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Russian Helicopters to certify a service centre in Egypt in 2019

Posted 6 December 2018

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) is completing the creation of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre for Mi-8/17 helicopters based at the facilities of Helwan Factory for Developed Industries (HFDI) in Helwan (Egypt). The Holding Company plans to certify the MRO centre in Egypt in 2019.

in General Aviation

Middle Eastern cargo carriers see the fastest growth of any region in September

Posted 5 November 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.0% in September 2018,

in General Aviation

Qatar Airways Cargo rolls out automated mail management system across its network

Posted 29 October 2018

Qatar Airways Cargo has rolled out an automated mail management system at more than 50 stations across its global network, making it the first in the industry to introduce this major enhancement to its

in General Aviation

Competitive boost and enhanced operational capabilities for H145

Posted 17 October 2018

Airbus H145 customers will now benefit from the extension of the warranty of the H145’s Arriel 2E engines from two years/1,000 hours to three years/2000 hours. This extension is valid for H145s delivered from January

in General Aviation

Boeing forecasts air cargo traffic will double in 20 Years

Posted 17 October 2018

Boeing projects air cargo operators will need more than 2,600 freighters over the next two decades to keep up with increasing global freight traffic, which is expected to double with 4.2 percent growth annually.

in General Aviation

Qatar Airways Cargo commences freighter services to Macau

Posted 17 October 2018

Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter services to Macau, the carrier’s fourth freighter destination in Greater China.

in General Aviation

Flydubai integrates FedEx Web services technology

Posted 16 October 2018

Flydubai and Swiss Aviation Software (Swiss-AS) have integrated the Flydubai Engineering Maintenance System (AMOS) with FedEx Web Services, which are designed to enhance air waybill generation and the transition towards paperless

in General Aviation

Milestone Aviation and Airbus to provide five H145s to Aramco

Posted 10 September 2018

Helicopter leasing firm Milestone Aviation Group Limited and Airbus Helicopters, announced today they will provide five H145s to Aramco Overseas Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global

in General Aviation

Etihad Cargo and Trinity Logistics USA renew partnership

Posted 5 September 2018

Etihad Cargo and Trinity Logistics USA have renewed their partnership that will see the airline continuing to operate three weekly Boeing 777 Freighter services into Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus,

in General Aviation

Middle Eastern carriers’ see fastest air-freight growth of any region in July

Posted 29 August 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.1% in July 2018, compared to

in General Aviation

Airbus Perlan Mission II makes altitude history

Posted 28 August 2018

Airbus Perlan Mission II, the world’s first initiative to pilot an engineless aircraft to the edge of space, made history this week in El Calafate, Argentina, by soaring in the stratosphere to a pressure altitude of over 62,000 feet (60,669

in General Aviation

UAE customers to benefit from new route connecting Hanoi

Posted 28 August 2018

FedEx Express is enhancing its services into and out of the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, with the introduction of a new flight connecting the city to the FedEx Hub in Guangzhou, China. This new route will significantly improve

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo transports flood relief cargo for Kerala

Posted 24 August 2018

Emirates SkyCargo will carry flood relief cargo of over 175 tons to Kerala, India, joining the UAE community in their support of the people of Kerala.

in General Aviation

Aerotask places a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 for AMCON

Posted 15 August 2018

Aerotask, a Dubai-based global aviation consultancy providing Asset Management and Financial Solutions to airlines, lessors, financiers and aviation investors worldwide, has successfully transacted a McDonnell Douglas MD-83

in General Aviation

Air Algérie adds first B737-800P2F

Posted 13 August 2018

Air Algérie has taken redelivery of its first B737-800(P2F) following its conversion into a freighter with STAECO in Jinan, China, reports ch-aviation.

