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November 11, 2007, 7:29 PM

United Arab Emirates national carrier Etihad Airways celebrated its fourth birthday last week by introducing an interline agreement with Australian operator Virgin Blue that connects its 45-destination network with 22 Australian cities through Brisbane and Sydney.

November 11, 2007, 7:29 PM

Each of the original three contenders to supply the UAE Air Force with an advanced jet trainer (AJT) offered unique selling points that could have tipped the balance in their favor.

November 11, 2007, 7:28 PM

A 24-hour customer support center recently established by Eurocopter for its European customers will go global late this year, according to the company.

November 11, 2007, 7:27 PM

Next year’s 60th anniversary Farnborough Airshow should be a record-breaker, according to organizers Farnborough International (Stand W106). Sales are at the highest level ever seen at this stage in the biennial cycle, the company said, and exhibitors’ plans are correspondingly ambitious.

November 11, 2007, 7:27 PM

Farnborough Aircraft’s commercial director, Richard Blain, believes that size certainly has its advantages when it comes to his company’s F-1 Kestrel turboprop single.

November 11, 2007, 7:25 PM

Dassault Aviation (Stand W406) is at the Dubai Air Show for the first time since it named Jet Aviation’s facility here its UAE authorized service center.

November 11, 2007, 7:24 PM

JetCraft Trading, a newly formed alliance between business aviation specialist Jet Aviation and broker JetCraft Corporation, is here at the Dubai Airshow introducing its aircraft transaction coordination services to prospective Middle Eastern customers.

November 11, 2007, 7:24 PM

The need for qualified people is about the only constraint to growth in the booming air transport markets of the Middle East and Asia, and the fact that DAE University was the first of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise’s six business units to get a chief executive reflects that reality.

November 11, 2007, 7:23 PM

Business must be good for Smart Aviation, the Cairo-based air charter operator formed earlier this year with a single Cessna Citation Sovereign. The evidence lies with an order the company has placed with Cessna for five more Sovereigns in a deal valued at around $80 million.

November 11, 2007, 7:22 PM

UK-based logistics company All Metal Services (AMS) has turned its attention to China and India as it expands its operation to supply metallic raw materials beyond its existing bases in the UK and France.