Embraer and Uber are to explore the concept of an ecosystem—dubbed Uber Elevate Network—that will allow the potential development and deployment of small electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) for short urban commutes. The announcement was made in Dallas, Texas, in the opening session of the Uber Elevate Summit.
The first large sections of Airbus' next generation new transport aircraft, the BelugaXL, have arrived at the aircraft Final Assembly facility (L34) in Toulouse.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2017 showing an 8.4% increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometers
Emirates SkyCargo has launched Emirates SkyFresh - a suite of solutions that help maintain the freshness of perishables and fresh consumables during transportation.
Qatar Airways Cargo has ensured the safety and comfort of 50 horses throughout their journey from Amsterdam to Omaha to the FEI World Cup Finals.
Russian Helicopters is to establish a joint venture to assemble light civil helicopters in Iran.
One of the world's most iconic aircraft will take to the skies today from Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai South (formerly Dubai World Central)
Emirates SkyCargo has been transporting some of the world's best racehorses to Dubai for the Dubai World Cup, which will take place on March 25 at the Meydan racecourse.
Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of its 10th freighter boosting Etihad Airways' fastest growing division.
Oman Air has agreed a new partnership with DHL Express.
FedEx Express is celebrating seven years as one of the best companies to work for in the UAE. This year, FedEx Express has been ranked eighth, cementing its position as an employer of choice in the UAE.
Leonardo is ready to deploy its automated system for Unmanned-aircraft air- Traffic Management.
Over a fifth of the Middle East and Africa's helicopter fleets are earmarked for replacement or expansion, according to Honeywell's latest 'Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter Purchase Outlook.'
IATA's air data traffic report reveals Middle Eastern carriers' freight volumes increased 8.4% year-on-year in January 2017 and capacity increased 3.3%.
The third and final PC-24 prototype, P03, which also represents the series aircraft standard, took off from Buochs airfield yesterday (March 6) at 9.45 to complete its maiden flight.
Tunisia's Express Air Cargo has begun commercial operations by a B737-300 following the launch of its inaugural flight on Saturday, February 25, reports ch-aviation.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) today. This follows the ratification of the treaty by two-thirds of the members of the
The Air Ambulance division of German Special Mission Operator FAI rent-a-jet AG has reported record operational and financial results in 2016, achieving revenues of more than €45m for the first time in the company's history.
Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Ross Barnett as Cargo Manager in the UK.
Leonardo has reinforced its presence in the UAE as a key supplier of support and maintenance services through the AgustaWestand Aviation Services LLC joint venture with Abu Dhabi Aviation.
Airlander has announced that the structural damage sustained to the Flight Deck during its second Test Flight last August has now been repaired.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced the launch of additional Pharma Express flights from the pharmaceutical hubs of Basel and Brussels to Doha.
Luxaviation Helicopters, part of the Luxaviation Group, has launched the first VIP helicopter management company.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) grew by 3.8% in 2016 compared to
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced that IATA's Cargo-XML messaging standard has now been fully
The National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL), the oldest association of freight and logistics service providers in the Middle East, has announced the appointment of Abdullah bin Khediya as the General
world's first offshore-configured new generation Leonardo AW169 helicopter was presented to the Oil & Gas community at an official ceremony held at the Marina Mall Helipad in Abu Dhabi today.
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority has attributed the January 2014 impact of a Helidubai Airbus ED-130B4 helicopter with the Atlantis Palm heliport to pilot error. The incident happened during departure from the heliport to the
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.8% in November 2016 compared to the year-earlier
Falling sales and tragic accidents have hit the helicopter industry hard but, as Dave Calderwood reports, it is fighting back with new products.
A new white paper, compiled by IQPC Middle East in association with next February's Drones Oman conference, says the Middle East will likely catch up quickly with the rest of the world in driving UAV technology growth, particularly in the
Emirates SkyCargo has expanded its network of cargo destinations in the United States with the launch of a new daily service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 15 December 2016.