in General Aviation

Middle Eastern carriers' freight volumes grew 3.8% in June

Posted 8 August 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.7% in June 2018, compared to the same period the year

in General Aviation

NEXUS to manage flight operations for the WE! Expedition team

Posted 8 August 2018

NEXUS India will partner and sponsor the WE! Expedition team. This around-the-world aviation expedition is led by two female pilots from India, and will attempt to cover more than 40,000 kilometers in 100 days, touching

in General Aviation

DWC cargo volume rises 7.1% in first half

Posted 7 August 2018

Cargo volumes at Dubai World Central (DWC) grew to 475,190 tonnes in the first half of the year, a year on year increase of 7.1% compared to 443,835 tonnes recorded last year.

in General Aviation

Oman Air Cargo upgrades cargo hub facility at Muscat International Airport

Posted 31 July 2018

Oman Air Cargo has upgraded its cargo hub facility at the new Muscat International Air Cargo Terminal.

in General Aviation

The BelugaXL airlifter brings a “smile” to Airbus’ production network

Posted 30 July 2018

The successful first flight of Airbus’ BelugaXL oversize airlifter marks an important milestone in further enhancing the company’s industrial network to support its production output – including the ramp-up in

in General Aviation

Astral shopping for UAVs from Dubai's Falcon Drones Technology

Posted 18 July 2018

Dubai-based Falcon Drones Technology signed a deal at the Farnborough Airshow today with Kenya-based cargo airline Astral Aviation

in General Aviation

FIA2018: GECAS and Boeing announce agreement for 737-800 Boeing converted freighters

Posted 17 July 2018

GECAS and Boeing has announced today that they have reached an agreement for 35 additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow.

in General Aviation

Milestone Aviation and Leonardo awarded Aramco medium helicopter renewal programme

Posted 16 July 2018

Milestone Aviation Group Milestone and Leonardo have announced they have been selected to renew the medium helicopter fleet of Aramco Overseas Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco (Aramco) – a

in General Aviation

FIA2018: Qatar Airways finalise order for Five 777 freighters

Posted 16 July 2018

Boeing and Qatar Airways finalised an order for five 777 Freighters at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. The deal, valued at $1.7 billion at current list prices, was announced as a commitment in April.

in General Aviation

Airbus Helicopters industrial model is coming together

Posted 13 July 2018

The first pre-serial H160 has been fitted with its rear fuselage, the first major component assembly having been pre-assembled in Albacete, Spain according to the site specialisation strategy implemented in Airbus Helicopters.

in General Aviation

Putting a smile on the BelugaXL’s face

Posted 9 July 2018

Airbus’ first BelugaXL is “all smiles” after rolling out from the paint shop in Toulouse, France, last week where this next-generation oversize cargo airlifter received its distinctive livery – which features beluga whale-inspired eyes and an

in General Aviation

Etihad Cargo launches ‘FlightValet’

Posted 2 July 2018

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has lanuched ‘FlightValet’, its newly designed product that aims to ease the process of moving motor vehicles across the globe.

in General Aviation

Airbus Helicopters and Safran roll out major competitiveness boost to H125 and H130

Posted 28 June 2018

Airbus H125 and H130 helicopter customers will get a boost in their operations thanks to a significant reduction in direct maintenance costs for the Safran Arriel 2D engine, which equips both

in General Aviation

Etihad Cargo launches first humanitarian freighter missions

Posted 29 May 2018

Etihad Cargo has launched its first humanitarian freighter missions. The initiatives are part of the group’s extensive Year of Zayed programme, which will take place throughout 2018.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo marks a fruitful year with Emirates Fresh

Posted 9 May 2018

Emirates SkyCargo has recorded a successful year of transporting perishables with Emirates Fresh, the air cargo carrier’s specialised portfolio of solutions for air-freighting different kinds of perishable cargo across

in General Aviation

Dubai HeliShow 2018 announces partnership with Dubai South

Posted 8 May 2018

The Dubai HeliShow, the biennial international helicopter technology and operations exhibition dedicated to the helicopter industry, will showcase for the first time the latest trends in helicopters at the Royal Pavilion

in General Aviation

FedEx Express named a UAE Great Place to Work

Posted 26 April 2018

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx, has for the eighth consecutive year been ranked amongst the ‘Best Workplaces in the UAE’ for 2017-2018, by Great Place to Work.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo introduces new product for rapid transport of aircraft parts

