Events http://www.timesaerospace.aero/ en Qatar Executive shows off green credentials in Geneva http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/business-aviation/qatar-executive-shows-off-green-credentials-in-geneva <div property="schema:text"><p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">The Gulfstream G650ER was using a high blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and is currently on display for spectators to tour and experience first-hand.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">The Qatar Airways group has committed to invest in the most technologically advanced aircraft, and is collaborating with the wider industry to support the deployment of new technology, drive innovation and encourage the use of recognised SAF at an affordable commercial scale towards a more sustainable air transport.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are excited to once again be back at EBACE, Europe’s leading business aviation show, showcasing Qatar Executive’s most technologically advanced aircraft. Having flown the G650ER to Geneva using SAF, reflects Qatar Airways Groups’ commitment to working on its environmental sustainability goals.”&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">&nbsp;He went on: “Over the last year, Qatar Executive has witnessed exceptionally strong growth in response to increased demand from clients who require the very best, supported by the world’s most modern and efficient aircraft, and complemented by luxurious interior fittings and a world-leading service, both on the ground and in the air.”</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">The G650ER aircraft has a 7,500 nautical mile range, high speed performance and industry-leading cabin technology and unparalleled passenger comfort.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">Qatar Executive is also the launch customer of the G7000 aircraft which can operate with 100% SAF.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">In November 2021, Qatar Executive took an aircraft delivery flight, using drop-in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), establishing another milestone for Qatar Airways Group and reaffirming its leadership to fly one of the most advanced fleets in the sky. As the global launch customer, Qatar Executive is excited for its planned deliveries of the brand-new Gulfstream G700 aircraft, which are capable of operating using 100 per cent SAF. Equipped with the all-new Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines and an advanced high-speed wing design, the G700 is able to fly at record-breaking speed and range with outstanding fuel efficiency, promoting sustainable business aviation. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-24T12:00:00Z">Tue, 24/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black">Qatar Airways corporate aviation division, Qatar Executive showed it is on-message for the sector’s sustainability push when it flew in its flagship jet London Luton Airport to Geneva for the EBACE show.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-1" id="vote" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-1" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--2--description" id="edit-vote--2" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--2--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-y95y3qgdhppjg-zaxqftig7q3-fir1zoqm6daek6zgy" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-y95Y3qgDhPpjg_ZAxqftIG7Q3-FIr1zoQm6DaeK6zGY" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-1" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_1" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/business-aviation" hreflang="en">Business aviation</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/qatar-gulfstream-g650.jpg" width="1200" height="676" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Tue, 24 May 2022 15:52:56 +0000 aPeaford 65039 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Saudi business aviation fleet drops to second in region http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/business-aviation/saudi-business-aviation-fleet-drops-to-second-in-region <div property="schema:text"><p>The company provides a range of bespoke lending and advisory services to the buyers and owners of private and corporate aircraft produces regular insights in different global regions and on the eve of EBACE in Geneva, the company shone the spotlight on Saudi Arabia’s private and business aviation fleet.</p> <p>“Historically the Middle East’s largest business aviation market, the installed fleet in Saudi Arabia is now smaller than that of the UAE,” said managing director Graeme Shanks. “This is down to several factors, but the continued relocation of many multinationals and ultra-high-net-worth individuals to the Emirates, plus the fallout from 2017’s Riyadh ‘Ritz-Carlton’ episode are important factors.</p> <p>Saudi Arabia now has an installed fleet of 90 aircraft, with Gulfstream being the largest OEM by fleet size (29% of the fleet), the report said.</p> <p>Corporate variants of commercial aircraft – such as the BBJ and ACJs manufactured by Boeing and Airbus – represent over one third of the entire base. Almost two thirds of aircraft are based in Riyadh, the political and administrative capital.</p> <p>Addressing the financial market, Ionic said that Saudi presented a challenge to those seeking to finance/refinance aircraft within the Kingdom, almost two thirds of aircraft are self-managed (no third-party operator involvement), 57% are registered locally in Saudi Arabia (HZ-), and a total of 17 aircraft are owned and operated by a variety of royal, government and military entities.</p> <p>Market Insights are available from Ionic’s website <a href="https://www.ionicaviation.com/">ionicaviation.com</a></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-23T12:00:00Z">Mon, 23/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>Short summary</div> <div><p>The UAE has overtaken Saudi Arabia as the largest installed fleet in the Middle East.</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p>The UAE has overtaken Saudi Arabia as the largest installed fleet in the Middle East according to the latest Insight report from London-based Ionic Aviation.