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Turkey to give body of Russia's Sukhoi Su-24M bomber pilot to Russian diplomats on Sunday

Turkey will give to Russian diplomats on Sunday the body of Russia's Sukhoi Su-24M bomber pilot, Igor Mityakov, press attache of the Russian embassy told TASS on Sunday. "We have been confirmed today from the Hatay province to Ankara they will deliver the body of Hero of Russia Oleg Pesh...

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 Jabri, who is co-ordinating this year’s spectacle and flying the superjumbo over the starting gr...

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...

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Emirates Orders 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

At Dubai Airshow Boeing and Emirates have finalized a purchase agreement for 30 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes, valued at $8.8 billion according to list prices. Emirates had previously...

12 A330neo and 20 A321XLR aircraft GECAS order

GECAS, the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a firm order for 12 highly efficient wide-body Airbus A330neos and 20 long-range single-aisle A321XLRs. Th...

To increase Awareness and to build Relationships - meet Cathay Pacific

There are general wellknown things about Cathay Pacific Group: Everything starter back in 1946, today, it is a company with a long history of connecting Hong-Kong with the rest of the World. Cath...

50 A350XWB order for Emirates signed at Dubai Airshow 2019

Airbus and Emirates Airline have signed a purchase agreement for 50 A350-900s - Airbus’ newest generation widebody aircraft. The order was signed at Dubai Airshow 2019 by His Highness Sh...

Airbus - UAE passenger traffic growth, larger international fleet, customer service

UAE air passenger traffic is constantly growing, it means the fleet of aircraft serving this traffic will significantly grow as well. Logical question – how many of new technicians, pilots and m...

Horizon International Flight Academy to become the largest operator of Bell 505 trainer helicopters in the world

Thanks to the purchase agreement signed today, Horizon International Flight Academy to become the largest operator of Bell 505 trainer helicopters in the world. Bell Textron will deliver 12...

New level of predictive health management expertise to airlines - Honeywell and Lufthansa Technik

World-class Honeywell Forge analytics available on Lufthansa Technik's AVIATAR platform to drive better decision-making! The collaboration will create a comprehensive data analytics solution fo...

The stage is yours -Leonardo: technologies, innovations and training services

Dubai Airshow stage is waiting for the leading partner of Middle East in the aerospace, defence and security sectors - Leonardo. The company is bringing new technologies and systems and l...

Consistency, passion and positive attitude, that is what you need to succeed – meet Omar Hosari

I consider myself a very lucky person. I have the opportunity to exchange with TOP Managers of Aviation Industry globally. It is an amazing source of inspiration, of energy and motivation for me. Some...

Let's get to know each other better - De Havilland Aircraft Canada

We are curious to find out more, to get know better the company, people working there, motivation and future plans.  Two days before Dubai Airshow 2019 we had the opportunity to get know bet...

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Ten VRT500 will find new home in Scandinavia

Rostec will supply ten light VRT500helicopters to Scandinavian countries. A corresponding dealership agreement.was signed between VR-Technologies and Rotorcraft Nordic AB...

Strategic alliance between Sanad and Emirates

Sanad Aerotech has signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates Airline, through its leading aircraft engine MRO division, Emirates Engine Maintenance Centre. The signing...

Emirates Orders 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

At Dubai Airshow Boeing and Emirates have finalized a purchase agreement for 30 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes, valued at $8.8 billion according to list prices. Emirates had previously...

12 A330neo and 20 A321XLR aircraft GECAS order

GECAS, the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a firm order for 12 highly efficient wide-body Airbus A330neos and 20 long-range single-aisle A321XLRs. Th...

To increase Awareness and to build Relationships - meet Cathay Pacific

There are general wellknown things about Cathay Pacific Group: Everything starter back in 1946, today, it is a company with a long history of connecting Hong-Kong with the rest of the World. Cath...

Sanad became Maintenance Center for LEAP Engines

Sanad Aerotech, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala, has signed a landmark agreement with GE Aviation to provide maintenance services to GE for the next-generation of narrow body and wide...

Focus on customer centricity: Etihad Cargo partners Cargo One

Etihad Cargo has augmented its digitalisation strategy by signing a landmark distribution agreement with cargo.one, the multi-airline e-booking platform. Finalised on the side...