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ICAO launches new aircraft tracking website

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced the launch today of its new centralized online information area for aircraft tracking developments. The new aircraft tracking information area, available on the ICAO Public Website, provides a detailed timeline and all supporting...

Bloomberg: Putin plans air strikes in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing for unilateral air strikes against Islamic State in Syria if the United States rejects his proposal to join forces, Bloomberg reported citing two people familiar with the matter. Russia has increased its military presence inside Syria and it...


ACI and CANSO launch new initiative on reducing aviation noise

On behalf of airports and air traffic management, ACI (Airports Council International) and CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation) have collaborated closely to launch a new initiative to help reduce noise from aviation. They have today published “Managing the Impacts of Aviation Noise”, a best practice guide for reducing aviation noise, especially for communities near a...

The 100 Years of Accident Investigation - What's Next , 14 October, 2015 London

The 100 Years of Accident Investigation - What's Next conference organized by AAIB will take place on 14 October, 2015 at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London, United Kingdom. Conference will be held in order to celebrate the centenary of the appointment of the UK’s first professional air safety investigator.  The main emphasis of the programme will be looking to the future,...

MRO Europe Conference & Exhibition 13-15 October 2015, London

Europe’s leading conference MRO Europe Conference & Exhibition will be held on 13-15 of October 2015, at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London, United Kingdom with key industry exhibitors and more than 5000 attendees from over than 80 countries. MRO Europe Conference & Exhibition will gather thousands of airlines, maintenance providers, OEMs, suppliers, and key regi...

AOPA Foundation Announces 2015 Giving Back Grant Recipients

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Foundation  continues to act on its commitment to support the good work being done through general aviation (GA) by awarding grant funding to programs that plan to use general aviation to help critically ill children obtain medical services, prevent youth gang involvement, and allow low-income students to attend a week-long aviation...

Air Charter Service celebrates 25th anniversary

Air Charter Service (ACS) has celebrated its 25th anniversary, having been founded in the basement of chairman, Chris Leach, and his wife, Tina’s London home. Leach says he founded the company in 1990 having spotted an opportunity in the aircraft charter market. Before this he had worked Saturn Airways, Transamerica Airlines and freight forwarder, Savino Del Bene. He says when h...

Falcon 7X and Customer Support Services to be Highlighted at CIBAS 2015

Dassault Aviation will feature the top of the line Falcon 7X at the China International Business Aviation Show (CIBAS) to be held at Beijing Capital Airport from September 24-26. With 35 units in service, China remains the second largest market, behind the United States, for the Falcon 7X. More than 250 7X have come off the assembly line since the airplane was introduced. “Demand for t...

Conference to Examine UAV Opportunities for Rotorcraft Businesses

The ever expanding role of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) across a spectrum of operations raises crucially important questions for the rotorcraft sector. There might be situations where it is safer or more practical to deploy an unmanned platform, but how far can this go? What are the areas where the two sectors can work together to deliver greater effectiveness and what opportunities do these pr...

Website launched for Aviation Investment Summit.

UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched the official website for the Aviation Investment Summit. The summit will take place in November during the Dubai Airshow, and has been organised by the patronage of UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of GCAA, H.E Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri.   “Aviation Investment Summit website is the go-to source for investors and bu...

World Routes 2016 to Take Place in Chengdu, China

As another successful World Routes draws to a close on the African continent, the Province of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, has officially handed the event over to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in Chengdu, China for 2016. Speaking at the close of the 21st World Route Development Forum in Durban today, Mr Huang Ping, Minister of Chengdu Municipal Government, says: "Hostin...

Global Sustainable Aviation Summit to take off in Geneva

 Experts from the aviation industry, governments and environmental groups are in Geneva next week for a series of meetings on sustainable aviation development. The headline event is the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit, hosted by the industry-wide body, the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), from 29-30 September. Climate change, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, sustainable alternative...

ExpressJet Airlines announces JetBlue University Gateway Program partnership

ExpressJet Airlines ("ExpressJet") is excited to announce a partnership with JetBlue Airways ("JetBlue") through the JetBlue University Gateway Program ("Gateway") to offer qualified students and current pilots a clear pathway to a career at JetBlue. The partnership expands on an earlier agreement with JetBlue to create three distinct pathways from an Aviation Accr...

Dubai scoops best big airport in World awards

Dubai Airports beat shortlisted Changi, Amsterdam and Frankfurt to scoop an award for the best airport with more than 50 million passengers at the World Routes Development Forum being held in Durban, South Africa. The Dubai Airports team (pictured above) were presented with their award during last night's gala partyt which took place in the shadow of Moses Mabhiba Stadium, one of Durban&r...

Upcoming events

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

22/07/2019 - 29/07/2019
United States, Oshkosh

Airport Strategic Planning Masterclass 2019

30/07/2019 - 02/08/2019
Singapore, Singopore

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EAA launches New SkillScore Tracker - immediate feedback on piloting skills

The Experimental Aircraft Association, in cooperation with CloudAhoy, a leader in bringing technology to post-flight debriefing, is releasing at no charge to EAA members the first proficiency tracker...

Premier Summit Returns to London- 5th Aerotropolis World Summit

Premier Summit Returns to London UK for Airport City Developers, Airport Operators, Urban Planning Authorities and Real Estate Groups! Equip Global’s 5th Aerotropolis World Sum...

Speed meets adventure at Daher’s EAA AirVenture exhibit

Can't wait for the EAA AirVenture? Let us give you more details from Daher! Get ready to aviation adventure with family of TBM very fast turboprop aircraft! Together with the Kodiak 1...

Small, but so important nowadays - new, powerful USB charger for aircraft

If we ask you to name a small, always invisible but very important detail, device if you want, necessary in every aircraft cockpit? Second clue - a must be to keep working a tablet or mobile device......