Qatar Airways has announced the successful completion and implementation of a new fleet management system called TOPS that allows the airline to optimally schedule aircraft and better manage flights, ultimately driving a more efficient and effective airline for its passengers.
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has received authorisation for paperless flight deck operations.
Emirates Aviation University celebrated today its 25th graduation ceremony, honouring more than 250 students.
SITA has worked with Microsoft to deliver a Windows 10 universal app - SITA AirsideApp - a mobile application that transforms ground operations at airports.
Flydubai has announced its new onboard services, including WiFi connectivity, live television streaming and a new seatback inflight entertainment interface.
Satcom Direct (SD) has introduced the SD WiFi Hub, which acts as both a router and a wireless access point in a small package.
Emirates has launched its own online Application Programme Interface (API) to foster stronger B2B partnerships.
Etihad Airways has launched a mobile application for the iPhone that enables guests to organise and manage their journey with even greater ease as the airline continues to adopt innovative technology to
Aviation software company Arconics has announced that it will display its nextgen digital document control software, AeroDocs, at the World Aviation Safety Summit, to be held in Dubai, UAE, on April 25-26,
Inflight Dublin (IFD) has announced its partnership with Royal Air Maroc (RAM), which will see it provide a wide range of video and audio content, as well as bespoke solutions for the airline's web and print platforms.
In a first for Turkey's airline industry, Turkish Airlines is to use a Level-D Pilot Training Simulator by HAVELSAN, an in-country Turkish systems manufacturer.
Honeywell Aviaso has been selected by Etihad Airways to provide its ground based fuel efficiency software.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has commenced the testing phase of its programme to transform into a 'smart airport' by integrating best of breed technologies that would offer passengers more control and independence over their journey.
American Science and Engineering (AS&E) has received an order to supply its Z Portal cargo screening system and Gemini parcel inspection systems to Najaf International Airport in Iran.
Kuwait Airways selects aeroLINE CREW to improve crew management and productivity.
Rockwell Collins has unveiled its virtual training simulator for its PAVE in-flight entertainment (IFE) system.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced the launch of its first mobile app QR Cargo, available for both Android and iOS devices via Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
In partnership with the Tunisian Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA), the USAID-financed Business Reform & Competitiveness Project (BRCP) sponsored a pioneering webinar to bring together Supplier
Gulfstream has earned U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to install the Future Air Navigation System (FANS) 1/A+ avionics update on GIV-SP aircraft.
Emirates has extended its online check-in to 48 hours before departure, from 24 hours, effective immediately. Customers around the world can check in online on both desktop and mobile devices from 48 hours to 90 minutes
Panasonic Avionics (Panasonic) has been selected to supply the Cabin Services System (CSS) on the new family of Boeing 777X aircraft.
Etihad Airways and EKar, an innovative mobile app-based car rental company in the Middle East, have formed a partnership offering the Etihad Airways and EKar EKar is an easy to use car-sharing platform that
Rockwell Collins have announced a series of significant enhancements to its ARINC airport back office solutions aimed at streamlining passenger processing, improving operations and helping airports
Mubadala and Boeing have signed a new strategic agreement to collaborate on research and development to expand aerospace manufacturing capabilities in the UAE.
The ASR-NG system (Airport Surveillance Radar - Next Generation) newly developed by Airbus Defence and Space has displayed globally unique detection capabilities for air traffic control radars in a series of flight tests and
SITA has said that passengers will be using self-service, 'Internet of Things' (IoT) initiative, with airlines and at airports within the next three years.
Qatar Airways is offering a choice of up to 3,000 inflight entertainment options on board its flights.
Satcom Direct, which has offices in Dubai, and Universal Weather and Aviation have teamed up to offer integrated datalink and trip planning.
AAR has been selected by Vision Systems for retrofit programme in Middle East, Africa, Asia, and North America.
Lufthansa Systems has enhanced its mCabin crew app for Windows 10, allowing it to be used on Microsoft's new Universal Windows Platform (UWP).
Flydubai recently launched its new website, offering an enhanced browsing experience to inspire customers to explore its network of 89 destinations.
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.
Flying into the future of the UAE is New Zealand's Martin Aircraft Company and Martin Jetpack.
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.
Etihad Airways is deploying SAP's state-of-the-art, cloud-based solutions across its human resources, finance and procurement and supply management functions.
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.
This summer, Emirates' award-winning ice entertainment system debuts two famous YouTube channels 'Cute Girls Hairstyles' and 'Brooklyn & Bailey'. Known for their hairstyle tutorials, fashion and beauty vlogs, the two channels have
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.