Rolls-Royce has announced the appointment of John Gay as regional director, Middle East.
A number of new appointments has been announced by the company responsible for organising the Dubai Air Show.
Global risk management and security specialist, Pilgrims Group, has appointed John McCaffery as director for the Middle East following the company's continued expansion in the region.
dnata, part of the Emirates Group, has announced a senior management change at its in-flight catering business, Alpha Flight Group. Lionel Wilton, chief executive officer of Alpha has announced that he will hand over the
Former London Heathrow chief executive Tony Douglas has been appointed as ceo of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC).
Dubai Aerospace (DAE) subsidiary StandardAero announced today the appointment of Firoz Tarapore as interim president and CEO to replace Rob Mionis, who resigned from the company to pursue other
Nextant Aerospace, maker of the Nextant 400XT, has bolstered its global sales team with the promotion of Jay Heublein to executive vice president, global sales and marketing and has also added a specific role for an African and Middle East sales
The EADS board of directors has accepted the resignation of Lutz Bertling as chief executive officer of Eurocopter and member of the EADS Group executive committee effective April 30 2013.
AeroMobile, the airbourne mobile phone operator, has announced the appointment of Kevin Rogers as CEO.
Mubadala's Swiss MRO subsidiary SR Technics has appointed former Jet Aviation senior vice president Christof Späth to head its component repair business.
Ram Menen, divisional senior vice president cargo, Emirates Airline is to retire.
BAE Systems has announced the appointment of a new regional managing director for the Middle East and Africa.
Qatar Airways has turned to Baltic Aviation Academy for the recruitment of new cabin crew members from the Baltic States.
Rizon Jet has announced the appointment of its new director of flight operations, Captain Siddharth Bhardwaj.
Sabena technics has appointed Martin Assmann as its executive vice-president civil sales.
Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE), manufacture of moulded elastomer seals, has appointed a new distribution manager for its EMEA sales territories.
Former Hawker Beechcraft senior executive for the Middle East, Africa and Europe, Sean McGeough, has been appointed president of Nextant Aerospace the , maker of the Nextant 400XT, the world's only remanufactured business jet.
IAG Cargo, the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has appointed Tony Snell as regional commercial manager with a mandate to drive growth in the strategic markets of the Middle East &
BBA Aviation Flight Support has announced the promotion of Maria Sastre to president and chief operating officer for Signature Flight Support Corporation.
The Flight Safety Foundation has announced the promotion of Kevin L. Hiatt to the position of president and chief executive officer of the Foundation, effective January 1 2013.
Jean-Bernard Lévy has been appointed chairman and CEO of Thales, following the resignation of Luc Vigneron.
The man who sold the Mirage jets to the UAE in the 1990s and then was vice president for Dassault for the Middle East and North Africa at the start of this century is stepping up to the top job.
Gulfstream has appointed Allan Stanton as regional vice president for international sales in the Middle East. Stanton, who is based in Dubai, reports to Trevor Esling, regional senior vice president, for Europe, the Middle East and
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and chairman of Dubai Airports and the Emirates Group, cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of MEBA.
The UAE's minister of foreign trade, HE Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, joined the royal tour at the opening ceremony of MEBA and took the opportunity to explore some of the stands.
Eight leading European corporate aviation operators announced the formation of a new 'Air Club' alliance at MEBA.
This year's Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show kicks off with some strong stats from organisers – the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) – which says that the local market will be worth US$1 billion by
A new working group to quash the illegal charter market in the Middle East sprang from a session at the Middle East Business Aviation Conference yesterday.
The business aircraft industry is too fragmented; consolidation must occur and the UAE is ready to step in.
Rob Wilson delivered Honeywell Aerospace's business aviation outlook for 2013 at the Middle East Business Aviation Conference yesterday.
Like all good shopkeepers Steve Varsano sometimes steps away from his store to meet his customers on their territory. And this week at MEBA, as Marcelle Nethersole found out, Varsano has a booth to do just that.
Airbus Corporate Jets has revealed its new VIP cabin concept for wide-bodied corporate airliners, designed with an eye to the growing Middle Eastern market.
Maher Salman Jabor Al Musallam has been appointed acting CEO for Gulf Air following the resignation of Samer Majali last week.
