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Chief executives of Etihad Airways partner airlines gather in Rome for leadership summit

Etihad Airways Partners is a unique and exciting new development. Participating airlines – Alitalia, Jet Airways, airberlin, NIKI, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles and Etihad Regional – have joined together to give more choice. 21 Sep 2015 17:00 The chief executive officers of six air...

Qatar Airways Holds Commercial Sales Conference

Qatar Airways gathered its entire North and South American sales teams together for an Americas Commercial Sales Conference, hosted at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Washington Dulles Airport. Entitled "Ahead of the Curve – Creating Aviation History", the conference reflected...


What would a Paris climate deal mean for the shipping and aviation industries?

Shipping and aviation, the two powerhouses of globalisation, bring trade, wealth and development to the remotest corners of the world. But in return they demand a hefty environmental price. Aviation currently accounts for about two per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to its regulatory body, the International Civil Aviation Organistation (ICAO). Left unchecked, the...

Women pilots come to Liberty Aviation Museum

Flying to Carl Keller Field for the 22nd year, the September 20 meeting of the All-Ohio Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, will be held at the Liberty Aviation Museum.  For many years the group celebrated with the Gypsum Reunion at the hangar. Pilots and spouses, who are called 49 ½’s, will fly or drive to Port Clinton for a business meeting, to visit th...

Supersonic Concorde may fly again by 2019

Club Concorde, a group of ambitious enthusiasts comprising former Concorde pilots, charterers and frequent fliers, is set to bring back the retired passenger jet which was decommissioned in 2003. Operated by the British Airways and Air France, Concorde flew for the last time on October 24 2003. While British Airways and Air France have no plans to resume Concorde flights, Club Concorde hope to...

Two young men work to preserve artifacts at N.C. Aviation Museum

A pair of fellows who were not born until some 50 years after World War II ended have set their sights on preserving memorabilia from that war — and other military and aviation artifacts — at the N.C. Aviation Museum. The museum began as the Foundation for Aircraft Preservation, created by Asheboro businessmen Jim Peddycord and Craig Branson in 1996. Peddycord and his son, Rick, die...

Malta Int'l Airshow to Kick Off Next Week

The 23rd edition of the Malta International Airshow, organized by the Malta Aviation Society, is to be held on Sep. 26 and 27. A total of 12 countries, including Swiss and Polish aerobatic teams and Royal Navy's Black Cats, together with NATO, will be represented at this year's airshow. The Armed Forces of Malta's newest AW139 and the King Air B200 MPA will also make it's fir...

Helitech Organizers Expect Busy Show in London

The organizers of Helitech International, scheduled to take place at London’s Excel exhibition center from October 6 to 8, are expecting the show will draw as many exhibitors and visitors as in 2013, the last time it was held in London. Two years ago, before it made a continental incursion into Amsterdam last year, the event attracted a record 220 exhibitors and 5,600 visitors. This year for...

Sweet success for DHL as it marks confectionary success

DHL marked International Chocolate Day on Sunday, 13 September by celebrating its own successes in transporting confectionery. Logistics specialist DHL Global Forwarding has been transporting chocolates, chocolate-related ingredients and raw materials throughout the Americas for more than 15 years, and chose the day to celebrate its achievements. The company – part of Deutsche Pos...

Lufthansa Cargo Boeing 777F becomes a film star

Lufthansa Cargo’s Boeing 777 Freighter, registration code D-ALFE, has starred in a film directed by Thomas Aigner, following its manufacture, being sold and first flight to Frankfurt Airport. The aircraft, which Lufthansa took delivery of in February 2015, was followed for three months by Aigner’s film team, and is now a star of a DVD called “Seattle – A Plane&...

ACI World Announces New 2016 Opportunities for Young Aviation Professionals

Airports Council International (ACI), in cooperation with The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), is inviting applications for the third round of the Young Aviation Professionals Programme. Through this collaborative programme, the selected Young Aviation Professionals will be offered exciting career development opportunities...

Russia Eyes Deeper Aerospace Cooperation with China

Russian firms and research institutions at the Aviation Expo in Beijing were keen to work more closely with China on aerospace projects. An agreement will be signed between the two governments by the end of this year on the development of long-range wide-bodied airliners, said Yury Slyusar, president of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Russia's largestaircraft maker. The Russi...

Honeywell Recognized By The American Institution Of Aeronautics And Astronautics With Award

Honeywell Aerospace received the Distinguished Institution award from the American Institution of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) during an awards banquet in Prague, Czech Republic. The award is presented each year as part of the annual AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference, which Honeywell has supported for nearly two decades. Recognizing one organization each year, AIAA presents the...

European Business Aviation Safety Conference

Meanwhile for the 6th time now Aviation Screening is organising the European Business Aviation Safety Conference. From 23th until the 24th of February 2016 it is time again for the largest safety conference of the business aviation. Attendees cover the whole community of the business aviation, as well as accident investigators, air traffic controllers and safety management special...

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......