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
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
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.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July 2016 showing robust growth in demand.
The first flight of Airlander 10 - the airship that has been mooted for Middle East and African operations - has taken place in rural England.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Air Algerie, based in Algiers, has signed a commitment with Boeing for two 737-800BCFs.
Oman Air's participation at Air Cargo China 2016 has been hailed as an important opportunity and a great success for the airline.
Embraer and Boeing have signed a teaming agreement to jointly market and support the KC-390, a multi-mission mobility and aerial refueling aircraft.
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.
Etihad Cargo has launched a unique, new travel offer for guests who want to travel with their luxury car over the Summer period.
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
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.
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.
Etihad Cargo has commenced a new twice-weekly A330 freighter service to Brussels Airport in Belgium.
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
Qatar Airways Cargo has celebrated 10 years of services in Kenya.
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
The world's largest cargo aircraft, the Antonov AN225, landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport for the first time on Saturday, 21st May,
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.
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.
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
Qatar Airways Cargo was presented with the prestigious All-Cargo Carrier award at the 33rd Cargo Airline of the Year event.
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.
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
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
Emirates SkyCargo has launched a weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, starting 6 April 2016.
Tecnam has announced the successful roll-out of the first Tecnam P2012 Traveller from its experiments assembly line.
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
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.
Cargo iQ is the new name for Cargo 2000 (C2K).
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
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.
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.
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
Petroleum Air Services (PAS) has been appointed as the first Bell Helicopter authorized customer service facility in North Africa.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Statistics revealed by Qatar Airways Cargo show international airfreight carrier increased its tonnage by 37.5 per cent in 2015.
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.
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.
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
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 Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), back for its fourth edition, is introducing a new element for this edition of the Airshow - a Civil Aviation Conference.
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 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.
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