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GA-ASI Begins Demonstration Flights in Greece
December 11, 2019

Today General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) begins a series of demonstration flights using its MQ-9 Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). The flights, being hosted by the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) and staged out of Larissa Air Base in Greece, showcase the maritime surveillance capabilities of the MQ-9, as well as the GA-ASI-developed Detect and Avoid (DAA) system.


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EgyptAir supports the Association for the Welfare of Athletes in Makkah
December 10, 2019

JEDDAH — As part of its CSR strategy in Saudi Arabia’s community, EgyptAir has signed a cooperation agreement with the Association for the Welfare of Athletes in the Makkah Region.

The agreement aims to support old and current players, including providing a decent life for players and their families after retirement, and also standing with all players in all games. As well as upgrading athletes and activating their social role in a way that"...

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Saudi GACA chief signs air safety agreements at Jordan conference
December 8, 2019

AQABA: General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) President Abdulhadi bin Ahmed Al-Mansoori signed agreements regulating air services and protecting aviation security with a number of countries in Aqaba, Jordan.

The deals were signed on the sidelines of the 12th International Conference on Air Services Negotiations (ICAN) held from Dec. 2 to Dec. 6.


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Business Council leading US aviation team to Saudi Arabia
December 8, 2019

VIRGINIA — Starting Sunday, the US-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) is leading a Certified Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia in collaboration with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and the US Department of Commerce. The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) and Dammam Airports Company (DACO) are supporting partners of the mission whereas Saudia is the official carrier.

This is the 49th mission that the USSABC has organized"...

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Australian Defence Force Selects GA-ASI’s MQ-9B for Project Air 7003
December 7, 2019

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the world’s leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), has been advised that the Australian Government has selected GA-ASI’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian® variant to provide the Armed RPAS for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) under Project Air 7003. This follows the Government’s announcement in November 2018 that GA-ASI would provide Armed RPAS to the ADF. The ADF expects to"...

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Alitalia rescue attempt stalls
December 2, 2019

ROME — Efforts to save loss-making Alitalia have reached an impasse after months of unsuccessful negotiations with potential buyers, leaving Italy's government undecided on the next move.

The struggling carrier, which has been under special administration since 2017 and continues to burn through cash, is now at a standstill after a consortium of potential buyers failed to make an offer, and with little hope for one in sight.


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GACA launches initiatives to improve services
November 27, 2019

JEDDAH: The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) is all set to launch a package of development programs and initiatives in various regions of the Kingdom to further improve the level of its services, said a statement issued on Tuesday.
GACA has launched an initiative at Prince Naif bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Al-Qassim, Prince Abdulmohsen bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Yanbu and Hail International Airport.
Development work at"...

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Thales Unveils PureFlyt, the Brain of Tomorrow’s Aircraft
November 27, 2019

Innovdays -Thales is unveiling PureFlyt, the Flight Management System (FMS) of the future, specifically designed to efficiently manage aircraft in a connected aerospace ecosystem and in increasingly crowded skies. Indeed, with the global commercial aircraft fleet forecast to double by 2030, and the use of drones set to rapidly grow, we will be entering an era in which millions of aircraft movements are recorded each day.


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Brightline Publishes New Books to Support Leaders on Understanding and Delivering Transformation Initiatives
November 22, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- Leaders from around the globe are dealing with two major roadblocks to be successful in implementing their vision, deliver sustainable growth and deal with the most complex issues of our society. Research shows that only 1 in 10 organizations are able to implement all their strategic initiatives, and more impressive, when it comes to transformation, 70% of the transformation initiatives are failing. Forbes cites"...

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Fly with The Helicopter Company and experience the skies of Saudi Arabia
November 21, 2019

DUBAI: The Helicopter Company, Saudi Arabia’s first and only private helicopter company, aims to provide a faster travel option for residents, pilgrims and visitors to the Kingdom, especially those who want to see hard-to-reach sites that have been opened up for tourism.

“We started our operations in September … we started with VIP and officials’ trips,” CEO"...

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