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Dubai Airshow flying display announced

Posted 11 November 2019

Military jets, civil aircraft and helicopters will be among the aircraft soaring above the DWC, Dubai Airshow site next week during the Dubai Airshow from 17 – 21 November.

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Middle Eastern airlines posted a 1.8% traffic increase in September

Posted 8 November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for September 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to

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Qatar Airways and IndiGo sign codeshare agreement

Posted 7 November 2019

Qatar Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with IndiGo, India’s largest passenger airline. Sales will start from today with the first codeshare flights to operate from 18 December 2019.

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Embraer delivers 17 commercial and 27 executive jets in 3Q19

Posted 31 October 2019

Embraer delivered a total of 44 jets in the third quarter of 2019 (3Q19), of which 17 were commercial aircraft and 27 were executive jets (15 light and 12 large). As of September 30th, the firm order backlog totalled USD 16.2

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Qatar Airways and Sky Express sign interline agreement

Posted 30 October 2019

Qatar Airways has signed an interline agreement with Sky Express, with immediate effect. This agreement will enable Greek passengers outside of Athens to travel seamlessly between Greece and Doha and onwards to destinations in

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Optimism runs high among investors in aviation sector

Posted 23 October 2019

Investors are keen to capitalise on the increasing opportunities in the aviation sector globally, according to industry experts.

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Etihad Airways and Saudia expand commercial partnership

Posted 22 October 2019

Etihad Airways and Saudia have marked the first anniversary of their commercial partnership by announcing 12 new codeshare routes to key destinations in Asia and Europe.

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Etihad Airways unveils Manchester City FC livery on new Dreamliner

Posted 22 October 2019

Etihad Airways has welcomed the arrival of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, unveiling a special livery design honouring its prestigious partnership with Manchester City Football Club.

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Jazeera Airways takes delivery of second Airbus A320neo

Posted 21 October 2019

Jazeera Airways took delivery of its second Airbus A320neo aircraft which landed at Kuwait International Airport on the evening of Friday, October 18.

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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi agreement sparks talk of Emirates merger with Etihad Airways

Posted 18 October 2019

Following the news that Etihad Aviation Group and Air Arabia have signed of an agreement to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline, this has ‘rekindled’ talk of an Emirates merger with Etihad

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Etihad and Air Arabia to launch new low-cost carrier

Posted 16 October 2019

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has signed a partnership deal with Air Arabia to launch a new low-cost carrier called Air Arabia Abu Dhabi.

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Serco signs with dans to extend ATC support

Posted 14 October 2019

The Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the entity responsible for air traffic control (ATC) at Dubai’s airports and the Northern Emirates, has extended its joint collaboration agreement with Serco of the UK for another two years.

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Middle Eastern airlines posted a 2.9% traffic increase in August

Posted 14 October 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic data for August 2019 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to

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Turkish Airlines’ load factor 82.9% in September

Posted 14 October 2019

Turkish Airlines recorded a 82.9% load factor in September.

in Air Transport / Features

Routes to beat the wildlife smugglers

Posted 10 October 2019

The illegal trade in wild animals and animal products amounts to around $23 billion a year, much of it operating around the air transport sector. Now, however, the fightback has started, as Anuradha Deenapanray reports.

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Jazeera Airways introduces Premium Economy with 40kg baggage allowance to London Gatwick

Posted 7 October 2019

Jazeera Airways has revealed its new Premium Economy class which provides passengers with more complimentary services at very competitive fares in addition to 40 kilograms in baggage

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Airlines welcome significant progress made at 40th ICAO Assembly

Posted 7 October 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

in Air Transport / Features

Fixed Wings

Posted 4 October 2019

After a few turbulent years, Wings of Lebanon is looking for new niches to complement its success in the leisure charter market. Martin Rivers talked to the airline's chief execitive, Naji Majdalani.

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Boeing-Embraer strategic partnership taking shape

Posted 4 October 2019

Boeing and Embraer have together released a statement outlining they will continue to work closely together to establish their strategic partnership, positioning both companies to deliver greater value to airline customers and the

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Boeing delivers first 787-10 Dreamliner for Saudia

Posted 3 October 2019

Boeing has delivered to Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) its first 787-10 Dreamliner.

