Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has appointed Jean-Paul Boutibou as vice president, sales, Middle East & Africa.
Avtrade has appointed Patrick Armstrong as regional sales manager based in Dubai.
Etihad Airways has appointed George Mawadri as its new general manager in Nigeria
Air Arabia second officer, Ghada Mohamed Al Rousi, has issued a rallying cry to young women around the world, among rising concern within the commercial aviation industry over a looming global pilot shortage.
Etihad has announced a new organisational structure for the growing multi-faceted business to create clearer management responsibilities for the different companies.
AJW Aviation has appointed David Lewis as chief technical.
Attracting and retaining Millennials, those born between 1981-2000, is key to coping with the Middle East's projected MRO growth, delegates at this year's Airline Engineering & Maintenance Middle East conference.
Etihad Airways has appointed Peter Li as its new general manager for China.
Jet Aviation Basel has appointed David Peterson as director of completions sales.
Turkish Airlines CEO Temel Kotil has called for qualified Saudi Arabian women pilots to apply to his airline if they cannot find work in the Kingdom.
Avtrade has announced the appointment of Hürcan Asik as Regional VP Sales – Turkey.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a decision by its Board of Governors, to recommend Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and CEO of Air France-KLM, to succeed retiring Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler.
Boeing has invested US $225,000 in a three-year 'Start-Up Bridge Program' to aid budding UAE entrepreneurs. The aerospace giant has joined forces with INJAZ UAE, a non-profit member of the Junior Achievement Worldwide education
Emirates has announced several management changes in its commercial operations team to strengthen its market position in Africa, the Middle East and North and South America.
Etihad Airways has appointed Fatma Al Mehairi as general manager for Canada.
SITA has announced that Barbara Dalibard has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective of July, replacing Francesco Violante, who plans to step down after 13 years in the role.
Nabil Sultan, Emirates' divisional senior vice president, cargo has been appointed to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Board of Directors.
Airships Arabia DWC-LLC has appointed of Katharina Albert to the post of logistics director.
Gulf Air has appointed Shadi Raweh as its new country manager for Turkey.
AJW Aviation has appointed Daniel Watson to the role of chief commercial officer as the organisation identifies a new executive team to lead the growth and development of the business worldwide.
The Etihad Aviation Group has a new Board of Directors following a resolution of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi,
Emirates has appointed Thani Abdulla Al Ansari as a country manager for Zambia this month.
Emirates Airline has announced three appointments to its senior management team for key operational functions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Etihad Airways has announced the appointment of Craig Thomas as general manager for the United States.
Qatar's former foreign minister Khalid al-Attiyah has been named as the new state minister for defence affairs in a cabinet reshuffle yesterday.
Etihad Airways has appointed Remco Althuis to the position of vice president - Europe.
Etihad Airways has announced the appointment of three UAE nationals to key executive roles.
Ian Cooper has been named as new the new CEO for Airways Aviation Group, which supplies training to the Middle East market.
The International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Associations (IFALPA), the Montreal-based 'Global Voice of Pilots' says it's looking to secure ties with Middle East carriers but admits it's got work to do to overcome “prevailing
Avtrade has appointed Aymeric de Warren as regional sales director – Dubai.
Brian Culver will be taking the position of CEO at Hadid International Services as of November 4.
SITA has announced that CEO Francesco Violante will step down in the second half of 2016 after 13 years in the position.
The Royal Jordanian Board of Directors has elected Captain Suleiman Obeidat as a board member, and mandated him as interim president/CEO of Royal Jordanian effective October 27, 2015, for a transitional period of three months.
Etihad Airways has announced the appointment of three new UAE nationals at airports across the airline's network.
Emirates has announced a number of management changes in its commercial operations department that will see two UAE Nationals assuming new roles to support the airline's growth in the Middle East and Far East.
The Arabian section of the Ninety Nines female pilot organisation have completed their 4th annual meeting which took place in Jordan - an event which saw the group increase its numbers with its first member from Syria. .
BAE Systems has named Martin Bennett as its new managing director, for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey. He will based in Abu Dhabi.
