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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 grew strongly, up 11.3%.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Qatar Airways Cargo launches customised on-board door-to-door courier service

Posted 29 July 2015

Qatar Airways Cargo will launch an express airfreight service for door-to-door and time-critical shipments.

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Dnata in acquisition of cargo operations in Amsterdam

Posted 29 July 2015

Dnata has announced it has reached an agreement with Aviapartner to acquire its cargo handling operations at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines appoints new vice president EMEA

Posted 21 July 2015

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has appointed Georges Biwer as vice president, EMEA.

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United Technologies reaches agreement to sell its Sikorsky Aircraft business to Lockheed Martin

Posted 20 July 2015

United Technologies has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Sikorsky Aircraft business to Lockheed Martin for $9 billion in cash.

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Solar Impulse to undergo maintenance repairs on its batteries

Posted 13 July 2015

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

in General Aviation / Technology

Solar Impulse 2 reaches Hawaii

Posted 6 July 2015

The solar powered aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg - Solar Impulse 2 - has achieved the longest exploration leg of its Round-The-World mission, completing its trip from Japan to Hawaii.

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Sluggish air cargo growth for May globally but Middle East demand grows

Posted 2 July 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that growth continued to slow in May.

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Bell 525 Relentless makes successful first flight

Posted 2 July 2015

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.

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Solar Impulse 2 embarks on next leg of global voyage

Posted 29 June 2015

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

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Shell Aviation renews collaboration with AeroSuperBatics Wingwalking team

Posted 29 June 2015

Shell Aviation has extended its collaboration with the AeroSuperBatics Wingwalking team, one of the world's most famous aerobatic formation wing-walking teams.

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Etihad Cargo increases freighter services to Africa

Posted 22 June 2015

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.

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PARIS: Bell 525 heading for Middle East VIP role

Posted 19 June 2015

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

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PARIS: H160 test programme

Posted 18 June 2015

Airbus Helicopters' latest product, the H160 is now well underway for its test programme, the company said today.

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PARIS: Black Hawk builders up for sale

Posted 17 June 2015

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.

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Falcon takes two AW-189s as backbone to its oil and gas fleet

Posted 14 June 2015

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

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Air France KLM Cargo achieves export e-AWB from Saudi Arabia

Posted 12 June 2015

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

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Etihad Cargo offers industry cargo benefits through new partnership

Posted 6 June 2015

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.

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Flight Safety Foundation announces BARS for offshore helicopter operations standard

Posted 2 June 2015

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.

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dnata welcomes the first A350-XWB at Changi Airport

Posted 26 May 2015

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.

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First Bell 407GXP purchased in Europe

Posted 23 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.

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Turkish Airlines announces its 10th freighter destination to Dakar

Posted 23 May 2015

Turkish Cargo strengthens its presence in Africa with the launch of its new freighter services to the Dakar, Senegal.

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Abu Dhabi's Police Air Wing in daily duty to save lives

Posted 22 May 2015

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..

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Jetman soars over Dubai in new world first

Posted 13 May 2015

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.

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Emirates SkyCargo adds Columbus, Ohio, to its network

Posted 7 May 2015

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.

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Schiebel Camcopters S-100 assists in the rescue of refugees in the Med

Posted 5 May 2015

Schiebel's unmanned helicopter Camcopters S-100 supports the MOAS foundation in the rescue of refugees in distress at sea.

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Seawings launches Seaplane Safaris to Sir Bani Yas Island

Posted 29 April 2015

Seawings has announced the launch of 'Seaplane Safaris' to Sir Bani Yas Island as part of an ongoing expansion of their Seawings Lifestyle division.

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Emirates SkyCargo to launch Orlando service

Posted 24 April 2015

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.

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Turkish Cargo has strengthened its freighter services to Pakistan and Bahrain

Posted 21 April 2015

Turkish Cargo has started operations to Lahore and Bahrain.

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Oman Air and Cargolux sign joint venture agreement

Posted 21 April 2015

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.

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Emirates SkyCargo sees freight growth to the Philippines

Posted 21 April 2015

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.

