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December 03, 2005

Royal Brunei, bargain fares

Royal Brunei is offering bargains on Economy Class fares before December 31 with flights from the UAE to London at $463, while flights to Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok are just $272 return; there is also Manila and Jakarta at $436. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 10:27 PM

Australian airline to consider expanding budget service (ABC Radio Australia)

The board of the Australian airline, QANTAS is being urged to consider allowing budget airline Jetstar to fly international routes.

Posted at 04:28 PM

China, Singapore Sign New Aviation Memorandum (RedNova)

China, Singapore sign new aviation memorandum BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- China and Singapore signed a new aviation memorandum of understanding Friday to enlarge bilateral aviation transportation.

Posted at 09:41 AM

Adding more cities to its aviation map (News Today)

Air Deccan, country's low cost airline has constantly been pursuing its vision of 'empowering every Indian to fly' by connecting the unconnected cities. The company has added two more cities in its aviation map.

Posted at 05:27 AM

Airline screening plan changes (Sun-Sentinel)

WASHINGTON ** Airline passengers soon will be allowed to take small scissors and screwdrivers aboard planes again, Transportation Security Administration chief Kip Hawley announced Friday.

Posted at 02:15 AM

December 02, 2005

Moog to Present at CSFB / Aviation Week Aerospace and Defense Finance Conference (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)

Moog Inc. announced today that CFO and EVP, Bob Banta will present at the CSFB / Aviation Week Aerospace and Defense Finance Conference on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 at 11:40 a.m. Eastern.

Posted at 05:44 PM

Aviation Sector in Disarray - Ex-Airways Pilot (AllAfrica.com)

A former pilot in the presidential fleet who had 35 years flying experience with the defunct Nigeria Airways, Captain Tito Omaghomi, has reviewed the state of the aviation industry and said the sector was in disarray.

Posted at 12:46 PM

MAHB Sponsors Aviation Outlook Summit (Bernama)

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 (Bernama) -- Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (Malaysia Airports) expects to actively participate in the two-day Aviation Outlook Summit 2006 to be held here from Dec 5-6.

Posted at 03:57 AM

December 01, 2005

China Aviation Oil executive to be tried in March (AFP via Yahoo! News)

The disgraced chief executive of embattled China Aviation Oil (CAO) will be tried here in March next year for allegedly cheating and falsifying company accounts.

Posted at 10:13 PM

KC aviation director seeks private regulation of taxis (Jefferson City News Tribune)

KANSAS CITY (AP) -- The city's aviation director wants a private company to oversee taxis and other for-hire vehicles that take people from Kansas City International Airport.

Posted at 07:58 PM

Russian Military Transport Aviation Airlifts 50,000 Servicemen in 2005 (RedNova)

Text of report in English by Russian news agency Interfax-AVN website Moscow, 1 December: Military transport aviation pilots of the Russian air force have airlifted about 50,000 servicemen and their family members and over 15,000 tonnes of various cargoes this year, Col Aleksandr Drobyshevskiy, air force press service chief, said on Thursday [1 December].

Posted at 12:40 PM

Polish Aviation firm PZL Swidnik expects to boost 2005 sales by 40% toPLN 294 mln (Interfax)

By Anna Kowal WARSAW. NOVEMBER 18. INTERFAX CENTRAL EUROPE - Polish aviation firm PZL Swidnik sales will grow by 40% this year to PLN 294 mln thanks to bigger helicopters sales and industrial cooperation development and in 2006, sales will reach PLN 320 mln, PZL spokesperson Jan Mazur told Interfax Thursday.

Posted at 08:37 AM

November 30, 2005

Emirates online, fly for Dhs20

Book online with Emirates Airline from December 6-7 and 10 winners a day will be able to fly for only Dhs20. The offer price will be regardless of which class of travel is booked and applies for any destination. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 09:39 PM

US Pressures EU Over Aviation Emissions Trading (Planet Ark)

BRUSSELS - The United States is stepping up pressure on the European Union to keep US airlines out of the EU emissions trading scheme if a recent proposal to include the high-polluting aviation sector becomes reality.

Posted at 08:50 PM

New Airline Safety Changes (wten.com)

(posted November 30th, 2:00pm) The Transportation Security Administration is expected to reveal a new plan on Friday, which no longer considers scissors and other sharp objects as a threat to airline security.

Posted at 01:27 PM

Miss SIAM : the Spirit of Aviation (for series 60) (All About Symbian)

Miss Siam the Spirit of Aviation, a classical shooting game, based on a true story. (Full version available this x-mas) By Chiang Mai Digital Works Co., Ltd.

Posted at 05:11 AM

November 29, 2005

Marriott manages Amwaj hotel

Marriott International will manage the Renaissance Bahrain Amwaj Islands Hotel under a deal with developers of the $1bn Amwaj Islands project, Ossis Property Developers. Due to open in 2008, the hotel will have 323 sea-facing rooms on seven floors, five restaurants, and a 15,000 sqft conference centre. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 09:28 PM

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Jet Aviation/ (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)

the Perfect Gift for People Who Have Almost Everything, issued earlier today by Jet Aviation over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that Jet Aviation does not have an exclusive relationship with Neiman Marcus, as reported in the press release issued today.

Posted at 06:18 PM

BA Chairman Calls EU-U.S. Aviation Pact "Disappointing" (Forbes)

U.S. government must make more concessions, says Broughton.

Posted at 02:13 PM

Kempinski Mall, spring opening

Kempinski Hotels says it will open its first Dubai property, the Keminski Hotel Mall, in spring 2006. The five-star hotel is part of the Mall of the Emirates, home to Ski Dubai, and will have 393 rooms and suites, including 15 ski chalets. A conference wing has 13 banquet and conference rooms, business centre and lounge, and boardrooms. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 05:13 AM

November 28, 2005

Aer Lingus direct to Dubai

Irish national carrier Aer Lingus will operate direct flights between Dublin and Dubai from March 2006. The service will also provide a link to passengers from Dubai through Dublin to Boston, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. [AMEInfo.com]

Posted at 11:36 PM

Aviation Parastal's Probe: Sanitizing a Corrupt Industry (AllAfrica.com)

The nation's aviation sector was recently under heavy fire from President Olusegu Obasanjo, who labelled it corrupt. In this report, correspondent, Felix Nwaneri examines the recent probe order by the Minister of Aviation and expectations of the citizenry.

Posted at 03:47 PM

African couple launches aviation mission in Coshocton (CentralOhio.com)

COSHOCTON - Originally from Africa, Mike and Isobel Dunkley came to Coshocton to take part in missionary work through Missionary Maintenance Services (MMS) Aviation.

Posted at 09:09 AM

ACE Aviation to Sell Stake in Jazz Regional Airline (Update1) (Bloomberg.com)

Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- ACE Aviation Holdings Inc., Air Canada's parent company, revived plans to sell a stake in its Jazz regional airline as an income trust after the federal government opted last week not to tax the high-yield securities.

Posted at 08:00 AM

November 27, 2005

Aviation: A goldmine of opportunities (Rediff.com)

With the opening up of the Indian aviation sector, there are opportunities for the taking.

Posted at 11:54 PM

Business Aviation To Have Enhanced/Synthetic Vision First (Aviation Now)

Business and general aviation cockpits remain on the leading edge of what's happening in civil avionics, and will probably be the first to use a combination of enhanced and synthetic vision in one product.

Posted at 02:40 PM

Business Aviation To Have Enhanced/Synthetic Vision First (Aviation Now)

Business and general aviation cockpits remain on the leading edge of what's happening in civil avionics, and will probably be the first to use a combination of enhanced and synthetic vision in one product.

Posted at 02:40 PM

Aviation industry continues to soar (Northern Daily Leader)

TAMWORTH'S burgeoning aviation industry has attracted another international company to its ranks. The Britten-Norman Company, based in the Isle of Man, off the coast of England, plans to open a sales and spare parts office at the Tamworth airport.

Posted at 05:19 AM

www.theage.com.au (The Age)

Aviation and Formula 1 motor racing identity Paul Stoddart will launch his Australian business-class airline this week. -

Posted at 12:53 AM