MEBA Convention News » 2010

December 8, 2010 - 8:39pm

ging a reputation for innovative and exciting aircraft paint schemes, highlighted by its recent win in a competition to design a new livery for the single-prop TBM 850 six-seater.

The contest was launched in July by the TBM 850’s manufacturer, Daher-Socata, to create a new paint scheme to be introduced for 2011 production aircraft in celebration of the company’s 100th anniversary.

December 8, 2010 - 1:00pm

Vision Systems, which is exhibiting at the MEBA show for the first time (Booth No. C714), is displaying its newest offerings in sun protection and in-flight entertainment systems. These include dimmable cabin windows and an all-in-one multimedia electronic unit.

December 8, 2010 - 3:56am

Blue Green Technology (BGT) has appointed Dubai's Alpha Global Industries (AGI) as the exclusive agent for BGT's Vigiplane aircraft security system in the Middle East and Africa. The companies signed the agreement at MEBA yesterday.

December 8, 2010 - 3:45am

Airbus has renewed its flight training agreement with CAE through 2017, covering most Airbus models, including the in-development A350 XWB. In Dubai, Emirates-CAE Flight Training offers training on the A320, A330 and A340 models, which also covers the entire Airbus Corporate Jets family.

December 8, 2010 - 3:37am

Amman-based charter operator Arab Wings (stand C218) has added an Embraer Legacy 650 to its fleet and received a license to perform MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) services, the company said at MEBA.

According to Manal Obeid, head of sales and marketing at the company, the Embraer is "the first Legacy 650 in the Middle East" and its MRO license, received two weeks ago, is "the first one in Jordan."

December 8, 2010 - 3:30am

HMM Aviation will deploy Sagem's C-FOQA (corporate-flight operational quality assurance) system in the Middle East market under a letter of intent signed at the MEBA show. The Sagem C-FOQA system delivers flight analysis data to airplane and helicopter operators using an Apple iPad application.

December 8, 2010 - 3:22am

Malta has a long and successful history of support to the shipping industry, and ranks second in the list of vessel registrations in Europe. As part of a strategic government vision, the unified Transport Malta agency and its civil aviation directorate (Stand E335) have embarked on a program to emulate that success in the aviation sector.

December 8, 2010 - 3:15am

Dubai-based Titan Aviation (Stand C719), a provider of aircraft management, charter and sales, has been approved by the Cayman Civil Aviation Authority as a Continuous Airworthiness Maintenance Organization (CAMO). The approval allows Titan to perform maintenance on aircraft of Cayman registry.

December 8, 2010 - 3:07am

Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT, Stand C615) announced yesterday that it signed a contract with Athens-based Gainjet Aviation to provide Gulfstream G450 and G550 and Bombardier Global Express pilot training at the training provider's Dubai facility.

December 8, 2010 - 3:00am

Aircraft charter and management group Rizon Jet (Stand C310) yesterday signed a contract with Private Flight Global, a New Zealand catering group, to become its preferred in-flight cuisine provider.

 
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