Sikorsky Aircraft and Boeing have been selected to build a helicopter for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator Phase 1 program (JMR TD), paving the way for the next generation of vertical lift aircraft.
Emirates SkyCargo has boosted its capacity to America's third largest city, Chicago, with the start of daily non-stop flights.
Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 62,802 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.
Air Charter Service has announced that Nick Harris has returned to the company's Dubai office to take up the role of Cargo Director for the region.
Air BP continues to grow its business in the Middle East with the successful inauguration of its first offairport site in the region.
Bell Helicopter has announced a signed purchase agreement for the first two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) in the Middle East.
Etihad Cargo has started freighter flights between Abu Dhabi (AUH) and the Hanoi's Nội Bài International Airport (HAN).
A Kuwaiti parliamentary committee investigating a Kuwait Airways deal to buy and lease aircraft from Airbus has ruled the agreement legitimate, reports ArabianBusiness.com.
Emirates SkyCargo is set to further strengthen trade lanes between Scandinavia and its worldwide network with the start of operations to Oslo, Norway, from the 2nd of September this year.
Royal Jordanian has inaugurated the e-freight system, in collaboration with CHAMP Cargosystems (CHAMP), a global IT provider serving the air cargo industry.
IFS announced today that one of Turkey's leading sheet metal producers, Yepsan Defense and Aviation, has chosen to implement IFS Applications to support business-critical processes such as manufacturing, quality management, distribution
Etihad Cargo uplifted record cargo tonnage across the globe in April and May 2014, pushing the carrier into the list of top 10 performing global air cargo operators, based on monthly WorldACD carrier rankings.
Etihad Cargo has enhanced its cargo services to and from Switzerland and the United States (US), by offering bellyhold cargo capacity on flights between Abu Dhabi and Zurich and Los Angeles respectively.
Qatar Airways Cargo will start operating its twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City on 11 June 2014. This new dedicated cargo route will mark the start of Qatar Airways Cargo operations in Latin America.
Etihad Cargo will inaugurate a new weekly freighter flight between Abu Dhabi and the Ugandan city of Entebbe on 26 May 2014.
Infinity Support Services (ISS) is to launch helicopter pilot training for the Sikorsky S-92 in Saudi Arabia.
Emirates SkyCargo has added Mexico City and Atlanta to its flight schedule, further expanding its freighter network to more than 50 destinations around the world.
Emirates Group Security has secured RA3 certification for dnata.
Qatar Airways Cargo started operating its freighter service to Stansted (UK) last week.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data showing air freight markets in March were up 5.9% compared to a year ago and capacity grew 3.4%.
Critical-care airlift services from Turkey's THK Gökçen Aviation are now at their maximum capability following completion of Airbus Helicopters' delivery of EC135s to the commercial arm of the Turkish
After months of hard work, long nights, test flight and crashed aircraft, the winners of the 4th UAE Innovation Challenge Abu Dhabi 2014 were announced today at an official awards ceremony at the HCT Abu Dhabi Men's College.
Pegasus Cargo held its International Air Cargo Logistics Conference, in association with Yeditepe University, for both cargo sector professionals and students on 22 April.
AgustaWestland, has signed a distributor agreement with Morocco's Heliconia Aero Solutions.
The UAE hosted a symposium on air traffic management (ATM) in Abu Dhabi last week, to focus the attention on the challenges the region is facing for its air navigation.
Pegasus Cargo has joined forces with Yeditepe University in organising the International Air Cargo Logistics Conference.
Abu Dhabi-based Continental Aviation Services (CAS) has been appointed exclusive distributor for the Middle East by United Rotorcraft, a Division of Air Methods .
Oil company Shell has today formally launched its global Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE) - a proposition designed for fixed-base operators (FBOs) and small and medium size airports.
The helicopter safety team for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA GST) has teamed up with international aerospace event organisers Tangent Link to launch a new event for the offshore and onshore helicopter industry.
Pegasus Cargo has appointed ABDA Cargo Services LLC as its cargo general sales agency for Germany while Aviation Services is appointed for Greece.
Eclipse Aerospace, has delivered its first Eclipse 550 twin-engine very light jet from its headquarters in Albuquerque following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.
Daher-Socata today unveiled the newest member in its TBM family of very fast, single-engine turboprop business aircraft the TBM 900.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is set to increase its cargo capacity to Tunis and Abidjan with the introduction of a weekly freighter service from 17th March 2014.
