Clement Charpentreau

Japan hopes UAE will become first Kawasaki C-2 export customer

  The Japanese authorities will subject the Kawaski C-2 transport plane to unpaved runway landing tests in an attempt to convince the United Arab Emirates of acquiring the aircraft....


Gabriele Petrauskaite

UAE companies to get U.S sanctions for aiding blacklisted airline

The United States imposed sanctions on two United Arab Emirates-based companies for providing material support to Iranian airline Mahan Air, reported the U.S Department of the Treasury....


Gabriele Petrauskaite

Israel opposes any potential US sale of F-35 fighter jet to UAE

Despite the recently established diplomatic relation between two Middle Eastern countries, Israel opposes any potential Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters sales by the United States to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as it could diminish its military superiority....


Clement Charpentreau

Qatar Airways demands $5 billion from blockading countries

Qatar Airways demanded $5 billion from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt as compensation for the blockade they have imposed on the country of Qatar, preventing the carrier from using their airspace....


Giuseppe Perulli

Emirates 2020 Financial Results: Liquidity Risk

On the 10th May 2020, the Emirates group released the 2019-2020 Annual Report. For the 32nd consecutive year in their history, Emirates reached a profit despite its value is 28% less compared to last...


AeroTime Team

Etihad employs passenger Boeing 777 & 787 for cargo flights

Etihad Cargo is opening five new cargo routes in the UAE using Etihad Airways Boeing 777 and 787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft. ...


Ruta Burbaite

Aeroméxico-Emirates bitter spat over Spain-Mexico route: Part 1

When Emirates revealed intentions to launch flights from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona, Aeroméxico vowed to oppose the move by all means necessary. The flag carrier has since taken legal action pleading the Mexican government to reverse a decision that allows the Gulf airline to exercise fifth freedom rights on the route. To get ahead of the potential market entrant, Aeroméxico has also launched its own service between Mexico C...


AeroTime Team

Water salutes gone wrong: UAE issues verdict in Saudia’s case

When pilots landed Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A320 at Dubai International Airport (DXB), they had no idea that the flight was going to be greeted with a water salute. Even less so, that the welcoming fanfare will blow open one of the emergency exits and inflate the slide ramp, injuring a passenger along the way....


AeroTime Team

Emirates A380 struck by lightning returns to Dubai

On March 25, 2019, Emirates Airbus A380 was struck by lightning as it was on approach to Munich International Airport (MUC) in Germany. The aircraft remained in Germany for two days, returning to Dubai (UAE) on March 27, 2019.  ...


Zivile Zalagenaite

Air Berlin fallout: Etihad sued for $2.3B, given deadline

Air Berlin insolvency administrator is suing Etihad for withdrawing financial aid of then-troubled German airline in August 2017. The Berlin court confirmed that such claim was filed, noting that the Gulf airline is sued for 500 million euros and further damages that could amount to two billion euros....