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Dubai Airshow talks about the UAE’s growing space sector

The addition of the Space Pavilion at the Dubai Airshow 2019 comes at an ideal time, given the increasing investment in the space sector. In particular, 2019 is an exciting year for the UAE space industry. The UAE partnered with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan and Kuwait to form the Arab Space Cooperation Group with the shared goal of advancing the regi...

Trailblazers in electric air racing to unveil technology at Dubai Airshow

The world’s first electric air racing series, Air Race E, is set to unveil specialised technology at the Dubai Airshow on Sunday 17th November, in association with its Official Founding Partner, Airbus. The prototype technology will be the first of its kind on display to the public, showcasing the type of electric engines that will be used in the inaugural Air Race E race in the fall of 2...

Welcome the Official FBO for the 2019 Dubai Airshow - Jetex

The Dubai Airshow 2019 is right around the corner. Please welcome the Official FBO - Jetex!​ It is an honour for Jetex to be given the opportunity to take the lead within such a prominent event held in the UAE, showing the trust and respect they have in the region. This year has been big for Jetex, with two locations being awarded 5 stars from The Global Star Rating System for Services for...

Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi elected as The Chairman of International Business Aviation Council

Our sincere congratulations to Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi on his election the Chairman of the Governing Board - IBAC!​ The IBAC Governing Board serves the diverse needs of business aviation across the globe and is involved in all ICAO forums that affect business aviation, in addition to directing the council. Since 2017 he was holding the position of the Vice Chairman. In a recently held meeting...

Helicopters disembark in Dubai

The Dubai Airshow will bring together key players from all aspects of the aerospace industry, including the world’s leading helicopter companies. When the show opens on 17 November 2019, trade attendees can expect to see offerings from this year’s platinum event sponsor, the Helicopter Company, alongside Bell, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company), Leonardo, the Russian Helicopter...

The Future of Trade Mobility to be discussed at Cargo Connect

Cargo Connect returns to DWC, Dubai Airshow Site during the Dubai Airshow in November to focus on technology innovations that are disrupting the cargo industry. Taking place on the 18 November, Cargo Connect is bringing together some of the biggest names in the industry with opening keynotes delivered by top decision makers from Dubai Airports, Emirates SkyCargo, FedEx and Etihad. The one day conf...

What is the future of aerospace? Innovations,Technology, Opportunities..

The aerospace industry is at an exciting point as new technologies open opportunities for industrial changes that can be translated into tangible cost savings and growth. When the Dubai Airshow returns to DWC, Dubai Airshow Site from 17 – 21 November, leading aerospace companies will use the platform to launch and exhibit their latest innovations to the market. Many of the 1300 exhibitors...

Cairo joins the Emirates A380 network

Emirates will introduce a regular scheduled commercial A380 service to the Egyptian capital starting from 27 October 2019, four times a week. The only airline to operate a scheduled A380 service to Cairo, Emirates will replace the 777-300ER aircraft currently operating EK923 and EK924 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with its flagship aircraft. Earlier this year, Emirates announced it...

MEBAA Insurance tailor made its medical insurance to suit members in UAE

MEBAA has entered into an Agreement with National General Insurance Company (NGI) UAE, to provide uniquely designed Medical Insurance Scheme for its member companies operating within UAE. This association is strengthened by Surety Global & Allianz Partners, the B2B2C leader in assistance, international health & life, automotive and travel insurance solutions and is supported by a...

Airline expectations are rising for interiors

Airlines in the Middle East region are actively looking for innovative interiors designs and technology, as passenger expectations continue to drive the industry. When Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre 25-26 February 2019, the region’s leading airlines will be using the event to research available technologies for their growing fleets. Oliv...

Second phase of Etihad Cargo digitalization strategy

Etihad Cargo has marked the first year of its ambitious digitalization program, which went live with iCargo in October 2018, by reiterating its commitment to enhancing customer experiences with a pipeline of further programs and initiatives. Etihad Cargo implemented a full overhaul of its booking processes and platforms 12 months ago with the successful migration of Its front-end syst...

Looking forward an incredible event - Organising Committee Members Discuss 2019 Edition

The leadership team of the Dubai Airshow 2019 expect the show will be bigger, better and busier than previous editions, when discussing their plans and predictions for the event ahead of it opening on 17 November 2019 at DWC, Dubai Airshow Site.  All of the leaders agree that the new features at the event and technologies shaping the industry will be a key talking point. “The Dubai A...