Geography

November 13, 2011 - 11:22am
Honeywell distribution agreements.

Honeywell has signed distribution agreements with Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL) of Abu Dhabi and Transworld Aviation of Dubai to quicken response times on orders from Honeywell customers.

November 13, 2011 - 9:25am
Eric Martel

After a period that has seen rapid growth of its fleet in the Middle East, Bombardier Aerospace is emphasizing at the Dubai Air Show this week the support that its Business Aircraft division is providing for local owners and operators of Global, Challenger and Learjet aircraft.

November 12, 2011 - 10:59am
Al Fusan aerobatic display team

Al Fursan, the United Arab Emirates Air Force’s flight display team, is making its debut here this week, where it is performing its precision aerobatics routine in celebration of both the event and the UAE’s 40th anniversary.

November 12, 2011 - 2:15am
Mubadala Aerospace's Strata facility

Mubadala Aerospace’s global ambitions in the aerospace arena are already achieving tangible successes at Strata, its composite aerostructures manufacturing subsidiary. Strata’s 230,000-sq-ft facility is located at the Al Ain Aerospace Center at Abu Dhabi’s Al Ain International Airport.

November 11, 2011 - 8:05pm
Homaid Al Shemmari

Abu Dhabi is determined to succeed in aerospace, but not at all costs. Mubadala, the emirate’s $45 billion sovereign wealth fund, set up an aerospace division in 2006. The plan is for it to break even by 2013, but some latitude is possible on this goal, if the group secures the right partnership opportunities to support its plan to spend around $1 billion building another new facility here in the United Arab Emirates.

November 11, 2011 - 9:26am
Ali Al Naqbi

The business aviation market in the Middle East is now at a crucial stage in its development and is poised to reach an annual value of $1 billion by 2018, according to Ali Al Naqbi, founding chairman of the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA).

November 11, 2011 - 9:23am
Satellite image of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

This stunning image of the world’s tallest building–Dubai’s Burj Khalifa skyscraper–is the result of a new business alliance between Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) and Google under which SIME has become the first authorized reseller for Google Enterprise GEO in the Middle East.

November 10, 2011 - 7:25pm
Dubai's Burj al Arab.

Show organizer F&E Aerospace has designated Thursday as the Dubai AIr Show’s inaugural Futures Day, which will be dedicated to inspiring the UAE’s young people to build careers in the industry. The day will focus on the recruitment, education, and training of home-grown talent.

November 10, 2011 - 7:05pm
Dubai International Airport.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrates its 40th anniversary next month on December 2, and aviation has always been at the forefront of the young country’s ambitious development plans.

November 10, 2011 - 4:31pm

Regional business aviation companies met in Dubai today to share information and discuss issues at the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) roundtable. The first session covered issues affecting aircraft operators, while the second addressed training and recruitment. Dr.

 
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