August 24, 2016
Even though airports reported an increase of four per cent in international passenger traffic and an increase of 5.1 per cent in domestic traffic in June 2016, international passenger traffic grew faster than the domestic component during the first six months of 2016 (six per cent versus 5.4 per cent). The lower than expected growth rates during June 2016 in international traffic in Europe and the slowdown in the Middle East testified to the fragile and uncertain economic conditions, political instability and passenger sensitivity to the wave of terrorist attacks. These events weighed on travel...Continue Reading >
August 23, 2016
Dubai’s reputation as central to the global business aviation industry has been further cemented with a rise in exhibitors from around the world committing to the MEBAA Show 2016. Business aviation companies from as far afield as China and the USA are travelling to DWC, Airshow Site from 6-8 December for a share of the region’s growing business aviation"...Continue Reading >
August 18, 2016
August 17, 2016
The Algerian Ministry of National Defence (MDN) announced on 11 August that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Leonardo-Finmeccanica regarding the production of helicopters at Ain Arnat in Sétif province.
The MDN said the plan is to create a joint Algerian-Italian company to manufacture three types of light and medium helicopters at the Ain Arnat facility for the purposes of transporting personnel and cargo, medical evacuation,"...Continue Reading >
August 3, 2016
In an official statement regarding an incident at Dubai International Airport earlier today, HE Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Airport Authority, confirmed: “A number of Emirates Airline flights were diverted to Sharjah International Airport and the airport is well prepared and equipped to handle extra arrivals to its daily quota.
The airport is operating"...Continue Reading >
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