The first group of Etihad Airways' unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London.
Etihad Airways has opened a unique aviation-themed nursery in Abu Dhabi, as part of the airline's commitment to provide world-class support services for its employees.
Etihad Airways has completed the final phase in the development of its Al Ain contact centre facility, with the opening of a second contact centre, bringing to three the number of centres within the UAE, and a total of four worldwide.
Oman Air has officially unveiled its brand-new amenity kits for First Class passengers.
Qatar Airways has launched the latest edition of Extravaganza, its inflight magazine featuring a new range of exciting duty free products.
Oman Air has made it easier for its Sindbad members to claim their missing miles, following the introduction of a real-time 'Missing miles claim' function on the airline's website at sindbad.omanair.com.
Emirates has introduced several initiatives to ensure the well-being and comfort of its customers observing the fast during the holy month of Ramadan.
Al Tayyar Travel Group has been appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) in Saudi Arabia by Jet Asia Airways.
Emirates has introduced enhanced menus across 10 destinations in India that reflect regional tastes and customer preferences.
Jeppesen has agreed to a new five-year flight planning service contract with Jazeera Airways. Jeppesen services included in the agreement will optimize flight planning capabilities and reduce overall
Middle Eastern operators and flightplanners were among guests at Le Bourget, Paris to celebrate the inauguration of Universal Aviation's updated FBO
Lebanese nationals who are hospitality professionals now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky by joining Etihad Airways' World's Leading Cabin Crew.
Pegasus Airlines has expand its award-winning in-flight menu to include brand new recipes from one of Turkey's leading chefs.
The UAE hosted a symposium on air traffic management (ATM) in Abu Dhabi last week, to focus the attention on the challenges the region is facing for its air navigation.
Jettainer has opened a new office in the Abu Dhabi Airport Business City's Logistics Park.
Emirates has announced it will open its second customer contact centre in Europe with a 300 seat facility in Budapest this year. Supporting hundreds of local jobs, the contact centre represents a multi-million dollar investment by
Gulf Air recently saw two members of its senior cabin crew, representing the airline's duty free sales team, recognised at the 2014 Inflight Sales Person of the Year Conference (ISPY).
Oman Air has announced the appointment of Katera Tourism Investment Group as general sales agents (GSA) for Turkey. The appointment, which sees the company take responsibilty for offline sales in the Turkish market, is effective immediately and follows
Jettainer, the leading international service partner for outsources ULD management, is bringing its used ULDs back to life.
Pegasus Cargo continues to expand its operations with the appointment of new sales agents.
Oman Air has celebrated the contribution made by staff in its services delivery unit towards the airline's success during 2013.
Saudi Ground Services Company says yesterday's announcement of the launch of the new Saudi Gulf airline can only mean good news.
Jetex Flight Support will start operations in Turkmenistan effective from January 1, 2014.
Following the recent move of Avtrade Dubai to the Gold Tower in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Avtrade Singapore has expanded and relocated to the Changi Business Park - close to Changi Airport - to take advantage of the transport links afforded by the
Abu Dhabi private aviation company,Royal Jet,has launched a new Fixed-Base Operation (FBO) facility in the Seychelles Islands to cater to rising number of private aviation tourists from the Middle East, Europe and CIS countries.
UVair, the fueling division of Universal Weather and Aviation, announced at NBAA today that it has reached an exclusive agreement with FlightAware to integrate customer-specific UVair jet fuel pricing into
Envac, the underground automated waste collection service, is celebrating further success in the Middle East after winning two projects in Dubai with Emirates Flight Catering Facility (EKFC).
Business aviation activity in North Africa is out-performing global average, according to MEBAA, the association for business aviation across the Middle East and North Africa.
Jazeera Airways and Travelport the distribution services and e-commerce provider have announced the renewal of their global full content agreement.
International service company Serco and Iraq's Al Burhan Group, have signed a new agreement with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to continue providing Air Traffic Control (ATC) services, training and support
Dubai-based Hadid International Services has stepped up its presence and support in Africa having added in-house staff to supervise activities in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Republic of Congo.
Pilots and air traffic controllers in the UAE had the chance to become more familiar with the traffic operations in the northern part of the UAE airspace following a workshop organized by the GCAA at the Abu Dhabi Sheikh
Qatar Executive has been awarded its own Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA).
Dubai-based flight support specialist Hadid International Services has launched a partnership with Saudi Arabia's Wallan Aviation to offer ground handling for business aircraft across Saudi Arabia.
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
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.
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.
The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has released a new report on the future of air traffic management at the ICAO Air Navigation Conference in Montréal.
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.
Aviation services company Hadid International has achieved the ISO 9001 quality standard, the company announced today.
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.