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Etihad Cargo achieves IATA CEIV Pharma recertification

Etihad Cargo has been awarded Center of Excellence for Independent Validators Pharma recertification by the International Air Transport Association. The carrier is one of only 37 airlines to hold IATA CEIV Pharma certification globally. The UAE's national carrier first achieved IATA CEIV Pharma certification in 2019 in conjunction with its hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport and E...

Exciting new gaming lounge opens at Dubai International Airport

Dubai International (DXB) is now home to the region’s first airport gaming lounge concept with the opening of Game Space on 21st November 2022. The unique space is set to further enhance travellers’ experience at the world’s busiest international airport. Offering a novel alternative to the normal pre-flight routine of travellers, Game Space is located in the heart of D...

Emirates and flydubai celebrate five years of partnership

This month marks five years since Emirates and flydubai activated their extensive partnership and joined forces to offer customers unrivalled travel options to every corner of the globe. They’ve certainly delivered on their promise. The carriers’ joint route network has significantly expanded, enabling more than 11 million customers to connect on over 250,000 flights and benefit from s...

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim offers a wide range of business jets for charter for FIFA World Cup

With just days to go ahead of the world’s biggest sporting spectacle, the FIFA Football World Cup, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim, has made available a wide range of business jets for charter to provide a time-saving and comfortable experience for fans heading to Doha. Besides the common aircraft in the midsize to large category, DCAF has also added the first Pilatus  PC-12 available...

flydubai grows its network to 113 destinations in 53 countries

flydubai announced the launch of flights to six destinations as it continues to grow its network. This includes the start of flights to Cagliari, Corfu, Krabi, Milan and Pattaya from 2023 as well as the resumption of flights to Hofuf from 24 November 2022 and flights are available for booking on flydubai.com. Since the start of 2022, flydubai has launched flights to more than 20 destinat...

An event like never before - MEBAA Show 2022 - interview with MEBAA Chairman Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi

MEBAA Show will be back already in a month. The entire community is looking forward to this major event in the business aviation industry.We had the pleasure to ask some questions about the 9th edition of the show to the MEBAA Chairman Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi: - How the 9th edition will be different from the previous ones; - the new technologies present at the event, is the consumer ready for...

Jekta to present passenger zero emissions hydro aircraft at Abu Dhabi Air Expo

For the first time since the middle of the last century, Jekta Switzerland is proposing a commercial displacement seaplane. Jekta Switzerland will debut at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022 with the design of the new 19-seat all-electric amphibious aircraft PHA-ZE 100. The aircraft's name defines its main features: Passenger Hydro Aircraft with Zero Emissions. The use of a new elec...

Emirates Executive luxury private jet will be on showcase at Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Emirates will be showcasing its Airbus A319 aircraft this year at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022. Emirates Executive, the airline’s luxury private jet will be on display on 1 November to visitors who want a glimpse into the spectacular world of private luxury flying on Emirates. Emirates Executive was introduced in 2013, complete with luxury interiors, including an even larger version of the a...

First Etihad Airways flight using sustainable aviation fuel

First Etihad Airways flight to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel supplied by ITOCHU Corporation and NESTE took off from Tokyo Narita airport. The pioneering flight was the result of a partnership in which ITOCHU provided Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel to Etihad, making it the first international airline to procure SAF in Japan. Cassie Mackie, Vice President Procurement &...

Demonstrating the future of Net Zero aviation - Etihad Airways and World Energy

Etihad Airways has partnered with World Energy to operate the first NetZero flight powered entirely by Sustainable Aviation Fuel Book & Claim, delivering delegates to COP27 with zero net emissions. The airline will operate its Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi service, routed via COP27 venue Sharm-El-Sheik to demonstrate the only feasible path to net-zero commercial aviat...

EVFLY announces its partnership with Air Cargo Trader Dubai for an enhanced collaboration

EVFLY partners with Air Cargo Trader LLC. The terms of our partnership agreement are to give ACT the opportunity to do the marketing, sales and representation of EVFLY for the United Arab Emirates, East Africa and India. Based on long-standing agreement and past collaborations, it was an obvious choice to work with ACT to expand EVFLY's activities worldwide. There are ma...

FL Technics launched a line maintenance operations in Abu Dhabi

There is a range of ways to develop business and establish a presence in new markets. Yet probably the most sustainable way to this, is to leverage synergy with a long-term trusted partner. Such business case has just been launched in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where FL Technics started its line maintenance business to provide solutions for Wizz Air Abu Dhabi. Successful on...