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Abu Dhabi Airports Opens New Sleeping Facility for Transfer passengers in Terminal 3

Abu Dhabi Airports announced the opening of Aerotel’s new airport transit sleeping facility at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. The latest addition marks the airport’s second facility that is operated by Aerotel of Plaza Premium Group. Open 24 hours a day, the hotel offers flexible hourly booking slots which gives easy access for transit passengers seeking a quick power rest. It...

DC Aviation Group continues to grow its Aircraft Management fleet

Stuttgart headquartered DC Aviation Group (DCA), the German joint venture partner of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), continues to grow its aircraft management fleet with the addition of a Dassault Falcon 7X.  The new aircraft is also available for charter flights for DC Aviation Al-Futtaim clients in the region through DCA’s subsidiary – DC Aviation Malta.  With its thre...

Emirates touches down in Auckland via Bali

Emirates has launched a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via Bali, reflecting increased interest in the attractive Indonesian island destination and improving connectivity to New Zealand. The new service offers global travellers a total of three daily services to New Zealand, complementing Emirates’ existing non-stop daily A380 service between Dubai and Auckland and its current da...

ETIHAD REDUCES LOSSES IN 2017

  22%, US$ 432 million, improvement in core operating performance, driven by improved revenues and reduced costs 7.3% reduction in unit costs, despite US$ 337 million adverse effect from fuel prices 18.6 million passengers and 552,000 tonnes of cargo carried Business transformation programme well underway Etihad Airways improved its core operating performance by 22% in 2017,...

Emirates celebrates inaugural flight to London Stansted

Travellers now have a choice of 10 Emirates flights a day to 3 airports in London Emirates celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN). The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER touched down just before 1400hrs local UK time yesterday, and marked London Stansted as the 7th airport in the UK from which Emirates operates. This brings to 10 the number...

2018 edition of Dubai HeliShow gears up with over 60 exhibitors and visitors from more than 30 countries

The 2018 edition of the Dubai HeliShow is all geared up for its run from November 6 to 8 at the Royal Pavilion, Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai South under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. The show is expected to be participated in by over 60 exhibitors and visitors coming from more than 30 countri...

Falcon Aviation plans opening for new Dubai DWC Base Maintenance Hangar facility

Falcon Aviation, the UAE’s leading business aviation services, charter, MRO and aircraft management company, returns to Europe’s premier business aviation show, EBACE, in Geneva this month (29thto 31stMay) to highlight its new business jet MRO facility at its Dubai South, DWC, Al Maktoum International Airport.  Falcon Aviation’s new facility is built on a total 24,00...

Harrods Aviation taps Flight Solutions as technology partner Automated check in now live at London Luton and Stansted Airport FBOs

Harrods Aviation is exhibiting at EBACE 2018 next week (stand A67) having recently gone ‘live’ with a new automated check in system for its VIP and group charter flights at its London Luton and London Stansted FBOs. The system, from privately-owned British company, London based Flight Solutions, will help improve efficiency weekly speeding up passenger and ground handling...

Emirates and Formula 1® renew Global Partnership

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will see the airline enjoy an expanded branding and consumer activation presence at over 15 races on the FIA Formula One...

Dubai HeliShow 2018 announces partnership with Dubai South

The Dubai HeliShow, the biennial international helicopter technology and operations exhibition dedicated to the helicopter industry, will showcase for the first time the latest trends in helicopters at the Royal Pavilion at the Al Maktoum International Airport as part of Dubai South’s strategic move to become a world-class regional hub for helicopter operations and maintenance. Dubai Sout...

Etihad Airways introduces 787-9 Dreamliner to its Casablanca service

Etihad Airways has introduced the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to Casablanca, the Kingdom of Morocco’s largest city and commercial hub.  On arrival in Casablanca, the aircraft was greeted with a traditional water cannon salute. Etihad Airways also chose to celebrate the occasion, and its commitment to the M...

Seventh Dubai HeliShow to kick off in November 2018

The seventh edition of Dubai HeliShow, the biennial international helicopter technology and operations exhibition dedicated to the helicopter industry, will be held from November 6 to 8, 2018, at the Royal Pavilion, Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai South, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The 2...