An aviation expert has urged Gulf states to set up a body on the line of Eurocontrol for air traffic management keeping in view the ceaseless expansion of airlines fleet and airports.
“The aviation industry in the Gulf regio
Airlines in the Middle East are expected to contribute a record $2.2 billion to the airline industry’s expected global profit of $18.7 billion in 2014, or 11.7 per cent, said the CEO of the International Air Transport Association (Iata).
Planemakers left Dubai with a record $200 billion in deals after a desert rainstorm forced organisers to cancel the last day of its air show - an event that demonstrated their growing reliance on the Gulf to secure support for big jets.
Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) and Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA), the kingdom's first aviation training academy, have signed a comprehensive training agreement to deliver aviation training services for BAC personnel.
Under the ag
Bahrainis aged 18 to 30 years will now have the opportunity to acquire the highest standard of pilot licence thanks to a cadet pilot training programme.
The scheme is a joint venture between the investment arm of Bahrain government B