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
Qatar Airways has been recognised in three of the top awards at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards, including winning World's Best Business Class for the second year in a row. Qatar Airways was also voted runner-up in
Oman Air's commitment to customer services excellence was in the spotlight recently when the Minister for Transport and Communications, His Excellency Dr Ahmad Al Futaisi, presented certificates to 29 members of the
The Dubai Airshow will return in 2015 from the 8-12 November, at its purpose built venue, Dubai World Central.
Qatar Airways is preparing to have a strong presence at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show, taking place next week in Southern England, when it will fly the A350 aircraft with Qatar Airways livery for the first time at a flying display
Royal Jordanian invited 200 orphans from different charity organizations for an iftar banquet at the Children's Museum of Jordan, one of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah's non-profit educational organisations.
Melbourne City Football Club has announced Etihad Airways as its new principal partner.
Gulf Air was recently recognised at the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC) awards, winning in the Best Data Loss Prevention category, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre earlier this month.
Etihad Airways and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has announced a three-year partnership deal which will see the carrier become the first ever official airline partner of the England Cricket Teams.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has added a further two prestigious accolades to its list of industry awards recently.
Etihad Airways is supporting a campaign to raise awareness of the polio virus and vaccination efforts in the Pakistani community.
Etihad Airways last week celebrated a major milestone as the fastest growing airline in commercial aviation history, when it took delivery of its 100th and 101st aircraft on the same day.
Business Insider, the US-based global business news website with 38.4 million monthly unique visitors, has placed Oman Air in the Top Ten of its just-published list of the world's best airlines for flying
The official opening of Heathrow's Terminal 2: The Queen's Terminal yesterday by Her Majesty The Queen, has been welcomed by HE Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways CEO and a non-exec director of Heathrow
It was announced today that in 2015 the first ever Routes MENA will take place in the Kingdom of Bahrain, hosted by Bahrain Airport Company, late November 2015.
The 9th Routes Africa will open this weekend in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and in attendance will be Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways.
The Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) has received a special milestone recognition award from the Airport Council International (ACI) during the Council's Annual World Assembly in Seoul, South Korea.
Captain Aysha Al Hamili, UAE Permanent Representative to the council of ICAO, received an international award for her work as a pioneering pilot and diplomat from the UAE.
MEBAA has announced the launch of an extended MAIS programme.
Abu Dhabi Airports along with Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, and Etihad Airways will host 1000 delegates from over 200 airlines and airports at this year's 134th IATA Slots Conference taking place from the 10th 12th June at Abu
Gulf Air today welcomed H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of Gulf Air's Board of Directors for a tour of the airline's headquarters, met with leaders of the
The Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) has announced that the next edition of the MEBAA Conference (MEBAC) is set to take place in Tunisia, September 10-11 2014.
Oman Air has won three categories of the 8th Oman Web Awards, which were presented at a glittering ceremony held at the Al Bustan Palace hotel in Muscat.
The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is hosting the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 2nd Middle East Regional Runway Safety Seminar from 2 to 4 June 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Festival
Azmar Airlines and Erbil International Airport have confirmed their participation at the Iraq Airports Show as the Platinum and Gold sponsors.
The region's largest defence event IDEX has a new sponsor. The Abu Dhabi-based ADNEC company has announced a sponsorship deal with Harris International for the 2015 show.
Emirates is showcasing its Airbus A380 aircraft from 20th May to 25th May 2014 at the 2014 ILA Berlin Air Show.
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
Jazeera Airways released its March 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a continued increase in flown passengers on routes serving Amman, Jeddah, and Bahrain, and an on-time performance of 95.95%, as
The top leadership of the air transport industry will be gathering in Doha from 1 to 3 June 2014 for the IATA 70th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Airport Transport Summit.
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
Etihad Airways has received the Global Excellence in Performance Marketing accolade at the 2014 Performance Marketing Awards.
The Etihad sponsored Manchester City football team fresh from winning the 2013/14 English Premier League title, are in Abu Dhabi for an exhibition game tonight against Al Ain, as part of a series of events marking the opening of the Hazza
This year MRO Network is bringing its Airline Engineering and Maintenance Event: Middle East & North Africa event to Oman.
Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) is hosting the 2014 edition of Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) World Conference in Dubai from Tuesday (May 13) to 15.
