Airports http://www.timesaerospace.aero/ en Aerozone Stansted opens for the new term with thanks to Emirates http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/training/aerozone-stansted-opens-for-the-new-term-with-thanks-to-emirates <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">Emirates’ has donated a range aviation-themed classroom tech to compliment the cutting-edge learning materials already available to students at the centre.</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">Items donated include interactive displays that teach students about aerodynamics and the principles of flight, as well as demonstrating what happens during an aircraft turnaround at airports such as London Stansted.</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">In its first session of the autumn term on Monday, September 26, the centre welcomed Saffron Walden County High school students to try out the new equipment.</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">Alex Smith, Education Coordinator at London Stansted, said: "We are very excited to welcome schools back to the Aerozone this autumn, and with this donation from Emirates we have lots of exciting new interactive experiences for the students to enjoy.</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 really appreciate Emirates' support, and I'm sure the new additions will be welcomed by the thousands of students who will use them each year.</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">"Our Aerozone has proven to be incredibly popular with schools across the region since we opened in 2015</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</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 education hub is just one of our many educational initiatives aimed at inspiring the next generation of aviation talent who might end up working here at London Stansted or elsewhere in the industry.</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">“This term we have also introduced a new online booking system to make it easier for schools to arrange visits to the Aerozone.</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've already received a lot of interest, so we encourage schools to sign up as soon as possible to avoid missing out.</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</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">Richard Jewsbury, Emirates divisional vice president in the UK, said: “We are delighted to be continuing our support for Stansted Airport and enhancing the education facility with new interactive equipment within the Aerozone.</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">“It is fantastic to be able highlight the range of career opportunities within the industry and inspire the next generation into a rewarding career in aviation.</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">“Stansted is a key hub for Emirates in the east and southeast of the UK, and we recommenced services this summer as we continue to scale up travel following the pandemic.</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</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’re looking forward to the continued success of Aerozone facility and our long-standing partnership with the airport.”</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">Almost 20,000 visitors have visited the Aerozone since it opened in 2015.</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</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">With a variety of activities, it aims to improve STEM skills and encourage children between the ages of 4 and 18 to consider aviation careers when they leave school, college, or university.</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-28T12:00:00Z">Wed, 28/09/2022 - 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">Aerozone Stansted has opened its doors for the new school year with a variety of new interactive experiences thanks to a generous donation from Emirates.</span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a 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servers.&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</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">By installing SITA’s Bag Manager cloud solution, the airport will be able to process around nine million bags per year compared to three million bags in previous years without any significant equipment investment. Airports globally are looking to increase the volume of passengers and capacity and regain lost revenues from the pandemic, with baggage handling presenting a significant obstacle to overcome.</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 cloud-based technology solution will be pivotal in reducing the number of mishandled bags and supporting quick repatriation of mishandled ones, leading to higher customer satisfaction and decreased costs. SITA Bag Manager tracks every bag loaded onto an aircraft, a unit load device (ULD), or a cart. It scans and evaluates the characteristics of each bag against the flight parameters to ensure bags are loaded onto the right aircraft.</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</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 SITA Baggage IT Insights 2022 report revealed that the global mishandled baggage rate increased by 24% to 4.35 bags per thousand passengers in 2021 as the industry recovered from the pandemic, primarily impacted by the quick resumption of international travel and reduced workforces.</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</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">Dr. Adib Charif, Head of IT, MEA, said: "SITA has been the provider of BRS at Rafic Hariri International Airport - Beirut since 2009, and we're excited to continue our technology partnership with this next stage of our digitalisation programme. By moving a server-based system to the cloud, we've cut down on cumbersome operation procedures, eliminated regular maintenance costs, and freed up resources to focus on other essential services. We're committed to giving passengers a seamless passenger journey and leading the way in the region during the industry recovery".