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/business-finance" hreflang="en">Business and finance</a></div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-2" id="vote--2" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-2" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" 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sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">With an industry-leading range of 8,000 nautical miles and a top speed of Mach 0.94, the Global 8000 aircraft was described at the Geneva event as the ultimate all-in-one business aircraft, “offering customers a unique blend of outstanding performance married with the smoothest ride and an uncompromising passenger experience” &nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">“Today, Bombardier solidifies once more its position as the leader in business aviation with the newest member of the industry-leading Global family,” said Éric Martel, Bombardier’s president and chief executive officer. “The Global 8000 aircraft leverages the outstanding attributes of the Global 7500 aircraft, providing our customers with a flagship aircraft of a new era. We remain unmatched, which for an innovation-focused team like us, is great.”</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Some of the impressive performance capabilities of the new Global 8000 aircraft were witnessed as early as May 2021, following a demonstration flight with a Global 7500 flight test vehicle. The aircraft, accompanied by a NASA F/A-18 chase plane, repeatably achieved speeds in excess of Mach 1.015, a key step in enabling a maximum Mach operating speed (MMO) of M0.94 and becoming the fastest business jet in the world and the fastest in civil aviation since the Concorde. During the demonstration flight, the aircraft also became the first Transport Category airplane to fly supersonic with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">The Global 8000 business jet also features the lowest cabin altitude in its class of 2,900 feet when flying at 41,000 ft. It is also equipped with Bombardier’s Pũr Air and advanced HEPA filter technology for the cleanest cabin air and the fastest fresh air replacement.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">The cabin design is impressive with four spacious personalized suites ergonomically designed to maximize space and freedom of movement, the Global 8000 aircraft and includes the revolutionary features introduced on the Global 7500 aircraft such as the Soleil circadian lighting system to help combat jet lag. Coupled with the innovative Nuage seat with the first-ever zero gravity position, Bombardier said passengers will arrive at their destinations revitalized and refreshed.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">In the cockpit, the Global 8000 aircraft features the renowned Bombardier Vision flight deck with its next generation fly-by-wire technology and blend of cutting-edge avionics with exceptional ergonomics and aesthetics for remarkable comfort and control.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Performance-wise, the new Global 8000 aircraft can efficiently transport customers to a wide variety of destinations both faster and farther than ever before. allowing exclusive city pairs such as Dubai-Houston. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">The new flagship is expected to enter service in 2025.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-23T12:00:00Z">Mon, 23/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>Short summary</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Bombardier unveils the newest member of its business jet portfolio at EBACE 2022.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Bombardier unveiled the newest member of its business jet portfolio at the European Business Aviation Association’s annual event EBACE today, with the introduction of the Global 8000 aircraft claiming it as the world’s fastest and longest-range purpose-built business jet.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/africa" hreflang="en">Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/south-asia" hreflang="en">South Asia</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/aircraft-interiors" hreflang="en">Aircraft interiors</a></div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div><a href="/manufacturing" hreflang="en">Manufacturing</a></div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> <div><a href="/technology" hreflang="en">Technology</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-3" id="vote--3" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-3" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--6--description" id="edit-vote--6" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--6--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--3" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-8zszntvok1-mm41ac4undrfykj0pthig3u-puunwbfq" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-8zsZntvoK1_Mm41Ac4UNdRfYKJ0PtHIG3u-pUuNwBFQ" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-3" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_3" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/business-aviation" hreflang="en">Business aviation</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/Global%208000%20Launch%20Key%20Visual.jpg" width="1200" height="701" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Mon, 23 May 2022 17:11:49 +0000 aPeaford 65033 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Decarbonisation key at Global Aerospace Summit http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/sustainability/decarbonisation-key-at-global-aerospace-summit <div property="schema:text"><p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">Faced with rising global warming concerns, the aerospace industry is making significant strides to ensure it can reduce its carbon footprint, while bringing down the cost of flying in order to build resilience. The latest edition of the Summit will bring together leaders from aviation, aerospace, space and defence for three days of keynotes and panel discussions that will focus on the most important issues and opportunities facing the wider industry today.