Jeppesen, part of Boeing Commercial Aviation, recently signed a new three-year service contract with Gulf Air to provide the airline with Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) services on iPad.
As part of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) operation the Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS (Unmanned Air System) is helping to save the lives of refugees fleeing countries such as Libya and other North African
Gulf Air has launched a new onboard channel called “Helwa Ya Bahrain” further supplementing the airline's extensive inflight entertainment offering with a dedicated channel showcasing Bahraini productions and featuring a health program with a
Gulf Air has launched “EthicsPoint” a third party, anonymous, internet-based reporting tool designed to help ensure greater transparency in the airline's operations, delivering on one of the objectives of the national carrier's successful 2013 strategic
Ramco Systems, the global Aviation software provider on Cloud, Mobile and Tablets, has announced Middle East based Falcon Aviation Services as its 65th Aviation customer.
Following a nomination by the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO), Gulf Air has recently taken on the post of MENA representative on the SITA Council, with Dr. Jassim Haji, Gulf Air's Director of Information Technology, occupying that seat.
Gulf Air has rolled out its new generation iPad Electronic Flight Bags which will facilitate the airline's flight-critical communications while increasing operational efficiency and eliminating paper-based flight materials.
Emirates has become the first airline to introduce Audio Description on movies for visually impaired customers on its inflight entertainment system, ice Digital Widescreen.
Jeppesen now offers operators an enhanced version of its industry-leading FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) solution for iPad.
GCAA has launched yesterday the GCAA smart mobile service application(SAMAE) in a special ceremony held in GCAA Auditorium in Dubai, attended by H.E Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy and Chairman on GCAA, and H.E Saif
AJW and Thales have signed a partnership agreement for the repair of avionics equipment on Airbus and Boeing Single Aisle/Long Range aircraft.
Strata Manufacturing PJSC, the advanced composite aerostructures manufacturing facility wholly-owned by Mubadala Development Company, has announced the signing of a ten year, $16.5 million agreement with UAE-based
Air Algérie, the national airline of Algeria, has selected a comprehensive Rockwell Collins avionics suite for 13 new aircraft, including three Airbus A330s and ten Boeing 737s.
The Flight Safety Foundation has announced to its strong support for the use of deployable flight data recorders or triggered flight data transmission in all transport aircraft.
Etihad Airways has announced a partnership with Google to make it more convenient for travellers to view the airline's flight schedules and fares on the search engine's flight search tool.
Etihad Airways has introduced mobile boarding passes on select routes for guests using its mobile online check-in facility.
Jet Aviation Dubai recently re-delivered its first successful Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) & Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) upgrade on a Gulfstream G550 for an
Gulf Air recently became the first airline in the region to be certified with Information Technology ISO certifications in the three areas of Quality Management, Service Management and Information Security
Saudia has become the first airline in the Middle East to offer free Wi-Fi to its first class and business class passengers.
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
Airlines are investing in smart technologies to manage flight disruptions better, according to the 2014 Airline IT Trends Survey.
NATS, the UK air traffic management company has today announced some new technology into its training facilities which it believes will help develop a new low-cost and flexible training concept for developing markets.
Qatar Airways has developed an innovative new online system for passengers who wish to print their own baggage tags before arrival at the airport.
Gulf Air recently signed a 3-year deal with EMC to meet the airline's IT storage requirements while realizing both organizations' missions of utilizing state-of-the-art technologies to boost business.
The Pegasus Trip Finder has been launched by Pegasus Airlines. Using the Trip Finder guests can search for a variety of travel destinations according to their chosen budget and dates of travel.
Rockwell Collins has announced that STARS Airlines Tunisia has selected its ARINC AviNet Mail Enterprise Hub (eHub) as its cloud-based messaging delivery service.
Global Eagle Entertainment has announced that its subsidiary IFP has entered into a multi-year agreement with Etihad Airways to provide inflight entertainment (IFE) content programming across its entire fleet.
Jet Aviation Dubai was recently appointed as an Authorised Service Station and Dealer for Satcom Direct. With this designation, the company is authorised to distribute and support Satcom Direct
Crane Aerospace and Electronics has appointed Satair A/S as an authorised distributor for the A320 Crane Landing Gear Control Interface Unit (LGCIU).
Airline industry association IATA has chosen lost property recovery service HomingPIN as a Strategic Partner, in an effort to slash the millions of pounds that mislaid baggage costs the industry every year.
Commsoft, specialists in aviation engineering and maintenance systems, has announce that Dubai-based aviation consultancy, 3Green, has chosen OASES to support Aerovista Group's operations in the Middle East, Central
Baggage Vision System and SmartTilter, the new technology solutions showcased by the German technology giant Siemens at the 14th Airport Show taking place at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition
At this year's Airport Show Dubai 2014, Rockwell Collins (Stand 8310) is showcasing its latest ARINC Airport Solutions for airports, airlines and ground handlers.
Etihad Airways and Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), have entered into an agreement in which Etihad Airways will acquire Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies LLC (ADAT) from Mubadala.
Air transport IT specialist SITA is providing passenger processing and baggage reconciliation technology at Turkey's newest domestic airport terminal at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport.
Flynas – the Saudi Arabian hybrid carrier has seen a dramatic improvement in computer errors since adopting an analytical IT system from Swiss company Nexthink.
Thales consolidates its presence in the Sultanate by inaugurating new offices.
The Arabian Travel Market's (ATM) Travel Technology Theatre which runs alongside the ATM exhibition from Monday 5 to Thursday 8 May 2014 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, will focus its attention on the effect mobile and
Qatar Airways has added an extra benefit to its mobile application, with the addition of a dedicated Privilege Club function.
Qatar Airways, the award-winning five-star airline, has added an extra benefit to its mobile application, with the addition of a dedicated Privilege Club function.
Zodiac Aerospace has been selected to provide the Economy Class seats and the passenger-centric IFE system for Gulf Air's refurbishment of its A330 fleet.
Lufthansa Systems has announced that Turkish Airlines will be using its Airport Moving Map (AMM) application for aircraft navigation on the ground.
Visitors to The Dubai Mall can now connect with aviation like never before, thanks to Emirates airline.
Air transport IT specialist, SITA was named the 'Best Airport IT Service Provider' in the Emerging Markets Airports Awards (EMAA), 9 April in Abu Dhabi.
Travelport has today announced the renewal of a multi-year distribution partnership with Rawat-Al Hajer for Travelport technology and services in Iraq.
Panasonic has announced the introduction of Panasonic HD-AUDIO, a revolutionary audio solution for in-flight entertainment developed in collaboration with Soundchip SA, a leading supplier of wearable sound solutions.
Saudia, through Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) has selected the Thales TopCare service agreement for the maintenance of all its Thales IFE systems.
UK air traffic services provider NATS signed an MoU in Abu Dhabi this week with Airbus ProSky, with the aim of providing new market propositions that can increase capacity and improve the efficiency of the air traffic
Rockwell Collins and Inmarsat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to make Rockwell Collins a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of GX Aviation Ka-broadband service.
Qatar Airways has begun the rollout of QLOUD, an internally developed mobility application for iPads, which will provide real time and decision-relevant information to the airline's pilots.
Users of Android mobile devices now have all travel related Star Alliance information at their fingertips.
The European manufacturer of turboprop aircraft ATR has developed its onboard Single-point Performance Software (SPS) computation application for the iPad.
Boeing and Qatar Airways have announced a five-year agreement to provide Boeing Wind Updates services for the airline to maximize in-flight operational efficiency.
EgyptAir continues to opt for the codeshare management solution SchedConnect from Lufthansa Systems. Both companies have renewed the contract on a long-term basis.
Gulf Air has been listed among the top 50 organizations in the Middle East for its outstanding achievements in information technology for the third consecutive year.
flydubai has won two awards for its IFE system at the Inflight Regional Awards 2014.
Travelport has launched Travelport Queue Control Console, a web-based product that empowers travel agents to automate part of their ticketing operations.
Global technology company Sabre has announced it has renewed a multi-year technology agreement with Turkish Airlines to market its products and services in the Sabre global distribution system.
Dubai Airports has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract for the delivery of the Analytics module of its Airport Realtime Collaboration (ARC) suite to Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS).
Boeing and research partners in the United Arab Emirates have made breakthroughs in sustainable aviation biofuel development, finding that desert plants fed by seawater will produce biofuel more efficiently than other well-known feedstocks.
The Janada stand at the Bahrain Air Show featured the lightweight Datron Aeryon Skyranger UAS.
Etihad Airways, Boeing, Takreer, Total and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology today announced they will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in the UAE.
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,
British Airways will become the first airline in Europe to allow its customers to use their handheld electronic devices during taxiing, take-off and landing.
Turkish Airlines will install 80 new self-service check-in kiosks from SITA in three of Turkey's busiest airports to enhance customer service for its 38 million annual passengers.
Jeppesen and flynas have reached a new five-year service agreement to include electronic flight bag (EFB), digital tailored navigation data and flight planning services.
Thales signed a contract with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) for the modernisation of Iraqi airspace.
Inmarsat's first I-5 Global Xpress Ka-band satellite was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 8 December aboard a Proton Breeze M rocket.
UK-based flight sciences software specialist j2 Aircraft Dynamics Ltd has formed an alliance with US-based flight test programme management and delivery company Kohlman Systems Research (KSR), to launch applications for
Turkish Airlines has launched its newest high-flying business venture giving entrepreneurs the chance to reach investors in the sky.
Turkish Airlines has selected the full suite of Rockwell Collins avionics, including its MultiScan Threat Detection System and GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR), and SATCOM for 17 Airbus A330s, 25 Airbus A320s, 20 Boeing 777s
Qatar Airways has been named the best emerging airline in social media for 2013 by aviation marketing consultancy, SimpliFlying.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Lufthansa Technik have won the right to retro-fit all in-service A380s with Panasonic's advanced Global Communications Services.
Emirates has announced it will boost the children's content on its award-winning in-flight entertainment system, iceDigital Widescreen (information, communication, entertainment) in time for the busy winter travel
Emirates' Knowledge-driven Inflight Service (KIS) System, one of the initiatives under the airline's continued drive to harness technology to enhance customer experience, has been recently recognised
The online travel industry in Saudi Arabia is developing at a rapid rate with online bookings expected to exceed $1.9bn in 2014, according to Travelport co-sponsored research.
Etihad Airways and Brazil's low cost airline Gol Intelligent Airlines have implemented an Interline e-ticket functionality that will provide new seamless booking and ticketing opportunities for both
ARINC Incorporated has announced that its AviNet Airport network service is being utilized by airlines and airport operators in over 100 airports around the world.
Etihad Airways is set to transform in-flight entertainment options with the introduction of eight live television channels, which will broadcast live news and sport, including this weekend's Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi
Thales has won this year's Red Dot Design Concept Award for its innovative design of its Avionics 2020 cockpit.
Smart watches, smart glasses and other wearable computing devices will be part of the airport of the future, according to the latest findings from SITA Lab.
Flight Services solution provider for business aviation Arinc Direct has announced that version 3.0 of its popular iPad app is now available.
Turkish Airlines has chosen SDL to help drive international sales by providing the best possible online customer experience for new customers across 10 additional key markets.
Arabian Aerospace has today launched its very own news feed widget, enabling its daily online news to be published on websites, blogs and Facebook, completely free of charge.
Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) has successfully installed a new security management system in its main base at King AbdulAziiz Airport in Jeddah.
More than 90% of airline passengers say technology helps them when travelling but using a smartphone for travel services has yet to go mainstream.
The implementation of systems at Ras Al Khaimah's RAK International Airport has been completed by technology specialists Arinc . The systems, part of a multi-million dollar contract, went live this morning.
Bank Muscat have joined hands with Oman Air to launch a feature-packed, co-branded credit card that rewards customers on all transactions and adds immense value to the air travel experience.
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.
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
Inmarsat's I-5 F1 satellite, the first to deliver the company's ultra-fast Global Xpress (GX) Ka-band service, is on track to be launched before the end of the year.
Panasonic Avionics has announced the launch of eXO – an overhead in-flight entertainment (IFE) system for narrowbody aircraft.
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, have announced Gulf Air as the launch Middle Eastern airline of BBC Knowledge, a BBC-branded channel featuring award-winning factual and non-fiction content.
Etihad Airways has become the first airline to offer both inflight Wi-Fi and GSM on its Airbus A320 aircraft.
Jeppesen has introduced the CrewAlert Pro, a new iPad app designed to assist airline crew with preventing and mitigating fatigue.
IFE Services and SmartTray International LLC have announced a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing in-flight entertainment.
Panasonic Avionics has announced the enhancement of its exclusive eXTV global live television service with three robust channel offerings – CNBC, CNN International, and a Japanese-language channel, NHK World