#Aircraft

UAE says it’s suspending F-35 talks with the US

The UAE said it is reassessing the strategic requirements and the costs/benefits of the aircraft

Neom, Volocopter JV to create world’s first bespoke public Evtol mobility system

Neom has placed a confirmed order of 15 Volocopter aircraft to commence initial flight operations within the next 2-3 years

Airbus wins 28-plane A320neo order from Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways

Jazeera already operates an all-Airbus fleet of original-generation A320s and eight A320neos

Amazon seeks used long-range cargo jets able to fly from China

The company is seeking 10 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, as well as crews to fly them

Dubai carrier Emirates’ A380 aircraft to serve 27 cities by November end

Over the next six weeks, the airline will re-instate its A380 services to destinations such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Johannesburg and Madrid, among others

UAE assures evacuation of diplomatic mission from Kabul

The UAE is also facilitating the safe evacuation of foreign diplomatic staff through its airports

Airbus revives plan to build A321 where its A380 jumbo jet was made

The assembly line in Toulouse should be operational by the end of 2022

Flydubai’s Boeing 737 Max aircraft to resume passenger services this week

Flydubai, which has a fleet of 14 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, said five jets have now received regulatory approval to rejoin its fleet

Dubai Aerospace delivers first of 18 Boeing aircraft to American Airlines

Delivery of the remaining aircraft is expected to be completed in the coming months

Sir Tim Clark Emirates Airlines

Airlines cannot operate with empty middle seats – Emirates’ Tim Clark

The next six to nine months will be “tough” for the aviation industry

New economy class seats – with no TV screens – unveiled by Abu Dhabi’s Etihad

Passengers can view inflight entertainment by using their own devices