Tag: civil aviation

North Korea and South Korea to Cooperate on Civil Aviation?

Reading Time: 1 minute North Korea suggested connecting international air routes between North Korea and South Korea, during the first-ever inter-Korean meeting on aviation cooperation, South Korean Unification Ministry said. It is believed that opening of a direct route for passenger aircraft between the Koreas could be also discussed. These are the first ever talks between two Koreas on […]

UAE and US Reaffirm Open Skies

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UAE welcomed the outcome of recent discussions on civil aviation with the United States in which both countries strongly reaffirmed the 2002 UAE-US Air Transport Agreement (ATA) and the fundamental principles of Open Skies. “The UAE is very pleased that our understanding with the US preserves all of the benefits of Open Skies for […]

CAE Launches Its Newest Pilot Training Innovation with AirAsia

Reading Time: 1 minute CAE announces today at the 2018 Singapore Airshow the launch of its newest pilot training innovation, the CAE Rise™ training system, with its longstanding partner AirAsia. CAE Rise™ is the first commercial offering of its Next Generation Training System strategic initiatives. Backed by industry-leading technology, the CAE Rise™ training system will strengthen instructors’ ability to […]

What Should Lessors Realize To Gain 20% ROI From Mid-Age Aircraft?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The civil aviation market is expected to grow by 5% annually, creating the demand for around 40,000 aircraft in the next two decades, according to estimates of both Airbus and Boeing. This provides plenty of opportunities for lessors, but the aircraft leasing market is a highly competitive field, and high returns are not always possible. […]

Russian Aviation Industry – The Results of 2016

Reading Time: 5 minutes In 2016, the Russian economy continued crisis, complicated by low energy prices and the continuation of financial and economic sanctions. Key economic indicators (according to the Federal State Statistics Service) in relation to 2015: Gross domestic product – 99.3%, industrial production index – 101.1%, production index by type of activity “Manufacturing” – 100.1%. The production […]

The European Union and South Asia Strengthen Ties in Civil Aviation

Reading Time: 1 minute The European Union (EU) and South Asian states celebrated the launch of a new project to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), will enhance aviation safety, promote institutional and industrial links, and mitigate the environmental impact of aviation. The project will be implemented with […]

Drones Oman

The Drone Oman Workshop and Live Demonstrations is supported by the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) Oman. The event will provide an update about the upcoming regulations in Oman and discuss the best way forward for government authorities and commercial companies to start using drones. Why is this event a must-attend? If you are […]

Eurowings Jet Lands in Kuwait Over Hoax Bomb Threat

Reading Time: 1 minute Eurowings carrying 299 passengers made an emergency landing in Kuwait on Sunday over a hoax bomb threat, authorities in the Gulf emirate said. The aircraft operated by Eurowings, a low-cost carrier owned by Lufthansa, had been travelling from Salalah in Oman to Cologne in Germany when the captain requested an emergency landing. Upon its arrival […]

Three Trends Taking Off in Civil Aviation MRO in 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutes The civil aviation industry is one of the most asset-intensive industries in the world. With parts that are high-cost and low in numbers, even the slightest of improvements in asset functionality and maintenance can yield significant cost and efficiency advantages. Espen Olsen, Business Development and Sales for Aerospace & Defense at IFS explains how two […]

Iraq Upgrades Civil Aviation With the Help of Lufthansa Consulting

Reading Time: 1 minute The Iraqi Government and Lufthansa Consulting are continuing their longstanding relationship in order to further enhance the aviation system in Iraq. The country’s Ministry of Transport signed a comprehensive agreement for a long-term strategic advisory and implementation project that will focus on restructuring the national carrier Iraqi Airways and the civil aviation authority (ICAA) and […]