Posted 12 April 2018

Emirates SkyCargo has launched Emirates AOG – a new airfreight product designed for transporting aircraft parts quickly across the globe.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo flies champion horses to Dubai and across the globe

Posted 3 April 2018

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has transported leading equines for a variety of championship events across the globe.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo awarded Cargo iQ certification through external audit

Posted 15 March 2018

Emirates SkyCargo was presented with its Cargo iQ certification at the World Cargo Symposium in Dallas, Texas, USA.

in General Aviation

Yemen to see scheduled cargo ops in late 1Q18

Posted 12 March 2018

Air Djibouti is set to begin scheduled flights to the Yemeni city of Aden, one of the few foreign airlines to do so, reports ch-aviation.

in General Aviation

AeroVironment awarded $44.5 million Puma AE UAS contract from Middle East country

Posted 8 March 2018

AeroVironment has announced that a major country in the Middle East has awarded the company a contract valued at $44.5 million (USD) for PumaTM II AE small UAS featuring the new Mantis i45 sensor.

in General Aviation

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X on display in VIP terminal in Dubai South

Posted 6 March 2018

Bell has announced that the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X is on display in the elite VIP Terminal at Dubai South Project, Dubai.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo gets Authorised Economic Operator certification

Posted 1 March 2018

Emirates SkyCargo has become a certified member of the UAE Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme. The certification was awarded to Emirates SkyCargo by the Federal Customs Authority of the UAE government.

in General Aviation

Falco family completes 15,000 flying hours

Posted 27 February 2018

Leonardo’s Falco family of Remotely-Piloted Air Vehicles (RPAS) have together logged more than 15,000 hours of operational flight.

in General Aviation

Garmin introduces the GFC 600H helicopter flight control system

Posted 23 February 2018

Garmin has launched the GFCTM 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators – a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness.

in General Aviation

Algerian minister confirms bids submitted re cargo market tender

Posted 22 February 2018

Algerian Minister of Public Works and Transport, Abdelghani Zaalane, has confirmed that four bids have been submitted to government regarding the proposed liberalisation of the country's air cargo market, reports

in General Aviation

Bruno Even appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Posted 16 February 2018

Airbus SE has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive Committee.

in General Aviation

Etihad Cargo transports 51 horses for Hong Kong Longines Masters

Posted 14 February 2018

Etihad Cargo has successfully shipped a very special consignment of show jumping horses from Belgium to Hong Kong for the annual Hong Kong Longines Masters.

in General Aviation

UPS is launches daily non-stop flight from Louisville to Dubai

Posted 7 February 2018

UPS is launching a daily non-stop flight from Louisville to Dubai reducing time-in-transit between the United States and key destinations in the Middle East by a full business day.

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Emirates SkyCargo launches freighter services to Maastricht

Posted 6 February 2018

Emirates SkyCargo is expanding its footprint in Europe with the launch of new scheduled freighter services to Maastricht starting 6 February 2018.

in General Aviation

Egyptair extends its cargo partneship with WFS in Amsterdam and Brussels

Posted 23 January 2018

Egyptair has awarded a new cargo and mail handling contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Amsterdam and Brussels, extending its relationship with WFS at both airports.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo offers enhanced protection for pharmaceutical cargo

Posted 23 January 2018

Emirates SkyCargo, has stepped up its commitment to securely transport temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments with the introduction of pharma corridors offering additional protection across

in General Aviation

Turkish Cargo launches Miami flights offering wide body cargo aircraft

Posted 16 January 2018

Turkish Cargo has launched cargo flights to Miami. Turkish Cargo’s Miami cargo flights are to be operated with Boeing 777-200F, the cargo aircraft newly acquired the past month.

in General Aviation

First BelugaXL transporter rolls off assembly line

Posted 9 January 2018

The first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL rolled out from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France this month.

