Air Charter International (ACI), the Dubai-based aircraft charter and leasing company, has signed a partnership agreement with the UAE headquartered risk assessment company Special Security Defence Services (SDSS).
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
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.
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense is expanding its strategic alliance with Bahrain-based Global Aviation Services (GAS) to cover sales and support of filtration solutions for fixed-wing general aviation aircraft and
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
Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing international airlines with one of the youngest fleets in the sky, has selected global enterprise applications company IFS Applications to manage its new engine overhaul facility in
Travelport has unveiled the Travelport Merchandising Platform which transforms the way airlines deliver their products and the way that those products are displayed to travel agents.
United Aviation Services (UAS) has launched Trip Management System (TMS), a web-based and mobile application that will give customers real-time access to the company's wide range of business aviation services.
Shell, one of the world's leading aviation fuel suppliers, showcased its advanced aviation solutions at the 13th annual World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit, which took place in Abu Dhabi at the Jumeirah
Dnata and Virgin Atlantic have expanded their partnership at Heathrow Airport, with Dnata's UK operation taking on ramp handling for Virgin's short-haul services from Terminal 1 (as of 31st March 2013).
F&E Aerospace, organisers of Aircraft Interiors Middle East, are pleased to announce the renewal of their partnership with HMG Aerospace (publishers of Inflight magazine) – to produce the
Air BP has marked entry into the Tunisian aviation fuel sector by signing a Commercial and Technical Service Agreement with Tunisia's AGIL, The National Company of Oil Distribution.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aviation arm operates in some of the most unforgiving and hostile areas in the world playing a major role in the respiration process of the afflicted areas.
Statistics from the aviation industry in the UAE are to reach new levels following a top level meeting held between the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Bureau of Statistics
Aviareps PLC will be working in tandem with Gulf Air to provide service to travellers and trade partners across UK through collaboration of the entire sales process.
Oman Air has announced the successful launch, on 1st March 2013, of its new joint venture freighter operation partnership with DHL.
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense has entered into a strategic alliance with Bahrain-based Global Aviation Services (GAS) to strengthen support for its customers operating military, government, commercial and
Libyan Airlines has selected a comprehensive package of its aeronautical solutions from Germany's Lufthansa Systems. The two companies signed a five-year contract for the Lido/Flight flight planning
Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre of UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has successfully implemented Arrival Manager System (AMAN) -the first to go operational in the Middle East .
UAE-based flight support and handling specialist, Jetex Flight Support, is to open a new flight planning lounge at London Oxford Airport, next month.
The ARGUS CHEQ charter evaluation and qualification-rating programme is attracting increasing interest in the region.
Jeppesen has appointed Mark Long as regional director, customer service, Middle East business aviation, and he is at MEBA to introduce himself to customers.
Fargo Jet Center (FJC) is making its Dubai debut at MEBA, co-exhibiting with Avfuel Corporation in the US Pavilion.
This bright spark at stand 546 is promoting some of the world's most exclusive Cuban cigars.
First-time exhibitor Care by Air (stand 530) is hoping to make the most of MEBA's platform to interact with business aviation companies and promote humanitarian efforts.
Jorge Colindres, CEO of San Marino Aircraft Registry (stand 425) and Marco Conti, San Marino civil aviation director, yesterday cut the ribbon to confirm their partnership for the country's new aircraft registry.
ExecuJet Middle East is set to launch operations in Saudi Arabia through its new FBO in Riyadh from the first quarter of 2013.
A new working group to quash the illegal charter market in the Middle East sprang from a session at the Middle East Business Aviation Conference yesterday.
Malta-based MCM Group (stand 540C), a maintenance, training, consultancy provider, and continuing airworthiness management organisation (CAMO), is making its debut at MEBA 2012, as part of the Malta Aviation stand.
ABS Jets (stand 386) is highlighting its operation control centre (OCC) services at MEBA and encouraging smaller companies and operators to come and take a look at the resources and services it offers.
Qatar's private aviation operator, Rizon Jet, has received the Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US) Platinum Safety Rating at its Doha facility.
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA ) has entered into a mutual agreement with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) of the United Kingdom on cooperation relating to aircraft accident and incident
Private and corporate aviation operators making flights to London and beyond can now receive first class FBO services from Universal Aviation.
