Saudi Arabia has said it will reveal regional initiatives to boost air safety and security during the Global Aviation Ministerial Summit that will be held in Riyadh on August 29-31, 2016, reports aawsat.com.
Having taken turns at the controls of their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have today landed back in Abu Dhabi to achieve their dream of
Farnborough International Airshow organisers have said US$124billion of orders and options for aircraft, engines and supply chain orders were confirmed at this year's air show.
Etihad Airways and Arab Film Festival Australia are joining forces again in 2016 to bring the best of contemporary Arab cinema to Australian audiences.
Emirates Airline has been awarded the inaugural Network Strategy award, at The Airline Strategy Awards run by the air transport industry news and analysis provider Flight Airline Business.
Qatar Airways has announced that an agreement with FC Barcelona has been reached to renew the partnership with FC Barcelona's first team until 30 June 2017.
Jordan will host the 6th annual Arab Aviation Summit this December 5 & 6 under the theme 'Linking Cultures, Driving Economies.' The Summit, at a Dead Sea resort, will focus on the trends, insights and opportunities driving the continuous development of the Arab
Turkish Airlines has won Best Airline in Europe at the 2016 Skytrax World Airlines Awards for the sixth year.
The Farnborough International Airshow today saw the launch of a brand new Airshow to take place in Turkey.
Emirates was today named the World's Best Airline 2016 at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016, in addition to scooping up the awards for World's Best Inflight Entertainment for a record 12th consecutive year, and Best Airline in the
Qatar Airways has accepted three separate accolades at the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards held today at the Farnborough International Airshow in the United Kingdom.
Etihad Airways has been announced as the official airline sponsor of WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 - a vocational education and skills excellence event.
Multi-billion dollar contracts are expected to be signed this week between the Kingdom of Bahrain and international companies at Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), as part of the programme of a senior level trade delegation from
Streamline Marketing Group (SMG) is holding a series of working groups to explore the potential of commercial and civil drones in the Middle East. Running bimonthly from September in Dubai, the working groups will be a forum to chart the progress
Oman Air has reaffirmed its support for the initiatives of Oman's Ministry of Social Development (MOSD). In addition, the airline has restated its commitment to sustainable social development and has pledged to continue promoting
Qatar Airways is to showcasing two of its aircraft from its Qatar Executive fleet at the Farnborough International Airshow in the United Kingdom, which takes place this year from 11 to 17
Etihad Airways has hosted a charity Iftar for 5,000 labourers at the Workers Village in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Airways swept top honours at the Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards in London.
Etihad Cargo has been successful at the Air Cargo Week Awards in Shanghai winning 'Cargo Airline of the Year' award.
Turkish Airlines has been awarded 'Airline of The Year' and Turkish Cargo won 'Cargo Airline of the Year' award.
The dates for the Global Space Congress in Abu Dhabi have been changed.
French manufacturer Dassault achieved an air show world first today when its nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator was presented in flight today at an air meet at Istres organized by the French Air Force making it the first
Ahmed Adel, assistant chief of the EgyptAir Holding Company was keynote speaker for a symposium held by the American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo. He called for respect the rights of the families affected by the crash of the
Royal Jordanian staff and aircraft have been the heart of the centennial celebrations of the Great Arab Revolt in Jordan this weekend.
Saudi Arabia's Rehabilitation, Expansion and Development of the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport Project in Medina won the GCC Airport Project of the Year at the recently concluded MEED Quality Awards for
Turkish Airlines has revealed a series of on-ground and inflight experiences for their passengers during this summer's UEFA EURO 2016.
Etihad Airways invited more than 500 local and international suppliers, to a major conference in Abu Dhabi aimed at transforming the traditional buyer and supplier relationship.
Airbus has launched its fifth Fly Your Ideas global student challenge, which gives students the opportunity to co-innovate with Airbus on challenges within the aviation industry.
Etihad Airwayshas been presented with the title of 'Most Innovative Airline of the Last Ten Years' at the Telegraph UltraTravel Awards in London.
Families and mall-goers in City Mall, Amman can look forward to a fun family experience with Emirates this weekend from 26 to 28 May.
Lockheed Martin's Lorraine Martin, deputy executive vice president of its Mission Systems and Training business, spoke on the 'Women in Leadership and in Business' panel with Fatima Al Jaber,
Fifty ministers of transport have gathered for the International Transport Forum Summit in Leipzig, to discuss 'green and inclusive transport'.
This June 6, Pilot Faisal Sultan will attempt to set a new world record circumnavigating the globe in a single engine aircraft within 26 days to raise awareness of international wildlife conservation and anti-poaching efforts.
