After months of hard work, long nights, test flight and crashed aircraft, the winners of the 4th UAE Innovation Challenge Abu Dhabi 2014 were announced today at an official awards ceremony at the HCT Abu Dhabi Men's College.
The UAE's civil aviation authority (GCAA) held a successful air accident training exercise at Fujairah International Airport, planned, coordinated and managed by the GCAA's air accident investigation team.
The Emirates Group is gearing up to meet thousands of Emirati job seekers at Careers UAE 2014, Dubai's leading recruitment exhibition.
Emirates Aviation College has unveiled its new name, Emirates Aviation University, at the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX).
Mubadala Aerospace and Engineering services have joined forces with Airbus to roll-out the first of a series of robotic workshops to promote science and technology among the local youth.
Airbus Defence and Space today rolled out the PZL 130 Orlik MPT (Multi Purpose Trainer), a new version of the twin-seat aircraft with glass cockpit.
Sharjah based ACCL Aero Academy has officially opened its training facility.
Gulf Helicopters has ordered an AW189 EASA CS-FSTD(H) FFS Level C Simulator, to support the company's pilot development training needs for its recently announced purchase of 15 AW189 medium twin-engine helicopters.
Bahrain's aviation academy, Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding as a basis to start discussing further collaboration with Bahrain Polytechnic (BP) for the development
A recent survey commissioned by British Airways in the UAE shows that just over one in four residents have a fear of flying.
Oman Air's flight crew numbers are receiving a major boost, due to a significant increase in the recruitment of Omani citizens.
Emirates Airline is hosting a pilot road show as part of the Pilot Selection Programme on Friday 10th January, with sessions at 10 am and 2 pm at the London Heathrow Marriott Hotel.
Competent US nationals, who are interested in joining Etihad Airways' award-winning team of cabin crew, food and beverage managers, and qualified in-flight chefs, should apply online.
CAE has announced that it has signed contracts for five full-flight simulators (FFS), a series of flight training devices and update services, including a Global Vision simulator to Emirates-CAE Flight Training in Dubai.
Oman Air has held a series of one-day training workshops for staff involved in identifying and evaluating hazards, and controlling risks across the company.
CAE and Emirates marked a 20-year partnership, and celebrated a successful business relationship that has grown from strength to strength since 1993, when Emirates purchased its first CAE-built flight simulator.
Mubadala is supporting the development of the next generation of Emirati scientists, engineers and technicians through its Aerospace, Communications Technology and Defense Services (ACTDS) business unit, by
Oman Air has pledged its support for the 7th AIESEC GulfCo event, which was held in Muscat between 17th and 19th October 2013.
The Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS), the training arm of Abu Dhabi Airports, today announced that it has been appointed as an IATA Authorised Training Centre (ATC).
Jetstream Aviation Academy - has signed a long-term agreement with Nasair, to provide pilot assessment and provisioning services.
EgyptAir Training Center has expanded its proliferation in the African market by training Eritrean airlines cabin crew.
Middle Eastern business aircraft operators flying to the USA and making their pre-clearance technical and immigration stop at Ireland's Shannon Airport will have a new FBO to take their break.
EgyptAir Training centre has upgraded its website to add extra functionality and links to social media.
Etihad Airways' biggest ever India recruitment campaign has been heralded a huge success with more than 1,000 applications received from men and women looking to join the airline's cabin crew division.
Abu Dhabi Airports will be conducting a full scale emergency exercise tomorrow (Monday) at Sir Bani Yas Island Airport in cooperation with Rotana Jet.
The Emirates Group Security Centre of Aviation and Security Studies (CASS) and Edith Cowan University of Western Australia have conferred 117 diplomas at its 11th graduation ceremony.
AgustaWestland has announced the establishment of Gulf Helicopters as an AgustaWestland Authorised Training Centre.
Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen is teaming with multiple pilot training centres worldwide to guide cadets through the initial, or 'ab initio' stage of training, to become professional pilots.
EgyptAir Training Center has been approved by the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority as an approved training centrer certified to provide all the required aviation training courses for Iraqi Airways teams
International service company Serco and Iraq's Al Burhan Group, have signed a new agreement with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to continue providing Air Traffic Control (ATC) services, training and support
Qatar Airways integrated training centre in Doha will be featuring Boeing 787-8 Full Flight Simulators (FFS) developed by L-3 Link, later this year.
