Dubai Air Show 2017 – Numbers
DUBAI — the 2017 Dubai Air Show is in the books, and despite the tens of billions of dollars of purchase activity, the biggest story from the show may well be a purchase that didn’t happen. In years to come, we may well look back at Dubai 2017 as the moment the Airbus A380 program truly became ‘a dead man walking’ after Emirates declined to order the superjumbo wit...
Boeing Says Middle East Could Demand 3,350 New Airplanes over 20Years
In light of Dubai Airshow, Boeing has released its forecast for the new airplane market for airlines in the Middle East. Over the next two decades, Boeing said the region is going to need 3,350 new Airplanes “Traffic growth in the Middle East is expected to grow at 5.6% annually during next 20 years”, VP of marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes “ the fact that 85% of the...
Emirates launch posh new first class cabins
Emirates launch posh new first class cabins where every on gets a private suite, zero gravity seats and moisturizing pajamas New designs are based on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and every single passenger now gets their own suite. With floor to ceiling sliding doors, each ‘suite’ has 40 square feet of personal space. The full enclosed cabins mean that passengers now have total pri...
19th Annual Ground Handling International Conference , Barcelona
19th Annual Ground Handling International Conference, Barcelona
Emirates is testing a home check in service
The airline is trialling a home check-in service where they pick up customers’ bags from their front door. As part of the scheme, an Emirates employee drives to different passengers’ houses ahead of their flight. They then pick up a person’s luggage and check it in using an electronic check in desk in the back of their van. The person’s passport is scanned and the fli...
Guy Creates His Own Airplane Cockpit Simulator At Home Using Google Search
  Laurent Aigon from Aquitane, France built a fully functional Boeing 737 cockpit in his child’s bedroom by using Google as his primary source for knowledge and parts. The project took Laurent five years to complete, ordering and assembling parts from all over the globe to make his childhood dream a reality.
DXB ‘Smart Tunnel’ Set to Go Live by End-Summer 2018
A new smart tunnel which is expected to reduce passport control procedures to just 15 seconds will be installed at Dubai International Airport by the end of next summer. Dubai Media Office said the system, which uses iris recognition technology, will be rolled out in DXB’s Terminal 3. Passengers will have to first stand in front of the tunnel and before walking through for facial recogni...
DXB Passenger Traffic Hits 7.2 Million in September
Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport (DXB) reached 7.2 million in September, according to new statistics from Dubai Airports. According to the data, the airport reached 7,215,182 passengers in September, 1.7 percent more than the 7,094,738 that went through the airport during the same period in 2016. The softening of the growth, Dubai Airports said, was due to the splitting o...

IPAD FOR PILOTS

Nov 01, 2017
IPAD FOR PILOTS
In 2012 the FAA approved the use of iPads in the cockpit. They replace a pilot's kitbag os paper manuals and maps weighing 35 lbs. When fully implemented American Airlines estimates it could save $1.2 million in fuel.
Marsa Alam Welcome Brussels Airlines
On Monday 30th of October 2017, First flight for Brussels Arlines landed at Marsa Alam International Airport  Brussels Airlines was Greeted By general Tarek Zada and Mr. Emad Hashem Link Aero Trading Agency - Red sea Area Manager 
 Hurghada Airport celebrates the arrival of Brussels Airlines  first flights
After four years Brussels Airlines landed at Hurghada airport . On 28th of Oct Hurghada Airport celebrates the arrival of Brussels Airlines first flight since 2013. It was a great day and all operations went very smooth Welcome our partner Brussels Airlines and happy to have you
Boeing Rolls Out Singapore Airlines' First 787-10 Dreamliner
Boeing has completed the manufacture of the first production 787-10 for launch customer Singapore Airlines at its final assembly line in North Charleston, South Carolina. The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-equipped aircraft, the largest and most fuel-efficient member of the Dreamliner family, will next undergo painting into the airline’s full livery, after which initial systems checks will be un...
Both Saudi And New Low Cost Subsidiary To Be Privatised
Saudi Arabian Airlines’ along with new low cost subsidiary Flyadeal are due to be privatised by 2020, “One significant part of the group’s privatisation plan is to incorporate SAAC [Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation] to become the group’s parent company. There are no explicit decisions for this yet, but the estimated timeline is by 2020. The group privatisation strate...
THE UK ban on flights to Sharm El Sheikh needs to be lifted – or more British airlines could fold.
That’s the advice of a group of MPs, who say travel restrictions to the Red Sea resort are harming the aviation industry. With so many airlines competing in a smaller market, fares reached rock bottom – so the company earned £100 million less last year, despite carrying 14 per cent more passengers. Andrew told the BBC: "Flights were being squeezed into a smaller number of de...