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Empire Aviation Group wins the 'Aircraft Management Service Provider of the Year Award 2015'

Dubai-based Empire Aviation Group (EAG) was the winner of the 'Aircraft Management Service Provider of the Year Award 2015' at the ninth annual Aviation Business Awards, held in Dubai, in October. Paras Dhamecha, executive director, Empire Aviation Group, said: “We are delighted to...

Warbirds Downunder 2015 to feature a pair of Red Bull racers

Warbirds Downunder 2015 will feature flying performances from Red Bull Air Race competitors Nigel Lamb and Matt Hall. Having recently competed against each other in the Red Bull Air Race World Championships, Lamb and Hall will turn their attention to flying warbird aircraft when they head to Temo...


Shell will be featuring at Dubai Airshow

Shell will be showcasing its expertise and experience at the Dubai Airshow this week, highlighting the importance of supporting Middle Eastern aviation growth. The Middle East has always proved to be an important region to Shell, as the company has contributed to the development of the aviation industry through its businesses, such as Aviation and Bitumen, supplying fuels and lubricants, and pr...

Charterscanner, a business aviation startup, at Alpha program by Web Summit in Dublin.

Charterscanner, a business aviation startup, got selected for the Alpha program by Web Summit in Dublin. Today the most famous IT-tech event, the Web Summit will take place in Dublin. This year Web Summit has attracted 30,000 attendees from 134 countries, 1000 speakers, 1000 investors, 1200 media and 2100 startups. Charterscanner launched in 2013 and is leading since then the...

MENA Aerospace to take part in Dubai Airshow 2015

MENA Aerospace is to participate in this year's Dubai Airshow, marking the second time the company has taken part in the prestigious event. A total of six divisions of MENA Aerospace will be attending the event: MENA Aviation Real Estate, IJM MENA, SA MENA Avionics, MENA Trading & Agencies and MENA Consulting Services.  “Dubai Airshow is the perfect showcase for a company...

NBAA Convention Preview: NBAA 2015 Is Vegas’s Baby

Since 2011, the annual NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition has bounced between Orlando, Fla., and Las Vegas because of the unique logistical requirements of the show, especially the need for a nearby airport that can safely accommodate almost 100 business jets on static display. This year the show returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center and Henderson Executive Airport fro...

PAL Cancels over 200 Flights Due to APEC Manila

Philippine Airlines, Incorporated (PAL) on Saturday, October 31, announced 115 domestic and 96 international cancelled flights from November 15 to November 20 to give way to the arrival and departure of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders. The country, which is hosting APEC this year, will accommodate government and business leaders from its member-economies for the following meeti...

AOPA, NBAA Join UAS Registry Task Force

NBAA and AOPA are joining a new task force charged with devising a proposed registration system for private and recreational unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx detailed plans this month for a UAS national registry and announced the creation of the UAS Registration Task Force Aviation Rulemaking Committee (AR...

Focus on ATM'S Bigger picture, IATA tells Middle East

Greater air traffic management efficiency is the main challenge facing the Middle East's aviation industry, according to the out-going IATA Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler. Addressing the IATA Middle East Aviation Day in Abu Dhabi, Tyler told delegates that tremendous investment has transformed regional air connectivity, particularly in the Gulf but the growth also brought challeng...

Yak-40 aircraft museum will be opened in Yekaterinburg

The first interactive aircraft-museum will be opened in Yekaterinburg, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the project’s Technical Director, Sergey Smirnov. The real Yak-40 aircraft manufactured in 1978 was handed over to the city as a gift by a businessman. The 10-tons aircraft will be installed in a square between houses of Akademicheskiy District in late October in the network of dev...

RJ hosts 'Think Pink' day as part of breast cancer awareness campaign

Royal Jordanian (RJ), in collaboration with the King Hussein Cancer Foundation, hosted “Think Pink” day at RJ's headquarters. This event is part of the annual awareness campaign “Stay in my life… get screened”, which is organized by the Jordan Breast Cancer Programme (JBCP). “Think Pink” day is held in order to help increase awareness about the bene...

British Airways aircraft crash lands in Johannesburg

British Airways Comair aircraft crash lands at OR Tambo International following a failure with the landing gear. News24 reports that an unusual vibration was felt shortly before the landing gear collapsed.   As the left landing gear collapsed, the aircraft hit the runway at an angle.   All crew and passengers were able to safely evacuate the aircraft, however for safety...

Dates announced for Marrakech Airshow

The fifth Marrakech International Airshow will be held next year from 27-30th April. The Airshow will be held at the Basic School of the Royal Air Forces.   The Marrakech International Airshow is part of a strategy to develop the Moroccan aviation base and consolidate the aviation sector.   Next year’s show will be organised by the GIPLANET society, an Italian mana...

Early Aviation in Italy, As Seen Through the Enraptured Lens of a Futurist Pilot

World War I pilot Fédèle Azari spent the decade after the war making airplane-related art as part of the Italian Futurist movement. These photos, part of a group of Azari's images that have been digitized and made available through the J. Paul Getty Museum's Open Content Program, reflect Azari's vision of aviation as a gorgeous, transcendent art form.&...

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5th Civil Aviation Training International Forum was Successfully Held

The 5th Civil Aviation Training International Forum was successfully held in Sanya, Hainan from September 24th to 25th, 2019. The forum was approved by Foreign Affairs Office of Hainan Province,...

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The traditional two-days Caspian Air Cargo Summit 2019 opened October 8-9 at Fairmont Baku Flame Towers Hotel. The summit is organized by Azerbaijan's national cargo carrier Silk Way...

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