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Jasmin on the scent of success with first E170

Posted 1 October 2019

There was much joy and relief on June 20 when the first E170 for Tunisian private airline, Jasmin Airways, landed at Enfidha Airport. CEO, Ali Ben Amara, told Anuradha Deenapanray, that the company’s philosophy is based on excellence in air

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Oman Air and Kenya Airways expand the scope of their codeshare agreement

Posted 1 October 2019

Kenya Airways and Oman Air have expanded their existing codeshare cooperation increasing the destinations available to their guests. Oman Air (WY) and Kenya Airways (KQ) commenced their codeshare agreement

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EgyptAir receives its second A220-300

Posted 1 October 2019

EgyptAir has received its second Airbus A220-300 aircraft from Mirabel, Canada, as a part of a deal of 12 aircraft from the same type to be received respectively until June 2020.

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Flydubai cancel flights due to plane groundings

Posted 30 September 2019

Flydubai has said it will be cancelling up to 15 flights per day amid operational disruptions after the UAE grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

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IATA launches gender diversity campaign

Posted 27 September 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today launched the 25by2025Campaign—an airline industry initiative to advance gender diversity in the airline industry by 2025.

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Turkish Airlines and United Nations Alliance of Civilizations create joint platform

Posted 26 September 2019

Turkish Airlines has put its signature to an important collaboration with United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), the leading United Nations platform for intercultural dialogue and

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EgyptAir and Lufthansa extend their codeshare cooperation

Posted 26 September 2019

EgyptAir and Lufthansa will extend their codeshare operation offering further connections to both airlines’ customers in Europe and Egypt.

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Qatar Airways and China Southern Airlines sign codeshare agreement

Posted 25 September 2019

Qatar Airways has announced a codeshare cooperation with China Southern Airlines starting from January 2020.

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The future starts here for OAG

Posted 25 September 2019

The Oman Aviation Group wants to make it clear that it is not a flying business. It is an economic catalyst and a major part of the country’s diversification programme. With a rebranding, and the launch of their new logo, the group is defining how the aviation

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Industry set to call on government action for climate change

Posted 24 September 2019

The aviation industry, alongside environmental groups, will request governments to set a timeframe for agreement on a long-term target to reduce CO2 emissions from air transport at a meeting of the International Civil

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Airbus forecasts need for over 39,000 new aircraft in the next 20 years

Posted 20 September 2019

The world’s passenger and freighter aircraft fleet is set to more than double from today’s nearly 23,000 to almost 48,000 by 2038 with traffic growing at 4.3% annually, also resulting in a need for 550,000 new

in Air Transport / General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo and Seafood Souq start seafood transportation partnership

Posted 19 September 2019

Emirates SkyCargo has teamed up with with Dubai start-up Seafood Souq for efficient and transparent sourcing and transportation of seafood, starting with a shipment of Scottish salmon from Glasgow

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Gulf Air receives its seventh 787-9 Dreamliner with new livery

Posted 19 September 2019

Gulf Air has received its seventh 787-9 Dreamliner with a re-designed livery.

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The Jaz era...

Posted 18 September 2019

Jazeera Airways’ re-equipment programme is allowing the airline to extend its reach beyond its traditional area of operations. Alan Dron reports.

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EgyptAir in codeshare with United Airlines

Posted 17 September 2019

EgyptAir has entered a codeshare agreement with United Airlines.

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Pegasus Airlines receives first A321neo of 100 A320 family aircraft order

Posted 13 September 2019

Pegasus Airlines has taken delivery of its first A321neo aircraft as part of its 100 Airbus aircraft order signed in 2012, which was the single largest-ever aircraft order in Turkish civil aviation history at

in Air Transport / Features

Ups and downs on the pyramid of growth

Posted 11 September 2019

EgyptAir is betting on a renewed period of growth and prosperity after a challenging few years. Martin Rivers and Alan Peaford talked to Ahmed Adel, the flag-carrier’s new chairman and chief executive.

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Airbus delivers first Egyptair A220-300

Posted 6 September 2019

Egyptair has taken delivery of its first of 12 A220-300 aircraft on order, becoming the first A220 operator based in the Middle East and North African region and the sixth operator worldwide.