Mumbai Indian cricketing stars, defending champions of the Indian Premier League, brought smiles and cheers to over 40 lucky children during a special evening hosted by Etihad Airways for its top selling travel agents this
Qatar Airways hosted a private gala in Atlanta last night with singer, dancer and actress, Jennifer Lopez as the headline act for more than 400 guests from the Atlanta business and travel community.
Kids at Arsenal Soccer Schools Dubai (ASSD) were treated to a special visitor when Arsenal superstar Mesut Özil dropped in for a special lesson on how to “Play the Arsenal Way."
Oman Air has won four awards at the first Oman Tech Awards, held in Muscat on 2nd May.
Royal Jordanian (RJ), in cooperation with Greater Amman Municipality, organised an environment day on May 15, 2016 during which volunteers worked to clean the areas surrounding Queen Alia
The Emirates Group returned to Careers UAE 2016 with new and diverse career opportunities for UAE Nationals. An employer-of-choice for Emiratis, the company attracted a large number of job seekers on the first day of the
Qatar Airways has been appointed as the 'Official Airline Partner' of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and as a 'Major Supporter of the Spirit of Birmingham project'.
Etihad Airways' finance team has won two key awards – for best treasury team and for securing a unique US$700 million bond agreement – from the Middle East chapter of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT ME).
The 16th edition of the Airport Show proved to be the most successful by far with exhibitors reporting a record number of potential business deals and more than 7,500 attendees from the aviation industry worldwide.
Ground handling and cargo handling companies participating at the Airport Show 2016 are optimistic about increased business opportunities and are planning to foray into the other Gulf countries.
Khalifa Al Zaffin, chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation opened the Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF) alongside the Airport Show in Dubai, with a call to the aviation industry to be a part of the economic
DSEI, the integrated defence and security exhibition, is set to be the key date in the diary for Middle Eastern defence companies.
Denmark-based Exruptive, developer of integrated solutions for optimising security at airports, and an associate company of Dubai-based Emaratech, has showcased the next generation airport security and
Etihad Guest has won the 'Best Affinity Covered Card Award' alongside Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) for the Middle East and Asia region at the Freddie Awards 2016. The annual ceremony was recently held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dubai Duty Free walked away with multiple awards at The Golden Globe Tigers Awards, which were held in Kuala Lumpur last month and included the “Best Green 4R's Award (Reduction, Reuse, Recycling and Recovery)”,
Royal Jordanian (RJ) is for the 11th year a sponsor of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX).
Etihad Airways has officially opened its new Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport, offering guests a stylish, comfortable environment in which they can relax, re-energise, dine, work or be entertained pre-flight.
Oman Airports for the first time attended the route development forum for Europe, held in Poland April 23-26.
The 16th edition of the Airport Show gets underway in Dubai from May 9 to 11 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) with more than 300 companies from 55 countries showcasing a diverse portfolio of technologies and innovative
The Airport Show 2016 will provide a dedicated platform to support 'Arab Women in Aviation' and inspire young adults to tap into a multitude of career opportunities in the aviation sector across the Middle East.
Today Emirates cheered Benfica in a very special way. As the club gets closer to winning its 35th Primeira Liga Championship, a Benfica themed Boeing 777-300ER was dispatched and greeted by the entire squad at Lisbon Airport.
EgyptAir Training Center is to expand its presence in Africa by taking part in the Aviation Suppliers and Stakeholders Convention, which will take place May 7-9 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is organising its 5th France pavilion at the Airport Show in Dubai from 9 to 11 May 2016.
The UAE Space Agency held the opening workshop of the Emirates Space Innovation Group (ESIG).
Siemens Postal, Parcel and Airport Logistics will be presenting its entire portfolio for airports and airlines at the Airport Show in Dubai, May 9-11.
Emirates Group Security (EGS) has been awarded the Dubai Quality Award (DQA) at the 22nd Annual Business Excellence Awards held today.
Etihad Airways has announced a comprehensive new global agreement with WME IMG to become a major long-term partner to the fashion industry by supporting 17 fashion week events around the world annually.
EgyptAir is showcasing at the three-day Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 exhibition, at Dubai World Trade Centre.
The 16th Airport Show will have a strong international presence with seven dedicated country pavilions.
The Aviation Iran 2016 conference and exhibition has been cancelled.
Flydubai's Cargo division has received the award for “Cargo Operator of the Year” at the tenth annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA).
