Airbus exhibits ACJ319 at NBAA show

Highlights full-size living space in a private jet Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is displaying an ACJ319 at the NBAA[1]show, highlighting the full-size living space on offer. Operated by K5 Aviation and available for VVIP charter, this particular ACJ319 is making its airshow debut. “An Airbus corporate jet gives wings to more productive and sociable lifestyles in the sky than traditional business jets, while shrinking the distance between continents in elegantly affordable style,” says ACJ President Benoit Defforge. The ACJ320 Family can do this because it features the widest and tallest cabin of large traditional business-jets, while being similar in size … Continue reading Airbus exhibits ACJ319 at NBAA show

BUSINESS AVIATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST GOING GLOBAL

MEBAA Show 2018 Feature Exhibitors from Around the World The business aviation market in the Middle East is attracting the industry leading companies and niche customers from around the world. When the MEBAA Show 2018 takes place 10-12 December at DWC, Airshow Site, around seventy percent of the exhibitors will have travelled from outside the region to be part of the largest business aviation show in the Middle East. Almost one third of the companies already committed to exhibiting are from the USA, including industry behemoths Gulfstream and Boeing Business Jets. This figure includes some first time exhibitors keen to … Continue reading BUSINESS AVIATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST GOING GLOBAL

Emirates SkyCargo partners with Gargash to transport Alfa Romeos for celebrity motor rally

Cars flown to London to mark Dubai based Gargash’s 100th anniversary Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, and Gargash, one of the largest distributors of premium and luxury cars in the UAE, have partnered to transport two Alfa Romeos from Dubai to London for the prestigious Gumball 3000 motor rally. The two cars, an Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio and an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio were transported onboard an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 freighter from Dubai to London. Emirates SkyCargo’s Boeing 777 freighter aircraft can carry up to 100 tonnes of cargo and with its wide main deck doors allows … Continue reading Emirates SkyCargo partners with Gargash to transport Alfa Romeos for celebrity motor rally

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

SITA’S BAGJOURNEY – INDUSTRY CHOICE FOR 100% BAG TRACKING

20 airlines sign up to use SITA’s technology in just six months Global air transport IT provider SITA has announced that its technology, BagJourney, is managing baggage for an increasing number of the world’s airlines. In the first six months of this year alone, more than 20 airlines have chosen the solution. SITA BagJourneyis one of the key technologies helping the industry meet the IATA Resolution 753 requirement to track every stage of every bag’s journey. To meet the conditions of Resolution 753, airlines must track every item of baggage at four key points in the journey: at check-in, loading … Continue reading SITA’S BAGJOURNEY – INDUSTRY CHOICE FOR 100% BAG TRACKING

Lufthansa Group continues successful development in the first quarter of 2018

−   Adjusted EBIT improves slightly year-on-year to EUR 26 million −   Network Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo with significant margin improvements −   Lufthansa achieves its best first-quarter margin in ten years, SWISS posts new record result −   Eurowings result burdened by one-off integration costs −   Unit revenues increase; unit costs further decrease −   Full-year Adjusted EBIT guidance confirmed The Lufthansa Group continues its successful path in the first quarter of 2018, and has started well into the new year. The Group’s Network Airlines increased their Adjusted EBIT margin significantly by 3.2 percentage points to 2.4 per cent in what is traditionally … Continue reading Lufthansa Group continues successful development in the first quarter of 2018

GE Aviation’s ‘On Wing Support’ Center opens in Dubai South, driving development of the aviation industry in the Middle East, Africa and Asia

Highlights focus of GE Aviation to strengthen its engines repair and maintenance operations in the UAE Center to support all major UAE carriers including Emirates, Etihad Airways, Air Arabia and flydubai and other carriers GE Aviation (NYSE: GE), the leading global provider of commercial jet engines, avionics and mechanical systems, has opened its On Wing Support Center in Dubai South’s Aviation District Aerospace Supply Chain Facility, marking the expansion of the company’s engine repair services in one of the world’s leading aviation hubs. GE has been operating its On Wing Support Center with Emirates Airlines since 2013, providing 24/7 full-service … Continue reading GE Aviation’s ‘On Wing Support’ Center opens in Dubai South, driving development of the aviation industry in the Middle East, Africa and Asia

LabCampus to provide home for business and R&D at the airport

Munich Airport to develop unique, futurefocused innovation campus Munich Airport is about to embark on a unique, future-focused project. Under the name LabCampus, the airport will develop an interdisciplinary idea and innovation center on the airport campus. The visionary project will foster cooperation between … Continue reading LabCampus to provide home for business and R&D at the airport

Aim for 1 Billion Passengers to Fly on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flights by 2025

The International Air transport Association (IATA) set out an aim for one billion passengers to fly on flights powered by a mix of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2025. This aspiration was identified on the tenth anniversary of the first flight to blend sustainable aviation fuel and ordinary jet fuel. On 24 February 2008, a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 flew from London to Amsterdam with sustainable aviation fuel in one of its engines. The flight demonstrated the viability of drop-in biofuels, which can be blended with traditional jet fuel, using existing airport infrastructure. A flight completely powered … Continue reading Aim for 1 Billion Passengers to Fly on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flights by 2025