Low-cost carrier flydubai announced $74 million in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) contracts Tuesday at the Dubai Airshow.
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Bombardier registered a much-welcome letter of intent (LOI) for the C Series CS300 on Tuesday at the Dubai Air Show, when Turkish low-fare carrier Atlasjet signed for 15 of the new narrowbodies.
Is this the latest triple-rotor rotorcraft from “Belikorsky?” Perhaps it’s the ultimate in shipborne mission flexibility. Or maybe it’s just the way a Sikorsky MH-60R and a Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor are parked on the ramp at the Dubai Air Show.
UAE’s Air Force and Air Defense (AFAD) has a long-standing interest in acquiring an airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) capability.
As flight crew members and frequent air travelers know better than most, seeing anything from above puts it in better perspective. AIN photographer David McIntosh got the opportunity to see and shoot the Dubai Air Show static display from a helicopter on Monday morning before most visitors arrived. Here’s what he saw.
Dassault Falcon president and CEO John Rosanvallon, left, today at the Dubai Air Show congratulated AIN co-founder and current managing director Wilson Leach on the publishing company starting its 40th year in business.
So what makes L-3 mission integration the best choice for implementing an ISR conversion of the King Air twin-turboprop?
VistaJet is committing three new long-range aircraft to the Middle East market, with an order for a pair of Bombardier Challenger 850 business jets and a Global 5000.
GE Aviation will help oversee the design and construction of a new $120 million engine overhaul shop that Emirates Airline plans to build in Dubai.
Pakistani private charter firm Princely Jets yesterday ordered a Eurocopter EC130 B4 helicopter. The deal, which also includes support and spares, was signed at the Dubai Air Show and calls for delivery in June 2012.
FedEx Express, a FedEx Corp. subsidiary, announced the launch of a 48,000-sq-ft facility in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA). The new FedEx facility will give customers in the free zone greater connectivity to FedEx’s global network.
Medrar Financial Group of Dubai and Diamond Aircraft Holdings of Austria have signed an agreement for Medrar’s acquisition of a majority interest in Diamond, the companies announced today. The agreement includes Diamond’s piston airplanes as well as its under-development, single-turbine D-Jet.
Has the Eurofighter Typhoon really unseated Dassault’s Rafale as the UAE Air Force’s fighter-of-choice for a 60-plane order?
OnAir is working on a supplementary type certificate for the Dassault Falcon 7X, which will be the first purpose-built business jet to receive the on-board cell phone service specialist’s system.
Comlux Aviation placed the first-ever order for an Airbus ACJ321 at the Dubai Air Show on Monday, expanding the Airbus Corporate Jet family.
Pilatus Aircraft has selected Amac Aerospace as its fully authorized service center and exclusive sales center for the Pilatus PC-12 NG single-engine turboprop in the Middle East. Amac will commence sales activity on Jan.
General aviation design guru and space pioneer Burt Rutan was presented with a lifetime achievement award at the Dubai Air Show yesterday, though the founder and ex-CEO of Scaled Composite protested, “I haven’t done anything for months.” Rutan retired from his company e
Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut announced here yesterday that its MS-21 family of short- and medium-range twin-engine passenger
Raytheon has completed delivery and installation of its latest generation AutoTrac III (AT3) air traffic management system at Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport, which is scheduled to open in 2012.
Lufthansa has chosen CFM56-5Bs to power four new Airbus A320s on firm order, CFM International announced at the Dubai Air Show yesterday.