Travelport, the business services provider to the travel industry, has appointed Stuart Laird-Smith as Head of Commercial Strategy for the Middle East and Africa.
Abu Dhabi-based AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Center) and Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S) - both part of Mubadala Aerospace, have signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Vocational
Former Egyptian civil aviation minister Hussein Massoud was honoured by the African Airline Association at its annual assembly in Johannesburg this morning
Jordanian flight training academy, Ayla Aviation, has appointed the former Chief Commissioner for the Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission as its new chairman.
GetThere has promoted Guy Snelgar to managing director of its business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Qatar Airways has contracted Baltic Aviation Academy to help find cabin crew from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland.
Boeing has named Chris Smith vice president and managing director for its defence business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to further strengthen customer relationships and establish new in-country
Swiss Aviation Consulting has announced the addition of two new team members to its offices in Switzerland and the UAE.
MENA Aerospace Enterprises of Bahrain has undertaken a number of key management appointments in order to support the corporate group's sustained growth and regional expansion.
Etihad Airways has welcomed a new group of 15 Omani cabin crew, as part of its extensive recruitment drive in Oman.
Lufthansa Systems AG has announced that the company's supervisory board has extended the appointment of chief executive officer Stefan Hansen by five years until June 30, 2018.
Jet Aviation recently restructured its EMEA & Asia organization by forming two separate regional divisions, one for Asia and one for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Turkish Technic, the MRO subsidiary of Turkish Airlines. has appointed Altan Büyükyılmaz as executive vice president (Commercial Affairs) succeeding Dr. Fuat Oktay, who becomes a member of Turkish Technic's board of directors.
Richard Lineveldt has been appointed general manager of Sharjah's Gama Aviation with the task of implementing its growth strategy throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
Oman Air has appointed Jamal Al Azki to the newly-created position of Assistant Country Manager for the UK and Ireland. He will be based at Oman Air's UK office in Chiswick, London, and will report to Country Manager Rohan Alce.
Qatar-based private aviation services provider Rizon Jet has signed up a new Director of Ground Operations to its team based in Doha.
Virgin Galactic's Sir Richard Branson announced a new approach to getting satellites into low-earth orbit at the Farnborough Air Show with its LauncherOne project.
Amadeus Gulf today inaugurated its new headquarters in Abu Dhabi, close to the Abu Dhabi International Airport. The strategic move, aimed at complementing the fast-growing Gulf travel and tourism sector,
Arabian Aerospace is taking a place in the global Aerospace Media Hall of Fame after winning the Aerospace Media Award for the best digital media at a ceremony in London.
Bahrain Air has promoted Raju Pillai to director commercial operations. Pillai, who has been with the airline since its inception in 2008, started in the new role this week
Rizon Jet has appointed Mike Clarke as director of technical services, based in Doha. Clarke joins the Qatar private aviation company from BBA Aviation, where he served for 18 years in progressively responsible positions culminating in his
Jordan's former minister of industry and trade Amer Hadidi takes over as president and CEO of Royal Jordanian(RJ) Airlines from today.
Sharjah-based Gama, has announced today that former Rolls-Royce chief Sir Ralph Robins is to become non-executive chairman of the global business aviation and services group.
The Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC), the specialist in Airbus Corporate Jet VIP cabin completion and customised nose-to-tail services, is pleased to announce the nomination of Marco Mantovani as Head of Customer Support
Jordan Airline Training and Simulation (JATS) recently held a graduation ceremony for the first batch of Libyan maintenance graduates who completed the A318/A319/A320/A321 (CFM56 and V2500) B1T1+B2T2 under EASA 147 Approval for Maintenance
Qatar Airways chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker was voted onto the Board of Governors of the global aviation industry body, International Air Transport Association (IATA) earlier this week.
Dnata has appointed Gary Morgan as CEO for the company's UK operation.
IATA has named Wang Changshun, the Chairman of Air China, as its president for the 68th AGM and World Air Transport Summit, which is taking place in Beijing, China, this week
A new board has been appointed for Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC).
Former DAE Captal chief executive Robert Genise has joined to the board of Californian engine supply specialist Avioserv.
Oman Air has appointed Janab Al Sayyid Captain Manin bin Khalifa bin Said Al-Said to the new position of General Manager, Quality and Safety. The role, which includes responsibility for Emergency Response Planning, was
Oman Air has appointed safety specialist, Capt. Manin bin Khalifa bin Said Al-Said, to the new position of general manager, quality and safety.
Airbus has appointed Fabrice Brégier as chief executive officer of Airbus; he is taking over the position previously held by Tom Enders, who was appointed CEO of the EADS group.
Oman Air has appointed Jaffar Juma Al Lawati as country manager, for Oman making him responsible for achieving the set targets for Oman Air's hub station by optimising sales revenues and promoting the airline through various sales
Captain Ali Hassan Sulaiman has been appointed acting chief officer flight operations for Oman Air, following the decision by Captain Patrick Rotsaert, chief officer flight operations, to retire from the company.
Etihad Airways has appointed Luisa Pastrello as its General Manager for Australia and New Zealand.
Etihad Airways has appointed Mahfood Al Harthy as its new general manager for Oman.
Swiss Aviation Consulting has announced that Munir Al-Dzhidi joined the group last month. He will act out of Abu Dhabi as Manager Middle East Operations of the group's UAE based company SWICAMO
Abdul Rahman Al Khatib has been named as Royal Jordanian s interim president and chief executive. With effect from June 1
Yousif Hassan Al Hammadi has taken over as acting general manager of Al Bateen executive airport in Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Airways has appointed Kirk Albrow as its new General Manager for Thailand. He takes up the position from 1 May 2012, reporting to Regional General Manager Asia Pacific South and Australasia, Lindsay White.
Etihad Airways has announced that Michael Venus will take charge of the company's Corporate Affairs department.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Hussein Dabbas as Regional Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), based in Amman, Jordan with effect from 1 June 2012.
The president and chief executive officer of Etihad Airways, James Hogan, has been named World Tourism and Travel Council's (WTTC) vice chairman for the Middle East and Africa.
RAK International Airport has continued to strengthen its management team with three recent appointments of Michael Coe as the development director, Terry Sloan as the head of operations, and Salem
The second day of the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi saw industry leaders looking at evolving global demand, the supply chain and the region's embryonic space industry.
The aviation industry's leaders are debating the challenges facing the sector at this week's inaugural Global Aerospace Summit, being held in Abu Dhabi.
The region's thriving airlines are putting aside their current successes to wrestle with the challenges facing the aviation sector on a global scale – geo-political, natural and economic - at
Gulf Air has appointed Jabir Ali as its new country manager for Abu Dhabi.
There have been major changes at the Sabena Technics MRO and aircraft completions company following yesterday TAT Group AGM.
The co-founder of Swiss regional carrier flybaboo, Francois Bouteiller, has been appointed CEO of Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier nasair.
Internationally acclaimed aviation journalist James Wynbrandt has joined the Arabian Aerospace team as North America correspondent
Middle East and UK-based business aviation Services Company Rizon Jet has announced that it has appointed former Jet Airways manager Capt. Hassan Al-Mousawi as company CEO. As the head of a recently refreshed management team, Qatari, Al-Mousawi will
Gulfstream has named veteran international sales executive Trevor Esling as regional senior vice president, International Sales, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Etihad Airways has announced a new country manager to lead its Irish management team, as the airline continues to build its presence in the Irish market.
Etihad Airways today announced the appointment of Haitham Al Subaihi - a UAE National - as vice president sales central USA, based in the airline's new Washington, D.C. office.
Air Partner has announced that Richard Everitt, the current senior independent director, will succeed Aubrey Adams as non-executive chairman of the company, with immediate effect.
Hawker Beechcraft has appointed Robert S. “Steve” Miller as chief executive effective from today. Bill Boisture, formerly CEO will remain as Chairman of its operating subsidiary Hawker Beechcraft Corporation.
Jet Professionals, the global aviation staffing company and wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Aviation, has appointed Ashley Bob as senior account manager in Abu Dhabi.
Asset management group Carlyle has restructured its management team to reflect a clear focus on two key areas in the MENA region – the GCC and Turkey.
Gama Group, the global business aviation and services company today announced the appointment of Neil Gibson as a key member of its senior management team, with the task of implementing its
The Minister responsible for Transport in the Government of Seychelles Joel Morgan, and Mr James Hogan, the president and CEO of Etihad Airways, today announced that Air Seychelles, has appointed Cramer Ball as CEO with effect from