Arabian Aerospace editor-in-chief Alan Peaford has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement award in the International Aerospace Media awards at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London
Abdulrahaman Al-Busaidy, the former CEO of Oman Air has returned to the Muscat-based airline in the role of chief operations officer.
Etihad Airways has appointed Mrs Wuraola Oduntan as its new general manager for Nigeria. The appointment took effect from 1 July 2014.
The ATR Assembly of Members has appointed Giorgio Moreni (45), as chief financial officer (CFO) of ATR. He succeeds Eric Baravian, whose four-year mandate according to ATR's statutes has expired in June 2014.
Etihad Airways has appointed Robert “Dougie” Douglas as its General Manager for Armenia.
The ATR Assembly of members has appointed Patrick de Castelbajac as chief executive officer (CEO) of ATR. He succeeds Filippo Bagnato, whose four-year mandate according to ATR's statutes expired at the end of May 2014.
Thales has appointed Jean-Yves Tolot, previously in charge of the Africa region, as new VicePresident, Saudi Arabia. He will be based in Riyadh and will lead allThales business activities in this country.
Universal Avionics has announced that Ross Dickey has been appointed to the newly created position of Airline and Government sales manager for Europe, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Dubai Aerospace (DAE) subsidiary StandardAero announced that James Colleary has been appointed President of Associated Air Center (AAC), the company's large transport category VIP completion centre located in Dallas, Texas.
The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is working with Airbus Middle East to support the future of aviation through a series of workshops, aiming to instill a passion for science,
Universal Weather and Aviation has named Judith Moreton as its new regional vice president, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
Turkish Airlines has announced the appointment of Rafet Alper Ozen as General Manager of the global carrier's operations in Dubai and Northern Emirates.
Gulf Air's first female Bahraini Captain, Yasmeen Fraidoon, has taken to the skies on her maiden commercial flight.
Etihad Airways has today announced five senior appointments in operations, marketing and guest experience, as part of the progressive realignment of the business to the Etihad Aviation Group structure announced last month
BBA Aviation Flight Support announces the appointment of Mark Johnstone as Managing Director EMEA.
The former CEO of RAK Aiways, John Brayford, has been appointed as the new director commercial of Safi Airways.
Architect Richard Gammon has been named the new global director of aviation and transportation for the architecture, planning and engineering firm, HOK.
Etihad Airways has appointed James Mueller to the new position of senior vice president sales.
The Board of Directors of Alenia Aermacchi has appointed Giancarlo Grasso as the new chairman after the resignation of Amedeo Caporaletti.
Wayne Pearce, the chief executive of Oman's national carrier, Oman Air, is to quit the airline after two years at the helm.
Benoit Defforge has been appointed managing director, Airbus Corporate Jets, and now leads Airbus' corporate jet business globally, combining his new role with that of his previous one as head of the Airbus Corporate
Embraer's business aviation sales and marketing teams in the Middle East, Africa and Europe will have new leadership following the resignation of vice president EMEA, Colin Steven.
Etihad Airways has appointed Dr Nadia Bastaki to the new position of vice president Medical Services.
Oman Air has announced the appointment of Dr Rashid Al Ghailani as its chief officer – human resources. Dr Al Ghailani takes up his post with immediate effect and reports to Oman Air's chief executive officer, Wayne Pearce.
Saudi Ground Services Company says yesterday's announcement of the launch of the new Saudi Gulf airline can only mean good news.
Etihad Airways has appointed Amina Taher, a UAE national with more than 10 years' experience in the field of marketing and communications, as its new head of media relations.
Emirates president Tim Clark has been awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II.
Gulf Air's manager of Emergency Response Planning and Security, Mrs Hala Azam has been elected for a three year term, to the position of chairperson of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation's (AACO) first Emergency Response Planning Taskforce (ERPTF).
The former deputy minister for industrial affairs at the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in Riyadh, Walid Abukhaled, has been appointed chief executive of Northrop Grumman's Saudi business.
Emirates has announced several management changes in its commercial operations team within Africa.
Travelport has announced the appointment of Bruce Hanna as Country Manager for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
Jet Aviation has announced the appointment of Hardy Bütschi as the new vice president and general manager of the company's maintenance and FBO operations in Dubai, effective January 2014.
The Boeing Company has highlighted the Middle East's current and future growth potential for both the commercial aviation and defence sectors.
TAV Airports CEO & president, Dr. Sani Sener has been unanimously selected by the board of ACI Europe to represent the European region at the Governing Board of ACI World starting January 1, 2014.
Bahrain-based operator Chisholm Enterprises has appointed Neil Henderson as business development manager.
Laila Ali Hareb Al Muhairi, the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority's assistant director general, has been named as a fiinalist in the female innovator category in the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and will
Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the appointment of Douglas Raaberg as chief executive United Arab Emirates (UAE), effective 14 October.
A group of high school students calling themselves Dubai Amateur Rocketry have developed a new type of rocket fuel that they say is much easier and cheaper to manufacture.
Russian Helicopters has today appointed Alexander Mikheev as CEO of the company.
Former search and rescue helicopter commander Mark Kelly has been appointed vice president – marketing at helicopter leasing specialist Lease Corporation International (LCI) to focus on the Europe, Middle East and Africa
Dubai Aerospace (DAE) subsidiary StandardAero has named Russell Ford as its new Chief executive (CEO) .
Emirates has announced two new senior management appointments to strengthen its market position in Africa, Latin America and the Indian Ocean.
Gulf Air has appointed Rashid Al Gaoud as its new country manager for the United Kingdom.
Two of the Middle East's leading aerospace figures have formed a new business in Dubai.
Malaysia Airlines has announced the appointment of Mr. Nur Shaffik Haris as General Manager – UAE & Gulf, tasked to spearhead expansion of the airline's foothold in the growing Gulf region.
Thales has announced the appointment of Dominique Giannoni as the new CEO of its in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) business.
Nabil Sultan, whose career spans more than 20 years in commercial roles within Emirates, has been appointed the new divisional senior vice president, cargo.
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.
Raja Azmi the former CFO of Air Asia has been named as the new chief executive of Saudi Arabia's nasair.
CAE today announced the appointment of Nick Leontidis as group president, civil simulation products, training and services, effective immediately.
Etihad Airways today announced that it has appointed James Harrison as its new general manager for Canada.
Etihad Airways has appointed Mansour Al Marzouqi as its new general manager in Belarus.
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
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.
Etihad Airways has appointed Rashed Saif Al Shabi as its new General Manager for Cyprus.
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.
Arabian Aerospace editor Alan Peaford has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours list.
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.