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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 Developmen...

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),...


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...

Oakland County Hosting Its First Bizav Forum

Oakland County (Mich.) International Airport, working with the Michigan Business Aviation Association (MBAA), is hosting its first business aviation forum from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. It is expected to draw a range of representatives from manufacturers, service providers and operators, along with at least 17 aircraft on static display and a number of other exhibitors. The event als...

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 airlines in the Etihad Airways Partners group are meeting in Rome today to identify and progress collab...

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 Qatar Airways' dedication to innovation, including its role in developing the Airbus A350. The g...

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...

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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...

Dassault Falcon 8X, 900LX trijets at Dubai Airshow 2019

Only Two days left till Dubai Airshow, so get ready! What you can expect from Dassault Aviation? Here are some details: an ultra-long range large cabin Falcon 8X flagship and super versatile 900L...

Future of Flight by Airbus at Dubai Airshow 2019

The Dubai Airshow is an important platform for Airbus to highlight its best-in-class products and innovative services to customers. Airbus’ continued participation at the largest aviation event...

BOLDtalks Innovation 2019:discussions on future industry trends and advances in innovation

Airbus announced the seventh edition of its partnership with the intimate and impactful discussions, BOLDtalks which will take place a day before the start of Dubai Airshow 2019. BOLDtalks Innovation...

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Honeywell and SAUDIA signed APU agreement for MRO

Saudi Arabian Airlines selected Honeywell to extend maintenance services for auxiliary power units installed on the airline’s fleet of Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 aircraft. The two...

Dubai Airshow exhibitors praise global reach of show

Exhibitors from around the world praised the global reach of Dubai Airshow and welcomed it as an opportunity to build partnerships globally. Representatives from 117 countries were present on the firs...

UAS honours the ‘best in business aviation’

Coinciding with this year’s Dubai Air Show, global aviation solutions company UAS International Trip Support is once again honouring the best in business aviation at its annual Outstanding Suppl...

Rostec attracts UAE investor for VR-Technoloiges

During the DAS 2019, Russian Helicopters Holding Company signed with the Emirati Tawazun Holding Company an agreement on the basic terms of the transaction of the purchas...

Etihad and Boeing global partnership centered on 787 Dreamliner and Sustainable Aviation

Etihad Airways joined forces with Boeing in an industry-leading strategic partnership centred on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and focused on innovation, cost efficiency and minimising the impact of...

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...

Three additional Embraer E195-E2 jets for Air Peace

Embraer announced that Air Peace, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest airline, has signed a contract for three additional E195-E2s, confirming purchase rights from the original contract, sign...