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Dubai Airshow welcomes public to watch spectacular daily flying display

Dubai Airshow welcomes public to watch spectacular daily flying display

Come November 13–17, Dubai World Central (DWC), the Dubai Airshow Site, will host Skyview, the purpose-built grandstand stadium, which will be back for Dubai Airshow 2023.

The public, including families and kids, is welcome to come and see the amazing daily flying display. Watching all the action live from the runway, where the top pilots in the world will be operating state-of-the-art military aircraft, opulent private jets, and some of the most prestigious commercial airliners, is a treat for visitors to Skyview.

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The Italian Air Force’s aerobatic demonstration team, Frecce Tricolori; the United Arab Emirates Air Force’s Fursan Al Emarat; the Indian Air Force’s Sarang helicopter air display team; and the People’s Liberation Army Air Force’s August 1st aerobatic demonstration team are a few of the flying teams.

The Skyview grandstand arena will provide the general public with an opportunity to participate in the Dubai Airshow, a significant event in the global aerospace and serving calendar, and to learn more about the industry’s rich heritage.

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Parking is provided but extremely restricted, and seating is first come, first served. Visitors are advised to use the complimentary shuttle buses and metro, which will run from the Ibn Battuta metro station directly to the Dubai Airshow site, to prevent disappointment. When it comes to shuttle buses, the first one leaves at 11 a.m. from Ibn Battuta metro station to Skyview, and the final one returns to Ibn Battuta metro station at 7 p.m.

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India’s Sarang Helicopter to Perform Aerial Display at Singapore Airshow 2024

India's Sarang Helicopter to Perform Aerial Display at Singapore Airshow 2024

The Singapore Airshow 2024, set to take place at the Changi Exhibition Centre from February 20 to 25, will feature a captivating lineup of eight aerial displays, including flypasts from six air forces and two commercial companies.

This year’s showcase boasts the highest number of international flying teams, with the Indian Air Force’s Sarang performing its aerobatic maneuvers for the first time at the Singapore Airshow. Joining them are renowned teams like the Royal Australian Air Force’s Roulettes, the Indonesian Air Force’s Jupiter, and the Republic of Korea Air Force’s Black Eagles. Additionally, the United States Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress will grace the skies with a fly-past on February 22.

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Leading the spectacle is the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s integrated aerial display team, featuring an F-15SG fighter jet and the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter.

COMAC C919 at Singapore airshow 2024

Making its debut appearance at the air show in Singapore is the C919, a narrow-body airliner developed by Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC. This participation marks a significant milestone for Asia’s premier aerospace and defense event. Enthusiasts can also anticipate the return of Airbus’ A350-1000, showcasing its exceptional blend of elegance and efficiency. This time Boeing is displaying its cabin interior of 777x Singapore airshow.

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Mr. Leck Chet Lam, Managing Director of Experia, the organizer of the Singapore Airshow, expressed excitement about the flying performances, emphasizing their significance as a highlight of the event. Given the limited access during the previous editions due to pandemic safety measures, strong interest is anticipated this year.

The flying displays will take place once a day at 12:30 pm on February 20 and at 11:30 am on February 21 and 22. During Weekend@Airshow (formerly known as Public Days), displays will be held twice a day at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm on February 24 and 25. However, schedules and timings are subject to change, and attendees are advised to check the Singapore Airshow website for updates.

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Singapore air show tickets

Tickets for Weekend@Airshow are available for purchase through SISTIC at the following prices: SGD$34 for adults, SGD$17 for children aged 3 to 12 years, and SGD$240 for the group package, which includes four tickets and one car park label.

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Emirates set to showcase commercial and training aircraft at Dubai Airshow

Emirates set to showcase commercial and training aircraft at Dubai Airshow

Emirates will display its whole fleet of aircraft, which includes the most recent A380 that has been modified by the airline, the revolutionary Boeing 777-300ER, the Diamond DA42-VI, and the Cirrus SR 22 training aircraft that are utilised by the Emirates Flight Training Academy.