A new breed of aircraft could be the ideal trainer for the Gulf's growing carriers. Liz Moscrop reports
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport will mark 2016 as the most successful year in its history with record passenger numbers, aircraft movements and cargo handled, said Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, chairman,
Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation is planning to put its recently received twin-engined, AgustaWestland 169 into offshore service – the first AW169 to operate in the global offshore oil industry.
Etihad Cargo has recorded its busiest month ever in October, uplifting 53,785 tonnes of cargo and surpassing its previous best, achieved in November 2014, by 501 tonnes.
Air Algérie has resumed dedicated freighter operations following the launch of its Air Algérie Cargo unit this past week, reports ch-aviation.
Etihad Cargo has announced three new freighter services from Europe.
Etihad Cargo has announced three new freighter services from Europe.
Smart Aviation is to acquire a Eurocopter AS350B3 to service contracts with electrical engineering firms active across Egypt, reports ch-aviation.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016 showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.1% year-on-year. This was the
Oman Air Cargo has been awarded “Best Cargo Airline for Valuable Goods – North and East” at the India Cargo Awards 2016 held in New Delhi.
Boeing projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.2 percent over the next 20 years, with 930 new and 1,440 converted freighters needed to meet market demand by 2035.
Emirates SkyCargo is expanding its presence in Scandinavia with the launch of a new weekly freighter service from Oslo to Dubai starting 11 October 2016.
Dnata's new customer service centre for export cargo customers was officially inaugurated today by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group.
Airports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi today faced short breaks in operation following two separate incidents – one involving an Etihad flight, the other a drone incursion
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is working with Abu Dhabi's Department of Transport (DOT) to electronically link their drone operation approval systems in a pilot project which could halve process times
Qatar Airways Cargo becomes the first carrier to fully adopt, implement and integrate the next generation messaging standard, Cargo Extensible Mark-up Language or Cargo-XML in its core cargo management system, CROAMIS.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July 2016 showing robust growth in demand.
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft is working towards the possible launch of a passenger-to- freighter conversion programme for the Avro RJ jetliner and is seeking customer feedback to help assess market potential.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight demand in June 2016 showing a rise in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) of 4.3% year-on-year.
Avtrade has announced the expansion of its Euro Asian frontiers with the signature of a new repair management contract with a leading cargo airline based at Istanbul Atatürk International.
Having taken turns at the controls of their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have today landed back in Abu Dhabi to achieve their dream of
Ten days after André Borschberg's arrival in Cairo following the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea, Bertrand Piccard took off with Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) for the final leg of the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight –and
Falcon Aviation Services, which operates sightseeing helicopter tours from its certified helipad at Dubai's flagship Atlantis The Palm resort, says uptake for the service rose 20% last year. Falcon, which operates the service in partnership with
The fast-growing Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre (DMCC) free trade zone is to join forces with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) to exploit commercial drone opportunities. The two plan to to create a drone trading platform as part of the
Air Algerie, based in Algiers, has signed a commitment with Boeing for two 737-800BCFs.
Oman Air's participation at Air Cargo China 2016 has been hailed as an important opportunity and a great success for the airline.
Embraer and Boeing have signed a teaming agreement to jointly market and support the KC-390, a multi-mission mobility and aerial refueling aircraft.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released global air freight data showing that demand measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) slowed in May with growth falling to 0.9% year-on-year.
Etihad Cargo has launched a unique, new travel offer for guests who want to travel with their luxury car over the Summer period.
On its journey around the world, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) - after a flight of three days and three nights (71 hours and 8 minutes) without fuel - has completed its crossing of the Atlantic Ocean to land in Spain and secure several world records along the
Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) took off early this morning from Kennedy Airport, New York, to attempt the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean and prove that an efficient energy future is possible.
Qatar Airways chief officer cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann made several important announcements at a press conference attended by both Chinese and international industry media on the opening day of Air Cargo China 2016 in Shanghai.
Etihad Cargo has commenced a new twice-weekly A330 freighter service to Brussels Airport in Belgium.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for April 2016 showing a 3.2% increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the
Qatar Airways Cargo has celebrated 10 years of services in Kenya.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has announced the renovation of the Distributorship Agreement with Kaan Air of Turkey covering a range of models spanning from 2.8 to 7 tonne encompassing the AW119
The world's largest cargo aircraft, the Antonov AN225, landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport for the first time on Saturday, 21st May,
Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) is drafting a masterplan for a proposed heli-taxi platform to be centred at the Dubai South aerotropolis which includes Al Maktoum International Airport.