Boeing has announced several personnel changes in the Middle East and Turkey offices as part of the company's broader strategy in the region to strengthen market coverage and customer partnerships.
Sabena technics has announced the appointment of Pascal Jallier as the new Vice President of their VIP completion programmes.
Boeing has appointed Ahsen Rajput deputy managing director for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region for Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC), the company's aircraft financing arm. Rajput will be based in Abu Dhabi and is
Etihad Airways has appointed Sajida Ismail as Vice President Service and Hospitality to lead service design and development of the hospitality culture across all areas of the business.
Etihad Airways has announced the appointment of three UAE nationals to executive positions within the airline.
Etihad Airways has appointed Lindsay White to the new position of Vice President for Australia and Asia Pacific.
Virgin Galactic, owned by Abu Dhabi's Aabar Group and Richard Branon's Virgin Group, has named Nicola Pecile as the world's first commercial spacecraft's new pilot.
Virgin Galactic has appointed Barry Matsumori as senior vice president of business development and advanced concepts for the LauncherOne satellite launcher service.
Etihad Airways is offering pilots seconded from partner airlines the opportunity to transfer to permanent contracts as part of its strategy to maintain pilot numbers to meet the carrier's ambitious growth
Oman Air has appointed Jamal Al Azki as country manager for the airline's homeland. His new role is based in the Omani capital of Muscat. Al Azki was previously Country Manager, UK and Ireland.
The Emirates Group has appointed a UAE National to a strategic HR position in North America. Wasan Al Husseiny became manager human resources for the US and Canada markets earlier this month, overseeing the group's HR operations in the region.
LCI, the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, has appointed Rory McQueen to the newly-created role of vice president, Capital Markets.
Farsound Aviation, has announced the appointment of Jameel Ul Rahman to the position of business development manager, Middle East.
Gulf Air has recently held its annual service awards honouring members of the airline's cabin crew team for their years of service, exceptional performance and perfect attendance throughout their tenure with
Air Seychelles has announced the appointment of Roy Kinnear as its new chief executive officer, with effect from 1 July 2015.
Arabian Aerospace defence editor Jon Lake reports that there is mystery surrounding the death of the Saudi Arabian Chief of Air Staff, Lt. General Mohammad Bin Ahmad Al-Shaalan, the Commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF).
Boeing has named Dennis Muilenburg as its 10th chief executive, succeeding Jim McNerney, who has held the position for the past 10 years. Muilenburg, who has served as Boeing president and chief operating officer since 2013, becomes president and CEO
Etihad Airways has announced the appointment of Philippe Eydaleine, a seasoned public affairs leader with more than three decades of experience, as Head of Public Affairs in Europe.
LORD Corporation has announced that Joel D. Rood has been named president of the company's EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Region.
Etihad Airways has appointed Toyin Alaran as its new general manager for Uganda, following the launch of its new services between Entebbe and Abu Dhabi on 1 May 2015.
Qatar Airways CEO may have been a thorn in the side of the aircraft manufacturers, but France has recognized the value of Akbar Al Baker's contribution, vigour and leadership that has driven changes at Airbus – Europe's largest OEM with one of its
Etihad Airways has appointed Yarub Mohamed Obaidalla as its new general manager for Oman.
Etihad Airways has appointed Emirati national, Captain Majed Al Marzouqi, as its new vice president for Ccrporate safety and quality.
Boeing has named Bernie Dunn president of Boeing Middle East. Dunn will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and report to Marc Allen, president of Boeing International. The change is effective immediately.
Etihad Airways has appointed Iwan Kip as general manager for Indonesia, based in Jakarta.
The final panel session at the Aviation Africa event looked at the shortage of human capital in the region and the need to train young people to make sure the industry thrives.
Dr. Nicklas Dahlstrom, director of human factors for Emirates Airline, addressing the Aviation Africa conference in Dubai today, told the audience that human factors training is essential, especially when
Former director of CAA in Lebanon (twice), Dr Hamdi Chaouk, now managing partner, Aviation Minds, opened the second day of the first Aviation Africa conference and exhibition in Dubai by explaining how
How can regional airlines grow in Africa? That is a question that was put to panelists at the first Aviation Africa conference and exhibition in Dubai today.
