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RAK Airport set to register 52% rise in passenger traffic

Posted 7 December 2016

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport will mark 2016 as the most successful year in its history with record passenger numbers, aircraft movements and cargo handled, said Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, chairman, Department of Civil Aviation, Ras Al Khaimah.

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Falcon's AW169 in global offshore debut

Posted 30 November 2016

Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation is planning to put its recently received twin-engined, AgustaWestland 169 into offshore service – the first AW169 to operate in the global offshore oil industry.

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Etihad Cargo records biggest monthly uplift

Posted 28 November 2016

Etihad Cargo has recorded its busiest month ever in October, uplifting 53,785 tonnes of cargo and surpassing its previous best, achieved in November 2014, by 501 tonnes.

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Air Algérie launches dedicated cargo unit

Posted 21 November 2016

Air Algérie has resumed dedicated freighter operations following the launch of its Air Algérie Cargo unit this past week, reports ch-aviation.

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Etihad Cargo adds three new freighter services from Europe

Posted 17 November 2016

Etihad Cargo has announced three new freighter services from Europe.

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Etihad Cargo expands freighter services in Europe

Posted 16 November 2016

Etihad Cargo has announced three new freighter services from Europe.

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Egypt's Smart Aviation to acquire maiden helicopter

Posted 8 November 2016

Smart Aviation is to acquire a Eurocopter AS350B3 to service contracts with electrical engineering firms active across Egypt, reports ch-aviation.

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Middle Eastern air freight posts stronger September growth

Posted 3 November 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016 showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.1% year-on-year. This was the

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Oman Air Cargo wins Best Cargo Airline at The India Cargo Awards

Posted 28 October 2016

Oman Air Cargo has been awarded “Best Cargo Airline for Valuable Goods – North and East” at the India Cargo Awards 2016 held in New Delhi.

in General Aviation

Boeing forecasts World Air Cargo Traffic to grow long term

Posted 27 October 2016

Boeing projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.2 percent over the next 20 years, with 930 new and 1,440 converted freighters needed to meet market demand by 2035.

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Emirates SkyCargo launches new weekly freighter service from Oslo to Dubai

Posted 12 October 2016

Emirates SkyCargo is expanding its presence in Scandinavia with the launch of a new weekly freighter service from Oslo to Dubai starting 11 October 2016.

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Dnata's new customer service centre for export cargo opens

Posted 10 October 2016

Dnata's new customer service centre for export cargo customers was officially inaugurated today by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group.

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Two aviation incidents in one day in UAE

Posted 28 September 2016

Airports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi today faced short breaks in operation following two separate incidents – one involving an Etihad flight, the other a drone incursion

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GCAA & DOT Abu Dhabi move to speed drone operations approvals

Posted 26 September 2016

The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is working with Abu Dhabi's Department of Transport (DOT) to electronically link their drone operation approval systems in a pilot project which could halve process times

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Qatar Airways Cargo implements IATA Cargo XML Messaging

Posted 14 September 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo becomes the first carrier to fully adopt, implement and integrate the next generation messaging standard, Cargo Extensible Mark-up Language or Cargo-XML in its core cargo management system, CROAMIS.

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Middle Eastern carriers saw air freight demand increase by 6.7% in July

Posted 6 September 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July 2016 showing robust growth in demand.

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Airship makes successful first flight

Posted 18 August 2016

The first flight of Airlander 10 - the airship that has been mooted for Middle East and African operations - has taken place in rural England.

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BAE Systems Regional Aircraft - proposed Avro RJ Freighter

Posted 11 August 2016

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft is working towards the possible launch of a passenger-to- freighter conversion programme for the Avro RJ jetliner and is seeking customer feedback to help assess market potential.

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Demand for air cargo picks up in June with the Middle East having the largest increase

Posted 4 August 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight demand in June 2016 showing a rise in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) of 4.3% year-on-year.

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Avtrade signs new repair management contract with cargo airline in Turkey

Posted 27 July 2016

Avtrade has announced the expansion of its Euro Asian frontiers with the signature of a new repair management contract with a leading cargo airline based at Istanbul Atatürk International.

