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Remember the crazy Emirates commercial where men flew alongside a plane in jetpacks? Here's how they made it

Last week, Emirates Airlines astounded the world when it aired a commercial featuring two men in jetpacks flying alongside their A380 jumbo jet, 4,000 feet above Dubai. A stunt like this had never been done before, which is why Emirates released exclusive behind-the-scenes foo...

U.S., China Sign Cooperation Agreement on Aviation Safety

On November 5, Li Jian, Deputy Chief of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) met with Ian Thomas, President of Boeing China and Co-Chairman of U.S.-China Aviation Cooperation Program (ACP) in Beijing. During the meeting, the two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at...


Learn How Space Weather Impacts Business Aviation at NBAA2015

For operators wondering how space weather may impact business aircraft operations, Friends & Partners in Aviation Weather (FPAW) is hosting an education session on Nov. 18 at NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015) to explore this issue. "Space weather has the potential to impact business aviation in several areas, including the radiation environment, radio...

Russian Helicopters to showcase new Mi-171A2 alongside VIP Ansat and Ka-32A11BC firefighter at Dubai Airshow

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will demonstrate the latest medium multirole Mi-171A2 alongside the light multirole Ansat in VIP configuration and the firefighting version of the Ka-32A11BC at Dubai Airshow on 8-12 November. The Mi-171A2 combines the finest qualities of the Mi-8/17 series with the latest aircraft manufacturing technologies. Key upgrades include a new,...

Dubai Airshow Preview: More Growth for Middle East on the Horizon

The biennial Dubai Airshow 2015 will take place from November 8 to 12, as a trade-only event at the newly renamed DWC/Dubai Airshow Site. The event provides an important benchmark as to the state of the Middle East’s civil aviation and defense markets and appears to be on track to match the magnitude of the 2013 show, which attracted 1,046 exhibitors from 60 countries, 163 aircraft on displa...

Bombardier Announces Presence at the 2015 Dubai Airshow

 Bombardier announced today it will touch down at the 29th Dubai Airshow  with an impressive line-up of commercial and business aircraft on static display. The line-up will include the all-new CS100 airliner, Q400 turboprop, CRJ900 aircraft; and three business aircraft – the Learjet 75, Challenger 350 and the Global 6000. Held at the Dubai World Central Airport, members of Bom...

Saudi Business Aviation Conference to be held on November 24

The Saudi Business Aviation Conference will be held in on November 24 -26 2015 in Maghwat Palace Conference Center based in Hail. Organised by the High Commission for the Development of Hail, with the support of the General Authority of Civil Aviation – Saudi Arabia, the conference will discuss couple of major topics in the field of private aviation and will provide an ideal platform to m...

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 receive this prestigious Aviation Business Award and especially to be recognised for aircraft manage...

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 Temora for the airshow. Hall, a former Royal Australian Air Force Wing Commander, finished second in...

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...

Upcoming events

Kuwait Aviation Show 2020

15/01/2020 - 18/01/2020
Kuwait, Kuwait

GLOBAL INVESTMENT IN AVIATION SUMMIT (GIAS) 2020

27/01/2020 - 29/01/2020
United Arab Emirates, Dubai

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2020: The year for MENA Business Aviation

We are getting close to the end of 2019, a perfect time to look back at what was accomplished this year, as well as great time to put all the important things in your agenda 2020 to be sure to attend...

Innovations, tomorrow aircraft, development - meet Mike Ingram from Honeywell Aerospace

As we've states already several times, big events is the best place to meet aviation professionals and to discuss the future of the industry. We had such opportunity during Dubai Airshow, exchangi...

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2020: The year for MENA Business Aviation

We are getting close to the end of 2019, a perfect time to look back at what was accomplished this year, as well as great time to put all the important things in your agenda 2020 to be sure to attend...

The final design features of its SH09 helicopter will be presented at HAI Heli-Expo 2020

Kopter continues to expand the performance and flight envelope of the SH09 Prototype 3, while simultaneously increasing flight test activities in the flight test center located at Pozzallo, Sicily. P3...

CAE and Emirates extend partnership on Boeing 777X training suites

Following the 2019 Dubai Airshow, CAE and Emirates announced the sale of two Boeing 777X full-flight simulators and associated training suites of the CAE XR Series models. The carrier also has op...

Growing number of drones requires uniform European regulations

The rapidly increasing number of complex flights undertaken by drones makes the adoption of further European regulations on U-Space more critical than ever. In order to integrate all the various types...

Innovations, tomorrow aircraft, development - meet Mike Ingram from Honeywell Aerospace

As we've states already several times, big events is the best place to meet aviation professionals and to discuss the future of the industry. We had such opportunity during Dubai Airshow, exchangi...