All United Arab Emirates articles – Page 2

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    DAE shifts focus from big order to possible acquisition


    Do not expect Dubai Aerospace Enterprise to be among the big spenders at the air show that kicks off in its home city on 17 November. Not long ago, a mega, 400-narrowbody order seemed on the cards from the government-owned entity – which vaulted into the top echelon of lessors ...

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    Strata comes of age


    In the 10 years since it was established in a desert plot next to Al Ain airport, Strata Manufacturing has achieved a great deal. As well as being the Gulf’s only tier one aerospace manufacturer, with clients including Airbus, Boeing and Pilatus, the composite aerostructures specialist has spearheaded what some ...

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    DUBAI: Jetex looks to open two more FBOs


    Working hard behind the scenes to ensure every aircraft on the static is positioned correctly and its crew looked after is fast-growing trip support and fixed base operation provider Jetex, the event’s official handling organisation for the third show running.

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    UAE unveils defence conglomerate Edge


    Long one of the world’s biggest oil and gas producers, the United Arab Emirates has diversified over the past 20 years to become a world leader in the aviation market, a leading tourist destination, and a major trading and financial centre. The one area in which it has arguably lagged ...

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    How SpiceJet will help Ras Al Khaimah rebuild


    Ras Al Khaimah Airport is celebrating Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet’s decision to make it a hub and is confident it has “overcome the challenges” of losing home carrier RAK Airways, which collapsed in early 2014.

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    UAE requests 10-unit Chinook acquisition


    US officials have approved the possible sale of 10 Boeing CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to the United Arab Emirates.

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    Contrasting fortunes of UAE's two low-cost carriers


    It has been a year of contrasting fortunes for the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) two low-cost carriers. All-Airbus operator Air Arabia has continued to thrive, notching up robust first-half profits and adding its first three A321LRs to its fleet of 52 A320s.

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    ANALYSIS: UAE's airports dealing with a new challenge


    Three or four years ago, the United Arab Emirates' rival hubs were dealing with the challenges of success. Dubai International (DXB) was straining at the seams, with government operator Dubai Airports mulling a rapid expansion plan for the new Al Maktoum airport to ease pressure on the world’s busiest international ...

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    What to expect at the 2019 Dubai air show


    On the eve of the 2019 Dubai air show, we take a look at the headline news that is shaping the scene of one of the biggest shows of the year.

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    Dubai Airports chief calls for rethink on airport planning


    He may run the world’s busiest airport for international flights, but Dubai Airports chief executive Paul Griffiths does not believe constructing ever-larger hubs is the solution to the overcapacity problem faced by many cities.

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    Manufacturers must heed Emirates chief's rebuke


    Tim Clark never knowingly pulls his punches, but the Emirates president has clearly run out of patience over the seemingly endless inability of aircraft and engine manufacturers to deliver service-ready hardware.

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    PICTURES: Emirates livery adorns 777-9 folding wingtips


    ​Emirates has released photos of one of its first Boeing 777-9 aircraft, featuring the UAE flag on the type's trademark folding wingtips.

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    Saab targets April delivery for UAE's first GlobalEye


    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is on track to receive its first GlobalEye swing-role surveillance system aircraft within the next 12 months, Saab chief executive Hakan Buskhe has disclosed.

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    Bombardier to open a Dubai line maintenance site


    ​Bombardier announces at EBACE plans to expand its global services reach with the opening of a new line station in Dubai that will serve customers throughout the Middle East.

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    DAE upsizes unsecured revolver to $600 million


    Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has used an accordian feature to upsize its revolving credit facility more than 10% to $600 million.

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    DAE earnings jump amid AWAS integration


    ​As Dubai Aerospace Enterprise strives for further investment-grade ratings, its full-year results benefited from the integration with AWAS, the Irish lessor it purchased in 2017.

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    OPINION: Airbus lets head rule heart with A380 cancellation


    Of all the days to be dumped, St Valentine's Day is probably the most painful. But prompted by Emirates cancelling most of its remaining orders, Airbus on 14 February finally let its head rule its heart, and said au revoir to commercial aerospace's biggest vanity project – an airliner more ...

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    Emirates digital chief Mueller resigns from position


    Emirates chief digital and innovation officer Christoph Mueller has resigned and will leave the Middle Eastern airline in August.

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    PICTURES: Saab's second GlobalEye makes flight debut for UAE


    Saab's second of three GlobalEye surveillance aircraft on order for launch customer the United Arab Emirates (UAE) completed a 2h 54min debut flight from its Linkoping site in Sweden on 3 January.

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    Boeing launches BBJ 777X with concept interiors


    Boeing Business Jets has launched a VIP version of its latest airliner, the 777X, unveiling three concept interiors for the type at the Middle East Business Aviation Association show in Dubai today.