</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">Hani El Asaad, President, Middle East &amp; Africa SITA, said: "We've seen a global trend in the rate of mishandled bags increasing in line with the rapid resumption of international travel. Technology holds the solutions to the challenges our industry is facing during this transformative post-pandemic period, where airports and airlines need to achieve more with less. We're excited to partner again with MEA to deliver a smart and agile cloud-based solution to overcome these hurdles, increase operational efficiency and boost passenger confidence.” </span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-27T12:00:00Z">Tue, 27/09/2022 - 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">SITA and Middle East Airlines–Air Liban (MEA) have renewed a technology contract and moved the airport's baggage reconciliation system (BRS) at Rafic Hariri International Airport.</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-2" id="vote--2" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-2" action="/taxonomy/term/8/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--4--description" id="edit-vote--4" 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--4--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--2" name="op" value="Rate" class="button js-form-submit form-submit" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-7rk-h0mbglstzdculhdnwczm-cypalhj68zhtese2em" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-7RK-H0MbGLstzdCULhdnWcZM-CYpalhJ68zHTESE2EM" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-2" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_2" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/technology" hreflang="en">Technology</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/2022-09/Unknown_0.jpeg" width="950" height="633" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Tue, 27 Sep 2022 08:55:15 +0000 eNethersole 65592 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Queen Alia International welcomes Ethiopian Airlines inaugural flight http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/queen-alia-international-welcomes-ethiopian-airlines-inaugural-flight <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 flag carrier of Ethiopia will operate three weekly direct flights between Amman and Addis Ababa.</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 inaugural flight - which carried on board Ethiopian Airlines representatives - was greeted with the customary ‘water arch’ salute, in the presence of representatives from Airport International Group; the carrier’s general sales agent in Jordan, Dahab Travel; and ground handler, Menzies Aviation.&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">“We are delighted to be welcoming a new regular carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, to our growing airline network and to be creating a direct connection to the carrier’s hub of Addis Ababa; one of the most important airport gateways to Africa. By doing so, we are actively solidifying QAIA’s standing as the prime gateway to Jordan and the Levant by presenting our passengers with various route options - a foremost priority of ours as we work towards recovering pre-COVID traffic figures,” said Airport International Group CEO, Nicolas Claude.</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-20T12:00:00Z">Tue, 20/09/2022 - 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">Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) has welcomed the first Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.</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="/route-planning-and-tourism" hreflang="en">Route planning and tourism</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/8/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-8lm56xbhpjzyw3aizzzewt63pwrltzc4cwknklzeq-y" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-8LM56xBHpJZYW3aIZzZEWT63pWrLTZC4cWknKlZeQ_Y" /> <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>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/2022-09/Ethiopian%20-%20Post_QAIA%20copy.jpg" width="950" height="950" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Tue, 20 Sep 2022 09:35:30 +0000 eNethersole 65555 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Sharjah Airport receives ACI’s Airports Customer Experience accreditation http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/sharjah-airport-receives-acis-airports-customer-experience-accreditation <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">The airport received this accreditation after it met the requirements for the first level of the programme, which is designed to offer a comprehensive overview of customer experience management at airports.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Ali Salim Al Midfa, chairman of the Sharjah International Airport Authority, said: “We prioritise the customer experience in all of the airport's operations and tasks as we put their satisfaction at the heart of all our plans and goals. The airport offers communication channels with passengers in order to find out their requirements and expectations, and then regularly evaluates their experience by gauging their degree of satisfaction.”</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">He added: “We welcome the certification as an endorsement of Sharjah Airport’s commitment to provide the highest standards of quality and luxury in line with our strategic goals to enhance customer experience.”