AVIATION

Jordan Displays New, Upgraded Aircraft at SOFEX ShowMay 17, 2018

Spurred partly by the crisis in Syria, with which Jordan shares a long border, and partly by a need to replace and upgrade aging types, the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) is in the process of receiving new or upgraded aircraft. At the biennial SOFEX special forces show held last week at Amman’s Marka airport, no fewer than eight aircraft types made their public debuts in RJAF colors.

Dominating the static display was the RJAF’s first"...

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RJ, Manaseer Group sign partnership agreementMay 17, 2018

Royal Jordanian (RJ) and Manaseer Group entered a partnership agreement whereby the national carrier will provide Manaseer Group discounted tickets.

RJ President/CEO Stefan Pichler and Chairman and founder of Manaseer Group Ziad Manaseer signed the agreement, according to which, RJ becomes Manaseer Group’s first choice to any destination on the airline's network that spans four continents.

As per the agreement, Manaseer Group employees and their immediate family members on duty and personal"...

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Queen Alia International Airport welcomes first Norwegian Airlines flightMay 10, 2018

Reaffirming Airport International Group’s commitment towards constantly expanding Queen Alia International Airport’s (QAIA) network, the Airport recently welcomed the first Norwegian Airlines flight to QAIA, arriving Tuesday 8 May, 2018 at 10:15 PM, and marking the start of biweekly flights between Amman and Copenhagen. A welcoming"...

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FAA and EASA Approve AerSafeTM to Comply with Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Rule for Airbus 321 Aircraft May 2, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to AerSale® for installation of its AerSafe system on Airbus 321 aircraft (ST04010NY) in compliance with the Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction (FTFR) rule. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has also approved AerSafe on Airbus 321 aircraft (10065226) as a Flammability Reduction System (FRS). This new STC is in addition to AerSale’s STCs for the Boeing 767 series (ST03599NY), approved by the FAA in February 2018, as well as the Boeing 737 CL series (ST03589NY) and the Boeing 737 NG series (ST02980NY), both approved in 2016. “Obtaining approval from both the FAA and EASA shows AerSafe should be a key consideration for complying with the FTFR rule,” said Iso Nezaj, Chief Technical Officer at AerSale. “With AerSafe’s substantial cost savings and additional maintenance-friendly benefits, nitrogen inerting systems simply cannot compare. AerSafe is available in less than six weeks, installs in two days, has no mechanical parts......

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Sintavia Achieves NADCAP Accreditation for Additive ManufacturingMay 1, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Sintavia, LLC, a leading Tier One metal additive manufacturer, announced today that it had achieved National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP) approval for its laser and electron beam powder bed fusion applications. The NADCAP accreditation is the latest quality certification achieved by the company, and resulted from a year-long application process.

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Jordan airport is ME's first carbon neutral aviation hubApril 30, 2018

Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) has become the the first airport in the Middle East to achieve level 3+ (Neutrality) of the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program - a carbon management program developed by Airport Council International (ACI).

This came as a result of the combined efforts and continued collaboration between the numerous departments at Airport International Group, and their esteemed partners and stakeholders.

Since its induction as operator of QAIA in 2008, Airport International"...

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