The official grand opening ceremony of the International Defence Exhibition, “IDEX”, provided a spectacular start to the 12th edition of the exhibition at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Northrop Grumman is showcasing a range of systems including airborne early warning and control, C4ISR, radars, defence electronics, cyber security and an upgraded helicopter cockpit at the International Defence Exhibition and
Turkish manufacturer Roketsan will be at IDEX which opens in Abu Dhabi today to demonstrate its next generation weapon system, Stand-Off Missile (SOM) system.
With hundreds of its rotorcraft operated by Middle East military services, Airbus Helicopters is further reinforcing the company's regional presence to support these aircraft – which are used on missions that
An Advisory Board consisting of representatives from international, government and private sector aviation organisations get set for the Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF-2015) to be held in Dubai in May.
Earlier this month employees from Gulf Air, and its General Sales Agent for United Kingdom, Aviareps, gathered at the airline's town office to celebrate the achievements of staff members at an annual Gulf Air Employee Appreciation
Etihad Airways has donated more than UAE dirhams 100,000 to underprivileged communities in Sri Lanka.
Aviation's role in the protection of national borders will come under the microscope at an international conference planned for the UAE next month.
Etihad Airways has clinched top honours at the 2015 Aviation 100 Awards, organised by Airline Economics magazine.
Etihad Airways has donated more than UAE dirhams 100,000 to underprivileged communities in Sri Lanka.
Qatar Airways has announced that it will participate in ITB Berlin for the seventh consecutive year next month and confirmed that it will showcase its unique A380 First Class seat and A350
As conflict zones continue to sprout up across the Middle East, aviation players are called on to collaborate to identify, assess and respond to risks that civil aircraft face from hazardous
Qatar Airways officially launched its new marketing campaign supporting the three-year partnership between the airline and FC Barcelona at a press conference held in Doha, this week.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group, has honoured 51 employees for their commitment to excellence, exceptional levels of dedication and exemplary performance and service to the company's
Military and industry leaders from the global space and defence industries will come together in Abu Dhabi this month at the 4th Milsatcom Middle East Conference, to discuss the key issues affecting
As co-located exhibitions MRO Middle East and Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) opened yesterday at Dubai World Trade Centre, Richard Brown, Principal, ICF International confirmed that Middle East fleet growth
Aviation Africa, organised by Arabian Aerospace and African Aerospace magazines, is gathering senior, influential industry figures from both Africa and the Middle East for the Aviation African 2015 event taking place May 10-11 2015 in Dubai.
IDEX will feature live UAV demonstrations thanks to the renewal of a sponsorship agreement with Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments (ADASI) which is the principal sponsor of the UMEX - the unmanned exhibition - segment of the major defence event.
Some 39 contestants have qualified to the semi-finals stage at the National, International and Government UAE Drones for Good Award competitions and its prize money worth of $1 million for the international
With Aircraft Interiors Middle East and MRO Middle East opening on Monday, exhibitors and visitors alike are keen to snap up their slice of the $10.5 billion aircraft interiors market, and to participate in conference discussions with their peers.
Industry-leading aviation experts speaking at the 3rd World Aviation Safety Summit this year will discuss the measures regional players are taking to minimise accidents due to ground
Emirates airline has been ranked as the Best Airline in 2014, according to an annual study by eDreams, one of the largest e-commerce travel companies in Europe.
Qatar's Emiri Air Force will make its UK airshow debut this summer when it takes part in the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds.
A Jordanian woman gave birth to a baby girl aboard RJ's JFK-bound flight on one of the airline's 787 Dreamliner on January 20.
Qatar Airways has been awarded 'Business Airline of the Year' for the second consecutive year at the UK Business Travel Awards 2015 held in London at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Monday.
Aviation industry leaders highlighted the implications of modernising air transportation systems for airlines, airports and air traffic controllers (ATC) at the second day of the Future Air
Dubai will host an international conference on the 'Future of Borders' from March 11 to 12, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Dubai International Financial Centre.
Educating policy makers and influencing higher authorities on the importance of aviation were highlighted as key actions at the Future Air Transportation Systems Summit (FATSS) 2015 held in Dubai today.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced that the fourth annual Abu Dhabi Air Expo that was due to take place this February 8-10 at Al Bateen Executive Airport has been postponed.
The multi-billion dollar expansion of airports and airline fleets in the Middle East has set off immense growth prospects for the ground handling industry players with both airports and airlines operators keen on
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.
Oman Air's customer service and business leadership have each attracted high praise on the same day, from two different organisations.