in Defence / General Aviation

Chinese take over Diamond for a GA jewel in the crown

Posted 27 December 2017

Chinese automotive and aviation company Wanfeng has bought the majority of shares in Austria’s Diamond Aircraft, the fourth largest general aviation manufacturer in the world.

in General Aviation

AW109 Trekker helicopter achieves EASA certification

Posted 27 December 2017

Leonardo has announced the AW109 Trekker helicopter was issued with type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) yesterday.

in General Aviation

AW139 global helicopter fleet sets milestone of two million flight hours

Posted 27 December 2017

The AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter global fleet has reached an outstanding milestone of two million flight hours, across all operational scenarios on five continents, while performing a wide

in General Aviation

How Egypt is tackling its aviation challenges

Posted 8 December 2017

Egypt is probably the most important country in the Middle East and Africa when it comes to aviation. However, it has faced its share of challenges in recent years, including the revolution and a range of security issues.

in General Aviation

Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrate the airline's first 777 freighter

Posted 8 December 2017

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 777 Freighter. It's the first of two 777 Freighters, Turkish Airlines has on order for this year.

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Middle Eastern carriers' see freight volumes increase 4.6% in October

Posted 6 December 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 5.9% in October 2017 compared to the

in Business Aviation / General Aviation

ADA signs 20-year support deal with P&WC

Posted 1 December 2017

Abu Dhabi Aviation has signed a 20-year fleet management programme deal with Pratt & Whitney Canada for the PT6C-67C engines that power its fleet of AW139 helicopters.

in General Aviation

Qatar Airways Cargo commences direct freighter services to Yangon

Posted 20 November 2017

Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced direct freighter service to Yangon, Myanmar. The Doha-Yangon-Doha route is served once-a-week with the Airbus A330 freighter, providing more than 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each

in General Aviation

Middle Eastern carriers' year-on-year freight volumes increased 8.9% in September

Posted 1 November 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA)has released data for global air freight markets in September 2017 showing that demand (measured in freight tonne kilometers or FTKs), rose 9.2%

in General Aviation

Royal Air Maroc Cargo and ECS Group launch freight service from USA, Canada to Africa

Posted 31 October 2017

Royal Air Maroc Cargo has launched a new service dedicated to the shipment of personal belongings from the USA and Canada to an extended number of countries in Africa, with special promotional

in General Aviation

Turkish Cargo wins Payload Asia industry choice award as Overall Carrier of the Year

Posted 27 October 2017

Turkish Cargo has been awarded with Overall Carrier of the Year prize in the Customer's Choice category at the 33rd annual Payload Asia Awards, organisedd by the Payload Asia Group and aimed at

in General Aviation

Qatar Airways Cargo's inaugural freighter touches down in Pittsburgh

Posted 16 October 2017

Qatar Airways Cargo's Boeing 777 freighter arrived at Pittsburgh International Airport last Thursday to a water salute welcome. The cargo carrier launches Pittsburgh as its thirteenth freighter destination

in General Aviation

Third H160 prototype joins the flight test campaign

Posted 16 October 2017

The third H160 prototype (PT3) has performed its maiden flight. With its cabin interior configuration similar to that of a serial aircraft, will contribute to certification activities and flight testing to ensure the aircraft's

in General Aviation

ATA-WCO collaboration to improve Air Cargo

Posted 12 October 2017

(IATA) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced that IATA's Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into WCO's Cargo Targeting System (WCO CTS), a risk assessment tool available to WCO member countries worldwide.

in General Aviation

Saudia Cargo and DoKaSch sign master agreement

Posted 10 October 2017

The newest technology of active containers is now available for temperature-sensitive goods on Saudia Cargo flights with the RKN and RAP Opticooler of DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, the provider of climate-controlled solutions for air

in General Aviation

BelugaXL is readied for electrical power-up

Posted 10 October 2017

BelugaXL is readied for electrical power-up as integration of the no. 1 giant airlifter continues.

