Air Arabia has signed a long-term, full engine support contract for its growing Airbus A320 fleet with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M), a major multi-product MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) provider.
Royal Jordanian used the Dubai Air Show to announce that it has selected Boeing to provide its 787 flight training. Under the five-year strategic agreement, Boeing will provide the Amman-based airline with a comprehensive training solution, including pilot type-rating and recurrent training at its London Gatwick training campus.
Emirates and Thales have signed a new agreement to equip its Boeing 777X fleet with the next generation broadband inflight connectivity using Inmarsat GX global network. The partnership will give Emirates customers what the airline described as best in class connectivity on its Boeing 777X aircraft due for delivery starting in 2020.
The Abu Dhabi strategic investment fund, Mubadala, has named Mansoor Janahi as deputy CEO of its wholly-owned business, Turbine Services & Solutions Group (TS&S), the MRO provider for aircraft and industrial engines.
Turkish Airlines has soared back into profitability with $939 million in the third quarter taking the year to date profit to $956 million. The third quarter figures are a record for the Istanbul carrier.
Emirates Flight Training Academy has signed an agreement with TRU Simulation + Training to supply six new flight simulators (FSTDs) with mini-motion systems for the academy. The agreement was signed during the Dubai Air Show in the presence of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline .