Mansoor Janahi – Chief Executive Officer, Sanad Aerotech

As the CEO of Sanad Aerotech, Mansoor is responsible for the delivery of the company’s industry-leading aircraft engine Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) solutions for the global aerospace and aviation industries. Mansoor first joined the company as Deputy CEO in 2017 and has since moved to become its CEO. Through his leadership, Sanad Aerotech signedRead More

MySky and SD announce strategic alliance for private aviation

MySky, the AI-powered spend management platform designed for the private aviation industry, and Satcom Direct (SD), have announced a strategic alliance enabling seamless access to real-time data for private aviation. Subscribers to MySky and SD will benefit from an all-encompassing approach to aircraft management that combines operational and financial information into a single source ofRead More

Rolls-Royce announces new breakthroughs in AI ethics

Rolls-Royce has announced two breakthroughs in artificial intelligence ethics, which it said could help gain society’s trust of the technology and accelerate the next generation of industrialization, known as industry 5.0. The first breakthrough is an AI ethics framework, which is a method that any organization can use to ensure the decisions it takes toRead More

MBRSC releases satellite image ‘Mosaic’ captured by KhalifaSat

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC) has announced the completion of an updated map of Abu Dhabi and Dubai using the UAE’s first high-resolution satellite image “Mosaic”, captured by KhalifaSat. The system captures a matrix of individual digital images to create a single high-resolution picture of the UAE’s terrain. This imaging system by MBRSCRead More

Airbus to build mobile telecommunications system for Al Yah Satellite Communications Company

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, a UAE global satellite operator, has selected Airbus to build Thuraya 4-NGS, the next generation mobile telecommunications system that will drive the continued advancement of Thuraya’s L-band business. Thuraya 4-NGS will deliver higher capabilities and flexibility while increasing capacity and coverage across Europe, Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East,Read More

First female joint secretary appointed as director general of BCAS

Usha Padhee, joint secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, has been given additional charge as director general of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS). She is the first woman and third IAS officer to have been appointed to the post. The aviation security body has usually been headed by an IPS officer. Earlier,Read More

Celebrating the spirit of Emirati Women in Aviation

For Alia Al Shamsi, the past few months have been relentless. Having been interested in aviation since she was 17, she was one of the first Emirati women to study aviation engineering and now works at Etihad, the UAE’s national airline, as a cargo quality officer. In her role, she’s responsible for overseeing shipment loadsRead More

L3Harris launches new course to support Saudi citizens

Saudi Arabia’s L3Harris has launched a new course to support Saudi citizens who wish to become commercial pilots. The ‘L3Harris Saudi Arabian Pilot Training’ course allows self-sponsored cadets to enroll and follow a route to become commercial pilots incorporating Private, Instrument and Commercial training with training undertaken at L3Harris’ Florida Flight Academy in the US.Read More

Flight Training Academy, Vincennes University welcome first batch of students in its new dual-path aviation education program

The Leadership in Flight Training Academy, powered by Republic Airways, and Vincennes University has welcomed the first group of students in its new dual-path aviation education program. The cohort of 13 students can earn both professional pilot training and a VU associate degree in aviation flight technology through the Indianapolis-based LIFT Academy. “We are excitedRead More

GAA, Simloc to offer greater comprehensive air training solutions jointly

Bahrain’s Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Spanish simulator manufacturer Simloc to offer greater comprehensive air training solutions jointly. Gulf Aviation Academy is located within close proximity to Bahrain International Airport, and provides pilots, cabin crew, engineers and air traffic controllers certified training 24 hours a day, every day ofRead More