aviation

December 13, 2018

Flydubai has launched new fare types offering passengers more choice when travelling in economy class.

The new fare types are applicable for all bookings made from December 2 onwards, allowing passengers to choose between Lite, Value and Flex bundles designed to cater to their different travel and budgetary needs.

Passengers travelling in Business continue to benefit from great value for money with the existing business class fares that include a generous checked-in baggage allowance, meal options from an internationally inspired menu, complimentary in-flight entertainment"...

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December 13, 2018

DUBAI, 12th December, 2018 (WAM) -- Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, DAE, today announced that it has signed a new four-year unsecured revolving credit facility arranged by Emirates NBD as sole Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner.

The initial commitment of US$535 million is from a group of eight regional banks. The accordion feature allows the facility to be increased to up to US$600 million at any time after the initial closing. The facility will support the future financing needs of the business.

Commenting on the announcement, Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer"...

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December 12, 2018

dnata, the Dubai-based air services provider, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering.

The company said the acquisition allows it to significantly expand its operations in the United States, further strengthening its global network of catering businesses.

Founded in 2007, 121 Inflight Catering offers premium catering services to commercial airlines and private jets from its facilities at New York JFK and Nashville International Airport.

It"...

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December 11, 2018

Passengers travelling with Virgin Atlantic this Christmas could face disruption as pilots with the airline voted to strike in a dispute over union recognition.

The Professional Pilots Union (PPU), which counts about a third of the pilots as members, said it balloted members for action after it was kept out of talks over changes to pilot benefits.

The union said 72 percent if its Virgin Atlantic members voted on the action, with 71.5% of those supporting the proposed strike action.

The first"...

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December 11, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- CTS Engines, the global leader for mature engine maintenance within the Aerospace & Defense industry, announced today that it had hired Tom Bode as its Senior Vice President, Operations. In his new role, Mr. Bode will be responsible for all operations, quality, and engineering functions, and will report to Vesa Paukkeri, CTS Engines’s President and COO. Since 2008, Mr. Bode has been the General Manager of the Columbus Engine Center for Pratt & Whitney, a company he joined in 2000. Prior to 2000, Mr. Bode worked at GE Aviation, where he was a quality and engineering leader.

“As"...

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December 10, 2018

Dubai-based flydubai today has announced the start of flights to Chittagong in Bangladesh, with the re-launch service set to begin on January 20, 2019 with daily flights.

Sudhir Sreedharan, senior vice president Commercial (UAE, GCC, Subcontinent and Africa) at flydubai said, “We are delighted that flydubai is returning to Chittagong. It reaffirms our commitment to serving underserved destinations and with daily flights we look forward to our passengers benefiting from our direct and convenient flights to Dubai and beyond.”

Emirates will codeshare on this route as part of the Emirates flydubai partnership announced in July 2017. For bookings under the codeshare, Emirates passengers"...

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December 10, 2018

For the first time, Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) will take part in Mebaa Dubai, the Middle East's leading business aviation exhibition.

Located at Chalet A15, ACH will display a new ACH145 cabin model equipped with the Mercedes-Benz Style interior, part of the range of interior designs by partner brands and designers: ACH Editions. The model will showcase the interior design inspired by the luxury-class saloons of the automotive manufacturer matched with the features of the outstanding medium sized, twin-engine helicopter.

Mercedes-Benz Style brings elegance and style to combine with perfect form and function of the ACH145, delivering best-in-class standards of business and private"...

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December 10, 2018

The 5th Annual Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA) proclaimed Emirates Insurance Company as the General Insurance Company of the Year 2018, at the recently held awards function in Dubai.

Outperforming other leading insurers to win the coveted award, Emirates Insurance has proven its market position as an industry pioneer. The company capitalized on technology changes with help from Beyontec Solutions, and harnessed the power of digital to transform its business processes.

The award recognized Emirates Insurance for its underwriting operations performance in"...

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December 10, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. (HARV: CSE) will hold its Third Quarter 2018 earnings conference call on:

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
8:30 AM (Eastern Time)

Participating on the call to review Harvest Health & Recreation’s Third Quarter 2018 financial and operating results will be Jason Vedadi, Executive Chairman, Steve White, Chief Executive Officer, and Steve Gutterman, President.

Third quarter results are available"...

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December 10, 2018

Jetex is bringing the next-generation in advanced private jets to the Middle East after striking an agreement with Honda Aircraft Company to become the exclusive authorized dealer for the region.

The deal means Jetex is now the manufacturer’s sole representative for the new HondaJet offering sales and support across the Gulf and Middle East region.

“With Honda’s brand strength and recognition in the Middle East, we have received tremendous interest in the HondaJet Elite. We are proud to appoint Jetex as HondaJet"...

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