The UAE, along with other ICAO Council Member States, attended a ceremony in Chicago on December 8 this year, commemorating the drafting and signing of the Convention on International Civil Aviation
Qatar Airways has announced its partnership with Aspire Academy to support this year's edition of the Aspire Football Dreams project by forming “Qatar Airways & Aspire Academy – Football Dreams Africa."
The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an Air Services Agreement (ASA) with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on December 16 2014 during the UAE - Vietnam Business Leaders Forum.
Airline fleets are growing exponentially in most regions with Middle East carriers leading the way with predictions of fleet growth in the region reaching an incredible 189% for the 2013 – 2030 time frame.
Etihad Airways also collects awards for Best Airline in the Middle East and Best Airport Staff/Gate Agents
Qatar Executive said it made its presence felt at this year's Middle East Business Aviation Show – MEBA – by participating with its stand at the Dubai World Central exhibition site and displaying its brand new Bombardier Global 5000 Vision
The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) Executive Committee will hold its first meeting of 2015 in Dubai alongside the Future Air Transportation Systems Summit (FATSS).
Iraq is experiencing rapid growth in its airports, passenger and cargo traffic defying the current political situations, particularly in relation to the number of massive airport infrastructure development
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has released three commemorative postal stamps to mark history-defining civil aviation developments in the Emirate of Dubai.
Worldwide Airline Customer Relations Association (WACRA) chairperson and Gulf Air senior manager customer experience, Kavita S. Al Jassim, along with WACRA board members and delegates from over fifty airlines
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.
The rising volume of air travellers due to enhanced air connectivity to and from the rapidly-expanding Arabian Gulf airports is making the travel catering business platter bigger and prompting expansion of facilities in the region.
Defence companies leaving it until the last minute to book space at Abu Dhabi's IDEX event in February have left it too late. Organisers say that it is now a complete sell-out.
Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) – is set to surpass previous years, with significant increase in the number of exhibitors and visitors expected to attend the show when the three-day event opens on Monday,December 8.
Etihad Airways has won the coveted Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline Middle-East and Africa categories in the AirlineRatings.com 2015 Airline Excellence Awards. The airline
Airbus is exhibiting an ACJ319, operated by MJet, at the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show.
The Emirates Group is celebrating the UAE's 43rd National Day today with a range of activities at its headquarters in Dubai.
Qatar Executive – Qatar Airways' corporate jet division – is taking part in the Middle East's leading business aviation show MEBA in Dubai.
Abu Dhabi Air Expo will take place from 8th to 10th February 2015, at Al Bateen Executive Airport.
Utilising a bigger space to display a wider range of new technologies and solutions, key aviation industry players from the US and Canada will reach out to the regional buyers through a joint pavilion, for the second consecutive year, at
Etihad Airways has been named CAPA Airline of the Year at the CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence 2014 held in Antwerp, Belgium.
Etihad Airways cabin crew have debuted this year's grid girls uniform at the airline's headquarters ahead of this weekend's 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive, Emirates Airline and Group, Emirates Aviation University yesterday opened its 2nd International Aviation Management Conference (IAMC) in Dubai.
Qatar Airways has been honoured for the third year in a row as Best Middle East Airline Serving China at the 2014 Business Traveller China Awards.
The International Defence Exhibition and Conferences (IDEX) has appointed Streamline Marketing Group (SMG) to organise the IDEX Defence Conferences 2015.
Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) will once again host the World Aviation Safety Summit taking place in Dubai on 23 – 24 March 2015.
MEBA 2014 – the Middle East Business Aviation show - is encouraging young people to consider an exciting career in the region's business aviation industry with a day of seminars, talks and interactive sessions, 'Futures Day'.
Etihad Airways has announced a major partnership with New York City FC, the new Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise.
The International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), in collaboration with the General Command of the Armed Forces and in coordination with the Supreme Committee for IDEX and the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition (ADNEC), has announced the
Bristow Group, Inc. CEO, Emeritus William (“Bill”) E. Chiles received the prestigious Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award yesterday at the Flight Safety Foundation's 67th annual International Air Safety Summit
Oman Air celebrated the Omani Women's Day by organising an informal meeting between the CEO and some of the women staff distinguished by their performance.
In the presence of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Mubadala subsidiary, Piaggio Aerospace, officially opened its new manufacturing plant for unmanned aircraft systems, aircraft and aero engines
The third edition of the two-day Global Airport Leaders Forum (GALF-2015) will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) from May 11 and 12 as a co-located event of the 15th edition of Airport Show.
Educate A Child, a global programme of the Education Above All Foundation, receives a 2.4 million Qatari Riyal donation as part of the Qatar Airways partnership.
