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Outlook for British aerospace as bleak as A380's future

January 17, 2018

One of the saddest bits of news from the aerospace industry in recent days is the almost certain demise of the Airbus A380, surely the most comfortable and majestic airliner ever designed. I fly it all the time, travelling from South Africa to London or another European city via the Middle East, and really look forward to it. It is the only plane where one does not want to get off.

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Qatar Airways participates in Kuwait Aviation Show

January 16, 2018

Qatar Airways has announced its participation in the inaugural Kuwait Aviation Show 2018, where it will be displaying the Boeing 777 fitted with its award-winning, revolutionary new Business Class seat, Qsuite.

The show, which will take place from January 17 to 20 at Kuwait International Airport, will also showcase Qatar Airways"... Continue Reading

DGCA holds training on rescue operations for airplane crash

January 16, 2018

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) held a training on rescue missions for airplane crash outside Kuwait International Airport on Monday.
The directorate is continuously developing its safety and security measures, as well as standards for search and rescue operations, DGCA President Sheikh Salman Al-Homoud Al-Sabah said in a press statement.... Continue Reading

Kuwait Air Show promotes 2035 vision - Civil Aviation

January 15, 2018

Kuwait Air Show will open this coming Wednesday and will further promote New Kuwait vision 2035 to transform the country into a trade and economic hub, the General Directorate of Civil Aviation said Sunday.
The January 17-20 Air Show is an added value to Kuwait's aviation sector, Director General Yusuf Al-Fozan told a news conference.
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Middle East air passenger growth lags in November, IATA says

January 15, 2018

Middle East airlines recorded the slowest growth in air passenger demand in November out of all regions, impacted by revived proposals for travel restrictions to the US from certain countries, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

The industry body’s latest monthly figures showed a 4.9 per cent"... Continue Reading

XTI Thinks Kuwait Could Hold Business Opportunities

January 13, 2018

The first-ever Kuwait Aviation Show is slated for Jan. 10 to 20. XTI Aircraft Company said it has accepted a “special invitation from Kuwait representatives” and plans to exhibit the one-third scale model of its TriFan 600.

“The show will also target the private/charter aviation industry,” said Robert"... Continue Reading

Kuwait-Dubai flight is most congested route in Mideast’

January 13, 2018

OAG Company- an air travel intelligence company based in the United Kingdom — revealed that Kuwait-Dubai flight is the most congested route in the Middle East and among the 20 busiest routes in the world, reports Al-Qabas daily.

The company calculated the rate of congestion by the total number of domestic and international"... Continue Reading

Jet Airways completes 10 years of operations to Gulf

January 11, 2018

Jet Airways announced it has completed 10 years of operations to the Gulf region, having flown over 25 million guests between the Gulf and India since launching operations to the region.

The Indian carrier currently flies to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh, Kuwait, Muscat, and Doha. It has flown nearly 200,000"... Continue Reading

Panasonic Avionics unveils third generation satellite communications network

January 10, 2018

Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) has introduced a major evolution of its satellite connectivity service with the introduction of its third generation communications network.

Panasonic’s third generation network is built to meet the growing"... Continue Reading

Kuwait Airport witnesses a 17 percent passenger increase

January 10, 2018

Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared on Tuesday an increase of 17 percent in number of passengers using Kuwait International Airport in 2017 as 13.7 million against 11.7 million in 2016.

Deputy Director General for Aviation Safety and Air Transport Affairs, (Eng.) Emad Faleh Al Juluwi, told KUNA the"... Continue Reading

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