L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced today that it has been awarded a contract modification to build the Iraqi Air Force (IqAF) two F-16 Block 52 Weapon Tactics Trainers (WTTs), two brief/debrief systems and one mission observation
Turkish Basic Trainer Aircraft Hurkus 350 which was designed and manufactured by TAI to meet the training and Light Attack/Armed reconnaissance aircraft requirements of Turkey's armed forces, successfully made its maiden flight at TAI's premises
Boeing projects the commercial aviation industry will need more than one million new pilots and technicians to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades, estimating a requirement for
UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has concluded a training course on strategic planning in the civil aviation industry in Cali, Colombia, with the participation of 50 specialized
Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA) has been declared as a Part 141 approved Pilot School by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SAFA ihas become the only flight school in KSA with a Part 141 approval by
Members of the Kuwait Air Force have just completed a six month training course at the Electronic Warfare Operational Support (EWOS) facility of Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company.
The Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has announced that it will be conducting the Aeroplane Electrical Wiring Interconnection System Training Programme (EWIS).
Greek-headquartered training organisation, Jetstream Aviation Academy, is now accepting enrolment for first officer training at its new Silicon Oasis training centre in the UAE.
Etihad Airways has purchased seven state-of-the-art full flight simulators (FFS) which will be based at the airline's world class training academy in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company's (ADAC) Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) and Thales Université, the training and education arm of Thales Group, have signed an MoU that aims at exploring opportunities for
EgyptAir Training Center has been awarded the prize of 'The Aviation Training Service Provider of the Year' in Africa.
The Libyan Air Force and Defense Forces have appointed DCI to train 20 officer trainees.
CTC Aviation announced today that Qatar Airways has chosen the airline training organisation to select and train the airline's future pilots through a new Multi-crew Pilot Licence (MPL) training programme open to international
CAE today announced that it has sold three full-flight simulators (FFSs) to Turkish Airlines.
Monarch Aircraft Engineering Training Academy (MAETA) has recently completed the first round of Boeing 737NG Full B1 type training courses for flydubai.
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Air Navigation and Aerodrome Department (ANA) held its 6th Annual ANA Safety Seminar. The event which was titled "Fatigue & Human Factors Managementfor Air Navigation
Emirates and CAE have officially inaugurated their ultra-modern pilot training facility at the world-class commercial park Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), hosting an event attended by customers and officials from around the
Austrian simulator manufacturer Axis Group is to push for greater penetration in the Middle East and Africa following a restructuring and an investment in time and money from two leading business aviation specialists.
Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) provided Oman Air staff with a 5-week specialised push-back training for their aircraft fleet.
The cooperation between EgyptAir Training Center and Yemen Airways has strengthened with recent training courses for the Yemeni airline.
L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced yesterday that two F/A-18C Tactical Operational Flight Trainers (TOFTs) built for the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) have been unconditionally accepted as ready for training.
Cardiff Aviation's flight simulator technical team have completed baseline testing of Shaheen Air International's Boeing 737-400 flight simulator at its current location at the Turkish Airlines Flight Training
Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) and the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) have today announced a new service package to be offered exclusively to MEBAA members.
Etihad Airways has plans to recruit more than 50 pilots from its partner airline, airberlin.
Royal Jordanian and Amadeus IT Group SA reached an agreement by which Amadeus donated around 100 pre-owned desktop and laptop computers that were uplifted by Royal Jordanian free of charge from Amadeus
Oman Air has committed OR2 million to staff training in 2013, having already invested more than OR3.3 million over the previous two years.
EgyptAir Training Centre has recently added a new advanced dimensions in the Crew Resources management “CRM” training design for the flight crew.
A special event has been held to mark the graduation ceremony of the Maharat programme at the Higher Technical College in Muscat, Oman.
Anadolu University in Turkey, has ordered two new Entrol Simulators: A FNPT II simulator based on the Socata TB20 and a FNPT II MCC simulator based on the King Air C90GTi.
Oman Air has joined with Boeing to run a training and recruitment skills programme for graduates of the High Technical College in Muscat.
Emirates has announced that its largest-ever batch of cadet pilots has graduated with 54 UAE national men and woman completing 30 months of theoretical study and practical training.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the start of the 2013 Innovation Challenge Flying Competition.
Emirates-CAE Flight Training has announced a number of major certification successes for its unique dual-configuration full-flight simulator for Bombardier Challenger 604 and Challenger 605 business jets.
EgyptAir Training Centre continues to expand in the MENA region.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have announced a new partnership in the field of training.
Egyptair Training Center has joined the newly-established African Aviation Training Organization (AATO), which was launched in Nairobi in April in the presence of ICAO secretary general Raymond Benjamin.
