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Exceptional year for UAE, Dubai aviation industry

Posted: 20th February 2014

Shaikh Ahmed said the phenomenal number of passengers handled by Dubai International Airport last year is yet another proof of 2013 being an exceptional year.   The number of passengers handled by Dubai International last year — over 66...
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Gulf Air Traffic Close to 'Choking Point'

Posted: 13th February 2014

The Gulf aviation market will soon reach choking point, preventing further growth, if authorities do not address regional air traffic control issues “very, very quickly”, the secretary-general of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation has...
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Middle East: Middle East Aviation Industry Flies High

Posted: 13th February 2014

The Middle East’s aviation industry continues to forge ahead with its expansion strategy, leading global passenger traffic tables and placing mega aircraft orders.  The region’s airlines reported the strongest year-over-year...
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Dubai Aerospace Places $980m Jet Order

Posted: 13th February 2014

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announces first major deal since global financial crisis Dubai: Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) ordered 40 new aircraft in a deal worth more than $980 million (Dh3.6 billion) from European manufacturer ATR on Wednesday...
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The World’s Fastest Growing Plane Market Is About To Go On A Shopping Spree

Posted: 13th February 2014

When the Singapore Airshow opens tomorrow, the attention of the aviation industry will turn to Asia, the fastest-growing market on the planet. Between 2013 and 2032, the Asia Pacific region, including China and India, will demand nearly 13,000...
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Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Places $1billion Order for 40 ATRs

Posted: 13th February 2014

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) ordered 40 turboprop commercial aircraft, including an option for 20 planes, from French-Italian manufacturer ATR, the company said on Wednesday.   The order for the purchase of 40 ATR 72-600s is estimated at...
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Demand for Pilots to Soar in Next Few Years

Posted: 12th February 2014

  An aviation training company based at the Dublin Airport Logistics Park in St Margaret's is part of a major flight training exhibition at the Convention Centre in Dublin that hopes to feed an expected boom in the demand for pilots....
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Dubai’s Blueprint for Mega ‘Airport City’ to Boost Growth

Posted: 12th February 2014

Emirates, flydubai helping Dubai to become futuristic aviation hub   At the onset of 2014, Dubai sits at an interesting juncture. On the back of its aviation, trade and hospitality industries, the emirate is strongly poised to become not only...
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Dubai Airports are Ready to See More Growth: Ahmed

Posted: 12th February 2014

Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, and Chairman and CEO of Emirates airline and Group, wears many hats with effortless ease.    Even as airline and airport...
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MidEast Carriers Records Strongest Passenger Growth in 2013

Posted: 11th February 2014

Middle East aviation sector benefiting from the continued strength of regional economies, particularly Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates Emirates Airline place landing at Barcelona airport. Emirates launched the first A380 service in Spain...
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