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Polish Government Planning To Scrap Missile, Helicopter Tenders

Poland’s new government is moving to cancel two key defense tenders agreed by the previous administration. The Law and Justice party (PiS) was highly critical of the selection of the Raytheon Patriot for Poland’s Wisla requirement for an air and missile defense system and also of Airb...

Etihad fly-past to usher in the race again

The start of the 2015 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will once again begin with the traditional Etihad Airways fly-past as the teams, drivers and race fans at Yas Marina Circuit prepare for the final race of the 2015 season. Etihad Airways’ A380 Chief Pilot, Captain Ali Al Ja...


Singapore Airshow Returns in 2016 with Renewed Focus

Singapore Airshow, Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, will return for its fifth edition from 16 to 21 February 2016. Singapore Airshow has been successful in bringing together the largest number of high-level military and government delegations and leading industry players from airlines, airport operators, aircraft manufacturers an...

Historic medical forum to hold during World Air Games in December

While the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) is busy with last-minute touches to the first-ever FAI World Air Games next month, it is equally excited about organising an international medical symposium during the course of the event. To be held under the patronage of Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), the fou...

Security on the agenda next week in London

The Transport Security Expo takes place from 2-3 December at London’s Olympia with more than 4,500 security professionals expected from all regions of the globe. Now in its 13th year, the Expo brings government, industry and academia together to counter the threat against transportation networks, including aviation at airport, airlines and in cargo operations. This year it will include...

Etihad Airways Wins Ultratravel Award for Best First Class

Etihad Airways has received the coveted award for Best First Class at the annual Ultratravel Middle East Awards (ULTRAs) ceremony, which was held last night at the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel in Dubai. The award is another major accolade for the UAE national airline's First Class experience, which has repeatedly been voted best in the world. The ULTRAs are voted for by the re...

Here's a Chance to Design Your Own A380 Round-the-World Trip

Airbus, Ctrip.com, China's largest online travel agency and VariFlight, China's leading flight status service provider jointly launched the "A380 World Travel Route Design Contest" at the Civil Aviation Communications Summit 2015 held Thursday in Beijing. The contest, themed "A Reason to Travel Around the World", intends to provide a round-the-world travel chance for...

Etihad Airways' cabin crew to act as grid girls at Abu Dhabi Grand prix

Members of Etihad Airways' cabin crew will represent the airline at Sunday's Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, when they walk out in front of a worldwide audience of motor-racing enthusiasts at the Yas Marina Circuit. Etihad Airways handpicked 56 cabin crew-members as ‘grid girls’ who will wear the airline’s elegant uniforms at the starting grid on race da...

Honeywell and COMAC Corporate Social Responsibility Program Receives Communication Awards

Honeywell Aerospace and COMAC have received two major communications awards recognizing their contributions to improving educational opportunities for children in rural China. The companies earned the Best Brand Innovation award from the 2015 Civil Aviation Communications Summit and the 6th Golden Flag Award from the China International Public Relations Association and China Public Relations Ne...

British Airways to sponsor moving observation tower in Brighton

The world’s tallest moving observation tower, currently being built on Brighton seafront, was today named British Airways i360. The airline has signed a five-year deal, which includes full naming rights, with the developers of the Brighton beach attraction which has been conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects. Standing at 162 meters high, the i360 will be the world’s...

IATA condemns recent terror attacks

The International Air Transportation (IATA), a member of the Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC), supports GTACs condemnation of recent terror attacks. The leaders of GTAC, meeting in Montreal on the occasion of the 2015 ICAO World Aviation Forum, issued the following statement:  “We condemn the terror attacks in recent days and weeks and extend our deepest condolences...

Al Bateen expects 20 percent increase in movements during Grand Prix

Al Bateen Executive Airport will welcome race teams and fans from around the world ahead of the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The season’s final race is set to take place on November 29. Abu Dhabi Airports anticipates a 20 percent increase in aircraft movements this year at Al Bateen Executive Airport in the week leading up to the race, compared to the same period la...

Ukraine banned transit of Russian aircraft

The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers banned all flights of Russian airlines over the country, including transit. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, reports Tass. The ban on flights of Russian airlines to Ukraine came into force on 25 October. However, they were permitted to conduct transit flights until now. In the beginning of October, the Russian Ministry of Tr...

Etihad Airways helps host UAE Innovation Week

Etihad Airways will be hosting a series of events and activities to showcase its approach to innovation in technology and sustainability during the UAE Innovation Week being held between November 22-28. The nationwide Innovation Week was announced by Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum as part of the UAE’s National Innovation Strategy launched in October 2014.   The week-lo...

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