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">On Day 1 of the Summit, Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive at Etihad Aviation Group will speak on sustainability in the aerospace industry. He will discuss about how the commercial aviation ecosystem can work together to influence policy makers and how the industry can deal with rising environmental costs. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">The agenda will include a panel of experts will discuss sustainable aviation fuels, accelerating its viable commercial scalability while developing additional lower-cost pathways. Moderated by Times Aerospace editor-in-chief Alan Peaford, the panel speakers include Abdul Wahab Teffaha, secretary general at Arab Air Carriers’ Organization; Mariam Al Qubaisi, head of sustainability &amp; business excellence at Etihad; Alejandro Rios Galvan, director, sustainable bioenergy research consortium &amp; chief research scientist at Khalifa University of Science and Technology; and Gurhan Andac, principal engineer – sustainable aviation fuel at GE Aviation.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">Speaking ahead of the Summit, Al Qubaisi, said: “Our aim as an airline is to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, in line with the UAE’s Net Zero target. Airlines have a major responsibility in driving decarbonization and supporting global efforts to tackle climate change. The Global Aerospace Summit is a key platform for the industry to discuss the challenges facing the industry in its decarbonization efforts and exchange ideas on how to accelerate sustainability and help protect our planet.”</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify">According to&nbsp;<span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">Timothy Hawes, managing director of event organiser Tarsus, Middle East the Global Aerospace Summit 2022 will demonstrate the latest views, technologies and insights on a number of critical areas related to sustainability of aviation and aerospace. "From advancements in sustainable aviation fuel to clean hydrogen, the industry is rapidly developing new solutions that can have a positive impact on reducing carbon emissions and supporting Net Zero targets. We look forward to welcoming the world’s leading aerospace experts in Abu Dhabi to help create new roadmaps for the future,” he said</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">The Summit agenda also includes a panel of aviation professionals who will discuss the building of sustainable airport hubs. They will talk about how future airports should be designed and operated, and how infrastructure needs to be developed to support sustainable aviation fuel and new forms of propulsion. The panel speakers will include Ryyan Tarabzoni, CEO of Jeddah Airports Company; Kashif Khalid, regional director - Africa &amp; Middle East, airports, passenger, cargo, security &amp; facilitation at IATA and Rakan Khaled, general manager of airport systems at Collins Aerospace. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">In addition, Roberto Sabatini, professor and chair aerospace engineering at Khalifa University will present on digital technology and sustainability in the aerospace sector. He will talk about the impact of AI and machine learning on driving efficiencies and how new insights are being identified and capitalised on to lower energy use and attain sustainability goals. Sabatini will also discuss the integration of resource management solutions to reduce the sector’s carbon footprint. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">Aside from the three-day agenda of panel discussions and speeches, the 2022 edition of the event will also include new elements such as a dedicated start-up mentorship clinic lead by Aerospace Xelerated, and technology leadership briefings, focused on implementation of technology in the aerospace sector. There will also be a continuation of the NextGen Leaders programme, which is dedicated to capacity building and skills development of students, graduates and young professionals within the aerospace, defense and space industries.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <div style="text-align:start">&nbsp; <div id="ftn1"> <p class="MsoFootnoteText">&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-23T12:00:00Z">Mon, 23/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="line-height:22px"><span style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif">Global aerospace and aviation leaders and experts will address key challenges in making the industry more sustainable and discuss ways to drive greater decarbonisation at the in-person Global Aerospace Summit. The event, hosted by Mubadala, begins at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi tomorrow.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> <div><a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></div> <div><a href="/atm-and-regulatory" hreflang="en">ATM and regulatory</a></div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-4" id="vote--4" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-4" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--8--description" id="edit-vote--8" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--8--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--4" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-qi6onttic3vhfnbbjxnpza3mhbmcwfn5lzbxf3gytje" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-QI6OnTTiC3vhfNbbjXnPZA3MhBmCwFn5LZbXF3gYtjE" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-4" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_4" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/GAS18%20%282%29.jpg" width="1300" height="677" alt="A panel at previous GAS" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Mon, 23 May 2022 08:04:56 +0000 aPeaford 65027 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Falcon 10X interior receives Product Design Award http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/events/falcon-10x-interior-receives-product-design-award <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">The Red Dot Awards are among the most distinguished prizes in the design world and a sought- after mark of brand excellence.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">The 10X, currently in development, will be the largest purpose-built business jet on the market. It will feature a range of 7,500 nautical miles and a top speed of Mach 0.925. Its 2,780 cubic feet of interior space provides endless possibilities for design creativity and inventiveness.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">A full-scale mock-up of the award-winning cabin will be on display at the upcoming European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva, May 23-25.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">“Dassault Aviation stands apart in its ability to blend high technology ̶ the company is a world leader in aerodynamics and digital flight control ̶ with cabin aesthetics and the inventive use of modern design,” said Chairman and CEO Eric Trappier. “The objective is to raise the bar in terms of passenger experience, which is what you will see in the 10X.”</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">In addition to its superb ergonomics and ultra-flexible layout, the 10X interior will offer a host of other wellness features, including 100% pure air and a new environmental system permitting precise temperature control in each passenger section.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">This year, a record number of manufacturers and design firms were in the running for the Red Dot award, which judges entrants on both design quality and creative achievement. The award will be presented in this year’s Red Dot Design Yearbook and be featured in the organization’s permanent exhibition.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">The 10X has also received recognition from the International Yacht &amp; Aviation Awards (IYAA) sponsored by design et al, the prominent UK design magazine, which recently shortlisted the aircraft as a finalist in the Private Jet Interiors category.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">These honours echo similar marks of distinction awarded by Red Dot and the IYAA for the innovative interior of the extra widebody Falcon 6X.</span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-20T12:00:00Z">Fri, 20/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>Short summary</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Dassault Aviation’s ultra-long range Falcon 10X wins a coveted Red Dot award of distinction for interior design.</span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Dassault Aviation’s latest addition to its large-cabin business jet family, the ultra-long range Falcon 10X, recently won a coveted Red Dot award of distinction for interior design. </span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/africa" hreflang="en">Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/south-asia" hreflang="en">South Asia</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/business-aviation" hreflang="en">Business aviation</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-5" id="vote--5" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-5" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--10--description" id="edit-vote--10" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--10--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--5" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-uimx44rfmf9rimkuimifiap13kksicazjpmjzb-kufe" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-uiMx44rFmF9rImKUImIfiap13kKsicazjpMJzB_kuFE" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-5" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_5" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/Falcon10X_Visuels_Cabine_Top_Model_Red_Dot%2003.jpg" width="2000" height="1334" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Fri, 20 May 2022 08:56:05 +0000 eNethersole 65022 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Exhibitors find Airport Show response valuable for business growth http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/events/exhibitors-find-airport-show-response-valuable-for-business-growth <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Smiths Detection has showcased BioFlash Biological Identifier, a breakthrough rapid, biological aerosol collection and identification system. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The instrument can be installed for detecting the presence of Corona virus in enclosed areas as it can provide rapid, sensitive and specific identification of biological threat agents and other pathogens including toxins.&nbsp; The portable and compact BioFlash offers breakthrough capabilities in sampling performance, reliability and operational cost.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The instrument has a range of market applications including networked air monitoring for building protection, mailroom screening for military and commercial security, and a biological identifier for reconnaissance vehicles and mobile labs.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Smiths Detection displayed a scanning system, an X-ray unit for use at checkpoints at airports and other high security areas. The system has the capability to give out 3D images of the scanned objects for detection of illegal materials and equipment. Airports, airlines and authorities around the world trust Smiths Detection to deliver integrated solutions that provide not only security, but the operational efficiency and scalability they need to keep their passengers moving and infrastructure safe.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Saab, a leading defence and security company in the UAE, showcased its innovative integrated Air Traffic Control Suite. Saab’s I-ATS is a next-generation solution that builds on widely deployed ATC automation products. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Commenting on the company’s participation at the Airport Show, David A. Shomar, VP Civil Security, MENA Operations at Saab, said: “We are delighted to showcase our ATM suite offering to our UAE and regional customers at the renowned Airport Show.”