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 the flight test, flight matching and simulation marketplace.
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.
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
Aircell introduces in-flight calling and texting for personal Smartphones.
Global air transport IT and communications specialist, SITA, has installed IP telephony across Saudia's international network, providing Saudi Arabia's leading airline with significant savings by eliminating international calls among
Qatar Airways and Jeppesen have agreed to a five-year service renewal agreement that will provide the carrier with tailored electronic charting and Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) services to increase
Emirates has announced that it will start to roll-out Google Now cards for their passengers who book via Emirates.com.
Thales is providing the in-flight entertainment systems on British Airways' eagerly awaited Airbus A380 and Boeing 787.
Emirates Airlines is making a name for itself on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network which has 225 million members globally.
ARINC has announced that EgyptAir has signed a contract for ARINC's AviNet Airport service to support check-in operations using the Amadeus ALTEA Departure Control System (DCS).
Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air has renewed its contract with Sabre Airline Solutions, the airline's long time business partner providing passenger service solutions, for a new reservations system
Etihad Airways and global IT and communications provider, SITA , has announced a 10-year strategic partnership.
Travelport and Emirates, have launched Emirates' Inspire Me travel application on the Emirates website, http://tinyurl.com/Emirates-Inspire-Me, for consumers who want to travel but have no preconceived
The GE and Accenture joint venture Taleris has announced an agreement with Etihad Airways which it says will implement new technology to predict aircraft maintenance faults and reduce flight delays.
Travel agents booking Oman Air via Travelport's Galileo and Worldspan distribution systems will now be able to benefit from new functionality, which allows them to manage the seat selection process in a
Emirates airlines today announced an extended range of Arabic programming on its award-winning ice Digital Widescreen.
Passengers on Etihad Airways' daily flights between New York and Abu Dhabi can now use their own mobile phones to text, browse and call, thanks to Panasonic Avionics' eXPhone service and AeroMobile, the leading
The UAE and Bahrain have restructured airspace between the two countries in a bid to ease congestion as the number of aircraft movements continues to grow.
The Qatar Shell Research and Technology Centre (QSRTC) has hosted a gas-to-liquid (GTL) Jet Fuel Forum to share the outcome and data of its research programme conducted by its GTL Jet Fuel Consortium.
Travellers booking on Royal Jordanian website can now benefit from added convenience and security, paying through PayPal.
Oman Air has announced major growth in uptake by passengers of its inflight mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), has announced the latest enhancement to its Global Communications Service – the eCommerce Partnership Programme.
Passengers on six different aircraft flying over five different continents will connect via Twitter to deliver the world's first global in-flight 'Tweetathon' using Panasonic Avionics Corporation technology.
Gulf Air has opened a state-of-the-art, energy efficient Data Centre at its Bahrain headquarters.
Travelport has announced the launch of Travelport Smartpoint App – a powerful software upgrade for the Worldspan Go! Desktop for Middle East and South Africa travel agents.
Dassault Systèmes has announced its plans to expand in the Middle East, with the opening of an office in Dubai Internet City.
In-flight entertainment provider, IFE Services, has announced that it is supplying Emirates with a broad selection of African movies.
Coinciding with the ITB Berlin tourism fair, which ran from 6th to 10th March 2013, Oman Air built on the popularity of its spacious and comfortable Business Class seat by making it into a fun and engaging character at the centre of a two-phase
Emirates Airlines has extended its contract with OnAir for Inmarsat SwiftBroadband connectivity aboard the airline's Airbus A380 fleet.
Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre of UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has successfully implemented Arrival Manager System (AMAN) -the first to go operational in the Middle East .
Boeing and SecureTech will collaborate to jointly offer solutions that protect critical data and national infrastructure for customers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the region through a cybersecurity agreement
The supersonic business jet is getting closer. Aerodynamic technology company Aerion Corporation has announced its next round of high-speed test flights in conjunction with NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center are underway.
Qatar Airways has launched a new mobile website together with new applications for BlackBerry, iPhone and Android phones.
The first four fully assembled Airbus A330 ailerons from Al Ain-based aerostructure manufacturer Strata have been successfully delivered to Airbus' facility in Bremen, Germany.
Global Health Care (GHC) has announced it had a successful two days at AIME/MRO Middle East 2013, where it presented the AescuLink and the AescuPad for the first time.
Boeing claimed today that it intends to continue growing its business without increasing its environmental footprint.
Arabsat has finalised the mission definition for the BADR-7 satellite and confirmed the in-orbit delivery contract.
A new company is planning to launch human and robotic helium balloon missions to the very edge of space from within the UAE.
Qatar Petroleum (QP), Qatar Airways and Shell today celebrated the first commercial introduction of a new aviation jet fuel – the first to be approved globally in over two decades.
Jean-Bernard Lévy has been appointed chairman and CEO of Thales, following the resignation of Luc Vigneron.
Tanury is at MEBA hoping to expand its presence and products into the Middle East market.
Airbus is committed to incorporating the latest technologies on its ACJ models, from sharklet winglets to high definition IFE systems.
Saudia Private Aviation (SPA) has launched a new iPad app for customers to use on board its business aircraft.
OnAir continues to expand its network of completion centres, with the addition of Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) specialist PATS Aircraft Systems.
When dense black smoke pours into a cockpit, the pilots instantly don full-face breathing apparatus. But with continuous smoke, how long before their ability to see through the windscreen or read instruments is completely obscured?
Aerovision (stand 345) is continuing its tests to obtain EASA certification of its Falcon 50 camera.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) A380 base maintenance rating received by Sabena Technics (stand 620) on its Bordeaux, France facility means that the company now holds base maintenance rating on every flying Airbus
Ottawa-headquartered TrueNorth Avionics (stand 393) unveiled its new GSM-based mobile phone system at MEBA today.
Lufthansa Technik's Innovation Business Unit (stand 335) has begun production deliveries of its 'nice' cabin management and in-flight entertainment (HD CMS / IFE) system for the new Learjet 70 and Learjet 75.
Satcom1 (stand 226) has launched its new app for smartphone satellite connectivity use on an aircraft.
Malta-based MCM Group (stand 540C), a maintenance, training, consultancy provider, and continuing airworthiness management organisation (CAMO), is making its debut at MEBA 2012, as part of the Malta Aviation stand.
OnAir's in-flight connectivity is now a line-fit option on Dassault's Falcon 7X. The first Mobile OnAir and Internet OnAir-equipped Falcon 7X will be available for delivery in 2014. Owners can line-fit either or both
flydubai, Dubai's innovative low cost airline, has reached yet another milestone, having become the first airline in the world to show high definition (HD) movies from all six major Hollywood studios.
Airbus has achieved on schedule certification from the European airworthiness authorities (EASA) for its new fuel-saving Sharklets for the A320 Family with CFM engines, which is expected to be shortly followed by the US FAA.
Etihad Airways today launched its new 'Etihad Wi-Fly' inflight Internet and mobile connectivity service, powered by the Panasonic Avionics Global Communications Suite.
The iconic Airbus A330-300 is to get a greater fuel capacity boost along with an increase in its maximum take off weight (MOTW) by two tonnes.
Gulf Air has signed an agreement that will allow it to use SITA's network services to optimize operations across its 48 destinations.
The new modern office is located on the 1st floor of Rolex Tower on Sheikh Zayed Road, in close proximity to the airlines and travel community, and featuring high tech tools to enhance support and service towards Amadeus' customer base in Dubai.
Passengers on Wednesday's historic first flight of Qatar Airways' Boeing 787 Dreamliner sent text messages, emailed, tweeted, updated social media accounts and used the Internet throughout the journey.
Air Arabia has announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art mobile website. Passengers can use their smart phone to access www.airarabia.com, which provides quick and easy access to the most important travel information.
A technology designed to protect rotorcraft engines and other systems from contamination by fine sand and airborne particulates, especially during takeoffs, landings and low-level flights is on show at the Helishow Dubai 2012 which opened at
Social Media is an important and fast-growing platform for Etihad Airways and over the past year has become a vital part of its broader digital and communications activity.
In its continuous efforts towards making customers' travel experience faster and easier Gulf Air, has introduced mobile check-in.
Satcom Direct, provider of satellite voice, fax, datalink and Internet communications solutions has made a massive investment in expanding its international business activities and today opens its office in Dubai.
Mitsui and GE Aviation have announced a strategic partnership to support the development of key advanced technologies for GE's next-generation of large commercial engines, including the engine study called the GE9X.
Gulf Air has upgraded its website with a whole new look and feel, with several user-friendly features, making online booking through gulfair.com even easier and faster.
Emirates offers the world's first inflight mobile phone service onboard an A380 aircraft; setting yet another record for inflight communications.
Etihad Airways has started implementing its latest tranche of Sabre software following the billion dollar technology agreement signed by the two companies last year.
Air Arabia as the latest airline in the Middle East to adopt schedule analysis tools from OAG and the region's first customer for the new, state-of-the-art 'OAG Analyser' system.
Al Jaber Aviation (AJA) was granted permanent approval to use the IPAD as an EFB, (Electronic Flight Bag) on its fleet of Aircraft. This approval was after a six month trial period under the supervision of the GCAA. AJA is the first airline in