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DC-Aviation Malta Managing Director Stanley Bugeja - pandemic, present and future - MACE 2021

Being a Co-Founder and one of key person organizing an event is a quite challenging. I have to tell that Stanley Bugeja was mostly taking care of others and especially doing the best possible to highlight all companies who took part in recent MACE 2021. Thus, he got less time for being inntervi...

Nine-Hotel-FIVE - the first Airbus ACJ TwoTwenty from Comlux purchased by FIVE

FIVE, the Dubai-based Group with verticals in Real Estate, Hospitality, Investments and Philanthropy is pleased to share the news of the successful purchase of the first ACJ TwoTwenty from the Comlux Group in Switzerland. Starting January 2022, Comlux Completion in Indianapolis will build the i...

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Successful premiere of EUROPEAN ROTORS – exceeded expectations

The debut of EUROPEAN ROTORS, the new trade fair and conference for VTOL aircraft was a great success: More than 150 exhibitors, visitors from 36 nations, over 65 accredited journalists and several world and European premieres showed the high demand of the industry to meet again in person and to shape the restart after the global pandemic. • sold out show floor • visitors from 36 n...

Gulf Air and Safran Landing Systems signed landing gear MRO contract for six Airbus A321 and one A320

Safran Landing Systems has signed a five-year contract with Gulf Air, the Bahrain's national airline, to carry out maintenance operations on the landing gear of six Airbus A321s and one A320. These operations will take place at Safran Landing Systems’ MRO center based in Gloucester, Safran Landing Systems Services UK Ltd. Bruno Chiarelli, Executive VP MRO, Safran Landing Systems: &quo...

Emirates concludes Dubai Airshow 2021 with its latest A380 wowing over 17,000 visitors

Emirates has concluded the 2021 edition of the Dubai Airshow on a positive note, culminating a week of investment announcements, new partnerships forged, and the strengthening of established connections as key aviation players from around the world came together in Dubai to mark a turning point in the industry’s recovery. This year, Emirates’ presence at the show included participat...

Boeing freighter and passenger jets order for Air Tanzania

Boeing  and the United Republic of Tanzania announced an order for a 787-8 Dreamliner, a 767-300 Freighter and two 737 MAX jets at the 2021 Dubai Airshow. The airplanes will be operated by Air Tanzania, the national flag-carrier of Tanzania, to expand service from the country to new markets across Africa, Asia and Europe. The order, valued at more than ...

Airbus at Dubai Airshow 2021 - 408 aircraft including the first A350F ordered

We all know long long months of COVID-19 and all possible lockdown and restrictions. First major airshow since the COVID-19 pandemic struck two years ago. What and how happens now, in a new normal? What is the state of mind of customers? How the aviation industry lives this unprecedent sityuation? Some answers are quite clear and obvious -  customers demonstrated confidence in the recove...

ATR at Dubai Airshow - 29 orders & new engine series announcement

On the occasion of the Dubai Airshow, world’s number one regional aircraft manufacturer ATR, has once again demonstrated its commitment to setting the pace for regional aviation now and in the future. With the launch of the new PW127XT engine, ATR confirmed its strategy of offering customers the best value proposition by improving operating economics and sustainability through access to t...

flydubai took part in a special formation flight at the Dubai Airshow

The airline was honoured to join Al Fursan, the aerobatics demonstration team of the United Arab Emirates Air Force in this special display on the closing day of the Airshow. flydubai’s Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft joined the formation and on the flight deck were Captain Rodrigo Barradas from Brazil, Captain Alessio Desideri from Italy and First Officer Sultan Alsharif from the UAE The B...

Thales and Diehl are joining Airbus on flight control computers development for CityAirbus NextGen

A trilateral agreement was signed between Airbus, Thales and Diehl Aerospace for the joint development of the flight control computers of CityAirbus NextGen. The central flight control system of CityAirbus NextGen, the electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle (eVTOL) being developed by Airbus, will combine extraordinary computing power with lightweight design and highest safety sta...

UAC presented its new aircraft at Dubai Airshow

The United Aircraft Corporation demonstrated newest Russian aircraft at the Dubai Airshow - a medium-range passenger MC-21-310 with Russian PD-14 engines, AURUS Business Jet which is modernized version of a business jet based on the Superjet 100, as well as a prototype of a light tactical aircraft Checkmate. This is a foreign premiere for all three aircraft. MC-21 and the modernized A...

Sustainable aviation fuel in Arrius-powered helicopter fleet: Safran and ÖAMTC Air Rescue

Safran Helicopter Engines and ÖAMTC Air Rescue have agreed to cooperate in introducing sustainable aviation fuel. The engine manufacturer will support the Austrian HEMS operator in deploying SAF to its Arrius 2B2-powered Airbus H135 fleet. By summer 2022, the goal is that one HEMS helicopter will be ready to use 30 to 50% biofuel, in compliance with current Safran engines certification to use...

