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Significant fleet renewal milestones for Emirates

Emirates are doing everythng possible to offer its customers an unparalleled onboard experience and maintain the highest standards of safety and efficiency with a modern all wide-body aircraft fleet. Reconfiguration of Boeing 777-200LR fleet In April 2019, the airline completed the reconfiguration of its last Boeing 777-200LR aircraft. Emirates invested USD $150 million in...

Amazing - Free two-night getaway in Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways

This is an invitation impossible to decline! Free two-night getaway in Abu Dhabi! Interested? Than read carefully every detail!  Etihad Airways is inviting travellers flying through Abu Dhabi to enjoy a free stopover in the capital of the UAE, as part of a landmark global promotion launching today. Abu Dhabi is a vibrant and diverse city offering...

An FL Technics Line maintenance station to be opened in Dubai

An operations agreement just signed to open an EASA certified FL Technics Line maintenance station in Dubai International Airport (DXB).  Just recently, FL Technics representatives signed the agreement with local partners which entitles them to start the establishment process for the station. The newly established station in DXB will be operational in the second half of April 2019. The EAS...

Etihad Airways Adopts New Real Time Flight Tracking Technology

Etihad Airways is a regional leader by having successfully implemented the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) recommendations for flight tracking ahead of the General Civil Aviation Authority’s (GCAA’s) proposed deadline of 1 June 2019.  With an ICAO completion date of 8 November 2018, Etihad Airways not...

Dubai Airshow to welcome Saudi strengths

Do you have Dubai Airshow in your agenda for this year? If the answer is positive, here are some updates regarding Saudi Arabia participants you will have the chance to meet during the show. SAMI, GACA and Many More to Exhibit at Dubai Airshow  Saudi Arabia continues to demonstrate its growing strength in the aerospace industry with participation of its biggest players in the Dubai Airs...

Etihad Airways to Introduce Boeing 787 Dreamliners to Rome And Frankfurt

​​​Attention! From 1 June 2019, Etihad Airways will introduce a new two-class Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the largest variant of the technologically advanced aircraft, on its scheduled daily morning service from Abu Dhabi to Rome, complementing the second overnight 777-300ER departure. On 1 July, the airline will in...

International Women's Day taken to New heights by Etihad Airways All-Female crew

Happy Women's Day! Etihad Airways made International Women’s Day this year with its first flight staffed by an all-female flight crew, highlighting the integral role played by its female staff members in technical, operational and leadership positions. More than 30 Etihad Airways women showcased their aviation skills and expertise during Etihad’s first ever all-femal...

Etihad Airways flies The Special Olympics World Games Flame of Hope to Abu-Dhabi

Etihad Airways, official airline partner of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, has delivered the World Games Flame of Hope to the UAE capital. The flame was carried in a specially designed cradle yesterday on aBoeing 787-9 aircraft sporting the airline’s new Special Olympics livery, which proudly displays th...

Inmarsat crowned winner at Inflight Middle East Awards for second consecutive year

Inmarsat has been named winner of Inflight Middle East’s Connectivity Enablement Award for the second consecutive year. The prestigious accolade was announced in Dubai yesterday, after an independent panel of industry experts voted for Inmarsat’s GX Aviation as the inflight broadband solution of choice for airline passengers in the Middle East and beyond. GX Aviation is the wor...

Magnetic MRO EngineStands24 opens a new hub in Dubai

A subsidiary of a global provider of Total Technical Care for aircraft operators and lessors, Magnetic MRO, EngineStands24, announced the launch of its new engine stands hub in Dubai, UAE in cooperation with an Emirati aviation company Chabok Aviation. The official launch of a new hub took place during the MRO Middle East Expo event, today on Monday, February 11th at 3pm (local time)....

Etihad Airways and Microsoft team up to launch region’s first AI academy

Etihad Airways announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to launch the first ever in-house AI Academy in the region, which will revolutionise the way the airline serves its customers by upskilling its workforce, optimising operations and creating alternate revenue streams.  As part of the AI Academy, all Etihad employees will be given access to an online training programme, and...

Delivery of inaugural shipset for World's First Super Versatile Jet by Strata Manufacturing

Strata Manufacturing has delivered its first shipset of belly fairings for the PC-24, a twin-engine business jet produced by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd of Switzerland. The delivery of the first shipset follows the two companies’ landmark agreement signed during Abu Dhabi Global Aerospace Summit in April 2018. The long-term agreement between the two companies aims to position Strata as the...