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Dubai introduces new laws regulating RPAS

Posted 16 April 2015

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum has issued a new law regulating the use of remotely piloted air systems (RPAS).

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Saudi Geological Survey takes delivery of new Bell 429

Posted 16 April 2015

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.

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Delta World Charter awarded sales and marketing agreement of two 747-200F nose loaders freighter air

Posted 8 April 2015

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.

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Turkish Cargo launches freighter service to Chicago

Posted 8 April 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.

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Tecnam delivers first P2010 to the Middle East

Posted 1 April 2015

Tecnam announced today that it has delivered its first P2010 light, single engine piston aircraft to the Middle East.

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Etihad Cargo launches pharmaceutical product TempCheck

Posted 1 April 2015

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.

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Honeywell extends Transworld agreement for Helicopter engines

Posted 28 March 2015

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.

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Airbus to outline heavy lift humanitarian helicopter for DIHAD

Posted 24 March 2015

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

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Air Partner announce successful operation of Ebola cargo relief flight

Posted 19 March 2015

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.

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Qatar Airways Cargo to launch new freighter service to LA

Posted 18 March 2015

Qatar Airways Cargo is to launch a new freighter service to Los Angeles, United States, from April 4 2015.

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Jeppesen and AvPlan come together for global coverage

Posted 18 March 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.

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Abu Dhabi bans leisure drones sales

Posted 12 March 2015

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

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Oman Air signs agreement with Cargolux for sea-air freight services to India

Posted 11 March 2015

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.

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Solar Impulse clocks up its first world record from Oman

Posted 10 March 2015

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.

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The Solar Impulse team in Abu Dhabi witness take-off

Posted 9 March 2015

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.

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Solar Impulse set to go - with Future Is Clean message ahead

Posted 9 March 2015

The First Round-The-World Solar Flight, is all set to go from Abu Dhabi at 07:30 (03:30 Zulu)this morning.

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Middle East and African helicopter markets set to grow says Honeywell

Posted 3 March 2015

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

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Airbus unveils all-composite H160 civil helicopter

Posted 3 March 2015

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.

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Kuwait to operate first Bell 429 in HEMS role in Middle East

Posted 27 February 2015

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.

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IDEX: Bell 407GXs to assist in Middle East security and humanitarian efforts

Posted 25 February 2015

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

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AWAS to expand Middle East support capabilities

Posted 25 February 2015

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

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IDEX: Bell 429 set for Saudi geological role

Posted 25 February 2015

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.

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UAE's pioneering in recognising drone benefits wins global recognition

Posted 30 January 2015

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

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Etihad Cargo launches new Hermes cargo management system

Posted 23 January 2015

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

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UAE to be among first to regulate drone use

Posted 19 January 2015

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

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Russian Helicopters Ansat now set for passenger transport role

Posted 30 December 2014

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

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GCAA meets with airworthiness stakeholders in Dubai

Posted 29 December 2014

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.

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Etihad Cargo carried record tonnage in November

Posted 12 December 2014

Etihad Cargo achieved an all-time record in November when it carried 53,292 tonnes across its global network in one month.

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Airbus Helicopters' EC645 T2 completes first flight

Posted 28 November 2014

Airbus Helicopters' newest lightweight military multi-role helicopter, the EC645 T2 (LUH SOF), has successfully completed its first flight.

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Russian Helicopters' Mi-171A2 prototype makes maiden flight

Posted 26 November 2014

Russian Helicopters has launched flight tests on the first prototype of the multirole Mi-171A2 helicopter.

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Qatar Airways Cargo transports 67 showjumping horses from Belgium

Posted 19 November 2014

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

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Airbus to expand oversize air transport capability with five new Belugas

Posted 18 November 2014

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.

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Bristow's Bill Chiles receives Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award

Posted 12 November 2014

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

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Russian Helicopters starts final certification tests on Mi-38 multirole helicopter

Posted 12 November 2014

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

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Bell Helicopter has successful first flight of 505 Jet Ranger X

Posted 11 November 2014

Bell Helicopter has announced the successful first flight of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter.

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