The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released figures for global air freight markets showing cargo volumes measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) expanded 2.2% in 2015 compared to 2014, but the Middle East grew strongly, up 11.3%.
Aviation Advisory and Consultancy experts Avisa Gulf, based in the UAE, has joined forces with Rose Aviation of Ireland, an international helicopter technical services provider, to offer a
Qatar Cargo's freighter planes will fly between Qatar and Hungary every week on Thursday and Sunday, commencing 3 March 2016.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it will launch three new freighter routes to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh in March 2016.
German General Aviation operator and air ambulance specialist FAI rent-a-jet AG is marking another successful year as it closes its books on 2015.
Etihad Cargo and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, have
Following the recent introduction of a robust regulatory framework concerning helideck and helipads by the GCAA (General Civil Aviation Authority) in the United Arab Emirates, a new locally based company Oryx Aviation Consulting (OAC)
Qatar Airways Cargo has welcomed the seventh Airbus A330F and first Boeing 747F nose loader aircraft to its fleet at its home base in Hamad International Airport, Doha.
Russian Helicopters new serious contender for the VIP transport market has received two main amendment approvals for the helicopter's VIP cabin and air-conditioning system from the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency, (which
Russian Helicopters has been pushing its credentials at the Russian national exhibition Trade and Industrial Dialogue: Russia-Iran 2015 in Tehran this week where it also debuted the new multirole Mi-171A2 helicopter..
The first cut of the Beluga XL MSN001 rear fuselage has been successfully achieved in Spain, paving the way for the final assembly to begin in early 2017. MSN001 will be the first Beluga XL to fly.
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) and the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company - a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. and Rolls-Royce - have signed an agreement to supply CTS800 turboshaft engines for the Turkish
Qatar Airways Cargo was the official transportation company for Disney's Beauty & the Beast production as it moved from Bucharest in Romania to Doha's Qatar National Convention Centre on board the airline's B747 Freighter this December.
Emirates SkyCargo will expand its presence in Turkey when it begins daily, non-stop service to Sabiha Gökçen International Airport on December 15, 2015, increasing cargo capacity to and from the country by an additional 168 tonnes per
Emirates SkyCargo recently shipped its 35,000th tonne of Cool Chain products through its exclusive freighter hub at Al Maktoum International-Dubai World Central (DWC), which opened earlier
Russian Helicopters is preparing to provide after-sales service and maintenance for Russian-made helicopters operated in Egypt.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo volumes measured by freight tonne kilometers rose just 0.5% in October compared to a year ago.
Dassault Aviation launched its proprietary Combined Vision System at the show in Las Vegas, Nevada today.
The partnership between Ukraine and Saudi Arabia was boosted at the final day of the Dubai Airshow by the signing of MOUs for ten Anotonv aircraft that are being developed in the Kingdom
Qatar Airways today joined the professional body dedicated to the aerospace community, the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).
Emirates SkyCargo's state-of-the-art cargo terminal at the Logistics District in Dubai South has been officially inaugurated Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
Bell Helicopter announced today the signature of a letter of intent (LOI) with Strong Aviation for a Bell 525 Relentless super medium helicopter.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is set to expand its Italian cargo network when it launches daily non-stop flights to Bologna from 3 November 2015.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced that according to the latest IATA international FTK figures, it is now the third largest international cargo airline in the world.
Emirates SkyCargo has won the “Overall Carrier of the Year” award at the Payload Asia Awards 2015. This is the third consecutive year Emirates SkyCargo has received this prestigious award.
One of the judges of the UAE's Drones For Good Awards has urged a cross-sector rethink over attitudes to flying robots saying the benefits will extend massively over every facet of society, not just leisure or military.
Airbus Helicopters has announced it is introducing new H145 Mercedes-Benz Style, with four orders being received so far.
A symposium on medical challenges in extreme air sports and aviation will act as a side event to the FAI World Air Games in Dubai.
Emirates SkyCargo has welcomed the arrival of its newest Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft, bringing the total number of dedicated cargo aircraft in its fleet to 15, including two Boeing 747-400Fs and 13 Boeing 777Fs.
Oman Air and Swissport International have signed a multi-station agreement for full cargo handling services at London Heathrow, Munich, Frankfurt and Paris Charles de Gaulle.
The capital of the UAE is due to hold Abu Dhabi Heli Expo 8-10th March next year, the first of its kind for the city.
Emirates SkyCargo is set to increase its cargo capacity to Iran, when Emirates begins its five daily non-stop flights to Mashhad from1 September 2015.
Germany-based general aviation and air ambulance specialist operator FAI (Flight Ambulance) is continuing to strengthen its medical evacuation capabilities as it undertakes the first ever
The partnership between Oman Air and Cargolux, launched in April 2015, introduced a second frequency to Chennai from 11th August 2015.
Qatar Airways Cargo will launch an express airfreight service for door-to-door and time-critical shipments.
Dnata has announced it has reached an agreement with Aviapartner to acquire its cargo handling operations at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has appointed Georges Biwer as vice president, EMEA.
United Technologies has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Sikorsky Aircraft business to Lockheed Martin for $9 billion in cash.
Following the record breaking oceanic flight of 5 days and 5 nights (117 hours and 52 minutes) in a solar powered airplane, Solar Impulse will undergo maintenance repairs on the batteries due to damages brought about by over
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that growth continued to slow in May.
Bell Helicopter has announced the successful first flight of the Bell 525 Relentless. The maiden flight of the super-medium helicopter took place at the company's aircraft assembly centre in Amarillo, Texas.
Endeavouring to reach Hawaii from Japan - to encourage the use of clean technologies - the solar powered aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg took off this morning on the longest leg of the Solar Impulse's Round-The-World
Shell Aviation has extended its collaboration with the AeroSuperBatics Wingwalking team, one of the world's most famous aerobatic formation wing-walking teams.
Etihad Cargo has increased its freighter services to Africa with the launch of a cargo only service from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Maya Maya Airport, Brazzaville (BZV), in the Republic of Congo.
Bell Helicopter announced an order at the Paris Air Show, tfor another Bell 525 in VIP configuration for a customer in the Middle East. With over 60 letters of intent for the advanced aircraft around the world, demand for the Bell 525
Airbus Helicopters' latest product, the H160 is now well underway for its test programme, the company said today.
Sikorsky – one of the biggest names in the rotor wing market and the manufacturer of the Black Hawk seen across the region's air forces – is looking for a new owner.
Falcon Aviation, the Abu Dhabi-based aerospace company with origins in oil and gas sector transportation, has taken delivery of two, twin-engined, 19-seater, medium lift Augusta Westland 189 helicopters which will be
Jeddah-based independent forwarder Express Forwarding Services (EFS), a member of the WCA Family and long-time user of the WIN IT connectivity platform, has made the first ever e-AWBs shipments on Air France KLM Cargo out of
Etihad Cargo has launched a new service in conjunction with the World Cargo Alliance (WCA), the world's largest network of independent freight forwarders, and Worldwide Information Network (WIN), the IT provider.
The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) has announced the expansion of its Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) suite of documents aimed at managing aviation risk for contracted aircraft operations.
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.