Gulf Air was recognised threefold during the recent GITEX Technology Week 2014, a renowned IT expo that was held in Dubai, winning the GITEX 2014 Cloud Award for 'Best Big Data Solution', the ACN Arab Technology Award for Harnessing
Dubai Helishow 2014, organised by The Domus Group, saw sustained interest and activities by the exhibitors and visitors on the second day, focusing on the homeland security products and services aimed at protecting a
Education is essential to innovation and helping the next generation to pursue its dreams and ideas and contribute to society, Boeing chairman and chief executive officer Jim McNerney said at a top-level
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive, Emirates Airline & Group, hoisted the UAE flag outside of the Emirates Group Headquarters building today to mark Flag Day.
Etihad Airways has been named 'Employer of the Year' at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards 2014.
The Dubai Airshow 2015 is still over a year away yet signs are already there that the next edition could eclipse its record breaking 2013 show.
Alitalia and Etihad Airways have unveiled two aircraft in a unique Expo Milano 2015 livery to mark their co-sponsorship of the global event.
Reflecting the growing importance of North Africa as a business aviation base, the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association is hosting its first dedicated event for North Africa, the MEBAA Morocco show, in September 2015.
US private and business aviation companies can benefit from access to the growing Middle East and North Africa market at the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show, the sixth edition of the largest business aviation event in the region, from December
Qatar Airways has announced a partnership of three seasons with the Al-Ahli Football Club in Saudi Arabia, as official club sponsor.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai visited the GITEX Technology Week 2014 today, and tested some of the technology applications which were developed by Emirates' Innovation
For the second year in a row, Qatar Airways has been named "Best Business Class Airline" at the Business Traveller Awards 2014, which were held in London, on October 6.
Richard Hill, the chief operating officer at Etihad Airways, will deliver the opening keynote at Flight Safety Foundation's 67th annual International Air Safety Summit which is being held in Abu Dhabi.
The Travel Catering Expo, the largest dedicated platform for the travel catering industry in the Middle East, Africa and Indian Sub-Continent, will take place 10-12 May 2015 in Dubai.
Etihad Airways has been named Best Performing Airline 2014 at the Munich Exchange forum in Germany.
Mubadala wiill be participating at MRO Europe in Madrid, Spain, on October 8 and 9, 2014. MRO Europe is Europe's annual leading conference and exhibition for the commercial aviation maintenance industry with up to 400 top-tier
Etihad Airways has been honoured at the Future Travel Experience Awards 2014 for providing a market-leading inflight experience.
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched its inaugural art competition, “UAE Aviation Art”.
The 15th edition of Airport Show will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) from May 10 to 12.
The Domus Group has announced the dates for the Dubai Helishow 2014, taking place from the 4th to the 6th of November 2014, the sixth edition of this biennial Helicopter Technology & Operations Exhibition will be hosted within the inspiring
The Saudi Airshow has been postponed from 16-20 November 2014 until 22-26 March 2015.
Royal Jet is the first airline to offer the public a seat at the Milan Fashion Week showcasing the Spring/Summer 2015 collections from the world's top designers, a private shopping event and a
Emirates has raised the curtain on its latest sponsorship – Arab Idol, the reality show watched by Arab audiences all around the world.
AVIATION AFRICA 2015 is a 2-day Summit & Exhibition, which takes place 10-11 May 2015 in Dubai, UAE. NEXUS from Saudi Arabia and Wyvern Consulting from USA have joined up with this event to become main sponsors.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has donated more than AED70,000 to assist the work of Breast Cancer Arabia in providing support to women with breast cancer.
Qatar Airways is set to be the main sponsor at next week's French Classic automobile event at The Chantilly Arts and Elegance Richard Mille 'Concours d'Elegance' in the Domaine de Chantilly, France.
Oman Air has been shortlisted for two major UK travel trade awards: the TTG Travel Awards 2014 and the Travel Agents Choice Awards 2014.
In a bid to unite the region's business aviation industry around its common challenges and trends, MEBAA – Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association will host the next installment of the MEBAA
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today that its first World Financial Symposium (WFS) for the airline industry, will be held in Abu Dhabi on 17-18 September 2014.
International delegates representing various sectors of the aerospace industry will gather in Dubai during the Aerospace Supply Chain Summit in December 2014 to discuss its global supply chain aspects which is an important exercise to
To mark Zayed Humanitarian Day (19 Ramadan) and in the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Etihad Airways has organised a donation drive for women living at one of the largest labour camp facilities in Abu Dhabi. This
Oman Air has won the Best Airline Staff Service Middle East category of the World Airline Awards - SKYTRAX.
Qatar Airways today made the largest aircraft order in its history for a single aircraft type at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 2014, finalising an order for 50 Boeing 777-9Xs, whilst