ETIHAD AIRWAYS OPERATES ICONIC A380 TO MALDIVES TO CELEBRATE NEW MALE RUNWAY OPENING

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has marked the opening of the new runway at Velana International Airport in the Maldives by operating one of its Airbus A380 aircraft to the island nation. The new 3,400 metre-long and 60-metre-wide runway is the first in the Maldives capable of supporting an A380. The special Etihad operation was piloted by First Officer, Ali Ahuson, who is from The Maldives. Etihad Airways’ A380 features a total capacity of 496 seats – up to two guests in The Residence, nine First Apartments, 70 Business Studios and 415 Economy Smart Seats. … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS OPERATES ICONIC A380 TO MALDIVES TO CELEBRATE NEW MALE RUNWAY OPENING

ETIHAD AIRWAYS CONGRATULATES FIRST UAE ASTRONAUTS WHO WILL BE SENT TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Etihad Airways has offered its heartfelt congratulations to Emiratis, Hazza Al Mansouri and Sultan Al Nayadi, who have been selected as the first Arab Nationals to visit the International Space Station. Hazza and Sultan were chosen ahead of more than 4,000 candidates for the landmark mission to the habitable satellite hovering above earth. The Emirati pair conducted extensive medical examinations performed by specialists at the Etihad Aeromedical Centre in June as part of their selection process. Etihad also conducted medical assessments for 95 Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre astronaut candidates who were shortlisted for the UAE Astronaut Programme. Dr. Nadia … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS CONGRATULATES FIRST UAE ASTRONAUTS WHO WILL BE SENT TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Abu Dhabi Airports Launches ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ Initiative

Abu Dhabi Airports organizes trip for 31 orphans to Sir Bani Yas Island  Abu Dhabi Airports has launched its ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ initiative. In collaboration with Emirates Red Crescent, Abu Dhabi Airports organized a trip for 31 orphans on August 31stto Sir Bani Yas Island. The initiative falls within the framework of Abu Dhabi Airports’ ongoing corporate social responsibility and Year of Zayed program. Abu Dhabi Airports is committed to organizing various social initiatives and sponsoring charities in line with its vision of becoming the world’s leading airports group. As a part of the ‘Flight of the … Continue reading Abu Dhabi Airports Launches ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ Initiative

SEE THE FUTURE OF FLIGHT AT THE DUBAI AIRSHOW

Returning Features Will Include Space Conference and Airport Solutions Dubai The future of flight will be discussed at the Space Conference and Pavilion at the Dubai Airshow 2019, which returns to the event when it takes place 17-21 November 2019 at DWC, Dubai Airshow Site. In June, Dubai Airports Engineering projects (DAEP), announced ambitious plans for Al Maktoum International to become a ‘cosmic super-port’ handling hypersonic and space aircraft in the future, as part of its Dubai 10X initiative. Working in partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the goal of the project is to become the premier hub for … Continue reading SEE THE FUTURE OF FLIGHT AT THE DUBAI AIRSHOW

GAC Abu Dhabi joins Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) today announced leading international logistics firm GAC Abu Dhabi as the latest addition to its cargo terminal free zone site. As a result of its free zone status, GAC Abu Dhabi is set to enhance its customer experience, allowing cargo to be transferred to any other free zones in the UAE without having to pay customs duty. The move to the ADAFZ free zone also brings new benefits of 100% foreign ownership and 0% corporate or personal income tax. In addition, registered free zone companies pay no import or re-export duties, have no restrictions … Continue reading GAC Abu Dhabi joins Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone

A new class of Business Jet – Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Global 7500

By Shereen Shabnam The standards of luxury and performance are redefined with Bombardier’s show-stopping new ultra-long range Global 7500business jet which will stand apart as the largest, most luxurious business jet ever built. The Global 7500aircraft boasts an unmatched range of 7,700 nautical miles, a full 300 nautical miles further than initial commitments. It is the only business aircraft that can connect New York to Hong Kong, and Singapore to San Francisco, nonstop, depending on the operating conditions. The Global 7500aircraft cabin interior is a completely clean-sheet design. With seating for up to 19 passengers, every detail of this aircraft … Continue reading A new class of Business Jet – Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Global 7500

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim expands managed aircraft fleet

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has added another Bombardier Challenger aircraft to its managed fleet. The management contract will see DCAF provide full Flight Operational Aircraft Management services, in-house maintenance, Continuous Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO), hangar parking and FBO handling at its facility at Al Maktoum International Airport. Holger Ostheimer, Managing Director, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim said, “We welcome the addition of the new aircraft to our managed fleet and are extremely pleased that aircraft owners continue to place their trust in us. It is a true testamentofour expertise and service offerings that we continue to attract interest from owners and operators … Continue reading DC Aviation Al-Futtaim expands managed aircraft fleet

SMART MANUFACTURING TO FEATURE IN DUBAI AIRSHOW FOR 2019

New Technologies Being Adopted by Aerospace Industry at Incredible Rate Smart manufacturing will be featured at the Dubai Airshow 2019 as both a dedicated exhibition pavilion and a knowledge sharing conference. Industry insiders predict the future benefits of smart manufacturing to enable greater affordability, quality, customisation and speed-to-market innovation. The inaugural Smart Manufacturing conference and pavilion at the Dubai Airshow will bring together key stakeholders from the industry to discuss additive manufacturing, big data processing capabilities, industrial connectivity and advanced robotics. Smart manufacturing aims to take advantage of advanced information and manufacturing technologies to enable flexibility in physical processes to … Continue reading SMART MANUFACTURING TO FEATURE IN DUBAI AIRSHOW FOR 2019

Turkish Airlines signed a significant global agreement with American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT).

Turkish Airlines signed a significant deal with American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT), one of the world’s leading agencies for corporate travel. With this agreement, signed by Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, M. İlker Aycı, and Amex GBT’s Board Chairman, Greg O’Hara, within today, Turkish Airlines expands its existing collaboration with AMEX to a global partnership, which was on  regional scale between 2014-2017 and including just Europe, North America and Asia / Pacific regions.The global carrier who has added the “South America” region to the new joint service area with Amex GBT, will also … Continue reading Turkish Airlines signed a significant global agreement with American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT).