost with deals for one business jet and three helicopters – and there's more on the way.
Rockwell Collins' Venue HD cabin management and entertainment system, Airshow Moving Map and audio/video on-demand (AVOD) streaming solution, have been selected by an undisclosed customer for a wide-body
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced the recent addition of Arabasco as an Authorized Service Facility (ASF) for Challenger 605 aircraft customers based in or flying to Saudi Arabia.
Jeppesen, has signed a multi-year service contract with Saudi Arabian private jet operator NasJet to provide international trip planning services that will increase flight department operational efficiency.
Swiss operator Comlux which has a base in Bahrain announced at MEBA that it had ordered two BBJ MAX 8s. The first BBJs to be selected by the VIP charter operation for its fleet.
The Middle East's first VIP completion centre hit a major milestone yesterday with a ground-breaking ceremony at the Dubai World Central site.
Two leading British business aviation companies with interests in the Middle East and Africa, Hangar 8 and Gama Aviation, are to merge. The new company, to be called Gama Aviation plc, will have a market
AMAC Aerospace announced the signing of a new cabin reconfiguration contract for a Boeing Business Jet with an undisclosed Middle Eastern customer.
This year's MEBA – held at the new purpose-built Dubai Airshow site at Dubai World Central between December 8-10, 2014 – will see both Emirates and Etihad making a debut at the region's biggest business and private aviation event, along with
A number of operators within the MENA region are experiencing an ever increasing shortage of pilots, according to Zenon Aviation Recruitment.
Airbus is exhibiting an ACJ319, operated by MJet, at the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show.
Dassault Aviation has delivered the 100th Falcon equipped with Dassault's new FalconBroadcast airborne health monitoring tool.
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that it has manufactured the 100th G650.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that Petroleum Air Services (PAS) of Cairo, Egypt has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire a CRJ900 NextGen regional jet.
Gulfstream Aerospace recently delivered the first fully outfitted G650ER business jet to a customer, ahead of the 2015 projected delivery date.
Royal Jet offers a full suite of exclusive services for visiting private jets and discerning clients flying in to attend the Formula 1.
AMAC Aerospace has been appointed by Pilatus as the exclusive Sales Distributor for the all-new PC-24 light jet in the Middle East. The new appointment, formally signed on October 30th
Al Bateen Executive Airport has announced that its fixed based operator (FBO) DhabiJet is offering a special package offer to all visiting aircraft between 16th – 24th November for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu
Air Culinaire Worldwide Paris has debuted all new signature dishes featuring the latest trends in local cuisine, adapted for the unique in-flight environment.
AMAC Aerospace has completed its first interior refurbishment project wholly designed by its own professional in-house design team.
ExecuJet Aviation Group is celebrating a triple win at the Bombardier Authorised Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Awards.
Industry veteran Ted Farid is to join fast-growing aircraft sales consultancy, JetHQ, as its first chairman. He has 47 years of global aviation leadership experience from some of the world's leading OEMs including Cessna, Learjet and Beechcraft.
Titan Aviation, the Dubai-based specialist in international aviation services, is marking its 10th year of operations by adding new aircraft to its existing fleet of privately managed aircraft.
Dassault Aviation has introduced a new airborne response service that provides not only rapid AOG support but also alternative transportation options for passengers.
Mubadala company Piaggio has changed its name.
SyberJet Aircraft unveiled an all new Jason Castriota design interior as well as the avionics suite - SyberVision in a full scale cockpit mock up of its new-look SJ30 at the NBAA convention in Orlando, Florida today.
While Honeywell is forecasting up to 9,450 new business jet deliveries worth $280 billion from 2014 to 2024 in its 23rd annual Business Aviation Outlook, the figures for the Middle East and Africa are projecting a downturn against
Bombardier has expanded its Challenger family of business jets with the addition of the new Challenger 650 aircraft announced on the eve of NBAA in Florida.
Airbus has launched a new VIP cabin concept, initially for the A330-200, offering a faster and more affordable way to the greater capacity, capability and comfort of a widebody for both private and government customers.