The first afternoon panel, moderated by Victoria Moores, bureau chief, Air Transport World and African Aerospace, looked at airline business in the region.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, gave the keynote address at the second session of Aviation Africa. In “Building a world class airport” he said that when he left Gatwick Airport in 2007, LGW and Dubai were about the
Etihad Airways has reinforced its commitment to providing UAE national employees with world-class career opportunities, after a senior member of its finance team was appointed as Air Seychelles' chief
One of the key drivers behind the launch and development of Emirates airline has died. Former vice chairman of the group. Sir Maurice Flanagan, KBE died peacefully at his London home yesterday, surrounded by his family. He was 86.
Etihad Airways has appointed Sarah Built as its new general manager for Australia and New Zealand, based in Sydney.
Aerion has appointed Ernest (Ernie) Edwards, one of business aviation's most accomplished executives, as Senior Vice President and chief commercial officer. He joins Aerion's senior leadership and has
Rolls-Royce announced today that John Rishton has decided to retire as chief executive on 2 July 2015. He will be succeeded by Warren East, whose appointment follows an extensive international search.
Abu Dhabi-based private jet operator, AJA, has appointed a new head of sales and commercial.
Dubai Airshow has strengthened its team with the appointment of Caryn McConnachie as new aerospace director.
Captain Haitham Misto has been confirmed as Royal Jordanian's president/CEO.
Abu Dhabi Airports has named Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei as its new CEO.
Jet Aviation Basel - well known in the Middle East for its completions expertise on VIP aircraft - has made two key leadership changes to its completions sales organisation.
Shareef Al Romaithi, a 31 year-old Etihad Airways First Officer, has become the first Emirati to obtain a PhD in aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which also makes him the youngest and the eighth
Etihad Airways has announced new key appointments within its commercial division which will support the airline's growth and expansion plans.
Boeing president for the Middle East, Jeff Johnson has been named as the vice president, business development, Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA). He succeeds Tim Norgart, who recently retired from Boeing. Johnson will be based in St. Louis,
After 25 years of service, Ali Al Naqbi has announced his retirement from his government position as the vice president of finance and administration at Presidential Flight, Abu Dhabi.
GCAA's assistant director general of strategy & international affairs, Laila bin Hareb, has been reaching out to young people in the UAE to promote the civil aviation industry as a career opportunity.
Etihad Airways, which currently has 2,000 Emiratis on staff, is planning to recruit an additional 6,000 UAE nationals by 2020, according to its Chief People and Performance Officer Ray Gammell, writes Barbara Saunders.
Etihad Airways, has appointed John Friel as its new general manager for South Africa.
Etihad Airways has announced Ulf Hüttmeyer as its senior vice president Finance Equity Partners, effective April 1 2015.
Etihad's CEO James Hogan, is withdrawing from the board of one of its equity-partner airlines Virgin Australia.
Former Pratt & Whitney CEO Alain Bellemare is set to replace Pierre Beaudoin as chief executive of Bombardier today.Beaudoin resigned yesterday in a shock shake-up at the Canadian company.
Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, plan to hire over 11,000 new staff in the coming year across its business, in line with its projected growth across six continents.
Parts distributor Satair is strengthening its Dubai team with key account manager Martin Couët being stationed in the Middle East headquarters.
An ambitious Emiratisation target of 50% by the end of 2015 has been announced by Abu Dhabi Airports on the sidelines of Tawdheef, currently taking place at ADNEC under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of culture,
They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, and that expression could not ring truer for mother and son, Sue Abdul and Karim Hollosi, who have both served as Emirates cabin crew, two decades apart.
Etihad Airways has appointed its first Emirati female airport manager. Based in Nagoya, Japan, Fatima Al Kharousi will be responsible for overseeing the airline's operations at Chubu Centrair International Airport and the smooth
Business aircraft sales, acquisitions and trader Jetcraft, has launched a new commercial aircraft sales and leasing division.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has appointed Henrik Ambak to the position of Senior Vice President, Cargo Operations Worldwide.