</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-16T12:00:00Z">Fri, 16/09/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Sharjah Airport has received recognition under ACI’s Airports Customer Experience Accreditation Programme, securing its leading position among eight top airports in the Middle East that possess this accreditation. </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="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</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/8/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-4g7reljahhbyfg-rptxdgyixu3yjinewlndxdnvydk" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-_4g7RELjAhHbYfg_rPTXdgyiXU3yJINEwLnDXDnvyDk" /> <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>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/2022-09/Sharjah%20Airport%5B1%5D.jpg" width="1286" height="643" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Fri, 16 Sep 2022 14:31:51 +0000 eNethersole 65550 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero PASSport to a biometric future http://www.timesaerospace.aero/features/airports/passport-to-a-biometric-future <article class="flow post"> <header class="post-header grid twelve"> <span class="post-category" > <a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></span> <time class="post-date" > 16 September 2022</time> <h1> PASSport to a biometric future </h1> </header> <div > <figure class="post__lead-image" > <img src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2022-09/Collins%20Airports_SelfPass-Biometrics_main%20%282%29%20copy.jpg" width="1280" height="720" alt="Collins Aerospace" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </figure> <div class="post__content grid twelve"> <div class="flow"> <div class="dropcap" > <p>Collins Aerospace is keeping an eye on the adoption of biometrics, as well as cloud-based solutions and sustainability targets for airports in Middle East.</p> </div> <p>This year’s Dubai Airport Show saw Collins Aerospace generate plenty of exciting new leads with a significant number of visitors from Saudi Arabia – a destination the airport solutions provider is targeting for growth.</p> <p>“The Middle East is one of the fastest-growing regions and I don’t see anything holding it back,” said Rakan Khaled, general manager airport systems, Collins Aerospace. He also noted there is a rapidly growing interest in biometrics from stakeholders across the airport sector.</p> <p>Collins has developed SelfPass to meet demand for a full end-to-end biometric-enabled journey. “It connects to all the touchpoints within the airport environment, handling biometric tokens across all platforms,” said Khaled.</p> <p>SelfPass is already in operation at Haneda Airport in Japan, where it was deployed to coincide with the country's hosting the Olympics in 2021 to minimise physical interactions and congestion at the many touch points.</p> <p>The company is now in discussions with airports across the Middle East to implement a similar solution. "Our end goal for airports within our portfolio is to have a full paperless, biometric enabled journey.” said Khaled.</p> <p>He also acknowledged that “one of the main challenges with this technology is getting the different regulatory authorities and stakeholders to collaborate more effectively and agree on a universal solution. But we’re working on it.”</p> <p>In the meantime, the company is busy strengthening its presence in Egypt. In December 2021, it was awarded an IT contract by Egyptian Airports Company (EAC) through its subsidiary AVIT, to upgrade eight airports across the country. The system, now up and running, "is our first multi-airport deployed solution where we have a centralised base in Cairo helping manage operations at airports throughout the country, including Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor and Aswan.”</p> <p>Collins is also engaged, through Turkish contractor Limak, on the new terminal at Kuwait International Airport, where it has a team deploying a range of airport solutions. “It’s one of our biggest wins in the region and is a hugely exciting project as it is based on a futuristic vision,” said Khaled. It is currently due to be completed by mid-2023.</p> <p>In terms of how Collins is developing tools to enhance airport operations and improve the passenger experience, Khaled said hosting platforms on the cloud was key. “Our cloud-based solutions enable airports to be more flexible and are integral to achieving more sustainable operations, as they mitigate the need for a large data centre, which requires significant power and takes up space.”</p> <p>Sustainability is at the core of Collins’ model, with Khaled underlining that the company was committed to helping airports achieve their lower carbon goals too.</p> <p>“I’ve been impressed at how our partners and stakeholders in the Middle East have embraced sustainability," he said. "There is huge awareness and willingness to adopt more sustainable solutions and most of the requests for proposals (RFPs), especially for the bigger air transport hubs, include a requirement to demonstrate how sustainability targets will be met.”</p> <p>Looking ahead, the company is focused on getting airports in the Middle East back to capacity following the setbacks caused by the global pandemic. “Many projects have been on hold for the last two years, so it’s about getting our partners back on track and our vision is to create a seamless travel journey for all airports in the Middle East,” said Khaled.</p> <p>“On the airport solutions side, Collins already has a strong presence in the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Egypt. Now the focus is on growing our presence throughout the region, especially in countries such as Saudi Arabia. There is plenty of opportunity for us to leverage growth in the Middle East and one thing we pride ourselves on is that once we win a project with a new customer, we are there for the long haul.”</p> </div> <div class="post__aside"> <div class="author-teaser" > <figure > <a href="/profile/chloe-greenbank" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2021-08/chloe-greenbank-.jpg" width="250" height="250" alt="Chloe Greenbank" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </figure> <div class="author-teaser__inner"> <h3> <a href="/profile/chloe-greenbank" hreflang="en">Chloe Greenbank</a> </h3> <p > Chloe Greenbank wrote her first airline magazine article two decades ago and has been immersed in aviation magazines ever since.&amp;nbsp; </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="tags"> <span>Article Also Filed in: </span> <ul class="l-rs tags__list"> <li class="tag" > <a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="subscribe-block bg-grey-light flow" > <h2>Stay up to date</h2> <p>Subscribe to the free Times Aerospace newsletter and receive the latest content every week. 