Elit'Avia, a fully-integrated provider of business aircraft charter, management and operation services, has announced that it has earned stage 3 International Standard – Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO).
Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014, hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports, will increase its exhibition space by 30 percent in its 3rd year running, to accommodate the increasing number of exhibitors that are keen to take advantage of
Saudi Arabian private aviation operator Nasjet is set to take delivery of three factory new fully managed aircraft including a Boeing Business Jet 3 (BBJ), Gulfstream G650 and a G450 on behalf of Middle East based clients.
Embraer Executive Jets has announced the signature of a purchase agreement for an ultra-large Lineage 1000 to Arab Wings.
Qatar Airways has appointed David Edwards as executive vice president to lead its corporate jet arm, Qatar Executive.
The two Boeing Super Hornets at the Dubai Airshow are leased from the US Navy and both wear the markings of their owners.
Ohio's Nextant Aerospace is debuting its 400XTi light jet at the Dubai Airshow. The remanufactured business jet can fly for 2,003nm (3,710km), which translates into a non-stop flight from Dubai to Cairo.
Dassault Falcon Jet is set to deliver the first Falcon 7X equipped with Falcon Sphere, a new-generation paperless flight software suite designed for use with CMC Electronics' CMA 1100 electronic flight bag (EFB).
New analysis by Beechcraft Corporation reveals that the proportion of turboprop deliveries to the Middle East has increased substantially over the past five years.
AMAC Aerospace has announced that it has redelivered its first wide body project, an Airbus A340, to a private Middle Eastern customer.
Embraer will participate in the 13th edition of the Dubai Airshow during November 17-21, at Dubai World Central (DWC), in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Swiss-based Vertis Aviation has announced that as part of its international expansion strategy it will open a new Dubai branch of its aviation charter business in January 2014.
AMAC Aerospace has announced it has successfully completed and re-delivered its second BBJ 777-300ER to a private customer in the Middle East.
Air Charter Service has announced that Justin Bowman has been promoted to vice chairman.
Al Bateen Executive Airport has announced that its Fixed Based Operator (FBO) DhabiJet has begun offering fuelling services to all visiting aircraft at Al Bateen Executive Airport.
Empire Aviation Group (EAG) will showcase its aircraft sales and management services at the Dubai Air Show.
Qatar Executive has welcomed a new ultra-long haul Bombardier Global 5000 Vision to its fleet, following continuously growing demand for luxury tailor-made travel in the Middle East and worldwide.
Abu Dhabi private aviation company,Royal Jet,has launched a new Fixed-Base Operation (FBO) facility in the Seychelles Islands to cater to rising number of private aviation tourists from the Middle East, Europe and CIS countries.
Bombardier Aerospace has reduced operating costs for its business aircraft operators with the introduction of evolved maintenance intervals for the Learjet 40, Learjet 45, Challenger 300, Challenger 604, Challenger 605 and Global aircraft.
Piaggio Aero – the Italian aircraft manufacturer part-owned by Abu Dhabi investment house Mubadala - has signed a contract at for the sale of two P.180 Avanti II aircraft plus 8 options with SR Jet, part of the Beijing based Sparkle Roll
Royal Jet is expecting a large number of VIPs, celebrities and car racing enthusiasts from across the globe to go through its FBO at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the Formula 1TM race at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu
NBAA: Embraer Announces Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 programme enhancements
Embraer Executive Jets has announced, during its press conference at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2013, Jackie Chan is the launch customer of the Legacy 500 executive jet in
Global aircraft charter provider, Air Charter Service, has announced the promotion of Elie Hanna to director of private jets of their Dubai office.
Embraer Executive Jets has announced the introduction of the Lineage 1000E executive jet.
French manufacturer Dassault has today unveiled its biggest and most advanced Falcon jet after years of secrecy over the design.
Dubai-headquartered Jetex Flight Support has collaborated with Honeywell, to launch MyJETEX, an app for Apple platforms created to provide operators with dependable flight support solutions.
As tourism increases in the Middle East, the demand for sightseeing flights continues to rise and one American company believes a retrofit of the DHC Twin Otter aircraft could be the answer.
UVair, the fueling division of Universal Weather and Aviation, announced at NBAA today that it has reached an exclusive agreement with FlightAware to integrate customer-specific UVair jet fuel pricing into
Embraer Executive Jets will display its complete portfolio of business aircraft at the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition, in Las Vegas, NV, on October 22-24.
Dassault Aviation has named Frédéric Leboeuf Vice President, Falcon Operational Support. He replaces Gérard Dailloux, who retired after serving with the company for almost 30 years.
