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GE Capital Aviation Services orders 32 Airbus aircraft

November 20, 2019

GE Capital Aviation Services orders 32 Airbus aircraft

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a firm order for 12 highly efficient wide-body Airbus A330neos and 20 long-range single-aisle A321XLRs.

The agreement for the A321XLR includes an order for 13 new planes and the upsizing of seven A321s in its existing backlog. The latest order takes the total number of A330"... Continue Reading

Jazeera Airways signs FHS deal with Airbus

November 19, 2019

Jazeera Airways signs FHS deal with Airbus

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, today signed an agreement with Airbus to provide the airline with components support for up to 29 A320ceos and A320neos aircraft as part of the Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS).

The"... Continue Reading

Sanad Aerotech becomes maintenance centre for Leap Engines

November 18, 2019

Sanad Aerotech becomes maintenance centre for Leap Engines

(WAM) - Sanad Aerotech, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company and a leading engine Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO, solutions provider, has signed a landmark agreement with GE Aviation, GE, to provide maintenance services to GE for the next-generation of narrow body and wide body aircraft.

Under this agreement,"... Continue Reading

Jazeera Airways to launch direct flights between Kuwait and Al Ain

November 14, 2019

Jazeera Airways to launch direct flights between Kuwait and Al Ain

KUWAIT: Travelers in Kuwait will soon be able to travel directly to Al Ain, Abu Dhabi thanks to a newly established flight route by Jazeera Airways. Supported by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the independent airline announced the new direct flights to Al Ain during a press conference yesterday.

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GA-ASI to Conduct Series of Capability Demonstrations in Europe

November 14, 2019

GA-ASI to Conduct Series of Capability Demonstrations in Europe

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), announced today that they are working with the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) in Greece to conduct a series of demonstration flights for European countries in December. Flights will base out of the HAF’s site in Larissa and use a GA-ASI MQ-9 Guardian RPA to showcase maritime surveillance capabilities,"... Continue Reading

Boeing says 737 Max expected to resume flying in January

November 12, 2019

Boeing says 737 Max expected to resume flying in January

Boeing on Monday said it expected the 737 Max airliner, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by a month.

The group said it still hoped to receive certification from the Federal Aviation Administration next month, allowing it to resume Max deliveries before the"... Continue Reading

Global passenger demand grows in September but below industry average

November 11, 2019

Global passenger demand grows in September but below industry average

Global passenger demand increased 3.8 per cent year-on-year, but remained weaker than the industry’s long-term growth trend, as trade headwinds and a global economic slowdown weighed on travel demand in most regions, according to the International Air Transport Association (Iata).

Though demand, measured in revenue passenger"... Continue Reading

Civil Aviation unifies allowances hours after employees threaten to go on strike

November 10, 2019

Civil Aviation unifies allowances hours after employees threaten to go on strike

KUWAIT: Hours after airport employees revealed plans to stage a strike in protest of ‘unpaid allowances,’ Director of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Yousif Al-Fauzan announced yesterday unifying the allowances of some staff members working shifts at Kuwait International Airport departments. Fauzan said the Civil Service Commission (CSC) issued a resolution on Thursday explaining"... Continue Reading

Kuwait holds 52nd meeting of Arab Air Carriers Organization

November 6, 2019

Kuwait holds 52nd meeting of Arab Air Carriers Organization

KUWAIT CITY, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait launched on Tuesday the 52nd annual general meeting of the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) in the capital Kuwait City.

At the opening ceremony, Kuwaiti Finance Minister Nayef Al-Hajraf said in the light of the rapid developments in the world, the Arab airlines need to further open horizons"... Continue Reading

Arab airlines look forward to ‘greater horizons’

November 6, 2019

Arab airlines look forward to ‘greater horizons’

KUWAIT: The Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) held its 52nd annual general meeting yesterday at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The meeting was hosted by Kuwait Airways. “In light of the rapid developments taking place in the world, we look forward to opening greater horizons for the future that will"... Continue Reading

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