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Saudi Arabia seals deal for SITAONAIR ATC services

SITAONAIR  is selected by Saudi Air Navigation Services to elevate the Kingdom’s air traffic management capabilities, through to 2025. SITAONAIR will deliver its country-wide, unrivaled, state-of-the-art VHF and Digital Automatic Terminal Information Service (D-ATIS) solutions for Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS), benefiting all airlines flying in Saudi Arabia. Under the...

Resounding success of First ever Saudi International Airshow

The Saudi International Airshow, launched under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Al Saud, Governor of Riyadh Region, and with the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Salman Al Saud, Chairman of Saudi Space Authority Founder and Chairman of Saudi Aviation Club, celebrates a resounding success. The inaugural Saudi Airshow saw 14,750 delegates...

SSJ100 Debuts in Saudi Arabia

The “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company” presents the SSJ100 in Saudi Arabia. On 12-14 March 2019 in Riyadh at the Saudi Airshow the business version of the SSJ100 aircraft is on display. The cabin interior of the aircraft at display is designed for 19 passengers and is divided into several zones. The first and second section, intended for business meetings, are equipped with comfortable...

Falcon Aviation to see charter opportunities and MRO/FBO customers at first Saudi International Airshow

To highlight its helicopter and business jet VIP air charter services, together with its MRO and FBO capabilities, Falcon Aviation is exhibiting at the new Saudi International Airshow. “We are very pleased to participate and showcase our various capabilities,” said Captain Raman Oberoi, COO of Falcon Aviation.  “We are especially looking forward to meeting prosp...

Saudi International Airshow welcomes AMMROC

With less than two weeks until the start of the inaugural Saudi International Airshow,  organisers have announced that AMMROC, has joined the growing line up of sponsors for the new event.  Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Centre (AMMROC) is a leading provider of military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services across the South...

Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) named Official Air Traffic Control Sponsor for the Saudi International Airshow

More than 100 aircraft are expected at Thumamah Airport, Riyadh, for the inaugural Saudi International Airshow, making air traffic control critically important. The event, a first of its kind for Saudi Arabia, aims to further connect the aviation and aerospace industries to Saudi Arabia.  SANS, which began operation in July 2016, is responsible for monitoring Saudi Arabia’s airspace...

Welcome Sky Prime Aviation Services, the Gold Sponsor of Saudi International Airshow

Saudi International Airshow aims to further connect the aviation and aerospace industries to Saudi Arabia. Sky Prime, the largest private aviation operator in the Middle East, has been named a gold sponsor.  Saudi International Airshow provides a platform for connecting professionals across all areas of the industry and promotes successful worldwide trade. Riyadh-based Sky Prime Aviat...

Boeing, flyadeal Sign Commitment for Up to 50 737 MAX Jets

Boeing and flyadeal announced the Middle East carrier is growing its fleet with the 737 MAX to take advantage of the airplane's fuel efficiency, range and passenger comforts. The airline committed to ordering 30 airplanes with options for 20 more in a deal that would be valued at up to $5.9 billion at list price. The deal is subject to both sides concluding final te...

Strategic Partner for the First Saudi International Airshow with GACA is announced by Saudi Aviation Club

The Saudi Aviation Club has announced a strategic partnership with the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) to establish the first Saudi International Airshow, to be held in Riyadhfrom 12 to 14 March 2019. The Saudi Aviation Club revealed that the exhibition is the first of its kind in the field of aviation and aerospace in the Kingdom, highlighting its importance in supporting...

Diamond Aircraft and SNCA announce purchase agreement of 60 aircraft

The Saudi National Company of Aviation (SNCA), a CAE Authorized Training Center, has selected Diamond Aircraft twin DA42-VI and single DA40 NG for its training center. The agreement will comprise 60 airplanes over a five-year period. Delivery of the first 12 aircraft will start February 2019. The DA40 NG and the DA42-VI represent the newest versions of Diamond’s technology leading piston...

Jet Aviation provides ground handling services in Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Jet Aviation has received authorization from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia to provide handling services at Prince Abdul Mohsin Bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport in Yanbu, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Jet Aviation is providing round-the-clock flight support services to employees of Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company ba...

GACA selects SITA for tech transformation at Saudi airports in line with Saudi vision 2030

New solutions key to supporting GACA’s transformation of 26 airports Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernization of the country’s biggest airports, implementing a sweeping transformation of airport and communication technology across 26 airports. The new implementation marks another major milestone...