Lufthansa Technik announced a new addition to its product portfolio of VIP cabin concepts today as it revealed an "Executive Shuttle" concept for aircraft of the Airbus A320 and the Boeing 737 families with an airline
Dubai headquartered flight support company, Hadid is to partner with Satcom Direct to jointly offer flight planning, aircraft datalink, flight-following and international trip support services.
Air Culinaire Worldwide - a division of Universal Weather and Aviation - has launched a new training programme designed to provide flight crews additional knowledge on food safety, food allergies, gluten-free diets, and
Jet Aviation Dubai recently received an amendment to its EASA Part 145 certificate, granting approval to provide line maintenance to Dassault Falcon 2000 aircraft.
Qatar Executive – the business aviation arm of Qatar Airways – was named as one of the launch customers of the new Gulfstream G500/G600 family of business jets introduced in Savannah Georgia today.
Jordan has become the first state in the Middle East and North Africa to take a positive action against the illegal charter business, or grey market.
Jordan is studying the opportunity to build a new airport that could become the home of future regional training centre for aviation, the head of the country's civil aviation authority said at MEBAA conference today.
The flagship Gulfstream G650ER has been certified by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) which clears the way for deliveries to begin.
Associated Air Center (AAC), has delivered its first green Airbus A330-200 VVIP wide-body aircraft completion project and handed over to it Middle East-based customer
San Marino has ratified the Cape Town Convention which will give banks and financial institutions greater confidence in financing aircraft under the Registry
The Supersonic business jet Aerion which has a number of advance orders from the Middle East has been given a major boost with Airbus having stepped in to help bring the SSBJ to market.
Jet Aviation Saudi Arabia has recently been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate as a Repair Station for Gulfstream aircraft.
Empire Aviation Group (EAG), the Dubai-based private aviation specialist, has added the world's most advanced business jet - the Gulfstream G650 - to its managed fleet.
Air Charter Service has reported that its Middle East operation experienced its busiest ever month in August, both in terms of turnover and number of charters.
Gogo Inc. service provider, has announced that Aircell, the company's business aviation division, has rebranded as Gogo Business Aviation.
Bombardier has announced that the Challenger 350 aircraft has received full type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
DC Aviation Al-Futtaim's parent company the DC Aviation Group has announced that it has added a new Cessna Citation XLS+ to support its growing operations.
Swiss company RUAG Aviation now provides real wood flooring as an option for owners and operators looking to enhance the quality of their cabin environment.
The Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC) today granted type certification for the Legacy 500 executive jet during a ceremony at the Latin American Business Aviation
Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 62,802 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.
Dubai-based Aerovista is working in support of aviation partners as evacuation flights from Iraq increase.
Charter provider,Air Partner has been using its expertise to help clients evacuate personnel out of troubled Iraq.
Pilatus Aircraft is looking forward to rolling out of the PC-24, the very first business jet to be "made in Switzerland" is just around the corner. Several thousand spectators are expected to attend the rollout event, including
Dassault Aviation has joined the engines, wings and fuselage of the first Falcon 8X, paving the way for initial power-on and the beginning of ground tests.
Empire Aviation Group (EAG) has replaced one of the company's managed Falcon 7X business jets, working with the private owner to upgrade to the latest model of Dassault's best-selling flagship business jet.
ExecuJet Middle East is offering full aircraft handling and line maintenance services again at Dubai International Airport, following the reopening of the facility to all business aviation traffic.
Jet Aviation Dubai will resume full operations from its maintenance facility and refurbished FBO at Dubai International Airport on July 21, 2014. In addition to the rebranding, the FBO now offers
Abu Dhabi's Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has signed an MoU with Boeing subsidiary CDG, to provide EASA Part 21J engineering and supplemental technical documentation services for Falcon's new VIP Completion
Bombardier Aerospace has announced that it continues to expand its worldwide local response networks with the opening of a new Regional Support Office (RSO) in Dubai.
Jet Aviation Basel has appointed Hendrik Janssen as director of Completion Sales and Market Development.