</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-19T12:00:00Z">Thu, 19/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Exhibitors and participants at the 21st edition of Airport Show have expressed satisfaction as they received a great response from other participants and stakeholders.</span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-6" id="vote--6" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-6" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--12--description" id="edit-vote--12" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--12--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--6" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-kghb2ae99uh99o39rhku5gwv81awe7-ewrroygr4nh8" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-kgHb2AE99Uh99o39RhKU5gWV81AWe7_EWrRoYgr4Nh8" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-6" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_6" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/Exhibitors%20find%20Airport%20Show%20participation%20and%20response%20valuable%20for%20business%20growth.JPG" width="4223" height="2815" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Thu, 19 May 2022 13:03:18 +0000 eNethersole 65021 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Jazeera Airways CEO receives Top CEO Award http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/air-transport/jazeera-airways-ceo-receives-top-ceo-award <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">This is for the airline’s record return to profitability for the financial year 2021. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The Top CEO Awards are based on the financial performance, size, and corporate governance of GCC-listed companies. The awards were created in 2012 to recognize those who created value and contribute to boosting the region’s economy while maintaining transparency and good corporate governance.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Speaking on the significance of the award, Ramachandran, said: “I collect this award on behalf of the whole Jazeera team who worked incredibly hard to deliver great results and expedite the recovery of the company after the pandemic. Jazeera’s resilient business model has not only enabled millions of passengers to access low-cost travel, it has also delivered excellent results to our shareholders over the years. We have accomplished this by staying true to the values set by the Founder and Chairman, Mr. Marwan Boodai, who launched the airline 17 years ago, and under the oversight and guidance of our Board who take governance and building shareholder value very seriously.”</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-19T12:00:00Z">Thu, 19/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">In the annual Top CEO Conference and Awards held in Dubai, Jazeera Airways’ CEO, Rohit Ramachandran, received the Top CEO Award in the Logistics and Industrial category.</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div><a href="/people" hreflang="en">People</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-7" id="vote--7" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-7" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--14--description" id="edit-vote--14" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--14--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--7" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-zfss5hwmvzxwv3rgc6mni5jl-c7crz5wz85lkdaxs-k" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-ZFss5HWMVZXWv3rgc6mNi5Jl-C7crz5WZ85lkdaxS_k" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-7" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_7" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/Jazeera%20CEO%20receives%20Top%20CEO%20Award%20-%202022%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B1%D9%8A%D9%94%D9%8A%D8%B3%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%86%D9%81%D9%8A%D8%B0%D9%8A%20%D9%84%D8%B7%D9%8A%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%86%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%B2%D9%8A%D8%B1%D8%A9.jpg" width="2784" height="1856" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Thu, 19 May 2022 12:54:36 +0000 eNethersole 65020 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Airports are building a more resilient security infrastructure http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/airports-are-building-a-more-resilient-security-infrastructure <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">The infrastructure is able to monitor a large number of passenger movements as security threat is rising with new data driven technologies and significant passenger growth,</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Brigadier Humooda Mohammed Selayem Alameri, deputy director of general Department of Airport Security, Dubai Police, in his keynote address on “Developing intelligent, end-to-end control of entire airport infrastructure to meet future security challenges” said that as security threats get more advance, we at the airport security are enhancing technology-based end-to-end solutions to detect and mitigate security challenges before they occur. Security organizations around the world are expanding security solutions and taking measures based on different technologies to detect terrorist acts or smuggling ahead of time,” he said.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">He also stressed on the making secure infrastructure to help mitigate any threat as planning is a key role to make more secure measures. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“Technology is reshaping the airport security with tools like CT scanning, 3D imaging, AI and other means for the security of passengers as well as cargo,” he said.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Brigadier Humooda Mohammed Selayem Alameri said that “technology and old methods like K9 are playing key role in security and detection of explosives or drugs around the airports. Dubai Police is merging the latest technology with old methods and the results are much satisfactory.”