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  • Abu Dhabi Air Expo: Seaplane tour operator for offer VIP shuttle


    Dubai-based seaplane tour operator Seawings has joined forces with fixed-base operator JetEx to provide a VIP shuttle...


  • Dornier Seawings earmarks 2015 for first Seastar amphibian delivery


    Dornier Seawings plans to select the final assembly base for its Seastar CD 2 twin-engined amphibious turboprop in the...


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  • Abu Dhabi Air Expo: Seaplane tour operator for offer VIP shuttle

    News | 03 Mar 2014 09:58 | Kate Sarsfield

    Dubai-based seaplane tour operator Seawings has joined forces with fixed-base operator JetEx to provide a VIP shuttle ­service from Al Maktoum International airport (DWC), using Cessna 208 Caravan seaplanes. "JetEx will be offering the downtown air taxi flight as a complimentary service to its own private jet clients travelling through their FBO," says Seawings. Launched in 2007, Seawings provides sightseeing tours from 25 destinations across the United Arab Emirates with three Caravan turboprops.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Abu-Dhabi-Air-Expo-Seaplane-tour-operator-for-offer-VIP-shuttle-396495/
  • ROUTES: Seawings expands seaplane business in Abu Dhabi

    News | 30 Sep 2012 12:08 | Alan Peaford

    One new tourist attraction in the UAE is making somewhat of a splash. Seaplane operator Seawings, having successfully developed a business in Dubai, is now...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ROUTES-Seawings-expands-seaplane-business-in-Abu-Dhabi-377082/
  • Dornier Seawings earmarks 2015 for first Seastar amphibian delivery

    News | 13 Jun 2012 11:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    Dornier Seawings plans to select the final assembly base for its Seastar CD 2 twin-engined amphibious turboprop in the third quarter of this year and will deliver the first of the 12-passenger aircraft 33 months later, the company says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dornier-Seawings-earmarks-2015-for-first-Seastar-amphibian-delivery-372913/
  • MEBA show report briefs

    News | 25 Nov 2008 00:00 | Murdo Morrison

    <p>GENESIS FIRST</p><p>Conversions specialist Genesis Custom Jetliners has opened a sales office in Dubai, headed by former Royal Jet head of business development and strategic planning Bilal Yousuf. Genesis specialises in customised interiors for Airbus and Boeing aircraft.</p><p>MEDICAL MOVE</p><p>Abu Dhabi operator Prestige Jet has launched a medevac division, Prestige Flight Ambulance, which will cater for the huge market for specialist medical travel and repatriation in the region. This follows the award of a United Arab Emirates' ministry of health tender. PFA will operate two dedicated aircraft, a Bombardier Challenger 604 and Learjet 55.</p><p>LEADING THE SHARJAH</p><p>One of the world's oldest flight support companies, Calgary-based Skyplan, has established an operation in Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates.</p><p>SEAWINGS EXPANDS</p><p>Dubai tour operator Seawings wants to add a 19-seat floatplane to its fleet of three Cessna 208 Caravan amphibians. It will help meet addedhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-show-report-briefs-319129/
  • Seastar close to relaunch

    News | 08 Aug 2006 00:00

    <P>German aircraft developer Dornier Seawings is close to securing up to $100 million of funding to relaunch production of the Dornier CD-2 Seastar amphibian. </P> <P>A source close to Seawings says a Singapore aerospace company has pledged up to 20% of the capital, while an Abu Dhabi-based investor, believed to be government-owned Mubadala Development, which has a 35% stake in Italian business aircraft manufacturer Piaggio, is likely to commit the remainder provided that Seawings can secure industrial partnerships to manufacture the aircraft in Abu Dhabi.</P> <P>Seawings began talks last month with two aerospace companies keen to secure offset credits with the Abu Dhabi government. One is believed to be Korea Aerospace Industries, which is bidding to sell its T-50 supersonic trainer to the United Arab Emirates air force. <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH> <P align=right><IMG id=D#http://www.flightglobal.com/assets/gehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Seastar-close-to-relaunch-208309/
  • Investors sought to bring Seastar back to market

    News | 10 Aug 2004 00:00

    <p>German manufacturer believes global demand justifies relaunch of Dornier amphibian</p> <p>German aircraft developer Dornier Seawings is seeking investment to relaunch production of the Dornier CD-2 Seastar amphibian.</p> <p>The company is evaluating facilities in Asia and Europe before starting a planned development phase by the end of this year. Company sources say it has completed a feasibility study and last year commissioned an independent market analysis that pointed to a global demand for around 250 amphibious aircraft over 10 years. The source says 250 "is a very conservative figure, but we have based our planning on this figure and believe we could break even well below that".</p> <p>Dornier Seawings says it is targeting three market segments, with three different versions of the aircraft: a para-public surveillance variant is being marketed to government agencies; a 12-seater regional airline configuration is being promoted to island-hopper charter operators; while a sixhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Investors-sought-to-bring-Seastar-back-to-market-185730/