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Tunisair Express acquires three ATR 72-600s

Posted 5 September 2019

Tunisair Express and ATR have confirmed a firm order for three ATR 72-600s. The aircraft will renew Tunisair Express’s regional fleet and supply essential connectivity, both domestically and internationally.

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DAE’s Joramco obtains EASA Part-145 approval for Boeing 777

Posted 4 September 2019

Joramco has announced that it has obtained EASA Part-145 approval for Boeing 777.

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GAC TR signs exclusive marketing contract with EgyptAir Cargo

Posted 4 September 2019

ECS Group’s Turkish subsidiary GAC TR (Globe Air Cargo Turkey) has signed an exclusivity contract with EgyptAir Cargo to begin optimising marketing of its cargo offering from September.

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RJ reaches three-star punctuality rating in global study

Posted 3 September 2019

Royal Jordanian (RJ) has been ranked three stars, according to OAG’s On-Time Performance (OTP) Star Rating for the world's airlines and airports.

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Kuwait Airways takes delivery of its first A320neo

Posted 2 September 2019

Kuwait Airways has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft.

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First EgyptAir A220-300 makes maiden flight

Posted 23 August 2019

The first A220-300 for EgyptAir has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. The first of 12 aircraft EgyptAir has on order is due to be delivered to the Cairo-based airline in the coming weeks.

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Etihad Airways most punctual Middle Eastern carrier in the first seven months of 2019

Posted 19 August 2019

Etihad Airways was the most punctual Middle Eastern carrier in the first seven months of 2019.

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Middle Eastern carriers see 8.1% demand increase in June

Posted 8 August 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for June 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 5.0% compared to June 2018.

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Cirium reveals the world’s busiest day for flying in 2019 is today

Posted 8 August 2019

Travel data and analytics expert Cirium predict today, Friday 9 August, will be the busiest single day of the year around the world for flying.

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Gulf Air achieves ‘outstanding’ half-year seat load factor and passenger numbers

Posted 5 August 2019

Gulf Air has achieved ‘outstanding’ half-year results for the first half of 2019 comparing to the same period in 2018 with a higher seat load factor as well as the number of carried passengers.

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IATA issues 2018 airline industry statistics

Posted 31 July 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released performance figures for 2018 showing that global air connectivity continues to become more accessible and more efficient.

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EgyptAir flight records the longest 787 delivery flight using sustainable fuel

Posted 25 July 2019

EgyptAir has taken delivery of its fifth B787-9 Dreamliner. The fifth aircraft is more fuel-efficient and generates fewer greenhouse emissions than similarly sized-aircraft.

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Kuwait Airways opts for Collins seats and galley inserts

Posted 19 July 2019

The new Kuwait Airways A330-800neo that join the airline’s fleet next year will be fitted with Super Diamond business class seats from Collins Aerospace.

in Air Transport / Business & Finance

DAE reports $1.1 billion value of aircraft assets in first half 2019

Posted 12 July 2019

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) revealed just how strongly the UAE aviation finance business is performing this year. Announcing its 2019 first half strategic and operational highlights for its leasing

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Strata expansion underway for Dreamliner vertical fin assembly

Posted 11 July 2019

Work is now underway at the advanced composite aero structures manufacturing company, Strata, is to expand its current manufacturing facilities in Abu Dhabi to take on board the assembly of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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Qatar at the White House for multiple aviation and defence agreements

Posted 10 July 2019

Qatar's relations with the US were boosted by a signing spree during a visit by the ruler of the Gulf country to President Donald Trump at the White House.

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Flyadeal cancels Boeing 737 Max order

Posted 8 July 2019

Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier Flyadeal has cancelled an order for 30 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

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Middle East carriers’ May demand growth decelerated to 0.8%

Posted 5 July 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 4.5% compared to the same month in 2018.

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Boeing is launching its latest round of flight-testing

Posted 2 July 2019

Boeing is launching its latest round of flight-testing to assess new technologies that could address real-world challenges for aircraft operators and passengers — from enhancing safety and sustainability to improving the

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Oman Air celebrates second anniversary of its Manchester operations

Posted 1 July 2019

Oman Air is celebrating two years of services to Manchester, UK.