In line with its strategy to develop the aviation sector of the U.A.E and the region, Abu Dhabi Airports Company's Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) recently hosted diploma and high school students at its
Qatar Airways today announced an exciting partnership with KidZania Kuwait, an award-winning children's city concept globally recognised for its unique blend of education and entertainment.
The Kuwait Air Force is to get a new simulator training facility for the KC130-J aircraft.
Dubai-headquartered international trip support provider United Aviation Services (UAS) has announced the creation of The UAS Aviation Grant & Internship Program, which will allow two
Dassault Systèmes has announced its plans to expand in the Middle East, with the opening of an office in Dubai Internet City.
Gulf Technics – the MRO division of Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat - to believed to have suspended operations.
Turkish Airlines and CAE have signed a three-year contract to train new Turkish Airlines A320 and B737NG First Officers in a programme ranging from ab-initio to type-rating training.
Etihad Airways has welcomed more than 260 Emirati nationals to its workforce through the Absher initiative, since its launch in June 2012.
Abu Dhabi-based Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL) and FlightSafety International were at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo to sign a three-year agreement to provide training services for both VIP and search-and-rescue pilots.
PrivatAir has announced at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2013 that it has signed a contract with Saudia Private Aviation (SPA) that will encompass training SPA's existing cabin crew as well as coaching in specific areas of on-board
Seawings - the UAE's luxury seaplane tour operator - has organised Dubai's first-ever aerial educational tours.
Mubadala Aerospace has signed an AED 4.9 million agreement with UAE University (UAEU) to train the next generation of Emirati technicians to work at Strata's aircraft composite
Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) and Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) have announced signing a comprehensive training agreement to deliver aviation training services for Bahrain Airport Company and its
Alenia Aermacchi's upgraded turboprop – the SF-260TP primary and basic trainer- now equipped with a glass cockpit, an enhanced multi-spectral vision system and an upgraded air conditioning system has completed its first
CAE's training centre in Dubai joins its sister-facilities in Bordeaux, France; Little Rock, Dallas and Morristown, USA; and Burgess Hill, UK; in celebrating the award of a Falcon Training Policy Manual (FTPM) certificate,
Saudi Arabian Airlines has signed a contract with Alubat Middle East FZCO to design, fabricate and install six sophisticated Cabin Service Trainers (CSTs) at their new In-flight Service Training Centre
Northrop Grumman and Abu Dhabi's Higher College of Technology have launched the 2013 Innovation Challenge unmanned aircraft competition.
Al Jazeera Airways has selected Egypt Air Training Centre to provide a long-term training programme for its pilots.
Oman Air has restated its commitment to recruiting Omani pilots by publishing detailed eligibility criteria. The criteria will be published in the Omani national media and will offer potential candidates straightforward
AYLA (Ayla Aviation Academy) and JATS (Jordan Airline Training and Simulation) have signed a Multi Crew Cooperation (MCC) training agreement, whereby JATS will provide AYLA trainees with a combination of ground school and simulator training hours.
Egyptair Training Center has successfully passedthe new audit evaluation from EASA to certify the simulator fleet of A320, A330 ,A340, B777 and B737-800 Level D as satisfying the qualification requirements prescribed in Part-OM.
Three Emirati students have been selected by Boeing for its 2013 International Business Intern Co-Op Programme.
The ARGUS CHEQ charter evaluation and qualification-rating programme is attracting increasing interest in the region.
The first admissions open day event run by Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA) at the Academy campus in King Khaled National Park at Thumamah was voted a great success with interest from both Saudi nationals and expatriates
The head of CAE, the world's largest training organisation, (stand 360) has called for a rethink about how the training industry should prepare the next generation of aircraft captains, both in the airline and the business
What are the issues prohibiting optimal progression of the Middle East business aviation market? That was the title of an open forum at the Middle East Business Aviation Conference.
Qatar Airways has extended its flight crew training agreement with Bahrain based Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) and has signed a long-term agreement for training to be delivered at GAA's facilities in Bahrain.
EgyptAir Training Center (ETC) has won a new airline contract as it welcome Pakistan's Airblue to its Cairo facility
The Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS), the training arm of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), was unanimously elected to chair the International Civil Aviation Organisation's (ICAO) TRAINAIR Plus
Etihad Airways chief operations officer, Captain Richard Hill, has turned the first sod to mark the construction of a $15.3 million extension to the airline's flight training centre at its Abu Dhabi headquarters.
A new simulator has landed in Dubai – but not for one of the fast growing airlines.
Jordanian flight training academy, Ayla Aviation, has appointed the former Chief Commissioner for the Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission as its new chairman.