dnata became the first ground handler in Asia to welcome the A350-XWB with the arrival of Qatar Airways flight 944 at Singapore's Changi airport on 11 May 2015.
Bell Helicopter has announced the sale of the first Bell 407GXP in Europe. Istanbul based, Saran Aviation's new aircraft will be outfitted to perform corporate and VIP transport in the region.
Turkish Cargo strengthens its presence in Africa with the launch of its new freighter services to the Dakar, Senegal.
A child with severe burns and a elderly woman with a critical illness were among the six people helped by the Air Wing of the Abu Dhabi Police in April, according to the latest report from the department..
Dubai-based Swiss pilot and aviation enthusiast Yves Rossy - known worldwide as the inventor of the individual jet pack which uses carbon-fiber wings for flight led a formation jetpack flight over Dubai this week – creating a world first.
Emirates SkyCargo has announced that Columbus, the State Capital of Ohio in the United States, will join its global freighter network with the launch of a weekly service to Rickenbacker International Airport from 27 May 2015.
Schiebel's unmanned helicopter Camcopters S-100 supports the MOAS foundation in the rescue of refugees in distress at sea.
Seawings has announced the launch of 'Seaplane Safaris' to Sir Bani Yas Island as part of an ongoing expansion of their Seawings Lifestyle division.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is set to expand its United States cargo network to 11 destinations, when the airline launches a daily service to Orlando, Florida from 1st September 2015.
Turkish Cargo has started operations to Lahore and Bahrain.
Oman Air has signed a joint venture agreement with Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International SA, Europe's leading freight carrier and one of the top ten freight carriers in the world.
Emirates SkyCargo has seen an increased demand for freight capacity from the Philippines, having exported 500,000 kg of tuna to Europe and the Middle East in 2014.
Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum has issued a new law regulating the use of remotely piloted air systems (RPAS).
Bell Helicopter has announced the delivery of a Bell 429 to Saudi Geological Survey (SGS). The aircraft is configured to perform utility roles in the Middle East.
Delta World Charter awarded sales and marketing agreement of two 747-200F nose loaders freighter air
Delta World Charter has announced that it has been awarded the exclusive sales and marketing agreement of two x 747-200F nose loaders freighter aircraft on 28 January 2015.
Turkish Airlines is strengthening its cargo network and operations as Turkish Cargo opens services to the United States, beginning with weekly freighter services to Chicago from April 3, 2015.
Tecnam announced today that it has delivered its first P2010 light, single engine piston aircraft to the Middle East.
Etihad Cargo has unveiled TempCheck, its new cargo solution created to ensure the integrity of all temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical and healthcare products as they are transported around the world.
Honeywell Aerospace has extended its agreement with Transworld Aviation in the Middle East to include component supplies for two of its most widely used turboshaft engines in the region — the T53 and T55.
Airbus Helicopters' commitment to address the needs and requirements of international, governmental and non-governmental organisations engaged in peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts will be highlighted during
Delta World Charter (DWC) and Air Partner successfully operated a cargo relief flight on February 25 2015 from Al Maktoum International Airport to Conakry, Guinea.
Qatar Airways Cargo is to launch a new freighter service to Los Angeles, United States, from April 4 2015.
Jeppesen,and AvPlan Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), an iPad-based EFB service are teaming together to integrate AvPlan EFB flight planning capabilities with Jeppesen navigation information.
Sales of leisure drones have been banned Abu Dhabi because of their risk to aviation. The ban came from the emirate's Department of Economic Development who said the ban will be in place until new drone laws take effect. The centre says drones may still be
Oman Air has signed a Letter of Intent with Cargolux Airlines International S.A. to enable the freight specialist to use Oman Air's facilities in Muscat, Salalah and Sohar.
After an eleven hour pit-stop in Muscat (Oman) made by Solar Impulse's CEO and co-founder André Borschberg, the attempt of achieving the First Round-The-World Solar Flight continued onwards to India.
The Solar Impulse team in Abu Dhabi along with the Mission Control Center (MCC) in Monaco, have witnessed Solar Impulse take-off yesterday to reach Muscat, Oman, before crossing the Arabian Sea to Ahmedabad, India.
The First Round-The-World Solar Flight, is all set to go from Abu Dhabi at 07:30 (03:30 Zulu)this morning.
