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Zone: Middle East/Africa

Etihad Cargo posts mid-year revenue increase

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has announced record-breaking results for the first half of 2022, achieving year-on-year revenue growth of 6 per cent compared to H1 2021 and contributing 35 per cent of Etihad Aviation Group’s operating revenue. In addition to recording an increase…

Sharjah Airport serves six million passengers in first half of 2022

Sharjah Airport has reported a 142.74% rise in the passenger traffic during the first half of 2022, accounting for approximately six million travellers. This is substantial growth from 2,449 million travellers in H1 2021. The airport saw a considerable growth in the number of flights, with a total of 41,189…

Dassault Aviation select IAI to produce Falcon 10 wing movable surfaces

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been selected by Dassault Aviation to design and produce the all-composite wing movable surfaces for the new, long range Falcon 10X business jet. The Falcon 10X wing movable surfaces program joins IAI’s other aerostructures programs for other leading aircraft manufacturers. Drawing on its in-house advanced…

AmP announces Certification by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Arlington-based aviation maintenance organization, Aviation Maintenance Professionals (AmP), received final approval from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation. This certification allows AmP to provide its full range of maintenance, repair and upgrade services to Saudi registered Gulfstream, Bombardier-Learjet, Hawker and Dassault aircraft. “Initially we were approached by…

Elbit Systems completes the sale of Ashot

Elbit Systems has completed the sale of all ordinary shares held by its wholly-owned Israeli subsidiary, IMI Systems (IMI), in IMI’s 84.98%-owned subsidiary, Ashot Ashkelon Industries (Ashot) and all capital notes of Ashot held by IMI and Elbit Systems, to FIMI Opportunity Funds (FIMI), for approximately $84 million in cash…

Kenya Airways’ Fahari Aviation orders up to 40 eVTOLs

In March 2022, a subsidiary of Eve and Kenya Airways’ subsidiary, Fahari Aviation, signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for up to 40 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles. The agreement includes joint studies through a working group to develop and scale the UAM market and a business model…

Etihad Cargo strengthens US commercial team

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has appointed Caroline Pappas as General Manager – Americas. Based in Chicago, Pappas will report directly to Etihad Cargo’s Director – Cargo Commercial West, Mark Faulkner. She will be responsible for establishing new and further developing existing relationships with…

AEI to provide EgyptAir with its first B737-800SF Freighter Conversion

EgyptAir has signed a contract with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) for an AEI B737-800SF freighter conversion. The aircraft (MSN: 35560) is scheduled to commence modification in October 2022. Touch labor for the conversion and maintenance requirements will be accomplished by the authorized AEI Conversion Center, Commercial Jet, in Miami, Florida….