During the third quarter of 2013 Embraer delivered 19 jets to the commercial aviation market and 25 to the executive aviation market, for a total of 44 aircraft.
During a high-level regional forum held 10 and11 October, hosted by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), the General Directorate of State Airports Authority of the Republic of Turkey
Middle Eastern business aircraft operators flying to the USA and making their pre-clearance technical and immigration stop at Ireland's Shannon Airport will have a new FBO to take their break.
Embraer's Commercial Aviation Services and Support division will host the global edition of the Embraer Operators Conference (EOC) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from October 13 to 15.
Business aviation activity in North Africa is out-performing global average, according to MEBAA, the association for business aviation across the Middle East and North Africa.
Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) has delivered its 24th ACJ cabin to an undisclosed customer in the Middle-East, integrating more than 15 new technologies to meet the customer's high requirements in terms of layout
The aviation industry today hailed a significant development on climate change issues made at a meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN specialised agency for aviation. After two weeks of
Dubai World Central's (DWC) first business aviation FBO hangar has been completed.
Business jet maker Cessna, along with parent company Textron and partner AirLand Enterprises, has secretly developed its first modern military jet which is likely to be targeted at developing markets.
JETS, a business aviation maintenance and technical support organisation has announced it has become an authorised service centre for Dassault Aviation.
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), in partnership with MNG Jet and with the support of Gözen Air Services and Honeywell, is hosting business aircraft operators, service providers, financiers and senior
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) has purchased the European MRO business, for Hawker Beechcraft and will be serving the Middle East.
A corporate and VIP edition of Russia's Mi-171 helicopter has been certificated. Russian Helicopters received the certificate at the MAKS show in Moscow yesterday.
In a bid to unite the region's business aviation industry around its common challenges and trends, the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), is hosting its inaugural MEBAC in Marrakech, Morocco under the
Dubai-based Hadid International Services has stepped up its presence and support in Africa having added in-house staff to supervise activities in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Republic of Congo.
The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed a Record of Discussions with the Government of the People's Republic of China in Yinchuan, Ningxia.
Aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has reported that its private jet division has had its record month in terms of charter bookings in July.
Emirates Airlines has stepped into the world of business aviation with the launch of a luxury private jet service, Emirates Executive.
As the situation worsens in Egypt, UK-based Air Partner has been evacuating personnel from major oil company on a Boeing 757. It is working with other brokerages and organisations to monitor the situation as it continues to escalate.
Air Charter Service's Dubai office has been busy arranging potential evacuations in case tensions in Egypt worsen further.
PATS Aircraft Systems has announced that it has redelivered a 737‐900ER Boeing Business Jet (BBJ3) interior completion project, the fourteenth such turn‐key interior completion performed by PATS at its facility
RUAG Aviation has successfully completed its first Dassault EASy II flight deck upgrade.
Rotana Jet will increase capacity on its services to Sir Bani Yas Island from August 1 2013, with the addition of two more flights per week.
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
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.
Airbus Corporate Jet VIP cabin completion specialist, ACJC, has become the first completion centre to install and activate the system GCS (Global Communication Suite), on a single aisle Airbus aircraft on behalf of an unnamed
After its $9 million complete upgrade and refurbishment in France, the new look Boeing Business Jet (A6-AIN), owned by Abu Dhabi's Royal Jet, is now back in service.
The Gulf Flight Safety Committee (GFSC) visited its birthplace when it held its annual general meeting in Muscat meeting last week. It left with a new name and new senior officers.
Al Bateen Executive Airport has announced a 21% increase in visiting aircraft traffic in January through April 2013 versus the same period in 2012. Commercial movements, including that of base
Qatar Executive has been awarded its own Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA).
Dassault Aviation is marking the 50th anniversary of its Falcon premium business jet line with a demonstration of a Falcon 900LX business jet in Dubai on June 9.
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.
London Executive Aviation (LEA), is looking to boost its activities for business aviation in Turkey and the Middle East following the opening of its first international office in Athens, Greece.
Austrian simulator manufacturer Axis Group is to push for greater penetration in the Middle East and Africa following a restructuring and an investment in time and money from two leading business aviation specialists.
Gama Group has announced that its Middle East based business unit, Gama Aviation FZE is significantly expanding Gama's customer offering at Sharjah International Airport.
Web Manuals Sweden AB - developers of operational knowledge management solutions for the aviation industry - has won a contract with Gama Aviation's Middle East division for the adoption of the Web Manuals application and Electronic Flight Bag
Dubai-based flight support specialist Hadid International Services has launched a partnership with Saudi Arabia's Wallan Aviation to offer ground handling for business aircraft across Saudi Arabia.