in General Aviation

Oman Air appoint Airborne International as GSSA for the UK & Ireland

Posted 9 October 2017

With effect from 8th September 2017, Airborne International was appointed as the GSSA for Oman Air Cargo in the UK & Ireland.

in General Aviation

Oman Air Cargo moves forward with Jettainer for ULD management

Posted 5 October 2017

Oman Air Cargo signed a five year ULD (Unit Load Device) outsourcing contract with Jettainer.

in General Aviation

Airbus Helicopters developing automatic landing and obstacle avoidance system for helicopters

Posted 5 October 2017

Airbus Helicopters is developing an experimental on board image processing management system aimed at performing automatic approaches and landing in challenging conditions, as

in General Aviation

Emirates Airline and the Airbus Foundation fly relief goods to UN depot in Dubai

Posted 3 October 2017

Emirates Airline, the Airbus Foundation and the NGO Welthungerhilfe joined forces to bring emergency shelter items from Hamburg, Germany, to the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD)

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Emirates SkyCargo obtains revalidation of pharma certification at Dubai hub

Posted 28 September 2017

Emirates SkyCargo has received a revalidation of the European Union Good Distribution Practices (EU GDP) certification for pharma operations at its hub in Dubai. The annual surveillance audit for the

in General Aviation

Dubai's unmanned Volocopter air taxi makes first flight

Posted 26 September 2017

Dubai's much feted unmanned aerial taxi has made its first flight.

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Qatar Airways Cargo to commence scheduled freighter service to Pittsburgh

Posted 14 September 2017

Qatar Airways Cargo announces Pittsburgh as its latest freighter destination in the United States, effective 11 October 2017, making it the first international airline to commence freighter service to

in General Aviation

Honeywell and Jordanian Aeronautical Systems boost engine support through local service centre

Posted 12 September 2017

Honeywell has signed a license agreement with Jordanian Aeronautical Systems to provide support services for Honeywell's T53 series of engines.

in General Aviation

Middle Eastern carriers' year-on-year freight volumes increased in July

Posted 6 September 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), increased by 11.4% in July 2017 compared to

in General Aviation

Russian Helicopters to deliver 15 Ka-52 'Alligators' to Egypt in 2017

Posted 29 August 2017

Russian Helicopters says it will this year deliver 15 Kamov Ka-52 'Alligator' helicopters to Egypt as it forges ahead with the fulfilment of a 2016 order of 46 units, reports Oscar Nkala.

in General Aviation

Qatar Airways Cargo and DoKaSch sign master agreement

Posted 23 August 2017

DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, provider of climate-controlled solutions for air shipment of temperature-sensitive cargo, expands its customer base by signing an agreement with Qatar Airways Cargo.

in General Aviation

ADA takes full control of former JV

Posted 16 August 2017

The Abu Dhabi Aviation Group (ADA), the UAE-capital based aviation concern which owns the Middle East's largest commercial helicopter operation as well cargo airline Maximus Cargo and holds equity in the VIP luxury charter operator Royal Jet (50%), has

in General Aviation

Spectrum Aeromed releases Carbon Fiber 3200 Series PTU for VIP and MedEvac ops

Posted 10 August 2017

Spectrum Aeromed has completed production on their newest 3200 Series Carbon Fiber PTU.

in General Aviation

Russian Helicopters to test Ka-226T in Iran

Posted 9 August 2017

The Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) together with Iran Helicopters Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) will test the light utility helicopter Ka-226T for its usability at extremely high temperatures.

in General Aviation

Middle Eastern carriers' freight volumes increased 3.7% year-on-year in June

Posted 2 August 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA)has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in the first-half of

in General Aviation

Vector Aerospace successfully completes first AS350 CRFT flight test

Posted 26 July 2017

Vector Aerospace Corporation and its partner Robertson Fuel Systems (RFS) have announce that their Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank (CRFT) for the Airbus AS350 light single helicopter family has successfully

in General Aviation

LUG adds Emirates to customer portfolio in Frankfurt-Main

Posted 21 July 2017

LUG aircargo handling has announced that it has agreed on a service contract with Emirates, headquartered in Dubai effective October 2, 2017.