&nbsp; Besides tools like biometric and fingerprints and facial scanning, Artificial Intelligence is the future of airport security.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Buti Ahmed Qurwash, Vice President Security, Dubai Airports, focused on the recent critical development in airport security that are being rolled out across airports globally. “The new measures to improve overall experience by passengers at airports to provide maximum security and safety included the security screening process through automated machines, the use of biometric, passengers tracking, video surveillances, risk-based security and access control and queue management around the world.”</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">He highlighted the current safety and security measures as well as a number of measures being added in the existing security protocols. “The new measures added for passenger screening included CT technology, body scanner and advance CCTV while for cargo screening the new feature added were Big X-ray screening and deployment of Regulated Agents for staff screening and biometrics. The advance protection with additional layers were put in action for cyber security while Drones are also being using to install Radar Technologies to provide security around airports,” he said.</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-19T12:00:00Z">Thu, 19/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Experts at the Airport Security conference at the Global Airport Leaders’ Forum have said airport authorities have been building a more resilient security infrastructure.</span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/africa" hreflang="en">Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/south-asia" hreflang="en">South Asia</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-8" id="vote--8" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-8" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--16--description" id="edit-vote--16" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--16--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--8" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-gafmngkutpry-toxwqyorpm6djeabwdozbupoiwd-hg" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-gafmngkutPRy_tOXWQYoRPM6djeAbWDOZbUPoIWD_hg" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-8" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_8" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/Buti%20Ahmed%20Qurwash%2C%20Vice%20President%20Security%2C%20Dubai%20Airports%20delivering%20a%20keynotee%20address%20at%20GALF.JPG" width="2508" height="1672" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Thu, 19 May 2022 10:09:54 +0000 eNethersole 65019 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Experts at GALF call for consolidating data for formulating policies http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/events/experts-at-galf-call-for-consolidating-data-for-formulating-policies <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Airports have always been at the forefront of innovation, experimenting new technologies faster than most other industries in their pursuit to enhance operational efficiency and passenger experience, experts said at the Airport Innovation &amp; Development Conference at the Global Airport Leaders’ Forum (GALF) at the Airport Show. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Delivering the keynote address Mohammed K. Al Modaifer, Strategy Management Office director of Matarat Holding, Saudi Arabia, highlighted the role of Matarat during the Covid pandemic and said that “We saw the pandemic as an opportunity to maintain a smooth cargo movement of medicine and food items.”</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“We are encouraging public-private partnership to boost the passenger and cargo capacity of our airports. Our aim is to increase the cargo handling capacity from 800,000 tonnes of to 4.5 million tonnes. We are expecting 330 million passengers across the Saudi airports as we recently established a free zone in Riyadh to attract big companies to invest.”</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">A panel deliberated on the advances in integrated, automated, electric mobility in the airport environment. With the expected boom in aviation over the next few decades, airports, ground handlers and ANSPs will be required to match capacity expansions at airlines. Expansion comes at a huge cost, financially and to the climate. Aviation has therefore been increasingly looking towards integrated, automated, electric mobility to minimize costs and enhance efficiency. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Passengers around the world are becoming increasingly demanding on service levels and experiences at airports. Social media allows travellers to comment, like and dislike their experience and share it with millions instantly.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Latest innovations in technology that can provide an opportunity for airports to thrill and entertain their passengers:</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Addressing a panel discussion: Adopting data, AI, 5G and robotics to rethink the passenger experience, Tom Eskola, vice president &amp; general manager, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, said: “Today’s technologies in the field of aviation have been playing a major role in the enhancement of passenger experience from planning to setting foot on aircraft to choosing on-board services like entertainment and food.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“Data collected by various technologies are helping the ground staff to improve the services as well as to take necessary advance measures.”</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Jacques Khoriaty, Middle East chief commercial officer and Aviation Director, Egis, said: “The connectivity by mobile applications has been playing key role in passenger experience as data generated by various sources are being used to formulate policies.”