A new jet was born this morning when Swiss manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft revealed its new twin-engine jet, the PC-24, at EBACE. The new jet not only has the ability to use short runways but can also land on unpaved surfaces and will have
ExecuJet aircraft management customers can now locate their aircraft and quickly access information on matters such as fuel consumption, schedules and crew thanks to an iPad app launched at EBACE today
Airbus is introducing a new corporate jet customer care centre (C4you) for its private jet customers, aimed at providing dedicated access to an experienced team.
Luxury brand business jet operator VistaJet was in record-breaking mode at EBACE this morning as it enrolled 50 Bombardier aircraft into the JSSI Platinum engine and APU hourly cost maintenance programmes.
Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) and the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) have today announced a new service package to be offered exclusively to MEBAA members.
German Air Ambulance Specialist and VVIP-Jet-Operator Flight-Ambulance-International (FAI) rent-a-jet AG has named Al Bateen Executive Airport as its preferred stopover airport in
Customers with Jet Aviation in Saudi Arabia can now keep up with the news from their favourite sources following a new service launching at EBACE in Geneva today.
At EBACE this morning, Bombardier revealed the Challenger 350 in partnership with fractional ownership giant NetJets.
Nextant Aerospace, unveiled its next generation 400XT at EBACE in Geneva this morning. The company also showed off a new air ambulance configuration - the first of its Special Missions applications for the reengineered aircraft type.
African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) Chairman Tarek Ragheb has launched AfBAA Expo a new event focused solely on the African business aviation sector and run in conjunction with the Marrakech Airshow which takes place 23
Qatar Airways' corporate jet division Qatar Executive is again taking part at Europe's leading business aviation show EBACE in Geneva this week, this time highlighting the expanded services it now offers at its Doha International
Inmarsat has announced it will be working with Satcom Direct, the provider of satellite voice, fax, datalink and Internet communications solutions, to take its GX Aviation proposition to the business aviation market.
Switzerland-based Vertis Aviation, part of the independently owned aviation business the 28 East Group, has announced a significant expansion to its exclusively marketed charter fleet with the addition
Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) is displaying a BBJ 3 for the first time at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE).
Piaggio Aero – the Italian turboprop manufacturer part owned by Abu Dhabi's Mubadala - is introducing a reduced maintenance program for its Piaggio P180 Avanti/II the company said at EBACE today.
Embraer's newest business jet – the Legacy 500 – made its first appearance outside of Brazil when it landed at Geneva airport to participate in EBACE, Europe's major business aviation event.
Greek charter operator Gainjet sees the Middle East as a potentially lucrative market for its services following the acquisition of a second Bombardier Challenger 604.
328 have announced that it has successfully completed in partnership with Turkish Technic an extensive Gulfstream GIV interior refurbishment for the Turkish Government.
Chapman Freeborn is launching a new Global Broker initiative designed to help business jet flight arrangers globally tap into local knowledge and expertise, 24/7/365 days a year.
The Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) is hosting the inaugural Middle East Business Aviation Conference (MEBAC) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The conference will be held under the patronage of H.H. Prince Fahd
Royal Jet – the international award-winning luxury flight services provider – celebrated its 10th year milestone by unveiling a bold new corporate identity and plans to go 'above and beyond' in providing bespoke
Bombardier has confirmed that the Learjet 75 will make its official world debut at the EBACE show in Geneva next week.
Qatar Airways' private jet division Qatar Executive has strengthened its position in maintenance services for Bombardier aircraft in Qatar and the Middle East after the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority
Asian VIP aviation services provider, ASA Group, has expanded its operations, and opened offices in Indonesia and Malaysia thanks to support from the Middle East.
The UAE's director general of the country's civil aviation authority (GCAA), H.E Saif Al Suwaidi, has called for greater cooperation and coordination among all stakeholders in the local aviation
The burgeoning aviation industry in Iraq is to be the subject of a major conference to be held at Baghdad Airport in September.
Abu Dhabi's Royal Jet president Shane O'Hare, said the development of a strong infrastructure is one of the main ingredients of a successful business formula for the Middle East's business aviation industry.
Aircraft completions specialist Associated Air Center (AAC), has been issued a design organisation approval renewal certificate from the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).
Rizon Jet, the Middle East and UK-based luxury flight services company, has announced that its FBO / VIP terminal at its headquarters in Doha, Qatar, has been awarded 'Best Fixed Base Operator Middle East' for the second