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Boeing releases statement on 737 MAX software

Posted 27 June 2019

Boeing has issued a statement regarding the software on the 737 MAX aircraft.

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IATA: Coordinated effort to safely return 737 MAX to service

Posted 27 June 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged state aviation safety regulators to continue to align on technical validation requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry into service of the Boeing 737 MAX

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Etihad Airways expands partnership with Amadeus to foster long-term

Posted 26 June 2019

Amadeus and Etihad Airways have announced an extension of their longstanding partnership for distribution services across channels.

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Oman Air achieves IATA NDC Level 4 Certification

Posted 26 June 2019

Oman Air has received the level 4 New Distribution Capability (NDC) certification from International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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Etihad release statement on airspace restrictions

Posted 24 June 2019

Following the decision of the US Federal Aviation Administration to restrict US airline operations in Iranian-controlled airspace, Etihad Airways has consulted with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority and other UAE airlines to

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Paris Airshow: Airbus sees new business for 363 commercial aircraft

Posted 20 June 2019

Airbus achieved new business for 363 commercial aircraft, comprising 149 firm orders and 214 commitments.

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Paris Airshow: ATR announces 75 order commitments

Posted 19 June 2019

ATR has announced a total of 75 order commitments, including 35 firm orders from NAC disclosed.

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Paris Airshow: International Airlines Group intend to buy 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Posted 19 June 2019

One of the world's largest airline groups announced yesterday it plans to build its future fleet with the Boeing 737 MAX with an intention to purchase 200 MAX jets.

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Paris Airshow: Saudia boosts A320neo Family fleet to 100

Posted 18 June 2019

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has decided to expand its existing A320neo Family order from 35 to as many as 100 NEO aircraft including 35 options.

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Paris Airshow: MEA orders four A321XLRs

Posted 17 June 2019

Lebanon's flag carrier, Middle East Airlines (MEA), has signed a firm order for four A321XLRs, making it the launch airline customer of Airbus' latest evolution of the A321neo family.

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Emirates commits to reducing single-use plastic on board

Posted 17 June 2019

Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of June 1, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free.

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Russian evolution for Alexcina launch

Posted 17 June 2019

A new airline aims to make its appearance in the Levant this year, with an aircraft not previously operated in the region. Alan Dron reports.

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Emirates introduces its First-Class cabin in Durban

Posted 14 June 2019

Emirates has introduced its First-Class cabin in Durban, in conjunction with the airline’s seasonal frequency increase of four additional flights a week, bringing the airline’s award-winning, luxury travel experience to the

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Oman Air CEO comments on impact of Boeing 737 MAXs grounding of the airline

Posted 14 June 2019

Abdulaziz Al Raisi, chief executive officer of Oman Air, has said that the grounding of the 737 MAXs has had a major financial impact on Oman Air.

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EmbraerX unveils new electric flying vehicle concept

Posted 11 June 2019

EmbraerX has today unveiled a new electric flying vehicle concept during Uber Elevate Summit 2019 in Washington, D.C.

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Flex appeal

Posted 11 June 2019

Increasing costs and complexity mean that it’s increasingly rare for new aircraft models to appear. It’s even rarer when the driving force behind a new model is a small Gulf carrier with just two aircraft in its fleet, as Alan Dron reports.

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Airlines call for implementation of global carbon offsetting scheme

Posted 7 June 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation of the Carbon

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IATA, ACAO sign MoU to Advance Aviation in MENA

Posted 5 June 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The Arab Civil Aviation Organization (ACAO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their cooperation to advance the safe, efficient and sustainable development

in Air Transport / Features

New doors open as the Jeddah door closes

Posted 4 June 2019

Nesma Airlines boss Ashraf Lamloum tells Martin Rivers the company is adapting and finding new opportunities in its home markets of Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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Oman Air issues travel advisory on Tanzania’s plastic ban on tourists

Posted 4 June 2019

Oman Air has issued a travel advisory to its guests flying to its Tanzanian destinations of Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar in the wake of the Tanzanian government’s ban on plastic.

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IATA AGM endorses five resolutions

Posted 3 June 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that five resolutions have been passed by the 75th Annual General Meeting.

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Middle East carriers saw demand rise 2.9% in April

Posted 29 May 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand rose by 4.3% compared to April 2018.