Turkish regional airline Borajet has ratified an agreement to acquire four E190s as part of an initiative to gradually upgrade its turboprop fleet, add capacity and frequencies, and grow its network from its base at Istanbul's Sabiha
The carrier chose ATR's iPad electronic flight bag system and aircraft interface for all ATR fleet to be up to date with new technologi
Gama Aviation has opened its exclusive executive terminal (FBO) at Sharjah International Airport, creating a full service private aviation hub serving Sharjah, Dubai and the Northern Emirates.
Dubai-based Empire Aviation Group (EAG) has added a Challenger 605 to its African-based fleet which now consists of six business jets.
DC Aviation has announced it has successfully completed IATA'S Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) – usually considered as the quality standard for commercial airlines.
Textron Aviation's Cessna Citation X+ - the world's fastest civil aircraft - has achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification.
Bombardier Aerospace has announced that it has received certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its Challenger 350 business aircraft. Transport Canada certification was granted on
Flying Colours , the Canada-based completions, refurbishment and maintenance specialists, has announced that it has received approval from the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) to carry out maintenance work on business
Embraer has concluded the Joint Definition Phase (JDP) of the E190-E2 jet, at the end of May, by conducting the preliminary design review.
With the successful integration of SPECIM's Aisa FENIX, a full spectrum imager, on the DA42 MPP special mission airplane, Diamond Aircraft has added unparalleled hyper spectral detection
DC Aviation has been granted approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to expand its maintenance capabilities in Dubai to include the Bombardier Challenger 604/605 type of aircraft.
An undisclosed Middle Eastern customer has ordered a BBJ 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane – the VVIP version of the widebody airliner.
Embraer Executive Jets has developed an integrated and comprehensive customer support plan for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, which will occur between June 12 and July 13.
Embraer Executive Jets celebrated today the delivery of the 500th Phenom family jet, a significant achievement only five-and-a-half years after entry into service of the first aircraft.
Jet Aviation's global refurbishment and corporate rebranding program continues to be rolled out in EMEA and Asia. The company is currently rebranding its FBOs in Jeddah and in Dubai at Dubai International
With the number of billionaires in the Middle East forecast to grow from some 150 in 2007 to around 220 in 2017, it is more important than ever for those doing business with them to have a greater understanding of their purchasing
Embraer Executive Jets has announced that the Phenom 300 has received certification from EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) for steep-approach operation, which enables increased descent angles of up to 5.5
Saudi Arabia is to host a series of International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) workshops for the first time.
ExecuJet Middle East, part of the ExecuJet Aviation Group, has opened an expanded fixed-based operation (FBO) lounge in Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central, to support the expected increase in traffic
AMAC Aerospace has announced that its facility at Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul has become a Dassault appointed Authorised Service Centre (ASC).
Dubai is to be the home of a new executive jet leasing company
Saudi Arabian private jet operator and management company, Alpha Star Aviation Services, has become the first Airbus ACJ320 customer for an in-service retrofit of Sharklets.
Airbus has won an order from a Middle East customer for an Airbus ACJ320, which is being managed by Aviation Link of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and will be outfitted with a VVIP interior with seating for 30 passengers.
The race is on for the delivery of the first BBJ747-8 head of state aircraft and Boeing Business Jets president Steve Taylor wants to be at the office in the front when the delivery happens sometimes in the next month.
Mubadala-owned Piaggio Aero has unveiled an upgraded version of the P.180 Avanti twin pusher with a clear aim to breathe life back into the seven-seat turboprop programme.
Qatar Executive has ordered a second Bombardier Global 5000 Vision for its fleet in time to meet the operator's busy summer schedule, the company said at EBACE today.
Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce said at EBACE today that is will be extending its Authorised Service Centre (ASC) network and introducing a new parts centre into the Middle East this year.
Dassault unveiled a new flagship aircraft that will take the Falcon family further than ever before.
Gulfstream has pushed the limits for business aircraft with its unveiling of the new G650ER at EBACE in Geneva today.
The Middle East's US$500 million private aviation sector revenues is expected to triple in value – if governments, legislators and the region's 34 private jet operators join forces to
Cabin crews have as significant a role to play when it comes to safety on airlines or business jets, but an industry organisation has warned this will only work if reassurances are made that crew won't have the