Western Asia

January 21, 2011 - 11:00am

The Court of Appeals of Quebec on January 11 summarily dismissed appeals by the state of Iraq and Iraqi Airways in the 20-year-old legal case brought by Kuwait Airways seeking damages for Iraq’s seizure of 10 airplanes and associated spares and records during its 1990 occupation of Kuwait. The case continues to prevent Bombardier from delivering the final six of an order for 10 CRJ900s placed by the government of Iraq in 2008.

December 29, 2010 - 8:38am

Alsalam Aircraft delivered a Lockheed L-100 Hercu­les in VIP configuration (photo, above) to an undisclosed customer at last month’s Meba show in Dubai. The aircraft features an interior designed by the Saudi Arabian company.

December 8, 2010 - 2:35am

The Alsalam Aircraft Company delivered a Lockheed L-100 Hercules in VIP configuration to an undisclosed customer on Tuesday. The aircraft featured an interior designed by Saudi Arabian company.

December 7, 2010 - 5:40am

TAG Aviation is in the final stages of receiving an air operator's certificate from the Kingdom of Bahrain and expects the AOC to be issued by the end of this month.

December 6, 2010 - 12:22am

Zurich-based ExecuJet Aviation is to set up a new charter and aircraft management operation in Qatar in a bid to expand its footprint in the growing Middle Eastern market. Yesterday, the company sealed an agreement with Doha-based Al-Faisal Holdings, which will be its local partner in the new venture.

November 5, 2010 - 8:14am
...

European manufacturers of major defense equipment face a struggle to secure new contracts in the Middle East against American competition, as evidenced by the latest Saudi arms deal. The huge F-15 deal probably ends Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) interest in a second batch of Eurofighters.

September 21, 2010 - 9:40am

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior ordered 12 S-76D twins at Farnborough. It’s the largest fleet order for the S-76D to date. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2012.

September 21, 2010 - 9:40am

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior ordered 12 S-76D twins at Farnborough. It’s the largest fleet order for the S-76D to date. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2012.

September 21, 2010 - 9:40am

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior ordered 12 S-76D twins at Farnborough. It’s the largest fleet order for the S-76D to date. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2012.

August 20, 2010 - 8:25am
Israel is acquiring 20 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in two phases. As part of a...

Israel has agreed to acquire 20 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (JSFs), despite U.S. reluctance to permit their modification with Israeli-designed equipment. Recent talks in Washington between Israel Defense Minister Ehud Barak and U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates confirmed a compromise that was first revealed at the Farnborough airshow.

 
X