Dubai

November 14, 2011 - 11:35am

GE Aviation will help oversee the design and construction of a new $120 million engine overhaul shop that Emirates Airline plans to build in Dubai. Plans call for construction to begin on the 226,000-sq-ft shop in the first quarter of 2012 and for operations to start in the fourth quarter of 2014.

November 14, 2011 - 6:17am

The Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) and Gates & Partners, the London-based international law firm, will hold a free one-day seminar at the Dubai Air Show on Wednesday, November 16.

November 13, 2011 - 11:48am

Air Arabia has selected the Rockwell Collins dPAVES in-flight entertainment (IFE) system for 44 Airbus A320 aircraft, becoming the first airline in the Middle East to order the system.

November 13, 2011 - 11:34am
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, officially opened the Dubai Air Show 2011 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the Royal Pavilion yesterday. Afterward he led a royal delegation on a tour of the static display and exhibitor stands.

November 13, 2011 - 11:22am
Honeywell distribution agreements.

Honeywell has signed distribution agreements with Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL) of Abu Dhabi and Transworld Aviation of Dubai to quicken response times on orders from Honeywell customers.

November 13, 2011 - 9:25am
Eric Martel

After a period that has seen rapid growth of its fleet in the Middle East, Bombardier Aerospace is emphasizing at the Dubai Air Show this week the support that its Business Aircraft division is providing for local owners and operators of Global, Challenger and Learjet aircraft.

November 13, 2011 - 9:09am

Next year’s Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show will be located at Dubai’s new Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali. The show will take place Dec. 11 to 13, 2012, and organizer Fairs & Exhibitions is taking bookings on Stand W816 here at the Dubai Air Show this week.

November 13, 2011 - 8:31am
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER.

Emirates Airline made history at the Dubai Air Show yesterday in placing the largest single order ever for Boeing commercial airplanes, signing for 50 Boeing 777-300ERs and reserving options on another 20 of the long-range widebodies.

November 12, 2011 - 10:59am
Al Fusan aerobatic display team

Al Fursan, the United Arab Emirates Air Force’s flight display team, is making its debut here this week, where it is performing its precision aerobatics routine in celebration of both the event and the UAE’s 40th anniversary.

November 11, 2011 - 9:23am
Satellite image of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

This stunning image of the world’s tallest building–Dubai’s Burj Khalifa skyscraper–is the result of a new business alliance between Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) and Google under which SIME has become the first authorized reseller for Google Enterprise GEO in the Middle East.

 
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