US academic of Aerotropolis, Dr John D. Kasarda, offered insights at the 14th Airport Show in Dubai this week into the new urban form placing airports in the centre with cities growing around them, with Dubai World Central
Airbus is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first MOZAIC (Measurement of Ozone by Airbus in-service Aircraft) flight together with partners, users and the worldwide scientific community.
A new summit and exhibition covering the dynamic growth of African aviation and its strong links with Middle East investment, support and competition is to be held in Dubai next year.
ADB Airfield Solutions will reveal its 'Smarter Airports' vision at this year's edition of the Airport Show, Dubai, scheduled from May 11 13, 2014.
Oman Air has won two categories of the World Travel Awards, which were announced in Dubai as part of the Arabian Travel Market.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has congratulated the staff and management of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) for a documentary on Dubai civil aviation which won a gold medal and Finalist Certificate in two
Royal Jet's tryst with the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) continues as it scooped the Middle East's Leading Private Jet Charter award at a glittering ceremony held at the JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai on 4 May in the
Smartworld, a technology service provider, has revealed its participation as the silver sponsor at this year's edition of the Airport Show.
The Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) event is likely to be the most exciting edition to date when it takes place 8 - 10 December at the purpose-built venue in Dubai World Central (DWC) for the first time, industry association
The 14th edition of Airport Show has been sold out weeks ahead of its take off at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) on May 11.
Whilst providing an update on the newly opened Hamad International Airport (HIA) and Qatar Airways' expansion plans, on the opening day of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (5-8 May), the
Etihad Airways' award winning loyalty program, Etihad Guest, has wonn the award for the Best Loyalty Credit Card for its Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) cobranded card (Middle East / Asia / Oceania Region) at this year's 'Freddie' Awards.
Abu Dhabi is rolling out a whole new look at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) the region's biggest travel and tourism fair which runs in Dubai from May 5-8 in a bid to capture the increasing attention of GCC travel influencers and maintain growing
Several key global aviation industry stalwarts have confirmed their participation in the Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF-2014), the knowledge-and-expertise sharing platform co-located with the 14th edition of Airport Show, making the speakers
After months of hard work, long nights, test flight and crashed aircraft, the winners of the 4th UAE Innovation Challenge Abu Dhabi 2014 were announced today at an official awards ceremony at the HCT Abu Dhabi Men's College.
Decision-makers from key regional airports and aviation organisations have signed up as Hosted Buyers for the 14th edition of Airport Show taking place in Dubai from May 11 to 13.
Just how busy is the air space in the Middle East?
Oman Air has triumphed at this year's TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards the fourth year in a row that the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has been recognised at this prestigious aviation industry event.
Dubai's Airport Show is generating huge backing from key global companies with as many as 54 new companies signing up for participation in the 14th edition of the event to be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition
Global Aerospace Summit: Knowledge exchange and technology transfer between UAE and Africa paramount
The first panel session on the second day of the Global Aerospace Summit that took place this week in Abu Dhabi discussed that knowledge exchange and technology transfer between
Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, director general of the UAE's civil aviation authority, GCAA, inaugurated the 4th annual Emerging Airports Conference and Exhibition (EACE) 2014, co-located with the Middle East Air Cargo & Logistics
After Middle Eastern carriers surpassed the global average of 6.1 percent growth in air freight, reporting 16.5 per cent increase in FTK in 2013, the region remains the hub for logistics activities
The best airport marketing team in Asia is in Abu Dhabi, according to a panel of aviation experts.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for regional cooperation and global standards to support the continued success of aviation in the Gulf area.
UAE suppliers are out in force today, networking with their international peers thanks to the introduction of the Abu Dhabi Suppliers Forum a co-located event with the Global Aerospace Summit which opened today.
Aviation and aerospace experts from the fast-growing BRICS countries will gather at the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi next week, to share their experiences of supporting industrialisation, improving supply
The helicopter safety team for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA GST) has teamed up with international aerospace event organisers Tangent Link to launch a new event for the offshore and onshore helicopter industry.
For the fourth consecutive year Qatar Airways took home Best Premium Service Facilities at the Skytrax World Airport Awards, held last week in Barcelona, Spain.
Abu Dhabi Airports reported today that the total value of sales at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014, the region's only general aviation exhibition, reached in excess of AED 5 billion, 35% higher than the sales generated at last year's exhibition.