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For five years, Al Dhaheri was the Chief Executive Officer of General Holding Corporation (Senaat), before ending his tenure in 2020 to lead ADQ’s newly formed food and agri-tech company Silal, also as Chief Executive Officer.&nbsp; Al Dhaheri is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dubai Cables (Ducab), Chairman of Silal and Vice Chairman of Emirates Steel Arkan.</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-13T12:00:00Z">Tue, 13/09/2022 - 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">Abu Dhabi Airports has appointed Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri as managing director and chief executive officer.</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-5" id="vote--5" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-5" action="/taxonomy/term/8/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-nzvg-jukilc7ww4jcw34-bnmrvlak3iccop1hkwtmqi" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-nZvG-JukIlC7ww4JcW34-bnMrvlAK3iCcop1HKWtmqI" /> <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>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/people" hreflang="en">People</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/2022-09/H.E.-Jamal-Salem-Al-Dhaheri.jpg" width="950" height="601" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Tue, 13 Sep 2022 12:46:34 +0000 eNethersole 65537 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Queen Alia International receives over 5.1 million passengers http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/queen-alia-international-receives-over-51-million-passengers <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">This indicates a 103.9% surge and 16.6% decline against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. Moreover, QAIA recorded 45,849 aircraft movements (ACM), marking a 74.5% increase and 15.9% decrease compared to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA also handled 40,378 tons of cargo, which were 13.9% higher and 39.6% lower than the figures registered in 2021 and 2019, respectively. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">During August, QAIA received 942,286 PAX, denoting a 41.6% growth and 10.5% drop against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA witnessed 6,945 ACM, showing a 21.8% rise and 18.8% fall as opposed to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA also handled 6,007 tons of cargo, up 0.2% and down 27.0% against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">“While our August traffic statistics point towards some improvements, thanks partly to increased travel during the Eid and summer holidays, the numbers remain below those of 2019. Nevertheless, we at Airport International Group will continue to work towards expanding QAIA’s destination and airline networks, while further bolstering our customer service levels, to maintain passenger satisfaction and promote enhanced traffic at Jordan’s prime gateway to the world,” said Airport International Group CEO, Nicolas Claude.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-12T12:00:00Z">Mon, 12/09/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Airport International Group revealed that Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 5,139,090 passengers (PAX) during the first eight months of 2022.</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>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-6" id="vote--6" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-6" action="/taxonomy/term/8/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-id1pixxundzkyvkzskbdbjpk9vdkaetmf9qmbco0z1k" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-Id1pixXunDZKYvKzskbDBjPk9vdKAEtMf9qmbCO0Z1k" /> <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="/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/2022-09/August%20Stats%20-%20PRL_QAIA.jpg" width="1280" height="1280" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Mon, 12 Sep 2022 11:41:50 +0000 eNethersole 65528 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Emirates launches Humanitarian Airbridge to Pakistan http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/air-transport/emirates-launches-humanitarian-airbridge-to-pakistan <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">From today, cargo capacity on all Emirates’ passenger flights to Pakistan will be available to organisations based at the world’s largest humanitarian hub, International Humanitarian City (IHC), to transport critical equipment and supplies, food and other emergency relief goods directly to the five airports – Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, and Sialkot.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Group Chairman and Chief Executive said: “Emirates is deeply connected and committed to Pakistan. From our very first flight in 1985 to Karachi until today, we’ve steadily grown the mutually beneficial air links that facilitate business, tourism and trade between the UAE and Pakistan. HH Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, have directed urgent aid to Pakistan, mobilising people and businesses across the UAE, and Emirates is ready to play our part.”</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Emirates operates 53 scheduled passenger flights per week to Pakistan, where recent heavy rainfall has caused catastrophic flash flooding across the country, tragically leaving over 1,100 people dead and millions homeless.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for the Supervision of IHC, said: “Times of crisis are a true test of spirit and once again, we are working with Emirates to respond to a devastating humanitarian crisis, this time in Pakistan, where floods have caused unimaginable losses and damages. We are grateful for the long-standing support of Emirates to the IHC community and its honourable commitment to alleviate the suffering of the victims of these extraordinary floods. Together, we are proud to deliver this vital support to the people of Pakistan.”