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Solar Impulse 2 completes first solar-powered round-the-world flight

Posted 26 July 2016

Having taken turns at the controls of their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have today landed back in Abu Dhabi to achieve their dream of

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Solar Impulse on final leg to Abu Dhabi at end of World flight

Posted 24 July 2016

Ten days after André Borschberg's arrival in Cairo following the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea, Bertrand Piccard took off with Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) for the final leg of the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight –and

in Business Aviation / General Aviation

FAS sees growth with tourist heli tours

Posted 18 July 2016

Falcon Aviation Services, which operates sightseeing helicopter tours from its certified helipad at Dubai's flagship Atlantis The Palm resort, says uptake for the service rose 20% last year. Falcon, which operates the service in partnership with

in General Aviation / ATM & Regulatory

Dubai plans first drone trading platform

Posted 17 July 2016

The fast-growing Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre (DMCC) free trade zone is to join forces with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) to exploit commercial drone opportunities. The two plan to to create a drone trading platform as part of the

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Air Algerie commit to Boeing Converted Freighters programme

Posted 13 July 2016

Air Algerie, based in Algiers, has signed a commitment with Boeing for two 737-800BCFs.

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Oman Air hails success of Air Cargo China 2016

Posted 12 July 2016

Oman Air's participation at Air Cargo China 2016 has been hailed as an important opportunity and a great success for the airline.

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Embraer and Boeing collaborate on sales and support of KC-390 medium airlift

Posted 11 July 2016

Embraer and Boeing have signed a teaming agreement to jointly market and support the KC-390, a multi-mission mobility and aerial refueling aircraft.

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Air freight demand sees growth in Middle East

Posted 7 July 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released global air freight data showing that demand measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) slowed in May with growth falling to 0.9% year-on-year.

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Etihad Cargo launches luxury car service for summer 2016

Posted 30 June 2016

Etihad Cargo has launched a unique, new travel offer for guests who want to travel with their luxury car over the Summer period.

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Solar Impulse completes Atlantic crossing

Posted 23 June 2016

On its journey around the world, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) - after a flight of three days and three nights (71 hours and 8 minutes) without fuel - has completed its crossing of the Atlantic Ocean to land in Spain and secure several world records along the

in General Aviation / Technology

Solar Impulse attempts first emission-free solar electric transatlantic flight

Posted 20 June 2016

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) took off early this morning from Kennedy Airport, New York, to attempt the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean and prove that an efficient energy future is possible.

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Qatar Airways Cargo reveals new strategy

Posted 15 June 2016

Qatar Airways chief officer cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann made several important announcements at a press conference attended by both Chinese and international industry media on the opening day of Air Cargo China 2016 in Shanghai.

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Etihad Cargo starts twice weekly flight to Brussels

Posted 14 June 2016

Etihad Cargo has commenced a new twice-weekly A330 freighter service to Brussels Airport in Belgium.

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Middle Eastern carriers see freight demand expand by 7.7%

Posted 31 May 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for April 2016 showing a 3.2% increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the

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Qatar Airways Cargo marks 10 years of services in Kenya

Posted 25 May 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo has celebrated 10 years of services in Kenya.

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica expands range of new generation helicopters distributed in Turkey

Posted 25 May 2016

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has announced the renovation of the Distributorship Agreement with Kaan Air of Turkey covering a range of models spanning from 2.8 to 7 tonne encompassing the AW119

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Antonov AN225 lands at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Posted 24 May 2016

The world's largest cargo aircraft, the Antonov AN225, landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport for the first time on Saturday, 21st May,

in General Aviation / Airports

DACC drafting heli-taxi platform masterplan

Posted 12 May 2016

Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) is drafting a masterplan for a proposed heli-taxi platform to be centred at the Dubai South aerotropolis which includes Al Maktoum International Airport.

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Emirates SkyCargo named Best Cargo Airline in the Middle East

Posted 12 May 2016

Emirates SkyCargo has won Best Cargo Airline in the Middle East. The award was presented at the 2016 Cargo Airline of the Year Awards organised by Air Cargo News in London, United Kingdom.

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LCI increases freighter fleet and signs new deal with Turkey's ACT Airlines

Posted 5 May 2016

LCI, the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, continues to increase its fleet of dedicated maindeck freighter aircraft. Two additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft are now flying for Qatar Airways and

in General Aviation

Qatar Airways Cargo wins All-Cargo Carrier award

Posted 28 April 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo was presented with the prestigious All-Cargo Carrier award at the 33rd Cargo Airline of the Year event.

in General Aviation

GCC commercial helicopter potential remains untapped says Bell

Posted 19 April 2016

Helicopter travel within the GCC's commercial sector is still in its infancy yet could open up major horizons, particularly for the region's advancing tourism sector, according to Bell Helicopter.

in General Aviation / Training

ADA close to opening region's first dedicated helicopter training centre

Posted 19 April 2016

Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA), the Middle East's largest helicopter operator, will this year open the region's first dedicated helicopter training centre. The new 7,250 square metre facility in Khalifa City will

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo launches protection solution for temperature-sensitive cargo

