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dans renew agreement with Serco Middle East for two years

Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the leading organization responsible for Air Traffic Management at airports in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has renewed a cooperation agreement with international public services company, Serco for another two years, ending in January 2024. The deal has been inked by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President […]

Women in Aviation (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 honoured women who are helping the aviation industry gain gender diversity. For the first time, […]

Dubai implements the region’s first procedures for Enhanced Wake Turbulence Separation (eWTS) Minima within its controlled zone

Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) has started implementing new procedures that created more hourly runway capacity for the departing and landing aircraft through their re-categorization based on the wake turbulence to reduce the minimum safe separation distance between two aircraft of different or the same size and increase the efficiency of the landing and departing […]

Smart technology will define future airports, says SIRA chief

There will be no place for traditional airports to operate without advanced and smart technologies in the future which stresses the absolute necessity for airports of the future to enhance security and facilities enabled with smart devices, said Major General Khalifa Ibrahim Al Saleis, Chief Executive Officer, Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA). Delivering the keynote […]

Strong global backing for Dubai’s energetic drive to resuscitate aviation

His Excellency Eng. Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) and Dubai South that has been working towards consolidating the emirate’s position as a global aviation and logistics hub, has asserted Dubai’s leading-from–the-front role in resuscitating the aviation, recovering the lost momentum and restoring the confidence in line with the insightful […]

Dubai wins praise for its efforts to revive aviation industry

Dubai is leading the global efforts to revive the aviation industry facing challenges due to the pandemic caused by Covid-19. But industry leaders participating in the Airport Show at the World Trade Centre, Dubai, believe that civil aviation authorities around the world, global agencies, airlines and airport managements, as well as other important players need […]

Signs are pointing to significant recovery and travel demand in second half: Saif Al Suwaidi

His Excellency Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General, UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), said signs are pointing to a significant air travel demand in the second half of 2021 and sustainable recovery in air operations. In his welcome address at the Air Traffic Control (ATC) Forum and Global Airport Leaders Forum (GALF) co-located with the […]

Airport Show’s 20th edition opens in Dubai on a high optimism note

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, opened this morning the 20th edition of the Airport Show, the world’s largest B2B airport industry exhibition, that had generated an overwhelming response in its new physical […]

Emirates updates Dubai check-in infrastructure

Emirates has announced the introduction of self-check-in and bag drop kiosks at Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport. It notes that the service is now available to customers traveling to all destinations except the USA, Canada, China, India and Hong Kong due to additional requirements from these destinations. The 16 self-service bag-drop machines and 8 self-service […]