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"MAKS will continue as before to provide an effective venue for business communications and promotion of cooperation"

The 12th International Aviation and Space Show MAKS-2015 has opened in Zhukovsky bringing together leading domestic and foreign manufacturers and developers of aircraft, radioelectronics, engines and weapons systems.  In his opening speech at the air show, Russian President Vladimir Putin sa...

Complimentary Attendance to ISTAT Europe

STAT Europe, the premier not-for-profit industry event for manufacturers, appraisers, financiers, lessors, airline personnel, fleet managers and remarketers, will be held 4-6 October at the Hilton Prague. As part of ISTAT’s Airline Focus Initiative, airline personnel are invited to att...


MEBAA Embraces North Africa with Morocco Show

As the two-day MEBAA Show Morocco opened in Casablanca yesterday, event organizer Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) billed the northwest African country as “the new destination for business aviation.” MEBAA chairman Ali Alnaqbi opened the show alongside H.E. Mohamed Najib Boulif, minister delegate to the Moroccan Ministe...

National Safety Forum to Debut at NBAA2015

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that its inaugural National Safety Forum will be conducted on the third and final day of the Association’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015), which is set for Nov. 17 to 19 in Las Vegas, NV. The daylong forum will bring together top government and industry leaders to discuss the principal safety issue...

Morocco planning new business aviation hub airport

Morocco's Office National Des Aéroports (ONDA) and Director General D'Aviation Civile (DGAC) are working jointly on plans to develop Ben Slimane Airport (GMMB/GMD) into the country's main dedicated business aviation hub. This will include a new FBO – while an invitation has also been issued for FBOs at six of the country's main airports. Ben Slimane is ideally locat...

MEBAA Show Morocco 2015: SHOW BUSINESS - Day Two

With a report on yesterday's developments on the first day of the MEBAA Show Morocco 2015, our SHOW BUSINESS team consider the opportunities created by the joint plans of Morocco’s Office National Des Aéroports (ONDA) and Director General D’Aviation Civile (DGAC), to develop Ben Slimane Airport into Morocco’s main dedicated business aviation hub – incorporating a...

Business aviation world comes to Casablanca

MEBAA Show Morocco Inaugurated by Ministry of Equipment, Transport and Logistics MEBAA Show Morocco launched in Casablanca today, hosting the biggest names in business aviation from around the region at Mohammed V International airport. The show was inaugurated by H.E. Mohamed Najib Boulif, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics, H.E. Aziz Rebbah, in Morocco, wi...

Business aviation show debuts in Morocco

MEBAA Show Morocco, the first business aviation show in North Africa, opens today with African companies such as Air Ocean Maroc, AfricAir and Waga Engineering & Distribution exhibiting alongside key business aviation players such as Bombardier and Gulfstream. The two-day event features a static display area, around 50 exhibitors and 25 aircraft and is being held under the high patronage of...

MEBAA Show Morocco 2015: Showbusiness - Day One

On the first day of the MEBAA Show Morocco - the first business aviation show in Africa, being held at Mohammed V International Airport, Casablanca - our team of journalists, led by our editor-in-chief Alan Peaford, bring you all the latest news from the event.  This inaugural convention and exhibition is MEBAA’s first business aviation show in North Africa and today the Association&...

Bahrain to host the fifth annual Arab Aviation and Media Summit

Event to be held in partnership with Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation & Telecommunications and Bahrain Airport Company • Fifth annual event will debate the status of Arab Aviation & Tourism Dubai, UAE; August 31, 2015: The 2015 Arab Aviation and Media Summit (AAMS) will be held in Bahrain, it was announced today. The event, which is a joint industry initiative by...

Skift Global Forum 2015: Taking Risks to Market an Icon Like New York City

Fred Dixon, the CEO of NYC and Company, will speak at the Skift Global Forum on October 14 and 15 in Brooklyn, New York on marketing trends for iconic brands and destinations such as New York City. See the complete list of speakers and topics for this year’s event. How do you market a destination that has been on travelers’ bucket lists forever and what kind...

Etihad Airways welcomes Saudi Arabia's Al Ittihad Fottball Club

Etihad Airways has welcomed players and management staff from Al Ittihad Football Club to Abu Dhabi as they start their UAE pre-season training camp. The Jeddah-based team will spend the next week training as well as playing friendly matches against Baniyas Club in Dubai and Al Jazira Club in Abu Dhabi.  Etihad Airways was announced as the official airline of Al Ittihad in July 2015....

High-speed UAV Fregat was presented at MAKS-2015 airshow

Kronshtadt Group held a presentation of advanced high-speed UAV Fregat, which does not require an airfield, at MAKS-2015 international airshow.  Kronshtadt Company (part of Kronshtadt Group) is starting development of Fregat UAV, which does not require an airfield. In accordance with the performance specification, Fregat will combine a vertical takeoff and landing capability with a good ai...

SCAC may deliver Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft to Iran if sanctions are lifted

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) may deliver Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft to Iran if sanctions against the country are lifted, RIA Novosti reports with reference to SCAC President Ilya Tarasenko. “We are working closely with our Iranian partners and they are interested in purchasing our aircraft. They have very old aircraft and extensive network of regional airports. Moreover, Iran ha...

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MEBAA Show postponed to February 2021

The Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association announced that the region’s leading business aviation platform, the MEBAA Show, will now take place from 22 February until 24 Feb...

Riga Airport maintains its strategic goal of becoming a Northern European Aviation Hub

Despite the crisis in the aviation sector caused by the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Riga Airport maintains its strategic future goal to become a Northern European air traffic hub, the Chairpe...

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MEBAA Show postponed to February 2021

The Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association announced that the region’s leading business aviation platform, the MEBAA Show, will now take place from 22 February until 24 Feb...