NATS, provider of Air Traffic Management (ATM) solutions, announced the traffic results for the UK's busiest period - during the London 2012 Olympic Games - stressing that London 2012 demonstrated efficient air traffic control as the key solution
The ongoing controversy into fuel pricing in Saudi Arabia has led to the Kingdom's civil aviation authority, GACA, to call on the monopoly provider - Saudi Aramco - to cut its higher price for aviation fuel and create an atmosphere
ERA Technology, provider of specialist technical consultancy services, has opened a new office in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Qatar Airways has set new standards for 5-Star service in the aviation industry by leveraging on the iPad to offer personalised service to its customers at various touch points.
Emirates has signed a long-term fuel supply agreement for all regular flights at Moscow's Domodedovo airport with Gazpromneft-Aero.
Gulf Air, will be bringing live coverage of the 2012 London Olympics games onboard its long haul flights from 27 July to 12 August.
Boeing Flight Services says a shortage of expert personnel like pilots and technicians is already causing airlines in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Russia to cancel flights, park
Florida-based Satcom Direct is to open a new office in Dubai to better service the growing demand for airborne connectivity in the MENA region.
UAE start-up airline Eastern Express has entered a strategic partnership with UK airline reservation system provider Videcom.
Dubai-based Air Charter International (ACI), the aircraft charter and leasing company has reported a dramatic increase in the number of charters from Africa and notes a growing trend for charters involving
Qatar Airways has enhanced its operations with the acquisition of comprehensive aircraft recovery equipment – the first airline in the world to own the complete state-of-the-art kit.
The UAE's ENOC Aviation has won the best marketeer award across Africa and Middle East region for the fourth consecutive year at the Armbrust Aviation Awards held at the 'China International Aviation Fuel Conference & Exhibition' in
Saudi headquartered fight operatins business, Nexus, is continuing its international expansion programme.
Jeppesen and Boeing Information Services have jointly developed a new flight data delivery solution which slashes the time required to deliver and load vital flight data to an airplane.
Airline services company dnata recorded record profits according to the Emirates Group results announced today.
Kuwaiti owned Q8Aviation has been voted Best Regional Marketer in Europe in the 2011 Armbrust Annual Survey, a highly respected independent survey which is unique in directly reflecting the views of airline customers on fuel operators' performance. In the
Jet Aviation Dubai has been named by Jeppesen as its Handler of the Year for Africa, the Middle East and India.
Interested parties concerned about EASA's new rules on third country operators (TCO) have until March 26th to react to the comment response document,(CRD), issued by the European organisation on January 26th.
ARINC Direct's iPad app, which was launched at NBAA last autumn, is to be enhanced to include a moving map display, runway analysis and further flight planning tools in future editions.
EgyptAIr announced today that it has opted for NetLine/Plan, the Lufthansa Systems' solution for route networks. This airline said in a statement that this would raise the revenue and earnings potential of its network and
The Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) is today celebrating a decision by the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to terminate an exclusive flight permit contract which
With six months of preparation, an intensive 10 day logistics program and a three-day onsite operation, BAS - the Bahrain Airport Services business - has successfully concluded the management of the ground handling services
SA MENA Avionics, a subsidiary of MENA Aerospace Enterprises has obtained a certificate of approval from the Saudi Arabian General Authority of Civil Aviation paving the way for expansion into the country.
Iberia Airport Services has been selected by Qatar Airways for its flights to Madrid's Barajas Airport.
Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, was honored with a Sliver award at the Inflight Sales Person of the Year event held in London.
Jet Aviation is to expand its FBO services at Dubai to include dispatch services to support aircraft owners and operators with their day-to-day operational needs.
Scottish company Gael Ltd - in conjunction with the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) - has set a new global standard for aircraft safety regulators by using an iPad based system to help drive improvements in
Smartlynx Airlines has signed a base maintenance services agreement and paint services agreement with Turkish Technic, for one C check on Airbus A320 registered YL-LCE. Maintenance and paint works will be carried at Turkish
Etihad Airways has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the in-flight entertainment systems and in-flight connectivity, including broadband Internet and live TV, for the airline's entire long-haul fleet of wide
Al Bateen Executive Airport, the Middle East's first dedicated business aviation airport operated by Abu Dhabi Airports Company, has opened a new crew lounge, which forms part of the DhabiJet FBO brand.
Business aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft (HBC) has opened an expanded office in Dubai.
Bahrain and Saudi Arabian-based Nexus flight operations services is to expand its operations into Africa.
Sharjah-based Aerostar is expanding into new fields and used the Dubai Airshow to announce the launch of an engine leasing business and an aero academy.
