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Saudi International Airshow 2021 doubles in size

The 2021 edition will double in size, with more than 100,000 sqm surface exhibition space, two new exhibition halls in addition to the existing hall and a static display. Despite COVID-19 and several months of slow business, many requests for exhibiting have been received as Saudi International A...

AIRSHOW 2021 - new dates announced

Last week, AMDA Foundation Limited announced that, due to the effects of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the 2021 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition (AIRSHOW 2021) would be deferred from its original February dates to November 2021. The new dates for AVALON&nb...


After corona crisis - Caribbean Aviation MeetUp set to be back

I must confess, I was hoping that Caribbean Aviation MeeUp will take pplace, by a miracle if you want in between of all corona crisis.... Now it is clear we all will have to wait until 2021 to live a solution oriented event, an amazing ambience I've rarely seen anywhere alse. As the CARIBAVIA conference had to be cancelled, CARIBAVIA-TV will be the new additional platform for communicatio...

Safety, Innovation and Training - EUROPEAN ROTORS skilling the rotorcraft community

With the rotary wing sector gathering at EUROPEAN ROTORS (November 10 – 12, 2020 in Cologne, Germany), the aim of this high-level industry event is to set a new standard of networking, discussing and developing the skills of the rotorcraft community incorporating the challenges the industry is facing due to Covid-19. The concept of EUROPEAN ROTORS envisions a unique conference, training a...

Optimized dates for AERO 2021

Next year AERO will be delayed by a week and take place from Apr. 21 to 24, 2021. Originally, the organizers had been targeting Apr. 14 to 17. "An event being postponed for internal reasons has opened up the possibility of pushing back the AERO 2021 in order to avoid overlapping with the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, and SUN ‘n FUN in the United States. This allows u...

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 is canceled

The continuing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers of the world’s largest fly-in convention, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020, to cancel this year’s event at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The 68th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention was scheduled to be held on July 20-26, 2020. “We looked at every...

Bold predictions and seeds of optimism from aviation leaders

The global aviation industry came together yesterday for a unique all-day broadcast event to encourage collaboration during the most challenging and unpredictable time in its history. FlightPlan: Charting a Course into the Future, hosted by Inmarsat Aviation and the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), saw more than 50 leading voices exchange views on the present and future o...

Industry should get ready to bounce back - Dominic Walters on a new future for aviation

Just a couple of days before the FlightPlan, hosted by Inmarsat and APEX, we had the opportunity to get some more details from Dominic Walters, Vice President of Inmarsat Aviation: Q. The aviation industry is experiencing hard times right now. What is most important in your opinion to assure the best industry restart after the coronavirus crisis? A. The global aviation ind...

Helicopters fights corona – exchange of experience on a global level as part of the new EUROPEAN ROTORS trade fair

Helicopters play an outstanding role in the current health crisis due to their special flight characteristics. They are not only important for the transfer of infectious and ventilated patients from hospital to hospital, but they also secure relevant infrastructure through monitoring flights. The outbreak of the coronavirus has triggered a global crisis that has brought normal life to a stand...

Live tour Corendon Boeing 747 was a great success

People stayed at home to admire the unique live tour of the iconic Boeing 747. Thursday afternoon on April 9, Corendon Hotels & Resorts went live on Facebook to bring people from home to the secret places on the plane that passengers should normally never be allowed to enter. The interactive tour was given by an enthusiastic Corendon employee and an experienced Boeing 747 pilot, who...

2020 AGM & World Air Transport Summit postponed

International Air Transport Association announced the postponement of the 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The event had been scheduled to take place on 22-23 June in Amsterdam. The 76th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit will be held when it is both safe and practicable to do so. IATA anticipates that will be in the late third or early fou...

Farnborough International Airshow 2020 cancelled

It is with great regret that we announce the Farnborough International Airshow 2020, due to take place in July, is cancelled. After very careful consideration, the unprecedented impact of the global Coronavirus pandemic has forced this decision in the interests of the health and safety of our exhibitors, visitors, contractors and staff. This decision was reached taking into consideration sev...

ILA Berlin 2020 cancelled

ILA Berlin 2020 will not be taking place. This was agreed upon by the ILA, and Messe Berlin GmbH following an extraordinary meeting of the supervisory board of Messe Berlin GmbH. The ILA had been scheduled to take place from 13 to 17 May 2020 at Berlin ExpoCenter Airport. Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, on 12 March 2020 the head administrator of the district of Dahme-Spree...

Aerial Firefighting Awards 2020 Winners

Since the first Aerial Firefighting Conference organised by Tangent Link in Athens back in 2008, the event series has been steadily growing. More than a decade later, Aerial Firefighting North America 2020 enjoyed a rapidly increased interest. AFFNA20 attracted a global audience not only from North and South America, but also Europe, Asia and Australia. The event’s first day culmin...

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Challenges of coronavirus force postponement of EUROPEAN ROTORS 2020

Due to latest developments in regard to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, European Helicopter Association (EHA) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) are taking a serious but necessar...

Aircraft Interiors Middle East Launches Its First Virtual Session Hosted By PAX International

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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...

Corona impact - aviation conferences will change

“Under the current circumstances, aviation conferences will change. We have seen that a large number of major conferences and conventions had to be cancelled. Disappointment is one thing, at wha...

2nd Connected Aircraft China Congress 2020 was successfully held

2nd Connected Aircraft China Congress 2020 attracted nearly 200 delegates from governments, organizations, institutes, universities, industrial enterprises and media. And, the Congress 2020 hosted 19...

Celebrating 10 Years of Aviation Inspiration

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