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EmbraerX, Atech and Harris Corporation collaborate on urban air mobility

Posted 28 May 2019

EmbraerX is championing the development of a collaborative ecosystem which enables people to imagine a world where electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (eVTOL) will be part of our daily lives.

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Emirates SkyCargo and Gargash partner up for charity

Posted 28 May 2019

Emirates SkyCargo is partnering with Gargash, one of the largest distributors of premium and luxury cars in the UAE to transport cars for the Gumball 3000 motor rally, an annual celebrity event that raises money for charity.

in Air Transport / Features

Home-grown growth

Posted 24 May 2019

Saudi low-cost carrier, Flyadeal, is so busy coping with a flood of domestic traffic that it has had to postpone the start of international services, says its CEO. Alan Dron reports.

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Daher’s TBM 940 receives EASA certification

Posted 23 May 2019

Daher has said its new TBM 940 has been certified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), enabling deliveries to begin with this latest very fast turboprop aircraft version.

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Maltese ready to cross a new bridge

Posted 21 May 2019

Libyan-owned Medavia has a varied business model encompassing charter operations, wet-leasing, and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services at its Malta hub. Now chief executive, Rammah Ettir, is looking to add scheduled flying to the mix.

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Boeing has released a statement on 737 MAX certification

Posted 17 May 2019

Boeing has completed development of the updated software for the 737 MAX, along with associated simulator testing and the company’s engineering test flight.

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Boom Supersonic and Dassault Systèmes partner for ‘history’s fastest commercial airliner’

Posted 15 May 2019

Dassault Systèmes has announced that Boom Supersonic is deploying the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to accelerate the design and development of Overture, its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner, with

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Climate action in aviation an inspiring challenge

Posted 14 May 2019

The aviation industry should be inspired by its role in the fight against climate change, according to one of its sustainability leaders according to Michael Gill, the executive director of the cross-industry Air Transport Action Group

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Gulf Air offers free extra baggage allowance for university students

Posted 13 May 2019

Gulf Air has enhanced the baggage allowance for all college and university students with an additional free of charge 23-kilogram bag.

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Kuwait Airport tragedy with death of ground crew

Posted 8 May 2019

A ground staff member at Kuwait International Airport was killed while performing a routine tractor tow of a Kuwait Airways 777 on Monday.

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Middle East carriers’ passenger demand fell 3.0% in March

Posted 8 May 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 3.1%, compared to the same month a

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Etihad Airways reduces carbon footprint

Posted 8 May 2019

Etihad Airways is implementing fuel saving initiatives, reinforcing its commitment to sustainability.

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Boeing issue new statement on AOA disagree alert

Posted 7 May 2019

Boeing has released a new statement on the AOA disagree alert.

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SriLankan Airlines eyes Middle East market

Posted 7 May 2019

SriLankan Airlines, is hoping to recover from the recent setbacks and has set out a turnaround plan, which includes expanding in the Middle East.

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Boeing releases statement on 737 MAX disagree alert

Posted 30 April 2019

Boeing has released a statement regarding various news stories circulating on the disagree alert on the 737 MAX.

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FSF urges World regulators to recommit to collaborative approach in certification decisions

Posted 30 April 2019

After the tragic Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines accidents and the fragmented approach in grounding the Boeing 737 MAX, regulators from around the world are gathering for a special

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Gulf Air and Oman Air strengthen and expand codeshare agreement

Posted 30 April 2019

Gulf Air and Oman Air have expanded their existing codeshare agreement allowing passengers to benefit from the outstanding products and services offered by the two airlines. This will extend travel opportunities to fly

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Rwanda and Qatar develop closer aviation ties with bilateral agreement

Posted 29 April 2019

Qatar and Rwanda have signed four bilateral agreements with aviation at the heart of the discussions

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Etihad Airways launches new fully-customisable economy experience

Posted 28 April 2019

Etihad Airways has unveiled a major Economy transformation programme starting with the cabin upgrade and refurbishment of 23 narrow-body Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.

in Air Transport / Business & Finance

Royal Jordanian sees 2018 improvements across the board

Posted 28 April 2019

There were smiles at the Royal Jordanian annual meeting today as the national carrier announced a marked improvement in its performance figures to shareholders.

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