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Middle East - Articles and news items

Muscat International Airport awards ground handling licences

Airport news  •  10 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Muscat International Airport in Oman has awarded two ground handling contracts to Swissport and an Oman Air and Menzies Aviation joint venture.

Airport Show’s expanded Business Connect Programme benefits global aviation industry

Airport news  •  20 April 2016  •  Airport Show

Decision-makers from key regional airports and aviation organisations will be joining the ‘Business Connect’ programme at the 16th edition of Airport Show...

Enhancements to Middle East air traffic control could bring significant economic gain

Airport news  •  8 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

A report commissioned by air service provider NATS has revealed the potential economic benefits of enhanced air traffic control in the Middle East.

In Profile: John Swift – Director, NATS Middle East

Airport Extra  •  6 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

John Swift, Director at NATS Middle East, talks to international Airport Review about his 27- year career within the Aviation sector and Air Traffic Control business, his role at NATS, anticipating significant regional challenges and suggesting what will help to address them.

Conference Preview: The Airport Show 2014

Issue 1 2014  •  12 February 2014  •  International Airport Review

Launched in 2001 to cater mainly to Dubai International Airport’s expansion, The Airport Show has been transformed into a leading global aviation platform for industry decision-makers and professionals to enhance their knowledge about the latest developments and trends, and benefit from the newest technology, innovation and research and development...

CANSO in the Middle East

Issue 4 2010  •  10 August 2010  •  H.E. Abdullah Rehaimi, President, GACA

Since the establishment of the CANSO Middle East Region in June 2009, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation has focused on creating a vision, strategy and programme for tackling ANSP concerns in the region. Aviation stakeholders were given the first sight of this work at CANSO’s second Middle East ANSP Conference in Dubai, January, and since then the Association has continued to grow in the Middle East.CANSO’s activities in the region are governed by the Middle East CANSO CEO Committee (MEC3), a group of CEOs and senior directors from CANSO members in the area. In January I was honoured to be elected chairman of this group. It was the MEC3 which conceived the REDSEA (Realise, Enhance and Develop Seamless Efficient Airspace) vision and work programme for the region.


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