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Kuwait probes Airbus Helicopters deal

July 21, 2018

Kuwait probes Airbus Helicopters deal

Kuwait Prime Minister, Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, has ordered an investigation into the €1 billion ($1.19 billion) order signed by the air force for 30 H225M Caracal multirole military utility helicopters, 24 of them for the Kuwaiti Air Force and six for the Kuwait National Guard.

“It has been decided"... Continue Reading

Over a hundred patients in the UAE use new non-invasive capsule gastric balloon to control obesity and its associated medical conditions

July 21, 2018

Over a hundred patients in the UAE use new non-invasive capsule gastric balloon to control obesity and its associated medical conditions

One hundred obese or overweight individuals in the UAE have taken advantage of the new Ellipse Gastric Balloon to lose weight and to decrease its associated medical conditions, according to Dr Wael Dahhan at Emirates Hospital.

“Obesity and being overweight is a major public health problem surrounding people in the Middle"... Continue Reading

Wataniya Airways signs contract to buy 25 Airbus planes costing $2.8b

July 19, 2018

Wataniya Airways signs contract to buy 25 Airbus planes costing $2.8b

In the biggest aviation deal ever in the private sector of the Kuwaiti market, Wataniya Airways signed contracts worth a total of $3.75 billion recently to buy 45 new passenger planes, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an informed source. He explained that Wataniya Airways Monday signed a contract to buy 25 Airbus planes worth $2.8 billion.

The"... Continue Reading

Lockheed Martin gold sponsor of Bahrain air show

July 18, 2018

Lockheed Martin gold sponsor of Bahrain air show

Lockheed Martin, the giant American military aircraft manufacturer, will be the gold sponsor of the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2018, being held in November.

Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Personal Representative of His Majesty the King"... Continue Reading

Wataniya Airways confirms order for A320 planes

July 18, 2018

Wataniya Airways confirms order for A320 planes

A major aircraft order follows an earlier agreement announced at last year’s Dubai Airshow between Kuwaiti carrier and Airbus Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, on Monday confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320 neo family aircraft .

The order follows an earlier agreement announced at"... Continue Reading

Airbus sells 60 A22-300s for $5.4bn to JetBlue founder

July 18, 2018

Airbus sells 60 A22-300s for $5.4bn to JetBlue founder

Airbus agreed to sell 60 A220-300 jets valued at $5.4 billion to a start-up US airline backed by JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman, bolstering the aircraft’s prospects less than a month after the plane maker took control of it.

Deliveries will start in 2021, Airbus said on Tuesday during the Farnborough Airshow outside"... Continue Reading

World needs 43,000 more planes in 20 years: Boeing

July 17, 2018

World needs 43,000 more planes in 20 years: Boeing

The world needs to produce 43,000 new aircraft over the next two decades to meet booming demand, Boeing’s CEO forecast here on Sunday. Dennis Muilenberg, chief executive of the US aerospace giant, revealed the outlook upgrade to reporters in London before the sector’s Farnborough Air Show that yesterday.

“We continue"... Continue Reading

Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo aircraft

July 17, 2018

Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo aircraft

Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.

The order follows an earlier MoU announced at last year’s Dubai Airshow. The list price of A320neo is $110.6"... Continue Reading

Kuwait Airways halts flights to Najaf

July 16, 2018

Kuwait Airways halts flights to Najaf

Kuwait Airways announced halting its flights to Iraq’s Najaf until further notice, due to the current security conditions in the city. In a statement released on Saturday, Kuwait Airways said that it will either divert already existing booking for Najaf to other aviation companies or return the tickets back to clients without fees.

Iraqi"... Continue Reading

KAC ready to operate Terminal 4: Al-Jassim

July 16, 2018

KAC ready to operate Terminal 4: Al-Jassim

Board Chairman of Kuwait Airways Corporation Yousef Abdulhameed Al-Jassim says the company is ready to operate the new airport building — Terminal 4 (T4), reports Al-Qabas daily. Al-Jassim said this in response to a question, which was raised during an open discussion organized by Al-Qabas daily, concerning whether the company was ready to receive passengers in the new terminal T4.

He"... Continue Reading

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