Leonardo to install DIRCM on Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft

Leonardo is under contract to provide its Miysis Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) for a Middle Eastern government customer’s new VVIP transport aircraft, a Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft. Miysis will be installed on a Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft, the first of its type to be selected by a government customer. The Miysis DIRCM will provide completeRead More

Stanton and Partners Aviation launches its new international headquarters in DIFC

Stanton and Partners Aviation, which is dedicated to the sale and purchase of private jets, catering exclusively to ultra-high-net-worth individuals, has launched its new international headquarters in Dubai’s DIFC. Stanton & Partners Aviation in Dubai’s DIFC, Founder Allan Stanton said: “As the world is on its way to recovery and mitigating the COVID-19 impact, investorsRead More

3rd Falcon 6X joins Dassault Aviation’s flight test campaign

A third Falcon 6X recently took flight and joined Dassault Aviation’s flight test campaign, moving the new long-range extra widebody twin a step closer to anticipated certification in 2022. The aircraft completed a two-hour maiden flight from Dassault’s Bordeaux-Mérignac final assembly plant to its Istres flight test facility in June, climbing to Flight Level 400Read More

RAC, ADB Safegate to launch next-generation airport management platform

Riyadh Airport Company (RAC), which operates King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh, has collaborated with ADB Safegate to launch a next-generation airport management platform at KKIA. The platform will enable RAC to take full control of operations at KKIA by facilitating proactive and data-driven decision-making, improving planning, disruption management and utilization of airport assetsRead More

BAE Systems to provide data management system to MOD

The Ministry of Defense (MOD) has awarded a five year contract to BAE Systems to provide a data management system to multiple ships in the Royal Navy fleet including the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 destroyers and the new Type 26 frigates. The BAE Systems tool, known as Support Information Knowledge Management (S-IKM),Read More

Thuraya launches web-based SatTrack tracking & monitoring service in partnership with FrontM

The Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) subsidiary of UAE-based Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Thuraya, has launched its web-based SatTrack maritime tracking and monitoring service in partnership with FrontM, an international developer of software applications. Developed for vessels and fleets serviced by the Thuraya MarineStar Solution (supporting voice, tracking and monitoring), SatTrack facilitates sustainable fishing practices,Read More

MBRSC & CNES partner for Emirates Lunar Mission

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center has partnered with French space agency, CNES for the Emirates Lunar Mission. Under the cooperation initiative, the French space agency will provide Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre with two optical cameras for the Rashid rover, which will provide high resolution images in full HD. Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director-General, MBRSC,Read More

WIA in Dubai awards scholarships to rising stars

The fifth edition of the Women in Aviation (WIA) Middle East Chapter’s General Assembly, held as a co-located event of the 20th edition of the Airport Show at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), has awarded scholarships worth over US$50,000 and honored women who are helping the aviation industry gain gender diversity. For the first time,Read More

IAF participates in a 2-day ‘Passage Exercise’ with US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG)

The Indian Air Force (IAF), along with the Navy participated in a two-day “Passage Exercise” with the US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) USS Ronald Reagan, which transited through Indian Ocean Region (IOR) from June 23, on India’s western seaboard south of Thiruvananthapuram. A carrier strike group is a mega naval fleet comprising an aircraftRead More