Posted 19 April 2016

Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo division of Emirates Airline, has launched a next-generation version of its innovative protection product for valuable temperature-sensitive cargo, such as

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo launches weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh

Posted 6 April 2016

Emirates SkyCargo has launched a weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, starting 6 April 2016.

in Air Transport / General Aviation

Tecnam announces P2012 success

Posted 1 April 2016

Tecnam has announced the successful roll-out of the first Tecnam P2012 Traveller from its experiments assembly line.

in General Aviation

International Transport and Logistics Conference inspires students

Posted 31 March 2016

The International Transport and Logistics Conference organised by Pegasus Cargo in partnership with Istanbul University's Transportation and Logistics Faculty took place on 23-24 March 2016 at Istanbul

in General Aviation

EgyptAir Cargo launches first flight to Chad

Posted 22 March 2016

EgyptAir Cargo has launched its first flight to N'Djamena, Chad carrying 40 tons of cargo as part of the company's strategy aiming at operating new air routes and boosting its position in the African market.

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Cargo iQ is the new name for Cargo 2000 as Emirates Skycargo joins the organisation

Posted 17 March 2016

Cargo iQ is the new name for Cargo 2000 (C2K).

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IATA CEO says continued transformation in air cargo industry is needed

Posted 16 March 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for continued transformation in the air cargo industry with a focus on raising the quality of its offering at the opening of the 10th annual World Cargo

in General Aviation

Free e-AWBs in 2016 for independent forwarders

Posted 15 March 2016

Independent forwarder members of the WCA will all have free access to WIN's e-Air Waybill (e-AWB) platform for the remainder of this year.

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Bell Helicopter's service network to grow in Turkey

Posted 14 March 2016

Bell Helicopter, a Textron company, has announced that Genel Havacılık A.Ş. is nearing completion of its application to become appointed as a Bell Helicopter Authorised Customer Service Facility (CSF) in Turkey.

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Etihad Airways' CEO speaks at global cargo conference

Posted 14 March 2016

Etihad Airways' president and chief executive officer James Hogan gave the opening address to more than 1,200 delegates attending the World Cargo Alliance (WCA) Conference taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

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PAS is first to ring the Bell for North Africa

Posted 10 March 2016

Petroleum Air Services (PAS) has been appointed as the first Bell Helicopter authorized customer service facility in North Africa.

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Honeywell five year forecast reflects slow growth

Posted 9 March 2016

Honeywell has forecast that 4,300 to 4,800 civilian-use helicopters will be delivered in the next five years, 400 lower than 2015 five-year forecast.

in Defence / General Aviation / Events

Mahindra eyeing UAE partnership opportunities

Posted 8 March 2016

India's multinational conglomerate the Mahindra Group is eagerly eyeing aerospace and defence partnership projects in the UAE with a particular focus on Abu Dhabi.

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IATA release data for global air freight showing the Middle East resumes growth trend

Posted 8 March 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in January showing a rise in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) of 2.7% compared to January 2015.

in Defence / General Aviation / Maintenance

Saudi Rotorcraft sets launch plans and new partner in the offing

Posted 7 March 2016

The Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center (SRSC), Saudi Arabia's only private company providing comprehensive, in-country maintenance repair and overhaul support for the Kingdom's diverse civil and military rotorcraft

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Qatar Airways completes first stage of new distribution capability pilot with Farelogix

Posted 7 March 2016

Qatar Airways has announced the successful completion of the first phase of its New Distribution Capability (NDC) pilot with Farelogix that will increase the volume and quality of products

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Qatar Airways Cargo receives international Award for Excellence in Air Cargo

Posted 7 March 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo recently received the International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo at the Air Cargo India 2016 exhibition and conference, hosted by STAT Times.

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Abu Dhabi Aviation gears up for KSA expansion

Posted 2 March 2016

Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) – the Middle East's largest commercial helicopter operator – is gearing up for expansion in Saudi Arabia following the competition of a financial feasibility study and business plan by its joint venture ADA

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Qatar Airways Cargo results show increase tonnage in 2015

Posted 2 March 2016

Statistics revealed by Qatar Airways Cargo show international airfreight carrier increased its tonnage by 37.5 per cent in 2015.

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Etihad Cargo taken delivery of B777

Posted 29 February 2016

Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of a new Boeing 777 freighter which will enable the freight arm of Etihad Airways to continue its expansion plans into 2016.

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Oman Air and Cargolux extend Indian freighter network to Mumbai

Posted 23 February 2016

Oman Air and Cargolux are to introduce a new destination in India with the introduction of two flights per week to Mumbai from 8th March 2016.

