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Sintavia Acquires QC LaboratoriesJuly 16, 2019

Sintavia, LLC, the leading independent additive manufacturer supporting the Aerospace & Defense industry, announced today that it had acquired QC Laboratories, Inc. (“QC Labs”), a non-destructive testing (“NDT”) services company based in Hollywood, Florida. The acquisition greatly enhances Sintavia’s NDT capabilities for commercial aerospace applications, particularly with respect to surface finish conformance testing. Post-closing, it is expected that QC Labs will operate as a stand-alone"...

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Dubai to organise Global Investment in Aviation Summit in January 2020July 16, 2019

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020, themed ‘Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund Raising and Key Partnerships’ will be held in Dubai from January 27-29.

Over 200 investors and 1,200 delegates, besides selected government officials, aviation organisations, finance & insurance firms, aviation asset owners, aircraft operators"...

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QAIA’s passenger figures lag in May July 11, 2019

AMMAN — Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received 583,662 passengers in May; a 3.8 per cent drop compared with the same month last year, according to an Airport International Group (AIG) statement.

The airport also saw drops in aircraft movements and cargo flow in May, the statement added.

“The numbers recorded at QAIA throughout the first five months"...

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'Jordan-South Korea direct charter flights to take off in October' July 1, 2019

Direct charter flights will be operated between South Korea and Jordan from October to enhance tourism cooperation, Seoul’s envoy to the Kingdom has said.

In an interview with the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that was published on Sunday, South Korean Ambassador to Jordan Lee Jae-wan said that about 30,000 Korean tourists visited the Kingdom last year, highlighting the efforts to increase this figure, especially that the number of outbound"...

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RJ braces for summer travel season with 266 extra flights June 27, 2019

Royal Jordanian (RJ) is launching 266 extra flights to prepare for summer demand, according to a statement from RJ.

To prepare for peak travel season, the national carrier has recently started adding extra flights to its schedule, including to the tourist attractions, the statement read.

The airline plans to increase flights to Doha, Chicago, Detroit, Dubai, Abu Dhabi,"...

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AerSale Acquires Qwest Air Parts, Inc. to Expand Airframe Parts SalesJune 26, 2019

AerSale®, a global supplier of aircraft, engines, used serviceable material (USM), and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today it has acquired aircraft parts distributor Qwest Air Parts, Inc. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Qwest is a recognized leader in aircraft dismantlement and the refurbishment and resale of USM. Qwest has disassembled over 200 aircraft, offers 24/7 AOG service, and operates a teardown facility in Crestview, Florida. Gary Jones, Qwest’s founder, President and CEO, will continue to lead Qwest, which will operate as a stand-alone independent subsidiary of AerSale. The acquisition of Qwest will add scale and reach to AerSale’s already significant airframe USM offerings. Furthermore, Qwest’s recently certified repair station, Q2 Aviation LLC, will supplement AerSale’s growing MRO platform. “As a proven leader in aircraft......

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12,662 certificates of origin issued for exported goodsJune 17, 2019

AMMAN — The Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) issued 12,662 certificates of origin for exported goods in the first five months of 2019 compared with 15,350 in the same period last year, marking a drop of 18 per cent.

According to ACC statistics, carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, certificates were issued for exports heading to the UAE, topping the list with 2,515 certificates, followed by Qatar with 945 and 751 certificates to Iraq.

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