Middle East and Africa leads all regions in new helicopter purchase rates, with up to 32 percent of respondent fleets slated for turnover with a new helicopter replacement or addition according to Honeywell
Airbus Helicopters today presented its all-new H160 all-composite civil helicopter and the first product introduced with the Airbus Helicopters corporate identity and its new numbering designation.
The Ministry of Health in Kuwait will be operating the first two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in the Middle East.
Bell Helicopter announced at IDEX today the sale and delivery of 16 new Bell 407GXs to BBM Inc. of Reno, Nevada which are to be operated in the Middle East, and configured to suit a changing variety of urgent
AgustaWestland Aviation Services LLC (AWAS) – an Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) and Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland joint venture – is expanding its range of support solutions serving the growing fleet of AgustaWestland helicopters in the
Saudi Geological Survey company has ordered a Bell 429 helicopter outfitted to perform utility roles to support geological mapping, mineral exploration and many other sustainable management activities in the Middle East.
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
Etihad Cargo has successfully cutover to a new cargo management system on 18 January 2015 to provide its customers with greater communication and improved handling processes that reinforce its world-class cargo products and
The UAE will be one of the first countries to regulate unmanned aerial vehicles – including leisure drones, according to one of its General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Directors, reports Barbara Saunders
Russian Helicopters' new light multirole commercial Ansat with hydro-mechanical controls has received additional certification from the Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee (AR IAC), enabling it
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.
Etihad Cargo achieved an all-time record in November when it carried 53,292 tonnes across its global network in one month.
Airbus Helicopters' newest lightweight military multi-role helicopter, the EC645 T2 (LUH SOF), has successfully completed its first flight.
Russian Helicopters has launched flight tests on the first prototype of the multirole Mi-171A2 helicopter.
A total of 67 world-class showjumping horses were transported on Qatar Airways Cargo freighters from Ličge, Belgium, to Doha for the final round of the 2014 Longines Global Champions Tour season which concluded on 15
To industrially accompany the A350 XWB ramp-up and other aircraft production rate increases, Airbus took the decision to launch the development and production of five new Belugas.
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
Russian Helicopters has launched the final stage of certification testing on the Mi-38 multirole helicopter. Testing is being carried out on two prototype models of the helicopter fitted with
Bell Helicopter has announced the successful first flight of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter.
Etihad Cargo has been awarded 'Rising Star Carrier of the Year' by Payload Asia magazine at its annual cargo industry awards ceremony held in Singapore.
Emirates SkyCargo has strengthened its operations in central Europe with the recent launch of cargo services to Budapest.
The newly established Algerian flight academy -Aviation Training School (ATS) – part of the Red Med Group, located in Hassi Messaoud (Algeria), has launched its business with a DA40 NG from Diamond Aircraft with option for
Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi (UAE) has signed a contract for two AW189 super medium helicopters in offshore transport configuration.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced the launch of freighters to Stavanger in Norway, effective 3 November 2014.
Etihad Cargo will partner with Avianca Cargo, the cargo division of leading Latin American carrier Avianca, based in Colombia, through a commercial agreement to deploy a freighter flight from Milan's Malpensa Airport, Italy, to Bogotá,
Emirates SkyCargo has strengthened the link between Dubai International and DWC, through its trucking operations, reinforcing the city's multi-model logistics capability as a growing and popular global cargo hub.
Boeing projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.7 percent over the next 20 years, with global air-freight traffic expected to more than double by 2033.
A team of engineers from the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) and the Airbus Zephyr programme has successfully completed the first civil flight of the Airbus Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite
Abu Dhabi will be the start and finish of the first solar-powered flight around the world, which Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are planning to undertake in March 2015 with Solar Impulse 2 (Si2).
Emirates SkyCargo has launched an internally developed and cost effective LD3 container that keeps temperature sensitive cargo cool when transported on the ground and in the air.
Qatar Airways Cargo is set to continue its expansion with the launch of two new freighter destinations, Brussels in Belgium and Shanghai in China.
An ambulance service for Etihad Airways has started operations in Abu Dhabi, as part of the airline's commitment to provide world-class medical emergency response for its employees.
AVIAREPS has been appointed by Cinnamon Air, Sri Lanka's domestic airline, as its representative in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar with immediate effect.
Emirates SkyCargo has added Los Angeles to its network of freighter destinations across the United States, with the start of a weekly service to the city.
