How aviation will help African countries improve their economies and cooperation between blocks of African nations will develop infrastructure will be the subject of a keynote address by Hon. Dzifa Aku Attivor, Minister of Transport, Ghana at the Aviation Africa summit which takes place in Dubai on May 10-11
In just over a year since it became fully operational at its Dubai World Central (DWC) base, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has seen a dramatic increase in the movement of business aircraft taking off
Qatar Executive – Qatar Airways' business jet division – is growing its international footprint by targeting corporations and the fast-growing number of high-net-worth individuals in Asia, reinforcing its strategy to tap into global
The manufacturers of the Eclipse 550 twin-engine light jet and the Kestrel K350 single-engine turboprop are coming together to form the One Aviation Corporation.
Abu Dhabi-based private jet operator, AJA, has appointed a new head of sales and commercial.
Comlux America has announced the successful installation and certification of the first FANS program on a Challenger 601 aircraft.
Dassault Aviation has introduced a new iPad software application that allows pilots to readily access aircraft flight documentation on or offline.
The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has issued a call for submissions regarding aviation-related projects that helps to reduce CO2 emissions.
An exciting new entrant to the business aviation sector, the HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the United States FAA.
Jet Aviation has developed European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) version 7.1 upgrade.
Jeppesen,and AvPlan Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), an iPad-based EFB service are teaming together to integrate AvPlan EFB flight planning capabilities with Jeppesen navigation information.
Swiss completions specialist AMAC has placed an order for the Swedish built CTT Cair System to be installed in a VIP B777-200 aircraft belived to be for a Middle Eastern customer.
Middle East Corporation Aviation Summit (MECAS) will take place May 13 in Abu Dhabi.
Airbus Helicopters today presented its all-new H160 all-composite civil helicopter and the first product introduced with the Airbus Helicopters corporate identity and its new numbering designation.
After 25 years of service, Ali Al Naqbi has announced his retirement from his government position as the vice president of finance and administration at Presidential Flight, Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi-based private charter company, Royal Jet, has awarded SR Technics a five-year contract to maintain, repair and overhaul their CFM56-7B engine fleet.
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that the Gulfstream G650ER has once again demonstrated its ability to go the distance by completing the farthest flight in its history.
Dubai based operator Empire Aviation Group is preparing to fly the Falcon 8X, after placing an order.
Dubai World Central FBO and aircraft operator, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim, has been issued its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).
The inaugural business aviation regulation working group took place on the 25th of January 2015 at the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) headquarters in Dubai, less than two months after the initiative was
Qatar Airways announced today that it will add an all-Premium Class Airbus A319 to its growing corporate jet fleet, Qatar Executive, to meet the rising demand for charter luxury group and incentive travel.
Cessna Aircraft Company is celebrating the roll out of the first production Citation Latitude at the company's Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility, just three years since being announced to the market.
Royal Jet has taken delivery of its second new Bombardier Global 5000 business jet. This follows the arrival of the company's first Bombardier Global 5000 business jet in November 2014.
Jeppesen, has signed a multi-year service contract with leading Saudi Arabian private jet operator NasJet to provide international trip planning services to increase the Riyadh-based airline's flight department operational
As part of the San Marino Aircraft Registry's commitment to the aviation industry, the Registry has announced the San Marino Republic's Ratification to the Cape Town convention.
Business aircraft sales, acquisitions and trader Jetcraft, has launched a new commercial aircraft sales and leasing division.
Bombardier has halted production on the proposed Learjet flagship, the Lear 85 with several analysts suggesting the “pause” could be permanent.
Embraer delivered 30 commercial and 52 business jets, 38 light and 14 large jets, during the fourth quarter of 2014 (Q14), thus closing out the year with 92 airplanes delivered to the commercial airline market and 116 to the
Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT), a joint venture between CAE and Emirates airline, has ordered two simulators --a Boeing B737-800W and a Gulfstream 650-- as well as a Gulfstream 650 CAE Simfinity integrated procedures
MNG Jet has been approved for line maintenance on Boeing Business Jets (BBJ).
The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority – Airworthiness (AW) Department, has met with stakeholders in Dubai to provide latest updates from AW Department and seek industry feedback on the services, regulations, and processes.
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
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
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.