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Rytis Beresnevicius
BREAKING: Wizz Air to establish airline in Abu Dhabi in 2020

The purple low-cost carrier announced that together with a partner in Abu Dhabi, Wizz Air is set to establish a subsidiary airline in the UAE's capital....


Clement Charpentreau
UAE inks $800 million contracts for Mirage 2000 fleet

The United Arab Emirates has signed a $462 million contract with Dassault Aviation for the modernization of its Mirage 2000-9 fleet. In addition, the missile manufacturer MBDA was awarded a $350 million contract for ammunitions maintenance....


AeroTime Team
Dubai Airshow: Emirates A380 in 27 aircraft flypass [video]

The first afternoon of Dubai Airshow 2019 saw a special flypass formation, in which Emirates Airbus A380 was seen flying in formation at 1000 feet with the United Arab Emirates aerobatic flight team....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Industry turbulence could result in mixed Dubai Airshow 2019

Amidst a turbulent period in the industry, what could we expect at the Dubai Airshow 2019, coming next week?...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Emirates reshuffles top management as it enters turbulent period

Top management changes have been announced by Emirates, as the airline is preparing for a slump period and an uncertain future regarding its fleet:...


AeroTime Team
GCAA unable to give Boeing 737 MAX "unbanning date"

The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said on May 9, 2019, that it was unable to give a date for the resumption of Boeing 737 MAX operations as it did not possess enough information to ensure passengers safety yet....


Clement Charpentreau
Etihad reports losses, Jet Airways bailout delayed

While Jet Airways is in dire need for funds, its 24% stakeholder Etihad continues to battle its own financial problems, revealing over a billion in loss in third consecutive year....


Ruta Burbaite
Qatar Airways reaches Open Skies deal with the EU

Updated. While the fiery dispute between U.S. legacy carriers and three major Gulf airlines continues to rage, the focus of Qatar Airways has now shifted to Europe. Reuters reported early on February 5, 2019, that the State of Qatar and the European Union (EU) are getting closer to finalizing a comprehensive air services agreement. The deal was signed later in the day, hailed by Qatar Airways chief as a "landmark" agreeme...


Ruta Burbaite
Emirates receives its 190th Boeing 777, teases “blinged-out” jet

Emirates announced it has taken delivery of the final Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its order books, marking this the 190th B777 to be delivered to the airline. The announcement comes just over a week after Emirates posted an image of a “blinged out” 777 on social media, sparking a media frenzy.   ...


AeroTime Team
Gatwick to turn standby runway into routine use

Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London, United Kingdom, officially revealed plans to open the second runway by putting the existing standby runway into routine use....