TATV Newsround - aviation news summary from MEASA region

As the World Defense Show opens its doors, TATV is there to host this week's rapid run around the region's aerospace high spots.

While Dubai Airport saw passenger numbers down the airport held onto its ranking as the world's largest by passengers. Elsewhere in the Gulf the Qatar and Airbus league wrangle continues.

In India, the country's space dreams is the subject of a now multi-award winning movie.

In Africa, turboprop airlines without IOSA practices gave the continent's safety figures a blow. Jet traffic and IATA members once again had zero accidents to report.

And finally the mangroves in Abu Dhabi get a boost from Etihad's sustainability pledge.

TATV Newsround is brought to you with the support of the World Defense Show 2022.

Alan Peaford

Alan Peaford MBE

Alan is a regular broadcaster and is the consultant editor-in-chief and presenter for Times Aerospace TV and is a regular commentator on aviation issues for many global broadcasting channels. He is conference chairman of the Aviation Africa summit and the Aviation MENA summit and has moderated or chaired conferences for organisations such as IATA, DCAA, the Global Aerospace Summit and business aviation associations in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Marcelle (Ella) Nethersole

Marcelle (Ella) Nethersole

Ella is a news editor for digital news channels including Arabian Aerospace, African Aerospace and Times Aerospace TV.