UAE’s Tawazun signs $6.3bn defence deals at Dubai Airshow

The UAE’s MoD-linked Tawazun Council signed deals with defence suppliers such as Edge, SAAB, and Thales

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines commences flights to Detroit

It marks the carrier’s 13th point within the US and takes its global network up to 345 destinations

John Schmidt -Global Aerospace-Defence Lead Accenture

Insights: The aerospace industry is embracing AI amid supply chain challenges

The integration of digital capabilities and data-driven solutions will be crucial in building resilience and ensuring long-term growth in the aerospace sector

Emirates, Boeing partner to advance aircraft maintenance

Emirates, Boeing partner to advance aircraft maintenance

The integration of drone technology for maintenance tasks represents a leap forward for the carrier and is expected to speed up exterior inspections


Why vertical take-off crafts have a bright future in the UAE: EANAN

EANAN’s eVTOLs are zero-emission and designed to carry heavy cargo as well as passenger transportation

Archer secures $500m order from UAE’s Air Chateau

Flying taxi maker Archer secures $500m order from UAE’s Air Chateau

The two entities will now work to formalise the definitive agreements covering the planned purchase over the coming months

Emirates places US$6 billion order for 15 A350s (Image: Supplied by Emirates)

Emirates places $6bn order for 15 A350s

The latest deal will take the airline’s total A350 order book to 65 units

Riyadh Air x Lufthansa

Riyadh Air signs with Microsoft, Lufthansa for digital operations

Microsoft said it will extend its technical expertise to Riyadh Air by offering guidance in architecture design, scalability, and security reviews

flydubai to build $190m MRO facility in Dubai South

flydubai to build $190m engineering facility in Dubai South

The construction of the new hangar and workshop will start next year and is expected to be completed by the last quarter of 2026

Airbus, Mubadala partner to mentor Emirati aerospace engineers

Airbus, Mubadala partner to mentor Emirati aerospace engineers

The planemaker has been present in the Middle East for over fifty years, working with a wide range of governments and airlines


100 cities by 2030: Riyadh Air COO underlines ambitious goal

Riyadh Air COO Peter Bellew on being the region’s youngest airline, the national carrier’s ambitions, its current challenges, and being a digital native

Dubai Airports

Dubai Airports: Passenger traffic growth to surpass 2019 levels

Dubai Airports expects record-breaking numbers to continue in Q4 of this year and well into 2024

Saudia x Riyadh Air ink landmark agreement at Dubai AIrshow to strengthen Saudi Aviation

Saudia, Riyadh Air ink landmark deal to boost kingdom’s aviation ecosystem

Benefits that would be available for guests booking flights on Saudia or Riyadh Air will be announced when Riyadh Air launches in 2025

Boeing CMO states Middle East freighter fleet to double by 2042 Image courtesy Boeing X

Middle East freighter fleet to double to 180 jets by 2042: Boeing

With many carriers serving key population centres in Asia, Africa, and Europe, Boeing estimates the delivery of 3,025 new commercial aircraft in the region by 2042

Deals signed on day two Dubai Airshow

Dubai Airshow: Defence, maintenance deals worth Dhs6.9bn signed on day two

The cumulative value of the 20 deals signed in the first two days of the Dubai Airshow 2023 was Dhs11.6bn, according to the Tawazun Council

Emirates and Condor sign reciprocal interline agreement Image- Dubai Media Office

Emirates Airline, Condor commence interline partnership

The interline agreement with Condor boosts Emirates’ partner-airlines network to 30 codeshare and 121 interline partners

Aeroflot to resume operations in Abu Dhabi

Russia’s largest carrier resumes flights to Abu Dhabi

The Russian carrier will operate four weekly flights on the narrow-body Boeing 737-800 to the UAE’s capital

Emirates to build $950m engineering facility at Dubai World Central

Emirates to build $950m engineering facility at Dubai World Central

The facility will be equipped to handle the complete range of specialist aircraft engineering services ranging from routine aircraft checks to bespoke paint jobs

Dubai cements super-hub strategy with $50bn jet orders

Dubai cements super-hub strategy with $50bn jet orders

Emirates and sister airline flyDubai secured 125 Boeing wide-body jets at the opening of the Dubai Airshow

Air Arabia announces record net profit for first nine months of 2023 image supplied.

Air Arabia nine-month net profit rises 53% to reach Dhs1.32bn

Revenue earned for the period rose by 16 per cent, taking the amount to Dhs4.45bn

Flydubai inks US$11 billion deal for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners (Image: Supplied by flydubai)

Flydubai inks $11bn deal for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Deliveries from its first widebody aircraft order will commence in 2026

Emirates confirms US$52 billion widebody aircraft order (Image: Supplied by Emirates)

Emirates confirms $52bn widebody aircraft order

The deal for a total of 95 aircraft includes Boeing 777-9s, 777-8s, and 787s

Riyadh Air new livery

Riyadh Air unveils permanent dual-livery at Dubai Airshow

The unveiled livery will see Riyadh Air aircraft decked in a lavender and indigo paint featuring a feather-like design near the rear of the fuselage

Emirates aircraft being fueled with SAF

Looming Emirates 777X deal to kick-start Dubai Airshow: Report

Emirates is the world’s largest user of wide-body jets, including Airbus A380 superjumbos and current-generation Boeing 777s

etihad airways unveils-stunning-new-lounges-at-abu-dhabi-internationals new terminal A image Supplied

Etihad’s new premium lounges at Terminal A: Here’s what you can expect

Located between Piers C and D on the north side of Terminal A, the lounges are spread across three levels

Dubai Airshow 2023 begin on Nov 13 Image Supplied

Dubai Airshow begins on Nov 13, advanced aerial mobility takes centre stage

Held under the theme: ‘The Future of the Aerospace Industry’, the 18th edition of Dubai Airshow features a AAM pavilion this year in addition to the aerospace, space, and defence pavilions

Rolls-Royce successfully completes test for 100 saf on its civil aero engines Image Supplied

Rolls-Royce successfully tests 100% SAF on engines for compatibility

All the tests confirmed the use of 100 per cent SAF does not affect engine performance

Watch Dubai Airshow flying displays Image from Dubai Airshow 2021 X

Dubai Airshow 2023: Here’s how you can watch spectacular flying displays daily

Teams putting on a show include Frecce Tricolori, the Italian Air Force’s aerobatic demonstration team and Fursan Al Emarat, the UAE Air Force aerobatic display

Emirates Group reports record $2.7bn half-year profit

Emirates Group reports record $2.7bn half-year profit

The company reported EBITDA of Dhs20.6bn, a significant improvement compared to Dhs15.3bn during the corresponding period last year

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches Turkistan flights

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches new route to Turkistan

The low-cost national carrier will now fly to three cities in Kazakhstan