The Gulf Aviation Safety Council (GFSC) has called for greater cooperation and exchange of information by all aviation stakeholders both regionally and internationally and also lodged support for IATA's
Industry analysts TechNavio have forecast that the aviation market in the Middle East is set to grow at a CAGR of 6.32% over the period 2012-2016.
Egypt's Petroleum Air Services (PAS) has taken delivery of two Bell 412EP helicopters configured and fully equipped to meet oil and gas producers requirements (OGP) recommended by the leading international oil companies working in
Turkey's largest civil helicopter operator the Kocoglu Group has selected Avpro to remarket two of its pre-owned helicopters.
Abu Dhabi Aviation has signed a letter of intent with Bell Helicopters for ten Bell 525 Relentless helicopters.
A new Helicopter maintenance and spare parts company - AgustaWestland Aviation Services (AWAS) - was formed yesterday at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014, in a partnership between Abu Dhabi Aviation and AgustaWestland.
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, and vice chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, chairman of Abu Dhabi
Emirates SkyCargo is gearing up for the move of its freighter fleet to Al Maktoum Airport (DWC) by signing a trucking contract with Dubai-based Allied Transport LLC, an established land transportation
The helicopter community in the Middle East and Africa is to get a single voice followinng the launch of MEAHA, the Middle East and Africa Helicopter Association.
The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched its new strategic plan for the years 2014-2016 under the theme Building the Future of Aviation Together, which, it said, will have a positive impact on the civil aviation
ATR ended 2013 breaking new annual records. The manufacturer increased its turnover to US$ 1.63 billion, an increase of 13% compared to the previous year (2012: 1.44 billion).
A privately-operated helicopter with two people on board crashed on take off from the Atlantis Hotel on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah.
A revolutionary new gyrocopter made its debut at the Bahrain Airshow, promising to dramatically slash the cost of surveillance missions.
Global air traffic management group CANSO is planning on its Middle East conference agreeing a Middle East strategy and engagement plan for the region's air traffic management,
The Bahrain International Airshow is playing host to not one, but two, examples of the iconic Second World War fighter, both of them painted to commemorate the Spitfire Mk I paid for by public subscription in Bahrain and gifted to the
Daredevil British pilot and brand ambassador for Abarth cars, Mark Jefferies, is back at the airshow for the second time with a stunning display in an Extra EA 300/L.
Emirates SkyCargo achieved another successful year in 2013.
National, a premier global multimodal and passenger flight service provider, has expanded its global transportation service footprint to offer premium daily passenger charter services between the United
Russian Helicopters produced 303 helicopters for Russian and international customers, with an anticipated consolidated profit in excess of over four billion dollars(140 billion roubles.)
Textron, the corporate owner of Cessna aircraft has reached a deal to buy the GA and light jet manufacturer's competitor BeecH Holdings, the manufacturer of Beechcraft aircraft including the top selling King Air family
Dubai-owned Quest Aviation Solutions is looking east. Following a successful Dubai Air Show appearance where it was named as the UAE's exclusive dealer for MD Helicopters, it has now spread its rotors to India and China.
Hawker Pacific has secured the sale of a Bell 412EPI helicopter to Abu Dhabi Aviation.
Etihad Cargo has posted an all-time record for the amount of freight carried on its network.
AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center) and Eurocopter have completed the overhaul, modification, and delivery of the first Eurocopter AS565 (PANTHER) aircraft to the UAE Joint Aviation
Bell Helicopter has announced it has delivered the first seven of 15 Bell 429s to the Turkish National Police on or ahead of schedule.
flydubai's Cargo division has begun implementing electronic airway bills (e-AWB) throughout its operations.
FedEx Express has announced the appointment of David Binks as regional president, FedEx Express, Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (EMEA), effective January 1, 2014.
Etihad Cargo and Singapore Airlines Cargo have agreed to exchange confirmed cargo capacity on services operated by both airlines from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow and Frankfurt.
The second A350 XWB to fly, MSN3, landed back at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France on October 14 after successfully completing its first flight that lasted approximately five hours.
Etihad Cargo has posted record monthly uplift figures for September of 45,175 tonnes, a 42 per cent increase on the same month in 2012 (31,826 tonnes).
Turkey's Saran Holding Group has ordered the first Bell 407GX to be operated in Turkey.
Bell Helicopter today announced an upgrade programme to one of the company's newest and most versatile helicopters the Bell 412EPI.
The aviation industry today hailed a significant development on climate change issues made at a meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN specialised agency for aviation. After two weeks of
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported a continued modest improvement in air cargo markets in August.
The Government of Oman is making significant investment in new Cargo facilities at various airports in Oman to enhance and develop Cargo movement through the Sultanate.
Bell Helicopter has selected the Garmin G1000 as the integrated avionics suite for its new short light single (SLS) aircraft . The all-glass avionics system digitally presents critical flight information to the
Qatar's Gulf Helicopters (GHC) announced at Helitech in London today that is has entered into a joint venture with Quality Aviation Instruments (QAI) to provide component repair facilities to be located in Doha,
CSafe Global and Turkish Cargo have signed a Master Lease Agreement to offer transport and leasing services of the industry-leading CSafe Active RKN on Turkish Cargo's flights.
Etihad Cargo has posted record monthly uplift figures for July of 45,000 tonnes, a 37 per cent increase on the same month in 2012 (32,876 tonnes).
Cirrus Aircraft is to supply Cirrus SR22 aircraft to support the future aircrew training requirements of the Royal Saudi Air Force.
The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed a Record of Discussions with the Government of the People's Republic of China in Yinchuan, Ningxia.
THK Gökçen Aviation has received the first five EC135s to provide medical airlift duties throughout Turkey. The helicopters will start operations in August.
The Gulf Flight Safety Committee (GFSC) visited its birthplace when it held its annual general meeting in Muscat meeting last week. It left with a new name and new senior officers.
The UAE and Bahrain have restructured airspace between the two countries in a bid to ease congestion as the number of aircraft movements continues to grow.
Eurocopter's EC135 will perform medical airlift duties throughout Turkey with a fleet of 17 helicopters to be flown by the Turkish Aeronautical Association's THK Gökçen Aviation commercial arm, marking
The UAE's director general of the country's civil aviation authority (GCAA), H.E Saif Al Suwaidi, has called for greater cooperation and coordination among all stakeholders in the local aviation
The burgeoning aviation industry in Iraq is to be the subject of a major conference to be held at Baghdad Airport in September.
Abu Dhabi's Royal Jet president Shane O'Hare, said the development of a strong infrastructure is one of the main ingredients of a successful business formula for the Middle East's business aviation industry.
Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center, an entity of UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), organised and hosted a workshop to pilots and air traffic controllers around air traffic operations in the southern
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense is expanding its strategic alliance with Bahrain-based Global Aviation Services (GAS) to cover sales and support of filtration solutions for fixed-wing general aviation aircraft and
Countries with poor communications strategies must not rely solely on industry to interpet, raise awareness of or enforce new air cargo supply chain security measures, says the Global Air Cargo Advisory
The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australia's Department of Infrastructure and Transport to facilitate the rapid expansion of civil aviation operations
Pegasus Cargo is presenting the International Air Cargo Logistics Conference in association with Yeditepe University for the airline sector as well as students.
Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) and brokers Capital Shield Insurance (CSI) are forming a new aviation consortium called Tayaran
General aviation enthusiasts have been given a tremendous boost by the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) which announced last night that it has given approval for plans to develop
Abu Dhabi-based Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL) and FlightSafety International were at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo to sign a three-year agreement to provide training services for both VIP and search-and-rescue pilots.
The Abu Dhabi Air Expo could herald the start of new era in general aviation for the United Arab Emirates.
Performance worries over military and commercial helicopter operations in the harsh conditions of the Middle East deserts could be eased with a new distributorship deal signed today.
Troubled aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft is optimistic about coming out of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the United States having been given support by its key creditors who have accepted its reorganisation plan.
A new company is planning to launch human and robotic helium balloon missions to the very edge of space from within the UAE.
Northrop Grumman and Abu Dhabi's Higher College of Technology have launched the 2013 Innovation Challenge unmanned aircraft competition.
Arabian Aerospace is to produce an exclusive daily newspaper a the Abu Dhabi Air Expo show in March.
Bell Helicopter has signed an agreement with the Turkish government for the supply of five Bell 429 rotor craft. The 429s will be operated by the Turkish General Directorate of Forestry (TGDF) to protect forest resources and