Launch customer announced for new Airbus In Flight Entertainment experience

Airbus Corporate Jets and Alpha Star Aviation have signed a Letter Of Agreement at Dubai air show for the new and unique In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) technology - “The ACJ Smart LiFi Monitor” in presence of Abdulnaser Al Kheraif CEO, and Ibrahim Al Yaheyan VP-Tech, Alpha Star Aviation and Benoit Defforge, ACJ President.  Developed with Latecoere, this new technology was design...

New joint venture for civil rotorcraft sales - Russian Helicopters & AJ Holding

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) and the Emirati company AJ Holding LLC have established a joint venture Alpha Aviation LLC in the Ajman Free Zone. The new company will promote and sell Russian civil helicopters abroad. The key market for Alpha Aviation will be the Middle East, where it plans to sell more than 20 civil helicopters of various types until 2026&...

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Successful premiere of EUROPEAN ROTORS – exceeded expectations

The debut of EUROPEAN ROTORS, the new trade fair and conference for VTOL aircraft was a great success: More than 150 exhibitors, visitors from 36 nations, over 65 accredited journalists and several wo...

Emirates concludes Dubai Airshow 2021 with its latest A380 wowing over 17,000 visitors

Emirates has concluded the 2021 edition of the Dubai Airshow on a positive note, culminating a week of investment announcements, new partnerships forged, and the strengthening of established connectio...

Airbus at Dubai Airshow 2021 - 408 aircraft including the first A350F ordered

We all know long long months of COVID-19 and all possible lockdown and restrictions. First major airshow since the COVID-19 pandemic struck two years ago. What and how happens now, in a new normal? Wh...

ATR at Dubai Airshow - 29 orders & new engine series announcement

On the occasion of the Dubai Airshow, world’s number one regional aircraft manufacturer ATR, has once again demonstrated its commitment to setting the pace for regional aviation now and in the f...

Dassault Aviation at Dubai Airshow 2021

Dassault Aviation is participating in Dubai Airshow 2021, from 14 to 18 November. The static display features a Rafale C combat aircraft and a Falcon 8X business jet (which flew from France with susta...

An order of 255 A321neo family aircraft by Indigo Partners portfolio airlines

 Wizz Air (Hungary), Frontier (United States), Volaris (Mexico) and JetSMART (Chile, Argentina), Indigo Partners portfolio airlines, have announced an order for 255 additional A321neo Family airc...

Welcome World best smart basic trainer – Pilatus PC-7 MKX

With a new glass cockpit, new avionics, improvements in the area of crew comfort and other technical innovations, the PC-7 MKX offers smart state-of-the-art training capability in the Basic Training s...

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Boeing freighter and passenger jets order for Air Tanzania

Boeing  and the United Republic of Tanzania announced an order for a 787-8 Dreamliner, a 767-300 Freighter and two 737 MAX jets at the 2021 Dubai Airshow. The airplanes will be operated...

An order of 255 A321neo family aircraft by Indigo Partners portfolio airlines

 Wizz Air (Hungary), Frontier (United States), Volaris (Mexico) and JetSMART (Chile, Argentina), Indigo Partners portfolio airlines, have announced an order for 255 additional A321neo Family airc...

New joint venture for civil rotorcraft sales - Russian Helicopters & AJ Holding

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) and the Emirati company AJ Holding LLC have established a joint venture Alpha Aviation LLC in the Ajman Free Zone. The new compan...

Shared vision on sustainable aviation -Rolls-Royce and Etihad Airways

Rolls-Royce and Etihad Airways agreed to formalise their common interest in decarbonising air travel by signing a comprehensive agreement facilitating the development of sustainable aviation as p...

DC-Aviation Malta Managing Director Stanley Bugeja - pandemic, present and future - MACE 2021

Being a Co-Founder and one of key person organizing an event is a quite challenging. I have to tell that Stanley Bugeja was mostly taking care of others and especially doing the best possible to...

Gulf Air and Safran Landing Systems signed landing gear MRO contract for six Airbus A321 and one A320

Safran Landing Systems has signed a five-year contract with Gulf Air, the Bahrain's national airline, to carry out maintenance operations on the landing gear of six Airbus A321s and one A320. Thes...

Welcome World best smart basic trainer – Pilatus PC-7 MKX

With a new glass cockpit, new avionics, improvements in the area of crew comfort and other technical innovations, the PC-7 MKX offers smart state-of-the-art training capability in the Basic Training s...