aviation

February 18, 2020

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has bolstered its global handling partnership agreements with dnata, one of the world's largest air service providers.

The new agreements align the two UAE-based companies until 2023, with dnata providing warehouse and cargo handling services to manage 180,000 tonnes of air cargo carried annually across 15 gateways in Etihad Cargo's global network.

For the first time, the Etihad Cargo-dnata alliance now extends to North America and South Asia Pacific, with dnata having commenced warehouse operations"...

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February 17, 2020

ABU DHABI, 16th February 2020 (WAM) – Etihad Airways, Etihad, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, hosted an event for frequent flyers and key trade, government and media partners as part of its ongoing activities to celebrate 15-years of flying to India.

The airline began operations in India in September 2004 and it has grown to become its second largest market after the UAE, carrying over 18 million passengers to and from the country.

Mumbai was the first route in the country to be served by Etihad and today the city ranks highest in terms of total"...

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February 15, 2020

JEOL Ltd. (TOKYO:6951) (President & COO Izumi Oi) announces the release of a new atomic resolution analytical electron microscope, JEM-ARM300F2 (GRAND ARM(TM)2) to be released in February 2020.

Product development background

In Electron Microscopy, a great number of microscopists and engineers have continued to pursue the improvement of resolution. Meanwhile, JEOL has made efforts to improve the stability of the transmission electron microscope (TEM). Combining aberration correction technologies with these efforts, we have successfully achieved superbly high resolution.

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February 15, 2020

Mary Kay Inc., a global beauty company and leader in skin care innovation, continued its decades-long support of the beauty and scientific communities by recently supporting the 2020 Generational Dermatology Palm Springs Symposium from Feb. 14 – 16. Generational Dermatology, founded by Dr. Wendy E. Roberts, takes a multi-decade approach to the evolving aging patient, including medical, surgical and aesthetic dermatology. This symposium is targeted toward dermatologists and other core specialists at all stages of their careers. Participants join extraordinary faculty and key opinion leaders at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Rancho Mirage. “Our commitment to skin care science isn’t just about making new Mary Kay products,” said Dr. Lucy Gildea, Chief Scientific Officer at Mary Kay. ”Our involvement with events like Generational Dermatology allows us to exchange innovative ideas and findings with dermatologists and continue to further support advancements in skin health. This meeting is also special to us because it supports our colleagues in dermatology over their entire career.” Mary Kay Research & Development is dedicated to discovering the trends......

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February 13, 2020

Etihad Airways has announced a partnership with Norwegian technology developer Braathens IT to develop TravelPass, an innovative travel solution initially aimed at corporate and frequent travellers which will launch later this year.

The new TravelPass technology provides a subscription-based travel solution, allowing Etihad to offer its frequent guests complete flexibility and ease with their regular and recurring travel arrangements. Customers can purchase a TravelPass for a set number of trips or a particular travel period instead of purchasing flights one by one.

Subscription-based travel is good news for the aviation industry as it provides customers with the choice between prepaid trips"...

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February 11, 2020

Dubai’s Emirates airline has cancelled a number of flights on Monday, February 10 due to high winds caused by Storm Ciara, the carrier announced on Twitter.

In a tweet, Emirates said that flights EK43 and EK44 from Dubai to Frankfurt and back have been cancelled, as well as flights EK53 and EK54 between Dubai and Munich.

Other cancelled flights include EK145 and EK146 between Amsterdam and Dubai and flights EK87 and EK88 between Dubai and Zurich.

Affected passengers have been rebooked"...

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February 10, 2020

Abu Dhabi Airports, in partnership with Etihad Aviation Group have started to prepare the 17,000 employees required to operate the new Midfield Airport Terminal at Abu Dhabi Airport ahead of its possible opening later this year.

The two companies have launched a programmes to ensure that each staff member of all airport organisations is familiarised, inducted and trained to operate the new facility. They have also launched a pop-up website communicating vital information about the Midfield Terminal to employees.

The internal website for employees of Abu Dhabi Airports"...

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February 10, 2020

(WAM) - Abu Dhabi Airports has successfully upgraded the Airfield Lighting System of the Southern Runway at Abu Dhabi International Airport, AUH, to a CAT-IIIB system, joining a select group of international airports to have implemented the advanced technology.

This new state-of-the-art technology has been integrated with the Air Traffic Control (ATC) systems of the Southern Runway, while upgrade works to install a CAT-IIIB system on the Northern Runway continue to progress.

The accomplishment was marked with a special ceremony held at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s"...

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February 10, 2020

Air Arabia on Sunday announced its financial results for the full year ending December 31, 2019, reporting a track record net profit of Dh1 billion, an increase of 80 per cent compared to the net profit registered in 2018.

The figure excludes the impairment accounting treatment that Air Arabia took in 2018. The airline's turnover for the full year 2019 reached Dh4.75 billion, an increase of 15 per cent compared to the turnover registered in the full year 2018. The strong full year financial results were backed by solid growth in passenger demand with Air Arabia serving more than 12 million passengers from its four hubs in the UAE, Morocco,"...

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February 9, 2020

(WAM) - Sanad Aerotech, Sanad, the leading provider of aircraft engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, MRO, solutions and part of Sanad – a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, has elevated its business expansion ambitions in Africa by signing a landmark agreement with Ethiopian Airlines, the continent’s fastest growing airline and one of the reputed aviation brands in the world.

Signed at MRO Africa, the agreement paves the way for Sanad and Ethiopian Airlines to collaborate and maximise on untapped MRO business opportunities in the region. The initial phase of the agreement will see Sanad and Ethiopian Airlines"...

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