Al Jaber (AJ) Aviation is to be the launch customer for Satcom1's Flight Billing solution for Inmarsat connectivity.
Raytheon has finished the installation and testing of its AutoTrac III (AT3) air traffic management (ATM) system at Dubai World Central's Al Maktoum International Airport.
Flight departments across the Middle East will now have access to a whole new range of audit and safety management services.
Honeywell has signed a maintenance cost agreement with flydubai worth more than $20 million over 10 years.
ExecuJet Middle East has won the Bombardier authorised service facility excellence award it was announced at the show. ExecuJet's Dubai facility won the international award.
Jet Aviation has bolstered its service offerings across the Middle East.
ExecuJet Europe (stand: E370) and Shell Aviation are to open a new FBO in Frankfurt.
Goodrich Corporation has signed two significant support agreements with Emirates. The first is a general terms agreement (GTA), which provides the framework for all future MRO agreements between the two
ABS Jets executives are meeting with clients from the Gulf region at the show to discuss the services and facilities it can offer at its facilities in Prague and Bratislava.
As the project to build the world's largest airside facility dedicated to the Airbus A380 continues on track at Dubai International, Dubai Airports is reaching out to world class food and beverage operators and service providers to submit
The ASA Group which offers luxury lifestyle services from its offices in Dubai and Asia has agreed a new partnership with Avolus which provides similar services across Europe and Russia.
Air Charter Service (ACS) has seen a huge increase in demand for charters to carry desperately needed humanitarian aid for the starving people of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, as The Horn of Africa suffers a crippling
Dubai-headquartered dnata, the world's fourth largest combined air services provider, took its new visual branding to the UK as part of a global re-branding of its business units. Plane Handling Ltd., which was acquired in
Royal Jordanian has signed an agreement with Spanish Aertec and local Consolidated Consultants for Engineering and Environment, on a joint venture for the design and supervision of the airline's new hangar, being built at Queen Alia
Hadid International Services has reinforced its leadership as the premier provider of flight support services across the Middle East and Africa with the opening of its new branch office in Niger, Africa.
EgyptAir training centre has started to provide Iraqi Airways with ground service training.
Etihad Airways has appointed Jettainer, the Unit Load Device (ULD) Management Company to supply, manage and maintain its ULD fleet at Etihad destinations across the world through to 2016.
Khalid Almolhem, director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines has said an initial public offering of its catering unit estimated to be worth up to $540m is expected to be delayed for the second time, Reuters has reported.
Emirates subsidiary Calogi has announced today the signing of a new customer, National Air Cargo Group, further expanding its customer portal in Dubai.
Jet Professionals and VistaJet have signed an agreement conferring supplier preference to Jet Professionals for recruitment and staffing of flight crews and pilots.
Dubai based, worldwide trip support provider Fly Aviation Services donated $6,000 to Ugandan charity Quicken Trust, as a direct result of its participation at the EBACE show in Geneva last month.
Etihad Airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) to add the Abu Dhabi-based helicopter charter service to the growing portfolio of preferred partnerships in Etihad's new 'Premium Connect'
Empire Aviation Group - a Middle East private aviation specialist - signed an agreement with worldwide catering services provider Private Flight Global to overhaul Empire Aviation's catering management operations for
Gama Aviation has signed an agreement with worldwide catering services provider, Private Flight, to develop and support its catering operations of its 80 business aircraft in its three key markets – Europe, the Middle East
Qatar Airways has switched its operations at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport from Terminal 4 to Terminal 8.
Oman Air Cargo has unveiled its Pan-GCC Custom Bonded Truck services connecting Muscat with Salalah and other GCC countries. Hailed as a milestone for Oman Air, this service will be effective from 1st June 2011.
As part of its international growth strategy Swiss Aviation Consulting (SWIC) has opened a new office in Abu Dhabi.
Despite the continuing turbulence, flight support provider Sky Aviation Services says the only way is up for Middle East aviation. Chief executive Ayman Obeissy shares his hopes with Brendan Gallagher.
Qatar Airways has chosen IT solutions from Lufthansa Systems for its codeshare management and ticketing of staff travel on other airlines.
Royal Jordanian has signed a partnership agreement with UNICEF to help improve the situation of children and adolescents in Jordan and support UNICEF's programs and initiatives in Jordan which focus on the development, care and
Oman Air Cargo is participating at Transport Logistic 2011, Munich, the world´s largest trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT and supply chain management.