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SalamAir launches new destinations in Saudi Arabia
April 21, 2019

Muscat: Increasing connectivity between Oman and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) destinations, SalamAir has launched non-stop flights to Riyadh as well as four seasonal flights to Medina catering to Umrah travellers during the Holy month of Ramadhan. The new service is the airline’s second destination in the Kingdom after Jeddah. Return tickets to Riyadh and Medina are now available at special promotional fares.

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Air Arabia first Middle Eastern airline to operate A321neo LR
April 16, 2019

AIR Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), received on Monday its first Airbus (A321neo Long Range). The aircraft flew nonstop from Airbus’s facility in Hamburg to Sharjah International Airport.

Air Arabia is the first Middle Eastern airline to operate the A321neo LR and this delivery is the first of six aircraft that will join Air Arabia’s fleet that comprises of 53 A320 Family aircraft"...

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Saudia Cargo gains Ground Service Provider Certificate
April 16, 2019

THE General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has approved Saudi Airlines Cargo Company’s completion for all technical & operational standards achieving high levels of compliance with the global rules & regulations of aviation security & safety by providing it the operating license for ground handling service providers (GACAR 151) during the Global Aviation Summit that occurred in Riyadh under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques"...

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Saudi civil aviation authority starts issuing drone permits
April 15, 2019

RIYADH: The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has begun handing out commercial and recreational drone operator permits in the Kingdom.
People who applied for a permit during the past four months started receiving their permits or scheduled examination dates this week.
An Arab News journalist applied for a recreational permit in January, supplied the identification document and paid the SR250 ($67) fee for a two-year permit. It arrived earlier"...

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Airbus AGM approves resolutions
April 15, 2019

AMSTERDAM – Airbus SE shareholders passed all resolutions at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM), including the appointment of Guillaume Faury as an Executive Member of the Board of Directors for three years.

At a Board Meeting immediately following the AGM, Guillaume Faury was formally appointed

Airbus Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing outgoing CEO Tom Enders whose Board Mandate expired at the close of the AGM. Airbus announced"...

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Altalayi discusses company strategies to boost services
April 14, 2019

JEDDAH —Altalayi Company, the sole distributor of Bridgestone Tires in Saudi Arabia, recently held the annual meeting with its clients across the Kingdom to demonstrate its strategy and activities for this year, familiarize with all current market trends and business challenges, discuss ways to deal with the current situation and increase the visibility of Bridgestone tires. The annual assembly comes in recognition of the loyalty of company’s clients"...

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Mavenir Wins Best Radio Access Network (RAN) Product at 5G MENA
April 13, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- Mavenir’s 5G-ready virtualised RAN solution has won ‘Best RAN Product’ at 5G MENA in Dubai, this week. The award, which recognises the solution that best aids the development of RANs and supports the roll-out of 5G services, was awarded to Mavenir’s innovative solution which centralizes baseband processing in cloud-native virtualized baseband units (vBBU) and exploits fronthaul over ethernet"...

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Global Leaders Take the Stage at MWC Shanghai 2019
April 13, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- The GSMA today announced the newly introduced Digital Leaders Programme, the first event speakers, Masterclass Programme and new exhibitors and partners for MWC Shanghai 2019, taking place 26 – 28 June 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). MWC Shanghai 2019 is set to attract more than 60,000 professionals and 550 leading companies from over 110 countries and territories across the"...

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Hilton Expands Presence in Colombia with Debut of New Hotel in Bogota
April 13, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today officially announces the opening of Hilton Bogota Corferias, representing Hilton’s 20th property in the country. As the first full service hotel in the city’s fair and convention district, the 410-room property features more than 13,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event space, including the largest terrace in the area that offers both indoor/outdoor space and spectacular mountain views. “Colombia’s tourism industry continues to set records with a nine percent growth in visitor arrivals last year, maintaining a positive year over year momentum,” said Jorge Giannattasio, senior vice president and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton. “The market’s consistent growth paves the way for further tourism development and we are proud to play a significant role in this boom with the opening of our 20th hotel in the destination – Hilton Bogota Corferias. Hilton......

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FLIR Systems Awarded $48.1M from U.S. Department of Defense for the Sensor Suite Upgrade for the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle
April 13, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has received an award from the United States (U.S.) Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) in support of the Nuclear Biological Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade (NBCRV SSU) program for the U.S. Army. The Other Transaction Authority Agreement (OTA)"...

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