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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...

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 ma...


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...

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...

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