Abu Dhabi Airports today announced that Abu Dhabi International Airport has been named as the 'Best Airport in the Middle East' by The World Airport Awards of Skytrax, for the third consecutive year, reaffirming
The first Millionaire draw of the year, conducted at the Doha International Airport, saw Alexandros Parissis, a Greek national, become the lucky winner of the coveted US$1 million cash prize. Then Qatar Duty Free drew the name of
The capabilities of Airbus Helicopters' rotorcraft to meet land- and sea-based mission requirements of Middle East military forces will be underscored in the company's presence at the Doha
AIM Aviation will be unveiling a new concept interior on its stand at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 8 10 April 2014.
Qatar Airways Group took home two awards at the 2014 Air Transport News Awards, held last week in Istanbul, Turkey.
For the first time, key aviation industry players from the US and Canada will collectively showcase their wide variety of products, services and solutions through a joint pavilion at the 14th edition of Airport Show to be
Oman Air has achieved second place in American Express Executive Travel's 2014 Top 12 list of the Best Airlines for Business Class.
Emirates will sponsor the New York Cosmos for a further two years in a deal announced yesterday at Emirates headquarters in Dubai.
Leaders from aviation, aerospace, defense and space industries will meet in Abu Dhabi at the second Global Aerospace Summit this April to debate the most crucial issues their sectors are facing.
The Middle East and Africa Helicopter Association (MEAHA) has endorsed the forthcoming Dubai Helishow scheduled for November 4-6, 2014.
Pele, one of the greatest ever footballers and Emirates' Global Ambassador, will share some of his proudest moments during a special screening at Emirates' headquarters on 16 March.
Middle East countries in general and Arabian Gulf states in particular are pumping in billions of dollars in the race to building new airports or expanding the existing facilities to meet the demands of future
Emirates SkyCargo presented its top agents with special achievement awards at a dedicated event held yesterday at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai.
On the first day of ITB Berlin, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker and the airline's new country manager for Germany and Austria, Gόnter Saurwein, introduced the airline's new luxury First Class seats that will form part of the
Emirates is once again signaling its commitment to the European travel and aviation market with its largest trade show presence at ITB Berlin.
Qatar Airways is set to participate in ITB Berlin 2014, the world's leading travel trade show for the sixth year in a row this coming week: the five-star airline is welcoming attendees of ITB Berlin to visit its newly redesigned booth from March 5-9, at
Abu Dhabi made good use of last week's Air Expo by encouraging young people from the emirate to get a feel for the aviation industry as part of its goal of encouraging Emiratis to consider careers in the industry
Abu Dhabi's pavilion at this year's ITB Berlin one of the world's top B2B travel shows which runs in the German capital from March 5-9 will showcase three key destinations in one emirate and almost 70
Aviation is a vital part of the UAE's economy and as part of engaging the whole country, the GCAA has taken a new initiative for its industry safety and security campaign 'Love your sky'.
Today's programme features interviews with Dhabijet, the award-winning FBO; Abu Dhabi Aviation on the company's deal of a helicopter training centre and the region's first AW139 cat D simulator and we take to the skies with the Al Fursan display
A new Helicopter maintenance and spare parts company - AgustaWestland Aviation Services (AWAS) - was formed yesterday at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014, in a partnership between Abu Dhabi Aviation and AgustaWestland.
Falcon Aviation outlines plans for the Middle East's first VVIP completion centre while Dassault shows off its flagship jet. We find out about what games people play on their business jets and look closely the latest arrival to the region from Cirrus.
The Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) event looks set to build on the enormous success of its 2012 run when it opens in December this year at the purpose-built Dubai World Central aerotropolis venue for the first time.
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, and vice chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, chairman of Abu Dhabi
Business and general aviation gets an outing in Abu Dhabi as the wraps are taken off more than 100 aircraft for the third edition of the Abu Dhabi Air Expo. Join Arabian Aerospace editor Alan Peaford and team as the UAE show prepares to open today
The Abu Dhabi Air Expo will take place this week from Tuesday, 25 February to Thursday, 27 February 2014 at Al Bateen Executive Airport, with doors open from 10 am to 5 pm each day.
Airbus is showing an ACJ319 operated by Acropolis Aviation of the UK at Abu Dhabi Air Expo, in what is the first display of this particular aircraft in the Middle East.
Emirates is the most valuable airline brand worldwide for the third consecutive year, according to The Brand Finance Global 500 report for 2014 that was released this week.