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NATS outlines plan to help RPAS sector integrate with rest of aviation community

Posted 18 February 2016

NATS, the UK's leading provider of air traffic control services, has identified a three-point plan for the RPAS (drone) sector to flourish and operate in harmony with the rest of the aviation industry.

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IATA: Middle East sees growth in air freight in 2015

Posted 5 February 2016

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

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Avisa Gulf and Rose Aviation to provide helicopter technical services in UAE

Posted 2 February 2016

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

in General Aviation

Qatar Cargo lands in Budapest

Posted 28 January 2016

Qatar Cargo's freighter planes will fly between Qatar and Hungary every week on Thursday and Sunday, commencing 3 March 2016.

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Qatar Airways Cargo launches three new routes

Posted 27 January 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it will launch three new freighter routes to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh in March 2016.

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FAI announces 2015 was a 'record year' for the operator

Posted 25 January 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.

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Etihad Cargo and Masdar Institute Design launch design for temperature-controlled dolly

Posted 19 January 2016

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

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New UAE based Helideck/Helipad consultancy opens

Posted 12 January 2016

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)

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Qatar Airways Cargo's freighter adds A330F and B747F to its fleet

Posted 6 January 2016

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.

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Russian Helicopters latest VIP transport gets approvals

Posted 31 December 2015

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

in Defence / General Aviation

Russian Helicopters presents its range to Iran

Posted 25 December 2015

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..

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BIAS 2016 launches new Civil Aviation Conference

Posted 24 December 2015

The Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), back for its fourth edition, is introducing a new element for this edition of the Airshow - a Civil Aviation Conference.

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Airbus Beluga XL production starts

Posted 21 December 2015

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.

in Defence / General Aviation

TAI and LHTEC sign contract for CTS800 engine

Posted 16 December 2015

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

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Qatar Airways Cargo brings Disney to Doha

Posted 15 December 2015

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.

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Emirates SkyCargo increases operations in Istanbul

Posted 10 December 2015

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

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo ships 35,000 tonnes of Cool Chain products through its new Dubai hub

Posted 9 December 2015

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

in General Aviation

Russian Helicopters offers after-sales services to helicopter operators in Egypt

Posted 8 December 2015

Russian Helicopters is preparing to provide after-sales service and maintenance for Russian-made helicopters operated in Egypt.

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Middle East continues to see solid demand for air cargo

Posted 3 December 2015

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.

in General Aviation / Technology

Dassault launches new combined vision system for Falcons.

Posted 16 November 2015

Dassault Aviation launched its proprietary Combined Vision System at the show in Las Vegas, Nevada today.

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Saudi signs MoU to take Antonov deal to the next stage with 10 aircraft

Posted 13 November 2015

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

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Dubai 2015: Qatar Airways becomes RAeS corporate partner

Posted 10 November 2015

Qatar Airways today joined the professional body dedicated to the aerospace community, the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).

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Sheikh Ahmed officially opens cargo terminal at the Logistics District in Dubai South

Posted 10 November 2015

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.

in General Aviation

Dubai 2015: Bell Helicopter and Strong Aviation sign LOI for Bell 525

Posted 10 November 2015

Bell Helicopter announced today the signature of a letter of intent (LOI) with Strong Aviation for a Bell 525 Relentless super medium helicopter.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo expands operations in Italy

Posted 29 October 2015

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.

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Qatar Airways Cargo third largest in the world

Posted 29 October 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.

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Emirates SkyCargo wins 'Overall Carrier of the Year' award at Payload Asia Awards

Posted 19 October 2015

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.

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Drones For Good judge urges rethink over flying robots

Posted 14 October 2015

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.

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Airbus Helicopter introduces H145 Mercedes-Benz Style

Posted 6 October 2015

Airbus Helicopters has announced it is introducing new H145 Mercedes-Benz Style, with four orders being received so far.

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Symposium on medical challenges in air sports to take place at FAI World Air Games

Posted 1 October 2015

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.

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Emirates SkyCargo receives newest Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft

Posted 30 September 2015

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.

in General Aviation

Oman Air announces partnership with Swissport International

Posted 16 September 2015

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.

in General Aviation / Events

Abu Dhabi to hold its first helicopter exhibition in 2016

Posted 28 August 2015

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.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo to establish a second trade lane with Iran

Posted 24 August 2015

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.

in General Aviation

FAI to strengthen ultra-long-range air ambulance market with Global Express conversion

Posted 18 August 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

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Oman Air-Cargolux cooperation adds second flight to Chennai

Posted 13 August 2015

The partnership between Oman Air and Cargolux, launched in April 2015, introduced a second frequency to Chennai from 11th August 2015.

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