</span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-05T12:00:00Z">Mon, 05/09/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Emirates SkyCargo has set up an airbridge between Dubai and Pakistan to offer cargo capacity free of charge on flights to transport relief aid to people affected by the devastating floods.</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="/south-asia" hreflang="en">South Asia</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-7" id="vote--7" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-7" action="/taxonomy/term/8/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-ljgkbzhd5vfldsqpbqncyss8wrztmfd74dr2v-ngywq" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-ljGkBzhD5VFldsQpBqnCyss8WrztMfd74Dr2v-nGywQ" /> <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>On</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/2022-09/indiaairbridge-pakistan.jpg" width="6016" height="4016" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Mon, 05 Sep 2022 08:53:50 +0000 eNethersole 65496 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Emirates restarts thrice daily services to Manchester Airport http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/route-planning-and-tourism/emirates-restarts-thrice-daily-services-to-manchester-airport <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">From 1 October 2022, the airline will restart its thrice daily service, adding a daily Boeing 777 service to its existing twice daily A380 service, operating seven days a week. From 30 October, this schedule will be further upgraded with a third daily A380 service offering capacity to fly more than 1,500 passengers to Dubai every day.</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">By October, Emirates will serve the UK with 110 weekly flights across seven UK hubs including Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow.</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">Richard Jewsbury, divisional vice president, Emirates UK, said: “As more international destinations have relaxed travel restrictions and opened up, demand has continued to rise, and we’re delighted to offer better connectivity to our customers with this schedule. Manchester is a vital hub for us in the UK and our operations from the airport connect both passengers and businesses in the North West with our ever-growing global network.”</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">Chris Woodroofe, managing director of Manchester Airport, said: “It is excellent to see Emirates reinstate its third daily frequency here at Manchester Airport. It’s a clear indication of the demand to fly from here to Dubai and beyond, and of the role we play in connecting the North to key global destinations.</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">“I am sure the additional flight will be hugely popular with the 22m people in our catchment area, and myself and the team look forward to working with Emirates as they continue to grow from Manchester Airport.”</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-02T12:00:00Z">Fri, 02/09/2022 - 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">Emirates is returning to its pre-pandemic flight schedule from Manchester Airport as it continues to scale UK operations to meet sustained demand.</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="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</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/8/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-ilk7b7adn3ujwi0qhiavv7tivd3cyg3l6t6vtjak3-u" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-iLk7b7AdN3ujWI0QHiaVv7tIVD3cyg3l6t6VTJAK3_U" /> <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="/route-planning-and-tourism" hreflang="en">Route planning and tourism</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/2022-09/Emirates%20and%20ATCtower.jpg" width="2048" height="1440" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Fri, 02 Sep 2022 09:02:15 +0000 eNethersole 65494 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Emirates celebrate 15 years at Newcastle International Airport http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/emirates-celebrate-15-years-at-newcastle-international-airport <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Initially operating a daily flight utilising an A330 aircraft, strong demand resulted in an upgrade during 2012 to a larger Emirates’ wide-body Boeing 777 aircraft, fitted in a two-class configuration split between Business and Economy. </span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"> </span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Richard Knight, chief operating officer at Newcastle International Airport said: “Emirates’ scheduled flights to Dubai are very popular among travellers from the North East and we are pleased to see this service is continuing to grow as we celebrate 15 years in partnership with the airline. Emirates is a key airline for Newcastle International Airport and, via Dubai, opens connections to destinations around the world to North East travellers. These connections also benefit the North East’s exports, providing businesses across the region with the opportunity to quickly reach global customers.”</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2022-09-01T12:00:00Z">Thu, 01/09/2022 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">1 September 2022 marks 15 years since Emirates connected Newcastle International Airport to the world via Dubai.</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="/route-planning-and-tourism" hreflang="en">Route planning and tourism</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/8/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-nwgjqk-ilgkuynke5ymhbtiwvsgjfrz6dhlqaj4l1ye" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-NwGjqK-ILGKuYnKe5ymHbtIwvsgJfRz6DHLQaj4l1YE" /> <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="/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/2022-09/Emirates%20777.jpg" width="1800" height="1200" alt="" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Thu, 01 Sep 2022 10:41:15 +0000 eNethersole 65489 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero