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Azur Drones Unveils Skeyetech Drone-In-A-Box Solution for Surveillance in the Middle EastJanuary 20, 2020

Azur Drones, Europe’s leader in autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), has launched its drone-in-a-box surveillance solution, Skeyetech, at Intersec. This move is expected to boost the security monitoring for high-risk private and public sites in the Middle East.

Skeyetech is a ready-to-fly surveillance system, which has been designed to monitor and confirm events, conduct perimeter patrols and provide support operation to ground security"...

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RJ ranked among world's top 20 safest airlinesJanuary 8, 2020

National carrier Royal Jordanian (RJ) closed 2019 with another excellent record according to an airline safety and product review website; AirlineRatings.com.

AirlineRatings.com listed RJ as one of the top 20 safest airlines in the world in its list of “Top 20 Safest Airlines 2020”, selected from a pool of 405 different airlines it monitors.

Among the top 20 safest airlines are four Arab airlines: Etihad, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Royal Jordanian. Australia’s Qantas topped the"...

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GA-ASI Concludes Successful Series of MQ-9 Demonstrations in GreeceJanuary 8, 2020

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) concluded a series of flight demonstrations using its MQ-9 Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) on December 19, 2019. The demonstrations showcased the maritime surveillance capabilities of the MQ-9, and the GA-ASI-developed Detect and Avoid (DAA) system for traffic-deconfliction in civil airspace. The flights were sponsored by the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) and the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) and staged out of Larissa Air Base in Greece. The flights were performed"...

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AerSale Component Solutions Receives FAA Approval to Overhaul Landing GearJanuary 7, 2020

AerSale Component Solutions, a division of AerSale®, Inc., announced today it has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to overhaul Boeing 737, 757, and 767 series aircraft landing gear. FAA approval to overhaul landing gear for the Airbus A320 family of aircraft is expected in the coming months. “We are committed to providing our customers with a full suite of products and services, and FAA approval to overhaul landing gear used on widely popular commercial aircraft is yet another example of the broad range of integrated aircraft solutions and technical capabilities we offer,” said Nicolas Finazzo, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of AerSale. “Our goal is to provide our customers with a convenient, cost effective, and quality one-stop shop to service their needs.” “We worked very hard to obtain this approval,” added Dean Vitale, AerSale Component Solutions General Manager. “We completed the overhaul of our first gear set for a Boeing 767-300 aircraft, and have started on our next gear set......

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Direct flights to link Amman, BakuJanuary 6, 2020

AMMAN — Direct flights will be operated between Amman and Baku, Azerbaijan, by the end of next May, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Sunday.

The announcement was made during a meeting between Jordanian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Sami Ghousheh and President of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) Jahangir Askerov on Sunday.

The two sides highlighted the role of"...

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Transavia France starts Amman flightsDecember 26, 2019

Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) has welcomed the first direct Transavia France flight from Lyon, France, signaling the commencement of two weekly round trips between the French city and Amman.

The inaugural flight was received with the customary ‘water arch’ salute and greeted by representatives from Airport International Group and"...

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