Subscribe Free

PODCAST 17: Hope realised as UAE reaches for the stars

The successful launch of the UAE's Hope Mars orbiter from Japan marked an historic moment, not just for the emirates, but for the whole of the region.

In this week’s podcast we hear first hand from the Director-General of the UAE’s Space Agency,

H.E.Dr Mohammed Al Ahbabi, and get the inside track from space editor Steve Nichols about the nerve-wracking moments when things looked like they might not go as planned.

This week should have been Farnborough Air Show, instead the organisers held a virtual conference with the region well represented.

Alan Peaford interviewed low cost carrier Wizz Air’s CEO Jozsef Varadi, for the event and also took time out to talk to the Hungarian boss about his aspirations for Abu Dhabi.

And while Covid-19 has been the ongoing talking point for months, the issue of sustainability has not gone away, and Etihad Airways CEO explains how the UAE flag carrier is mounting a serious series of actions to turn the air green.

This, plus all the news from across the region.

 

 Cover Image Courtesy: MHI

 
 
Other Podcasts
Advertisement
Latest News

Flydubai expands its network to Budapest and Ljubljana

Flydubai has commenced flights to Budapest and Ljubljana. The carrier will operate three weekly flights to Ljubljana from 24 September and four weekly flights to Budapest from 30 September.

Business Aviation: a thriving industry despite the challenges

Dubai Airshow is set to highlight the growth in business aviation and provide a platform for industry experts to shape the future of the industry with the deployment of ground-breaking technologies.

Etihad Guest partners with Air Arabia’s loyalty programme

Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, has partnered with Air Arabia’s loyalty programme AirRewards, to allow members of both schemes to benefit from reciprocal points and miles transfers.

AJW Group and Arena Investors announce aviation asset joint venture

AJW Group, which serves the Middle East, and Arena Investors have announced a joint venture focused on selective acquisitions of commercial aircraft, engines and components.

Sirius acquires 10 aircraft during COVID

Sirius Aviation Capital Holdings (Sirius), a global aircraft lessor headquartered in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), has acquired ten single-aisle, mid-life aircraft from BOC Aviation, a member of Bank of China Group during the

Emirates Group Security and GMR Aviation Academy sign MoU

Emirates Group Security (EGS) and GMR Aviation Academy (GMRAA), two aviation training providers based in Dubai and India respectively, have signed an MoU to promote cooperation for the development and exchange of information,

WDS SK2601090322
See us at