Monthly Newsletter April 2019   www.aviationguideem.com

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  Who's Who      
         
 

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Bryan Thompson
Chief Executive Officer,Abu Dhabi Airports
 
Bryan Thompson was appointed as CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports in August 2018. Bryan is Australian/ South African aviation ...
 

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  Business Aviation  
 
 

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“P9PA” places 4th Falcon 7X into service
Planet Nine Private Air (“P9PA”), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator and aircraft management company, announced today the ...
 
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Bombardier delivers Global 7500 aircraft...
 
Bombardier recently announced that it delivered its first European-based Global 7500 aircraft to long-time Bombardier customer, NikiLauda, as production and ...
 
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Jetsmarter App makes private jets more accessible
 
The “Uber of personal jets” co-picked the ideas that made vehicle-sharing administrations take off and connected them to the contracting business...
 
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Himalaya Airlines launches weekly flights to AUH 
 
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed Himalaya Airlines’ inaugural flight from Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM),an international airport in ...
 
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Low-cost Indian carrier unveils flights to Abu Dhabi ...
 
Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed GoAir’s launch of four new flights between Kannur International Airport (CNN) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), ...
 
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Lufthansa witnesses growth on UAE routes
 
European aviation giant Lufthansa gas reported a 3 percent increase in passenger traffic in the UAE for 2018, compared to the previous year....
 
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Military Aviation
 

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UAE armed forces showcase skills at Union Fortress 5
 
The country's military prowess was on full display at the Union Fortress 5, a showcase of fighting skills carried out by the UAE...
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US military delivers food to cyclone affected areas in Mozambique
 
The US military has delivered 125 tons of food to areas of Mozambique struggling to recover from Cyclone Idai, part of an international...
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Facebook removes ‘fake’ accounts linked to Pakistani...
 
Facebook is removing 103 pages, groups and accounts linked to the media wing of Pakistan’s military, the social media giant ...
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Lockheed Martin begins construction on navy's newest ...
 
In a ceremony that formally marks the beginning of a ship's construction, Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine laid the keel ...
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Magnetic MRO completes 100th C-check on A320 air...
 
Magnetic MRO, a global provider of Total Technical Care for aircraft operators and lessors, has completed the 100th C-check on an Airbus ...
 
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Etihad Airways Engineering expands its capabilities
 
Etihad Airways Engineering, the largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service provider in the Middle East, ...
 
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FL Technics to setup maintenance station at Dubai...
 
FL Technics, the Lithuania-headquartered MRO provider, will set up a new line maintenance station at Dubai International Airport...
 
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  Training and recruitments  
 
 

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  CAE extends the use CAE Rise™ training ...
 

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  Emirates to hold cabin crew recruitment ...
 

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  Electric airplanes to take to UAE skies...
 
 
 
     
  women in aviation  
     
 

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Intelak promotes women's participat...
 
Intelak, the UAE's aviation, travel, and tourism-focused incubator, held an ideation workshop and mentoring session to dive into the history of, and activate the participation of GCC women ...
 
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Arab women striving to become ...
 
As commercial aviation witnesses a boom across the world, more and more women are passionately striving to become a part of the industry Women in airspace have transitioned from being...
 
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  Space Today  
     
 

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UAE, Virgin Galactic sign agreement...
 
The UAE Space Agency and Virgin Galactic have signed an agreement to open up the possibility of space tourism flights....
 
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New pan-Arab satellite named after...
 
Recently, a first pan-Arab space group was formed in Abu Dhabi.Its first project, a satellite that will monitor climate change, was announced by ...
 
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  Did You Know ?  
     
 

First Successful Flight

The Wright brothers (Orville and Wilbur Wright) invented and flew the first airplane in 1903. It is considered the world’s first ‘sustained and controlled heavier-than-air powered flight’. Their aircraft, the Wright Flyer, flew about 120 feet. Today, the newest Boeing 787 can fly 10,000 miles on a single tank of gas..

 

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  Breakthroughs  
     
 

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Why outer space could revolutio...
 
Starship rocket is designed to exit and re-enter the earth’s atmosphere, with a passenger pod traveling to its final destination...
 
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AI breakthroughs could predict aviation...
 
Breakthrough artificial intelligence (AI) technologies developed in Queensland can be very beneficial to both the health and aviation...
 
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