Emirates SkyCargo has won Best Cargo Airline in the Middle East. The award was presented at the 2016 Cargo Airline of the Year Awards organised by Air Cargo News in London, United Kingdom.
LCI, the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, continues to increase its fleet of dedicated maindeck freighter aircraft. Two additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft are now flying for Qatar Airways and
Qatar Airways Cargo was presented with the prestigious All-Cargo Carrier award at the 33rd Cargo Airline of the Year event.
Helicopter travel within the GCC's commercial sector is still in its infancy yet could open up major horizons, particularly for the region's advancing tourism sector, according to Bell Helicopter.
Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA), the Middle East's largest helicopter operator, will this year open the region's first dedicated helicopter training centre. The new 7,250 square metre facility in Khalifa City will
Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo division of Emirates Airline, has launched a next-generation version of its innovative protection product for valuable temperature-sensitive cargo, such as
Emirates SkyCargo has launched a weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, starting 6 April 2016.
Tecnam has announced the successful roll-out of the first Tecnam P2012 Traveller from its experiments assembly line.
The International Transport and Logistics Conference organised by Pegasus Cargo in partnership with Istanbul University's Transportation and Logistics Faculty took place on 23-24 March 2016 at Istanbul
EgyptAir Cargo has launched its first flight to N'Djamena, Chad carrying 40 tons of cargo as part of the company's strategy aiming at operating new air routes and boosting its position in the African market.
Cargo iQ is the new name for Cargo 2000 (C2K).
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for continued transformation in the air cargo industry with a focus on raising the quality of its offering at the opening of the 10th annual World Cargo
Independent forwarder members of the WCA will all have free access to WIN's e-Air Waybill (e-AWB) platform for the remainder of this year.
Bell Helicopter, a Textron company, has announced that Genel Havacılık A.Ş. is nearing completion of its application to become appointed as a Bell Helicopter Authorised Customer Service Facility (CSF) in Turkey.
Etihad Airways' president and chief executive officer James Hogan gave the opening address to more than 1,200 delegates attending the World Cargo Alliance (WCA) Conference taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Petroleum Air Services (PAS) has been appointed as the first Bell Helicopter authorized customer service facility in North Africa.
Honeywell has forecast that 4,300 to 4,800 civilian-use helicopters will be delivered in the next five years, 400 lower than 2015 five-year forecast.
India's multinational conglomerate the Mahindra Group is eagerly eyeing aerospace and defence partnership projects in the UAE with a particular focus on Abu Dhabi.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in January showing a rise in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) of 2.7% compared to January 2015.
The Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center (SRSC), Saudi Arabia's only private company providing comprehensive, in-country maintenance repair and overhaul support for the Kingdom's diverse civil and military rotorcraft
Qatar Airways has announced the successful completion of the first phase of its New Distribution Capability (NDC) pilot with Farelogix that will increase the volume and quality of products
Qatar Airways Cargo recently received the International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo at the Air Cargo India 2016 exhibition and conference, hosted by STAT Times.
Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) – the Middle East's largest commercial helicopter operator – is gearing up for expansion in Saudi Arabia following the competition of a financial feasibility study and business plan by its joint venture ADA
Statistics revealed by Qatar Airways Cargo show international airfreight carrier increased its tonnage by 37.5 per cent in 2015.
Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of a new Boeing 777 freighter which will enable the freight arm of Etihad Airways to continue its expansion plans into 2016.
Oman Air and Cargolux are to introduce a new destination in India with the introduction of two flights per week to Mumbai from 8th March 2016.
NATS, the UK's leading provider of air traffic control services, has identified a three-point plan for the RPAS (drone) sector to flourish and operate in harmony with the rest of the aviation industry.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released figures for global air freight markets showing cargo volumes measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) expanded 2.2% in 2015 compared to 2014, but the Middle East