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MEBAA Show 2022 set to showcase the significant growth in business aviation, private jet, and charter flight market

  MEBAA Show 2022 is set to showcase the significant growth being experienced in business aviation, private jet, and the charter flight markets across the Middle East and Africa region. With its new and unique features, the event will reassess the dynamics of the industry, offer a new perspective and will be host to a range of opportunities aimed at bringing the region’s business and...

flydubai prepares for a record-breaking summer

flydubai is preparing for a record-breaking summer, building on the momentum from the tremendous performance in the first quarter of 2022 and the surge in demand for travel. The carrier is gearing up to welcome three million passengers over the busiest summer in the airline’s history. Over the summer period, an average of 8,500 departures per month are scheduled across flydubai’s...

Etihad Cargo Signs MOU for Sustainable Pharmaceutical Transportation Solutions

Etihad Cargo has entered into a memorandum of understanding with B Medical Systems. The MOU, which was announced during the BIO International Convention, being held in San Diego, USA, from June 13-16, 2022, will see Etihad Cargo partner with B Medical Systems to develop and launch an airline-specific passive temperature-controlled solution for the transportation of life-saving drugs, vaccines...

Introducing eVTOL flights in Dubai - Eve partners Falcon Aviation Services

In April 2022 Eve and Falcon Aviation Services signed a Letter of Intent for up to 35 electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft. With deliveries expected to start in 2026, the partnership will introduce the first eVTOL touristic flights from the Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. Eve and Falcon will work together with the local stakeholders and authorities to support...

UAS salutes its Outstanding Suppliers of 2020-2021

UAS International Trip Support was proud to honour the winners of its Outstanding Suppliers Awards 2020-2021 at a special ceremony at recent EBACE 2022. Launched in 2015, the UAS Outstanding Suppliers Awards are a vital way of celebrating and rewarding UAS’ top-performing industry partners on every continent it serves. They also reinforce UAS’ stringent global quali...

Special charter flights from Dubai to Doha ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar - DC Aviation Al-Futtaim

With just under six months to go before kick-off to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim has announced it is offering special charter flights from Dubai to fans to head to Doha and support their teams. The round-trip flights to the biggest sporting spectacle in the world which starts on November 21, offer UAE-based fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see their favourite team in act...

UAS adds flexible global flight planning platform PPS to technology offering

Global trip support and aviation technology solutions provider, UAS International Trip Support has teamed up with global provider of advanced aviation software and ADS-B network, AIR SUPPORT A/S to add the world-class PPS flight planning system to UAS’ technology offering. As an added benefit, UAS’ team of flight planning specialists are offering 24/7...

Etihad Airways wins at the Business Traveller Awards 2022

Etihad Airways has been recognised as the airline with the ‘Best Cabin Crew’ as well as being awarded the ‘Best First Class’ at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2022. The airline’s Cabin Crew are renowned for their authentic and personal service inspired by traditional, generous Emirati hospitality. Etihad has won many awards for its outstanding Cab...

Emirates launches Museum of the Future custom A380 livery

Emirates has revealed a new custom A380 livery dedicated to Dubai’s newest architectural icon and centre for pioneering concepts and ideas, the Museum of the Future. The first Emirates A380 (A6-EVK) to sport this exciting new livery, takes flight tomorrow to Los Angeles. As its nine other aircraft siblings roll out of the dedicated Aircraft Appearance Centre at Emirates Engineering &...

Etihad Airways performs 42 EcoFlights including 22 contrail flights over five days

Etihad Airways has successfully performed the world’s most intensive sustainable flight testing programme, operating 42 flights over a five-day period to test operational efficiencies, technology and procedures that will reduce carbon emissions. The programme, coinciding with Earth Day 2022, included 22 contrail prevention flights over the course of three days. Tony Douglas, Gro...

flydubai records exceptional performance in the Q1 of 2022 and prepares for a busy summer

flydubai has recorded an exceptional performance in the First Quarter of 2022, building on the momentum from the tremendous performance in 2021. The carrier’s growing network and added capacity on its existing routes have been supported by new aircraft deliveries since the start of the year. Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, commented: “Dubai has demonstrat...

ExecuJet MRO Services nears completion of major Dubai business aviation facility

ExecuJet MRO Services is nearing completion of a new business aviation MRO centre able to house 18-24 business jets at one time. The facility was intentionally sized to handle the very largest business jets, including the Falcon 6X and 10X, as well as other large jets from other OEM’s.  Management expects to open the facility in the third quarter.  “The large hangar doors...