#Aviation

Agility posts-Q3-2022-profit - July 16, 2022: HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates meets with Joe Biden, President of the US, during the Jeddah Security and Development Summit. Image: WAM

Kuwait’s Agility reports KD12.6m in earnings for Q3 2022

In Q3, Agility controlled businesses reported EBITDA of KD47m and revenue of KD256.3m

Sanad and Indonesia's GMF agree landmark MoU

Abu Dhabi’s Sanad, Indonesia’s GMF to establish MRO centre for aircraft engines

The two entities will collaborate to build MRO capabilities dedicated to CFM engines at GMF’s existing facility in Jakarta

Abu Dhabi Airports Groupe ADP sign MoU

Abu Dhabi Airports, Groupe ADP ink MoU to explore advanced air mobility solutions

The French company will be supporting Abu Dhabi Airports in laying the ground for electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft to transport people and cargo

Air Arabia Egypt launches service to Marseille

Air Arabia Egypt to launch new service between Cairo and Marseille

The service will commence from December 16

Abu Dhabi Airports to introduce biometric tech

Abu Dhabi Airports to launch advanced biometric technology

The phased roll-out has begun with US flights from Abu Dhabi, offering facial recognition facility and an end to multiple passport and boarding pass checks

Etihad Airways, World energy to operate NetZero flight

Etihad Airways, World Energy collaborate to operate ‘NetZero’ flight

The flight, which will be operated by Etihad’s Boeing 787 Greenliner, will leverage SAF Book & Claim systems in partnership with World Energy to overcome SAF logistical and infrastructure challenges

Etihad Aviation Group ownership transferred to ADQ

Full ownership of Etihad Aviation Group transferred to ADQ

Earlier this year, Etihad Aviation Group’s ancillary businesses moved to holding company ADQ’s portfolio to form an integrated aviation support services company

Fuelling the future of global aviation

Fuelling the future of global aviation

Sustainable aviation fuel currently accounts for less than 0.1 per cent of global jet fuel use. It’s expected to rise to about 4 per cent in 2030

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Abu Dhabi Airports, Abu Dhabi University to support aviation talent

The agreement will see Abu Dhabi Airports provide employment opportunities and internships to Abu Dhabi University’s alumni over the course of three years

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Emirates SkyCargo, United Cargo sign MoU to leverage combined networks

The agreement will build on existing cargo interline arrangements between both air cargo operators

Etihad-cargo IATA trial

IATA, Etihad Cargo to trial CO2 emission calculator for air cargo

IATA will be working with Etihad Cargo to track the necessary data for cargo shipments over a three-month period

Wizz Air launches Rome-Dammam flight

Wizz Air launches its first flight between Rome and Dammam

Flights between the two destinations will operate twice a week

British Airways & Qatar Airways partnership

Qatar Airways, British Airways complete milestone partnership expansion

The airlines have added 42 new countries to their shared network, including Italy, the Maldives, Norway, Singapore and Sweden

IndiGo commences new direct flights between Mumbai and Ras Al Khaimah

Indian carrier IndiGo launches daily direct service between Mumbai and Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is IndiGo’s 100th overall destination and 11th in its Middle East network

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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi introduces new direct flight to Kuwait

The new direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuwait will start from October 31

Air Arabia AD Celebrates 1 Million Passengers

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi welcomes one millionth passenger

The passenger received complimentary unlimited tickets for a year to any destination from Abu Dhabi

On an upward trajectory: How the regional aviation industry is charting its recovery

As the aviation sector’s recovery has quickened, IATA recently upgraded its outlook for the industry’s financial performance this year

Etihad pilot Aisha Al Mansoori becomes UAE’s first female Emirati captain

Al Mansoori will commence regular duties as a captain on commercial flights from August 28, which also marks Emirati Women’s Day

Middle East to face airline pilot shortages within the next two years

Middle East to face airline pilot shortages within next two years: Oliver Wyman

The regional shortage could start as early as the end of this year, reaching an estimated 3,000 pilots by 2023 and 18,000 by 2032

Al Bateen Executive Airport reopens after refurbishment

Abu Dhabi’s Al Bateen Executive Airport reopens following major refurbishment

The project involved upgrading and refurbishing the airfield ground lighting to certify the airport to operate Code 4D aircraft

London Heathrow Airport extends cap until Oct 29

London Heathrow Airport to continue capacity limits until October 29

Since introducing the cap, the airport reported that passenger journeys have improved with fewer last-minute cancellations and shorter wait times for bags

Oman Air to operate 48 Match Day Shuttle flights

Oman Air to operate 48 ‘Match Day Shuttle’ flights during FIFA World Cup

The shuttle flights will operate during the FIFA World Cup from November 21 to December 3, 2022

Emirates to invest $2bn to enhance customer experience

Emirates to invest over $2bn to enhance inflight customer experience

Emirates’ latest initiatives include a new vegan menu, a ‘cinema in the sky’ experience, cabin interior upgrades and sustainable choices

Air Arabia annouces h1-2022-results.

Air Arabia reports net profit of Dhs451m in H1 2022

More than 5.2 million passengers flew with Air Arabia between January and June 2022 across the carrier’s five hubs

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Saudia launches first direct flight to Zurich

The service has been launched as part of the country’s ‘Air Connectivity Program’, which aims to connect the kingdom to its main target markets and boost tourism

Etihad Airways joins UAE’s In-Country Value (ICV) Programme

Etihad Airways joins In-Country Value Programme, aims to support local industries

The ICV programme is a pillar of the national industrial strategy and benefits certified companies by increasing local demand for their products and services

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Saudi Arabia opens airspace to all carriers

The move by Saudi Arabia marks a win for Joe Biden as he uses his visit to the region this week to advance US strategic interests

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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi celebrates second anniversary

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi marked the inauguration of its operations with its first flight to Alexandria in Egypt on July 14, 2020

flydubai launches service to Samarkand; Registan square Samarkend, Uzbekistan

Budget carrier flydubai launches service to Samarkand

With the launch of operations to Samarkand, flydubai’s network has expanded to 102 destinations globally

Etihad and Junk Kouture partner

Etihad Airways, Junk Kouture partner to promote sustainability through creativity

Junk Kouture, a sustainable fashion competition, challenges young people to make innovative outfits out of 100 per cent recyclable materials and items that are often labelled as waste