Italian manufacturer Tecnam has seen its light light sport aircraft (LSA) Astore receive certification approval by the State of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority and as a result, UAE representative Aviation Home has delivered the first Tecnam Astore
Emirates SkyCargo is set to further strengthen trade lanes between Switzerland and its worldwide network with the introduction of a weekly freighter service from Basel to Dubai starting 21st September 2014.
Sikorsky Aircraft and Boeing have been selected to build a helicopter for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator Phase 1 program (JMR TD), paving the way for the next
Emirates SkyCargo has boosted its capacity to America's third largest city, Chicago, with the start of daily non-stop flights.
Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 62,802 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.
Air Charter Service has announced that Nick Harris has returned to the company's Dubai office to take up the role of Cargo Director for the region.
Air BP continues to grow its business in the Middle East with the successful inauguration of its first off–airport site in the region.
Bell Helicopter has announced a signed purchase agreement for the first two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) in the Middle East.
A Kuwaiti parliamentary committee investigating a Kuwait Airways deal to buy and lease aircraft from Airbus has ruled the agreement legitimate, reports ArabianBusiness.com.
Emirates SkyCargo is set to further strengthen trade lanes between Scandinavia and its worldwide network with the start of operations to Oslo, Norway, from the 2nd of September this year.
Royal Jordanian has inaugurated the e-freight system, in collaboration with CHAMP Cargosystems (CHAMP), a global IT provider serving the air cargo industry.
IFS announced today that one of Turkey's leading sheet metal producers, Yepsan Defense and Aviation, has chosen to implement IFS Applications to support business-critical processes such as manufacturing, quality management, distribution
Etihad Cargo uplifted record cargo tonnage across the globe in April and May 2014, pushing the carrier into the list of top 10 performing global air cargo operators, based on monthly WorldACD carrier rankings.
Etihad Cargo has enhanced its cargo services to and from Switzerland and the United States (US), by offering bellyhold cargo capacity on flights between Abu Dhabi and Zurich and Los Angeles respectively.
Qatar Airways Cargo will start operating its twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City on 11 June 2014. This new dedicated cargo route will mark the start of Qatar Airways Cargo operations in Latin America.
Etihad Cargo will inaugurate a new weekly freighter flight between Abu Dhabi and the Ugandan city of Entebbe on 26 May 2014.
Infinity Support Services (ISS) is to launch helicopter pilot training for the Sikorsky S-92 in Saudi Arabia.
Emirates SkyCargo has added Mexico City and Atlanta to its flight schedule, further expanding its freighter network to more than 50 destinations around the world.
Emirates Group Security has secured RA3 certification for dnata.
Qatar Airways Cargo started operating its freighter service to Stansted (UK) last week.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data showing air freight markets in March were up 5.9% compared to a year ago and capacity grew 3.4%.
UAE has become the first non-European state to be granted full membership in European Union's Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft, known as SAFA.
Critical-care airlift services from Turkey's THK Gökçen Aviation are now at their maximum capability following completion of Airbus Helicopters' delivery of EC135s to the commercial arm of the Turkish
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.
Pegasus Cargo held its International Air Cargo Logistics Conference, in association with Yeditepe University, for both cargo sector professionals and students on 22 April.
AgustaWestland, has signed a distributor agreement with Morocco's Heliconia Aero Solutions.
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.
Pegasus Cargo has joined forces with Yeditepe University in organising the International Air Cargo Logistics Conference.
Abu Dhabi-based Continental Aviation Services (CAS) has been appointed exclusive distributor for the Middle East by United Rotorcraft, a Division of Air Methods .
Oil company Shell has today formally launched its global Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE) - a proposition designed for fixed-base operators (FBOs) and small and medium size airports.
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.
Pegasus Cargo has appointed ABDA Cargo Services LLC as its cargo general sales agency for Germany while Aviation Services is appointed for Greece.
Eclipse Aerospace, has delivered its first Eclipse 550 twin-engine very light jet from its headquarters in Albuquerque following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.
Daher-Socata today unveiled the newest member in its TBM family of very fast, single-engine turboprop business aircraft – the TBM 900.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is set to increase its cargo capacity to Tunis and Abidjan with the introduction of a weekly freighter service from 17th March 2014.
The Gulf Aviation Safety Council (GFSC) has called for greater cooperation and exchange of information by all aviation stakeholders both regionally and internationally and also lodged support for IATA's
Industry analysts TechNavio have forecast that the aviation market in the Middle East is set to grow at a CAGR of 6.32% over the period 2012-2016.