Cerberus Capital Management to acquire WFS

July 7, 2018
Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. ('Cerberus') recently announced that one of its affiliates has entered into an agreement to acquire Worldwide Flight Services (“WFS”) from Platinum Equity. Headquartered in Paris, WFS is the world’s largest air...

Has airline profitability peaked, asks IBA

July 7, 2018
As the Farnborough Air Show approaches, leading aviation consultancy IBA, analyses current trends and issues its predictions for the remainder of 2018 as part of its general market update.

Tigers relocate to new Shanghai facility as part of global expansion

July 7, 2018
Tigers has relocated to a new facility in Shanghai, China, complete with two warehouses to overcome space restraints in its previous operation and meet growing customer demand. The new facility, which is located close to Shanghai...

Singapore Airlines extends its cargo handling contract with WFS

July 7, 2018
Singapore Airlines has renewed its cargo handling contracts with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Paris and London.

Budapest Airport welcomes Kuehne+Nagel ahead of cargo city construction

July 7, 2018
Budapest Airport has welcomed Kuehne + Nagel, one of the leading logistics companies worldwide and the market leader in Hungary, to its cargo community, ahead of the construction of Cargo City, a new dedicated...

Emirates Engineering reconfigures second Boeing aircraft

July 7, 2018
Emirates Engineering has successfully completed the reconfiguration of the second Boeing 777-200LR aircraft in its fleet. The conversion of the aircraft from three to two cabin classes was executed fully in-house at the Emirates...

Kuwait opens new airport terminal increasing capacity to 25m annually

July 7, 2018
Kuwait International Airport inaugurated on Wednesday its new passenger terminal increasing its annual capacity to 25 million by 2022 and creating thousands of jobs for the country’s aviation industry, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)...

HNA chairman plunges to his death while having his snap taken

July 5, 2018
Chinese billionaire Wang Jian, 57, was reportedly having his photo taken in the picturesque French medieval village of Bonnieux when the accident happened. Media reports said he climbed off a ledge above a cliff...

Emirates pioneers web virtual reality technology on emirates.com

July 4, 2018
Emirates has introduced 3D seat models on emirates.com, becoming the first airline to introduce web virtual reality (VR) technology on its digital platform. The 3D seat model is a visualisation engine that displays an...

Etihad Aviation Group announces new structure

July 3, 2018
Etihad Aviation Group recently announced a new organisational structure and operating model, effective immediately, to deliver on its mandate as it embarks on the next phase of its transformation. The reorganisation is the next...

Emirates Aviation University signs MoU with Lufthansa Technik Middle East

July 3, 2018
Emirates Aviation University and Lufthansa Technik Middle East will spearhead initiatives that provide work experience opportunities within the field of engineering and aircraft maintenance. Lufthansa Technik Middle East will work with Emirates Aviation...

Etihad Airways brings fine dining to Mount Everest

June 28, 2018
Etihad Airways Inflight Chef, Sanjay Thakur, has broken the world record for creating and serving dinner to guests at the highest pop-up restaurant in the world, located at Everest Advanced High Camp.

Emirates SkyCargo opens up a new trade lane to South America

June 28, 2018
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, will be adding Santiago, Chile to its network of cargo destinations from 5th July 2018. Santiago will be Emirates SkyCargo’s sixth destination in South America following Rio de...

Gulf Air’s double daily flights to London takes off

June 28, 2018
Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has launched its double daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service connecting Bahrain International Airport and London, Heathrow. Onboard the airline’s inaugural double daily Dreamliner service to London...

Flydubai lands in Thessaloniki

June 27, 2018
flydubai has inaugurated its flights to Thessaloniki becoming the first UAE carrier to offer direct flights from Dubai. Today’s flight from Terminal 2, Dubai International landed at Thessaloniki Airport 'Makedonia' and was greeted by...
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