in General Aviation

Middle Eastern cargo carriers year-on-year freight volumes increase in May

Posted 5 July 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew 12.7% in May 2017 compared to the

in General Aviation

Volocopter signs agreement with the Dubai government for pilotless, electric multicopter

Posted 21 June 2017

Volocopter has signed an agreement with the Dubai government to begin testing its pilotless, electric multicopter in Dubai towards the end of this year.

in General Aviation

WFS wins contract to provide cargo handling for Qatar Airways in Stockholm

Posted 19 June 2017

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world's largest air cargo handler, has won a three-year contract to provide cargo handling for Qatar Airways in Stockholm.

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo commences freighter service to Luxembourg

Posted 13 June 2017

Emirates SkyCargo has operated the first of its scheduled weekly freighter service to Luxembourg on 12 June 2017.

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Alia on the wings of love

Posted 10 June 2017

Alia Twal the governor of the Arabian Section of the women's pilots group Ninety Nines has been in the UK taking a walk in the sky.

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Emirates SkyCargo transports close to 100 horses across three continents

Posted 7 June 2017

Emirates SkyCargo has successfully transported some of the world's best show jumping horses across three continents in the space of a month.

in General Aviation

Etihad Cargo and Royal Air Maroc Cargo to increase cooperation

Posted 7 June 2017

Etihad Cargo and Royal Air Maroc Cargo have signed an MoU which will see the two airlines cooperate in a number of areas including network development, freighter deployment and increasing traffic on several trade lanes

in General Aviation

Airlander returns to the skies

Posted 11 May 2017 · 1 Comment

A successful flight of the Airlander 10 took place yesterday.

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Qatar Airways Cargo makes major announcements at Air Cargo Europe

Posted 10 May 2017

Qatar Airways Cargo made several key announcements on the first day of Air Cargo Europe 2017, including plans to launch a transit facility for temperature-controlled shipments as well as the scheduled launch of weekly

in General Aviation

Dnata to commence cargo operations in the US

Posted 10 May 2017

Dnata has reached an agreement with Lynx Holdings LP to acquire its AirLogistix USA cargo handling operations at George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston (IAH) in the USA.

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Helicopter's controlled ditching off Abu Dhabi Coast

Posted 9 May 2017

An AgustaWestland 139 helicopter, operated by Abu Dhabi Aviation, conducted a controlled ditching off the coast of Mubarras Island, Abu Dhabi, at the end of April.

in General Aviation

Etihad Airways renews contract with Jettainer

Posted 9 May 2017

Etihad Airways and Jettainer are extending their cooperation until 2021. The leading international service partner for outsourced ULD management will continue to manage and maintain the container fleet of the United Arab Emirates'

in General Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux in cargo partnership agreement

Posted 9 May 2017

Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines have signed an MoU for a strategic operational partnership in air cargo transportation.

in General Aviation

Mumtalakat invests in FAI Aviation Group

Posted 5 May 2017

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat) has acquired a significant minority stake in Axtmann Aviation Holding that operates FAI Aviation Group (FAI), a provider of mission-critical aviation services, offering fixed-wing air

in General Aviation

Middle Eastern carriers' see freight volumes increase 16.3% in March

Posted 3 May 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released March 2017 demand growth results for global air freight markets showing a 14% expansion measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the

in General Aviation

Rostec tests Ka-52k helicopters in marine conditions

Posted 3 May 2017

Ka-52K helicopters manufactured by Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) completed the first phase of testing in marine conditions.

in General Aviation

Embraer and Uber team for new VTOL investment

Posted 25 April 2017

Embraer and Uber are to explore the concept of an ecosystem—dubbed Uber Elevate Network—that will allow the potential development and deployment of small electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) for short urban commutes.

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