</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-19T12:00:00Z">Thu, 19/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Industry experts participating at the Airport Show in Dubai called for consolidating big data gathered from social media platforms using Artificial Intelligence, robotics for formulating policies to enhance safety measures.</span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/technology" hreflang="en">Technology</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-9" id="vote--9" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-9" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--18--description" id="edit-vote--18" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--18--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--9" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-hn3byyso-qh0trgjn3evojvlfgi8qgvbjohqrhmu3ty" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-hn3BYySO_Qh0TRGjn3EvOjVLfGI8QGVbJOHQRhmu3TY" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-9" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_9" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/Eng.%20Mohammed%20K.%20Al%20Modaifer%2C%20Strategy%20Management%20Office%20Director%20Matarat%20Holding%2C%20Saudi%20Arabia%20speaking%20at%20GALF.jpg" width="4670" height="3113" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Thu, 19 May 2022 09:57:49 +0000 eNethersole 65018 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero dnata to replace all vehicles and equipment with electric units http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/dnata-to-replace-all-vehicles-and-equipment-with-electric-units <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">dnata has set up e-Apron, a sustainability zone, at the 21st edition of Airport Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), providing opportunity for electric/hybrid Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Ground Handling Equipment (GHE) manufacturers to showcase their latest innovations. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“Reducing the carbon footprint is a key target for dnata as a world-leading air and travel services provider at 129 airports. We expect exhibitors from across the world to be joining the efforts to make their operations sustainable to ensure a better future,” said Raed Younes, vice president for UAE and Regional Business Development at dnata.&nbsp; </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Across Dubai and Jebel Ali there are about 30,000 equipment, like motorised and non-motorised trolleys, 124 hybrid cars and thousands of tractors. dnata has started replacing them with electric ones as well as exploring to convert the heavy duty tractors with electric units.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“We are trying to promote sustainability just to make sure that it is a greener world, and trying to give back to the society by reducing carbon emission and maintenance,” said a statement.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“Cargo handling from an equipment perspective, we are looking into electric options as we are pushing all airports we manage to a sustainability environment,” he said.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Exhibitors at the e-Apron are Cobus Industries, which is showcasing its electric bus for service at airports, Kalmar Motors, a Sweden-based world leader in technology for towbarless handling of aircraft and Electric and Hybrid power technology, The UK-based Midstream Lighting, Colibri Energy, a German company that helps airports and ground handlers maximize efficiency through lithium technology, ADB SAFEGATE, one of the world’s leading providers of integrated solutions for safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft movements, and TLD.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Jurek Grzeszek, director sales &amp; service, TLD Middle-East, Africa and India, said fully electrified ground support equipment is undoubtedly where the industry is heading.” </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">TLD is showcasing its products at the Airport Show.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“TLD recognised the importance of electric GSE some years ago and has been developing its iBS battery technology to electrify a range of high-powered ramp equipment.&nbsp; The technological advances offer a huge portfolio of the latest electric equipment for our customers, whilst also allowing the electrification option for older GSE through our retrofit program,” he said.</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-05-19T12:00:00Z">Thu, 19/05/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">dnata is targeting to replace all its vehicles, diesel units, and GSE equipment with electric ones to become carbon neutral, reduce general cost and maintenance cost.</span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/africa" hreflang="en">Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/south-asia" hreflang="en">South Asia</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-10" id="vote--10" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-10" action="/taxonomy/term/17/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--20--description" id="edit-vote--20" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--20--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"><span class="empty">No votes yet</span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input style="display:none" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--10" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-ojknodnyxixktv-we8hdrvloqpf-f0otdbyqeryghes" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-ojkNODnyxIXKtV-WE8hDRvlOQpF_F0oTDByQeRyghes" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-10" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_10" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-05/Part%20of%20the%20e-Apron%20zone%20at%20Airport%20Show%202022.jpeg" width="5472" height="3648" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Thu, 19 May 2022 09:50:56 +0000 eNethersole 65017 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero