Middle East & South Asia

Emirates and Airbus teamed up to search for the ultimate A380 fan in the UAE ahead of the Dubai Airshow in November.A Facebook competition, jointly organised by Emirates and Airbus, garnered over 1,000 entries in less than three days. To enter, participants had to express why they were ardent fans…
Russian Helicopters new serious contender for the VIP transport market has received two main amendment approvals for the helicopter's VIP cabin and air-conditioning system from the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency, (which as of this month has taken over duties as Russia's aviation certification authority), opening the way for commercial…
Bahrain carrier Gulf Air, has become the first airline in the world to be certified with Information Technology ISO certifications in the five areas of Quality Management, Environmental Management, Service Management, Information Security Management and Energy Management Systems.Following a comprehensive internal and external audit conducted by RINA Services, one of…
Iran's Mahan Air is to develop new routes to Russia and Ukraine according to an announcement from the airline.The airline said it will open a new route from Tehran to Moscow with a once a week service to Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport from January 14. .Mahan said this would be followed…
Emirates has signed a US$16 billion OnPoint solution agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the GE9X engines that will power the airline’s fleet of 150 Boeing 777X aircraft over a period of 12 years. This is Emirates’ largest engine MRO contract to date. At the…
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