Additionally on exhibit will be a charter Embraer Phenom 100 aircraft. The airline’s most recent trademark livery will be seen on Emirates‘ B777-300ER and A380 aircraft.

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The plane on display, an A380, is one of the first ten to fully complete the $2 billion upgrade programme being carried out by Emirates. It will have the popular Premium Economy Class cabin along with updated furnishings and improvements throughout all cabin classes.

The Emirates display stand, which is open to all Dubai Airshow attendees, will showcase a number of Emirates businesses. This year’s highlight will be the employee experience. Beginning with Cabin Crew training, the gamified environments placed within Emirates aircraft will provide guests with a preview into future virtual experiences, offering a cutting-edge approach to learning and service skill development. Visitors to the airshow will also get a sneak peek at the redesigned onboarding experience for future Emirates Group employees.

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The Emirates Official Store, which sells aircraft models and other popular aviation and travel products, will also be on hand at the exhibit. The airline’s Airbus A350 die-cast aeroplane model will be available for the first time as a Dubai Airshow exclusive.

Emirates will open the flying display of the first afternoon of the airshow with a special fly past comprising of Airbus A380 and the Boeing 777 in the airline’s latest livery, joined by its partner UAE commercial airlines, followed by the UAE’s air-display team, Al Fursan.

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Jonathan Cross Death: A Tragic Mishap That Taken an American Airlines Employee’s Life

Jonathan Cross Death: A Tragic Mishap That Taken an American Airlines Employee's Life

On October 21, 2023, tragedy struck at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Jonathan Cross, a 28-year-old American Airlines employee, lost his life in a horrifying accident. Jonathan cross american airlines He was conducting a routine check on an airplane engine when, unexpectedly, the engine roared to life, pulling him in and causing multiple fatal injuries.

This shocking incident has left his co-workers, family, and friends devastated, mourning the loss of a vibrant young life. The precise details surrounding his death remain unconfirmed, as his family and representatives have not released an official statement. However, multiple sources have reported on the tragic accident involving the plane engine.

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Authorities are actively investigating the accident to understand its cause and to prevent similar incidents in the future. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has dispatched a team of experts to examine evidence and interview witnesses.

Jonathan’s passing has had a profound impact on the American Airlines community and the aviation industry as a whole. Jonathan gross american airlines, Many have offered their condolences and shared their memories of his dedication, professionalism, and kindness. The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. at gate 14, where Jonathan was inspecting the right engine of an American Airlines Boeing 777-200ER. Despite immediate efforts to shut down the engine, it was tragically too late to save him.

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Etihad Airways Takes Off With Bollywood Icon Katrina Kaif Onboard As New Brand Ambassador

Etihad Airways Takes Off With Bollywood Icon Katrina Kaif Onboard As New Brand Ambassador

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced its partnership with Bollywood superstar Katrina Kaif as the new brand ambassador. This collaboration marks an important milestone as Etihad strengthens its presence in the Indian market and reunites with one of India’s most celebrated Bollywood stars.

Katrina Kaif, renowned for her global appeal and elegance, embodies the shared commitment to excellence as she reunites with Etihad. Her association with the airline will be unveiled through a captivating series of videos to be showcased across Etihad and Katrina’s social channels.

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Katrina Kaif shares her excitement about the association: “I am thrilled to be back with Etihad Airways, a brand synonymous with world-class travel experiences. The airline’s commitment to excellence and its dedication to bringing people together resonate with my own values. I am excited to be part of a team that aims to create thoughtful connections and memorable experiences. I look forward to representing Etihad and being a part of their journey.”

Amina Taher, Vice President of Brand, Marketing and Sponsorship at Etihad Airways, explains the significance of this collaboration: “We are thrilled to welcome Katrina Kaif to the Etihad Airways family as our brand ambassador. Our partnership with Katrina is far from ordinary, it embodies the spirit of innovation and sophistication our airline represents, while celebrating our commitment to uniting cultures and communities. With her remarkable journey and global recognition, we’re not only showcasing Etihad’s offerings, but also fostering authentic connections that genuinely resonate with Indian travellers and celebrating our commitment to India.”

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The new partnership builds on Katrina’s collaboration with Etihad in 2010 when she was featured as a discerning traveler showcasing Etihad’s travel experience. Her prior partnership showcased her appreciation for the airline’s commitment to comfort and top-notch service. Returning to partner again, Katrina and Etihad are showcasing Etihad’s strengthening relationship with Indian communities both domestically and in significant global markets such as the UAE, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada.

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Ten killed as light plane crashes on street in Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA – The Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) confirms that a Beechcraft
Model 390 (Premier 1) registration number N28JV had crashed near Elmina, Shah Alam,
Selangor on Thursday, 17th August 2023. The aircraft operated by Jetvalet Sdn. Bhd.
departed from Langkawi International Airport at 2:08 p.m. to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Airport.

Ten people are said to have died in the collision. The chief executive officer of an aircraft firm and a state assemblyman from Pahang were reportedly among the victims. At a press conference held on the scene, Selangor police head Datuk Hussein Omar Khan stated that there were eight persons inside the aircraft, with a motorcycle and a car driver making up the remaining two.

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The first contact made by the aircraft with Subang Air Traffic Control Tower was at 2:47
p.m. and landing clearance was given at 2:48 p.m. At 2:51 p.m., the Subang Air Traffic
Control Tower observed smoke originating from the crash site but no mayday call was
made by the aircraft. Kuala Lumpur Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre (KL ARCC)
has been activated to coordinate the search and rescue mission.


The safety investigation will be conducted by the Air Accident Investigation Bureau under the Ministry of Transport Malaysia in accordance with Part XXVI of the Civil Aviation Regulations 2016.

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Embraer Takes Multiple Aircraft To Australian International Airshow

Embraer Takes Multiple Aircraft To Australian International Airshow

Embraer announced that the Phenom 100EV and the Phenom 300E business jets, along with the E195-E2 ‘TechLion’ commercial aircraft, will be on display at the Australian International Airshow which starts on 28 February 2023. The aircraft on static display complement the products and solutions across Embraer’s diverse portfolio that the Company will showcase at its chalet.

This will be the E195-E2’s maiden appearance at the Australian International Airshow and the Phenom 300E series was just announced as the world’s best-selling light jet for the 11th consecutive year. There are over 11 business jets and over 40 E-Jets operating in the country, mainly with Alliance Airlines, Airnorth, National Jet Express and Pionair. Several of Alliance Airlines’ E-Jets operate on selected QantasLink routes.

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The E195-E2 TechLion is the world’s most efficient single-aisle aircraft. With a capacity of up to 146 passengers, the E195-E2 is part of the latest E2 family that is shaping the regional market with its sustainable technologies, superior cabin comfort, excellent economics and optimal range.

The Phenom 300E and the Phenom 100EV that are on display at the Show reflect the popularity of the aircraft in Australia and across the globe. The Phenom 100EV offers the business aviation experience in its purest form while the Phenom 300E sets the highest standard of excellence in the light jet category.

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In terms of performance, the new, enhanced Phenom 300E is even faster, capable of reaching Mach 0.80, becoming the fastest single-pilot jet in production, and able to deliver a high-speed cruise of 464 knots and a five-occupant range of 2,010 nautical miles (3,724 km) with NBAA IFR reserves. The Phenom 300 series is in operation in 36 countries and has accumulated nearly one million, eight hundred thousand flight hours. It offers the highest residual value of any aircraft in the market.

Also, part of Embraer’s portfolio of business jets are the Praetor 500 and the Praetor 600, which with best-in-class flight range, are the most disruptive and technologically advanced midsize and super-midsize business jets, capable of continent-crossing and ocean-spanning missions, respectively.

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On the topic of sustainability, Embraer is committed to developing products, solutions, and technologies to contribute to the aviation industry’s goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Embraer aims to be carbon neutral by 2040 and achieve carbon neutral growth from 2022. It plans to implement 25% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) use in its operations by 2040 and 100% renewable energy sources by 2030.

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