Qatar Airways was recognised for Middle East Content Innovation at the third annual Inflight workshop and awards held in partnership with F&E Aerospace, the organiser of Aircraft Interiors Middle East.
Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, recently partnered with Google to sponsor Google CSI: (Creative Skills for Innovation) Lab, during GITEX Technology Week.
Sharjah International Airport has awarded “Enova” a contract to provide technical and specialised facilities management services for its buildings comprising MEP, FIDS, Security System and Civil, as well as air field services
Emirates continues to engage with its fans far and wide as it becomes the first airline to hit the coveted one million follower mark on Instagram.
Gulf Air was recently honoured, for the third consecutive year, at the sixth edition of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) conference “MEET ICT” and the Bahrain International Technology Exhibition (BITEX) – held in Bahrain earlier this
Royal Jordanian (RJ) has successfully attained the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Compliance Certification and Attestation of Compliance for the first year.
Jotron AS will supply the Turkish State Airports Administration (DHMI) with 1,130 air traffic control (ATC) radios, additional equipment and spare parts.
Sabre Corporation has signed a new technology agreement with Bahrain's Gulf Air, to provide its AirCentre Flight Plan Manager solution to streamline the airline's operations.
Abu Dhabi Airports has partnered with SITA to introduce its latest technologies across the three terminals at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), as part of preparations for AUH reaching a capacity of 45
Bahrain carrier Gulf Air, has become the first airline in the world to be certified with Information Technology ISO certifications in the five areas of Quality Management, Environmental Management, Service Management,
Oman (PACA-Oman) has successfully tested its Air Traffic Management (ATM) system with German expert Comsoft, bringing improved functionality and uniformity to their air operations.
Qatar Airways has announced that telecommunications company Ooredoo will be the exclusive three-year sponsor of on-board Wi-Fi across the airline's state-of-the-art fleet.
Etihad Airways and Cognizant, a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, have announced a strategic agreement to drive digital transformation across the airline and its equity
Emirates customers will be able to enjoy the first six Star Wars movies in one from January.
As the UAE celebrated innovation week, global aviation and aerospace industry leaders have identified key innovation areas they believe will transform the aviation, aerospace, defence and space industries in
SITA has announced that David Lavorel, currently SITA's senior vice president for corporate development and CEO Office, has been appointed chief executive officer of SITAONAIR effective January 1, 2016.
SunExpress - a joint venture between Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa - is partnering with EveryMundo to use its performance website infrastructure solution, airTRFX, to enhance the airline's online and
Emirates has launched an Arabic version of its mobile site, allowing customers in the Middle East and North Africa to book flights, check-in online, change or upgrade their flights and receive their boarding pass.
Honeywell Aerospace has released new software upgrades for Primus Epic, its integrated cockpit system.
Honeywell has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Satcom1, the provider of on board communications routing software and a satellite communications provider of airtime and consulting services.
Etihad Airways and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable
Rockwell Collins has expanded its service to provide real-time flight tracking for non-ADS-B equipped aircraft.
Emirates has introduced its new generation in-flight entertainment (IFE) system. The latest features include larger screens in First Class and Economy Class and three times the media storage – offering passengers an
Two innovative businesses - one in advanced winglet technology and the other in shape-adaptive structures – are forming a joint venture to commercialise wing morphing.
Dassault Aviation launched its proprietary Combined Vision System at the show in Las Vegas, Nevada today.
Technology giant Honeywell has signed an agreement to buy Satcom1, provider of on board communications routing software and a satellite communications provider of airtime and consulting services.
Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata) has set up a new Research & Development (R&D) unit.
Emirates signed at the Dubai Airshow last week an agreement with Teledyne Controls to equip its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft pending delivery with Teledyne's GroundLink system.
Agreement has been reached at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva on the allocation of radiofrequency spectrum for global flight tracking in civil aviation.
Abu Dhabi-based satellite operator Yahsat is to trial in-flight connectivity aboard an Etihad A320 aircraft via its Ka-band satellites.
Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways is to become Rockwell Collins' first customer for Inmarsat's new Global Xpress (GX) in-flight connectivity system.
Lockheed Martin, Exechon AB, a Sweden-based technology company and Abu Dhabi-based Injaz National, have formed a new joint-venture company in the United Arab Emirates focused on advanced
The Pratt & Whitney PurePower Engine for Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 aircraft has successfully complete its first flight.
Enterprise mobility management provider AirWatch is planning to have a physical presence in the UAE and Saudi Arabia by the end of January as its Gulf client base expands.
The rate of investment in IT at airports around the world is rising – the latest figures from SITA estimate it will hit US$8.7 billion in 2015.
Emirates has today launched a data science lab in a five year partnership with the UK's Oxford University.
Gulf Air has announced the successful roll out of its new generation iPad Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs), utilizing Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro as its EFB solution, to all the airline's pilots in a move that provides them with fully digitized,
Guests now have access to more choices when making bookings on Etihad Airways' website following the recent introduction of new online payment services.
Etihad Airways has announced a new strategic partnership with global technology leader, Adobe.
Etihad Airways has been ranked the 20th most sought-after employer in LinkedIn's 2015 100 Most InDemand Employer in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) list.
MTU Aero Engines will have a stake in the LM6000-PF+ aeroderivative gas turbine, the latest version released by General Electric (GE).
Dassault Aviation has introduced a new avionics upgrade and improve the running of Falcon 900A and B.
Air transport IT specialist, SITA has been named the 'Best Airport IT Service Provider' at the Emerging Markets Airports Awards (EMAA), held in Kuwait. This is the fourth time SITA has won this award.
Emirates Group, comprising the global businesses of Emirates airline and dnata, the air services provider, has unveiled its plans to undertake an enterprise-wide transformation initiative aimed at placing data at
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.
Oman Air has signed an agreement with global technology provider, Sabre Corporation, to extend its Passenger Services System, SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service (CSS).
Global satcom solutions provider INMARSAT says a Gulf carrier will sign up for its new GX Aviation service, billed as the first truly global, high-speed broadband in the skies, at next month's Dubai Airshow,
The United Kingdom's CAA International and partner New Zealand's Aspeq Ltd. have launched the new licensing system that will allow aviation professionals to apply for, renew and manage licenses
Mindtree, a digital transformation and technology services company, has announced a partnership with Dubai-based Flydubai to shape the full digital experience of the connected traveller.
Qatar Airways has become the world's first to pass the 10-million-fan mark on Facebook, reaffirming its position as the world's most popular airline on the most popular social media network.
Airbus Defence and Space will equip Sharjah International Airport with a modern Tetra (terrestrial trunked radio) communications network.
Oman Air has launched a brand-new multi-segment ticket option, named Oman Air Rahal.
Oman Air will use the following from Accelya's Vivaldi suite - Vivaldi CardClear, Vivaldi Reconciliation and its Chargeback. The scope of the agreement includes both indirect and direct card
Qatar Airways today announced that it has engaged Dublin-based Arconics to implement an enterprise Corporate Document Management System (CDMS) for the global carrier.
Etihad Airways and PROS, a data software company, have announced the signing of a strategic agreement that will see the airline migrate its PROS Origin & Destination (O&D) revenue management solution to the cloud to support
Etihad Airways has appointed the Cheil Network to handle its global digital and social marketing activities, following a competitive pitch process held last month.
Airbus has achieved EASA certification of its innovative Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) technology on A330 Family aircraft.
Emirates customers can now stay fully charged with the launch of 30 wireless charging trays for most smartphones in its First Class and Business Class Lounges in Concourse A, B and C in Dubai.
Professional Communication Corporation – Nedaa has recently signed a strategic new partnership agreement with Sharjah International Airport.
Oman Air launched its latest initiative designed to enhance the travel experience of their frequent fliers even further: the Sindbad mobile app for Android and iPhone.
Gulf Air has extended its partnership with Mercator for a further five years.
Etihad Airways and Okta have announced a strategic technology partnership to integrate Okta's identity and access management platform into the airline's existing security infrastructure.
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.
Gulf Air has announced it will be the official airline partner of the upcoming Arab Air Carriers' Organization (AACO) Business Technology Forum that will be held in Manama, Bahrain on 5-6 October 2015.
Dubai-based airline Flydubai has announced that it will continue to use the award-winning Fiber-To-The-Screen (FTTS) In-Flight Entertainment system for its follow-on order of 11 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft on order for 2016 and
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that it has successfully achieved the ISO 27001:2013 standard of information security across all of its IT systems.
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
flydubai has announced a new agreement with Radixx International that will allow it to take the customer experience to a new high.
Air Transport IT Summit – A major revolution in the passenger experience is set to emerge over the next three years as airlines invest in the 'Internet of Things' (IoT).
Abu Dhabi aerostructures business Strata is eyeing potential manufacturing bases in North Africa, the company's CEO has said in Paris.
Emirates is now making it easier for customers in select markets and the UAE to book and lock in fares while they simultaneously plan their travel itineraries for their business trips, family holidays or weekend getaways.
Kuwait aircraft leasing and finance company Alafco has selected a suite of Rockwell Collins avionics for its order of 85 A320 nEO aircraft
A joint industry roadmap for the sustainable production of aviation biofuels in the United Arab Emirates has been rolled out and culminates in a 20 point action plan covering four development areas: feedstock supply; biorefinery;
Sabre Corporation has signed a new technology agreement with Turkish Airlines, to provide its AirCentre Flight Plan Manager solution to streamline the airline's operations.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released details of a new mobile app for passengers to monitor their health and wellbeing before, during, and after a flight.
Smartworld, the Etisalat/Dubai World Central systems integration and Digital ICT services joint venture, has been awarded a yearly, renewable contract from EFS Facilities Services to provide 24/7 monitoring and management to its mission critical
NATS, the UK's leading provider of air traffic services, and Indra Navia, subsidiary company of the Group Indra, the leading airport and air traffic management (ATM) technology provider, have announced a new air
Deimos Space UK and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in the UAE have signed a one-year contract to develop mapping applications that use DubaiSat-2 and Deimos-2 high-resolution satellite data.
Oman Air has launched a new app for smart phones, iPads, tablets and other mobile devices.
The United Arab Emirates is to build a new space research centre in Al Ain, which will act as an incubator for development and innovation for its planned unmanned mission to Mars.
Gulf Air has engaged with Hewlett-Packard (HP) to evaluate the airline's existing information security solutions and, as a result, has most recently implemented HP latest generation of Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) to bolster its
Satcom Direct will promote its new SkyStream channel bonding and aggregation service during EBACE 2015.
Air Arabia has expanded its popular City Terminal Check-in network with the opening of a new facility at the Al Ghurair Centre in Dubai.
The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, has unveiled a new prototype
Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc (TAI) has selected Boldon James' Classifier to ensure compliance with security regulations and standards.
New airport technologies will significantly reduce the stress of travelling, according to 97 per cent of UAE travellers surveyed by Honeywell and YouGov.
Satcom Direct will be launching its new AeroIT certification and preparatory course to international clients at this year's EBACE.
Emirates and BT have announced a six-year deal, where BT will provide global contact centre managed services to support the needs of Emirates' business growth. This adds to a 2009 contract, where the airline consolidated its
All new Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) from summer 2016 onwards will be fitted with the revolutionary split scimitar winglet (SSW), the company's president said.
Etihad Airways has chosen air transport IT specialist, SITA, for end-to-end baggage tracking services.
Smartworld – a joint venture between the UAE telecoms provider Etisalat and the Dubai World Central aerotropolis - has selected Altitude Software, the omnichannel solutions provider, to launch the country's first Cloud Customer Engagement
Airports focusing on safety of passengers at remote stands were looking a new product from UK's Tensator Group at the Airport Show in Dubai – a nigh-glow passenger guidance system for disembarding the aircraft to a bus
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today a five-year partnership with SITA, to provide state-of-the-art IT infrastructure throughout the new Midfield Terminal, which will serve an estimated 30 million passengers annually
Lufthansa Systems has announced a comprehensive enhancement of its leading Lido/Flight flight planning system.
Dubai based Mercator has announced that Aer Lingus Group has selected Mercator's RAPID Passenger solution to accelerate Aer Lingus' automation and optimisation of passenger revenue accounting.
Sabre Corporation has appointed Dino Gelmetti as vice president of Airline Solutions, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Arabsat and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) have signed contracts for manufacturing and launching two new Satellites with Lockheed Martin and Arianespace, with a value of $ 650 Million