Etihad Airways will reveal an exclusive trailer of its virtual reality film starring Academy Award winning actress Nicole Kidman at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which will be held in Dubai from 25 April to 28
Emirates returns to the 2016 edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) with a brand-new, futuristic 'Infinite Possibilities' stand that showcases its industry-leading products and services.
The partnership approach adopted by Etihad Airways offers a new model for airline competition, said President and CEO James Hogan, speaking at The Wings Club in New York yesterday.
Emirates have unveiled its FA Cup themed Airbus A380 aircraft.
The Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) will bring its popular MEBAA Conference to Saudi Arabia once again, with the latest edition taking place in Jeddah on 1 and 2 May
Oman Air is to be the Lead Sponsor of the Omanisation Careers Fair (OCF) 2016, which will be held from 19-21 April 2016 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre, Muscat.
Qatar Airways celebrated the launch of daily, non-stop service to Boston with a gala event, hosted at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.
Reflecting on the one-month anniversary since the tragic loss of flight FZ981 Flydubai will launch its memorial website 'withgreatsadness.com' on 19 April 2016.
Etihad Airways Partners' (EAP) US$700 million landmark finance transaction in 2015 has been recognised with a third key international award after being named Innovative Deal of the
As part of its commitment to support the UAE youth development programme, Etihad Airways will be promoting career opportunities for Emiratis in the fields of engineering and flight operations at
The Royal Jordanian general assembly held its ordinary meeting on April 14 presided by Chairman of the RJ Board of Directors Suleiman Al-Hafez.
Etihad Airways is marking the 5th anniversary of the opening of its Al Ain Contact Centre by celebrating the achievements of its 160 Emirati female employees.
Qatar Airways has been awarded two best-in-class accolades recently at the TravelPlus awards ceremony in Hamburg, Germany.
As the Middle East outpaces global growth in air traffic, airports in the region are investing millions of dollars toward airport technology and system upgrades to ensure seamless passenger experience along
International aviation specialists will convene this April at the 4th edition of the World Aviation Safety Summit, to propose new procedures for enhancing a culture of safety across the industry.
Etihad Airways has been presented with the award for 'Best IFE/Connectivity Launch by an Airline 2016' by leading industry magazine PAX International.
EgyptAir CEO Safwat Musallam has appointed Reda Metwally as chairman of Egypt Air Tourism (Karnak) & Duty Free.
Etihad Airways has won the coveted 2016 Crystal Cabin Award in the new 'Cabin Concepts' category for its Boeing 787 First Class cabin, featuring the airline's new First Suites, unique to its Dreamliner fleet.
Gulf Air has congratulated the Bahraini leadership and public on another successful hosting of the prestigious 2016 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
In partnership with the Tunisian Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA), the USAID-financed Business Reform & Competitiveness Project (BRCP) sponsored a pioneering webinar to bring together Supplier
Turkish Technic has won 'MRO Company of the Year' award at the 2016 Air Transport News Awards.
The Aircraft Interiors Expo begins next week in Hamburg, showcasing new technologies and designs for cabin interior.
Gulf Air recently invited leading Abu Dhabi-based trade partners to an industry dinner in Abu Dhabi to honour the airline's top travel agents.
Middle East aviation sector continues to boom and generate tremendous interest from suppliers worldwide, with the airlines in the region recording the strongest annual traffic growth compared to their counterparts and
The MEBAA Show is expected to be the largest yet when it returns to DWC, Airshow Site from 6-8 December this year.
Etihad Airways Engineering is host sponsor of Airline Engineering & Maintenance: Middle East confere
Etihad Airways Engineering will be the host sponsor of MRO Network's upcoming Airline Engineering & Maintenance: Middle East conference, taking place in Abu Dhabi on April
MEBAA has announced that it is organising a conference in Saudi Arabia for the third time. It will take place in May.
Addressing the on-going challenges facing the global aviation industry, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority is hosting the World Aviation Safety Summit (WASS), returning to Dubai this year in its fourth edition.
Etihad Holidays has launched a new campaign promising 'guaranteed sunshine or your next holiday for free' to attract more UK based visitors to holiday in Abu Dhabi.
Emirates and the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Tourism Administration has held a route launch presentation, focused on educating key travel trade partners in the UAE and Middle East region about Yinchuan, one of Emirates'
The award-winning United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has welcomed its one-millionth passenger.
Etihad Airways is one of the signatories to the Declaration of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on the Transportation of Illegal Wildlife Products signed at Buckingham Palace in London
At the second edition of the annual New York Times 'Art for Tomorrow' conference, Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker spoke on the importance of art and its influence all throughout the