All United Arab Emirates articles – Page 7

  • News

    DUBAI: NorthStar to work on armed Bell 429


    ​Abu Dhabi-based NorthStar Aviation is to work with airframe manufacturer Bell Helicopter to develop an armed variant of the latter’s 429 medium twin.

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    DUBAI: Bombardier bullish on special mission market


    Bombardier is optimistic that it can tap into the burgeoning market for special mission aircraft as budget-conscious governments seek to perform multiple roles with a single platform.

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    DUBAI: Combat-tested A330 MRTT to get technology boost


    The United Arab Emirates air force is exhibiting one of its Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transports (MRTT), having gained the ability since the last show to use the phrase “combat-proven”.

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    DUBAI: Emirates new flight training aircraft on display


    ​Think of Emirates and large widebodies such as the Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 spring to mind. But two much smaller aircraft displaying the livery of the Dubai flag-carrier are on the static.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: The different paths of the Gulf's two low-cost leaders


    ​The UAE, with a population of less than 10 million, is home to no fewer than four major airlines. While the flag-carriers of Dubai and Abu Dhabi – Emirates and Ethihad – enjoy global profiles, the country’s two low-cost, short-haul airlines have also established themselves as major forces in Middle ...

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    VIDEO: Emirates A380 and Jetman Dubai perform amazing formation flight


    Emirates Airline and Jetman Dubai greeted the Dubai air show in spectacular fashion with a formation flight over the Palm Jumeirah district.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Gulf wrestles with ATM conundrum


    ​The Gulf’s airports may be growing fast but, as traffic to and from the region increases, its skies are becoming increasingly congested and difficult to manage. Seeking a solution to this problem has long been an issue for governments wary of letting go control of their national airspace.

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    ANALYSIS: Gulf airports fight for share of rapidly rising demand


    ​Airport investment is in overdrive at aviation’s busiest global crossroads, as the hubs of Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways vie to keep pace with the growth of their flag-carriers, and with eachother to attract international air traffic. While Doha’s new Hamad International is about to embark on an expansion that ...

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    Bombardier confirms CS100 debut in Dubai


    Bombardier has confirmed a CSeries aircraft will make its debut at the Dubai air show, arriving at the Dubai World Central airport as early as 6 November.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Dubai – the rise and fall, and rise again, of DAE


    Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is a very different entity to the brash brand that launched itself on the industry a decade ago with an intent to create a series of blue-chip businesses in the Gulf and beyond. The dream was bold: in early 2006 – with its skyline full of construction ...

  • News

    Dubai moments: Our top 10 stories from 13 Dubai air shows


    The biennial Dubai air show, which begins on 8 November, launched more than 25 years ago and is known for its mouth-watering orders. Here is our list of the 10 most significant shows and stories from the 13 previous editions.

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    ANALYSIS: UAE sets sights on Mars


    For a growing number of developing countries looking to bolster their scientific and educational base and deliver an increasingly powerful array of services on the ground, there is no substitute for looking to space. Not surprisingly, the UAE is one among this number – but the Gulf country set its ...

  • News

    Falcon Aviation to ferry 400 workers daily on Q400s


    Falcon Aviation Services has launched one of the world’s biggest regular business-aviation services, ferrying 400 oil workers daily from its Al Bateen base in Abu Dhabi to two facilities on islands off the coast of the emirate.

  • News

    China Southern to launch three new international services


    China Southern Airlines plans to launch three new international services in the coming weeks.

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    UAE firm studies civil twins for next armed helo


    ​A UAE-based firm is evaluating twin-engined commercial helicopters for conversion to military gunships, having successfully delivered several armed Bell Helicopter 407s to its host country.

  • News

    SpiceJet to launch two new Dubai services


    SpiceJet will launch services from Amritsar and Kozhikode to Dubai, starting from 15 November.

  • News

    Emirates to choose between A350-900 and 787-10 next year


    Emirates will not choose between the Airbus A350-900 or the Boeing 787-10 until next year, chief executive Tim Clark has confirmed – quashing speculation that the Dubai air show might bring a high-profile order for one of the midsize widebodies from the local flag carrier.

  • News

    DXB set to exceed previous 90 million capacity limit


    Dubai International airport (DXB) is having to revise previous capacity limits to cope with a surge in demand that is outpacing the relocation of services to the new Dubai World Central.

  • News

    Al Jaber Aviation plans move into MRO


    Al Jaber Aviation (AJA) is the latest Gulf operator to plan a move into MRO as it strives to broaden its offering beyond the highly competitive business-jet charter market.

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    CAE reveals plans for extending Predator training


    CAE’s defence lead has revealed plans to replicate the unmanned air vehicle training that it offers to the US Air Force to more operators of the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems family of Predator UAVs.