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UAE’s Mubadala Aerospace merges its capital, MRO businesses

Consolidation of businesses aims to ‘unlock synergies’ across aviation value-chain Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Company has launched Sanad, which will be the parent company of Mubadala Aerospace’s, aviation and industrial services subsidiaries. The three subsidiaries are Sanad Aerotech, which is the specialist aircraft engine MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) business, Sanad Powertech, the energy and industrial MRO service provider, and …

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Dubai future foundation organizes space on earth forum

  To examine role of space technology in addressing emerging challenges on earth Dubai Future Foundation in collaboration of the United Nations of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), organizes the 1st Space on Earth Forum in Dubai between the 13th and 14th November which attracts representatives from space and advanced technology sectors in the UAE and around the world. The forum, …

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Emirates Aviation University introduces a special package for international students

Emirates Aviation University has introduced an “international student study package”, offering financial benefits and support to international students. The package includes 20% savings on costs for university accommodation, 15% discount on programme fees, and a complimentary Economy class return ticket per year on Emirates. The package will also offer the students free services for three persons from marhaba, the world’s …

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50 new technologies and innovations showcased at Dubai Airport Show

Screening system that avoids need to take out laptops at airports, unique loading system, baggage handling system Dubai: The 19th edition of Dubai Airport Show, the world’s largest airport exhibition, witnessed the showcasing of new technologies and innovations in the aviation industry. More than 50 new technologies and innovative products and services were unveiled on the first day of the …

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Virgin Galactic to launch commercial space flights this year – CEO

Founder Richard Branson says more than $1billion of investment has been made into the technology to date Virgin Galactic will start its commercial space operations this year, its chief executive told Zawya. “We will be going into commercial operations this year with a service that will take people into space and back down, and we believe this will be a …

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Talel Kamel to lead Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa

Talel Kamel has been named vice president Customer & Account Management for Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa Talel Kamel has been named vice president Customer & Account Management for Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa to further increase the company’s focus and footprint in the region and deliver higher value to customers. Customer & Account …

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Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announces portfolio sale of 18 aircrafts

18 aircraft in this portfolio are on lease to 15 airlines in 13 countries Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, DAE, has entered into a definitive sale agreement to sell a portfolio of 18 mid-life aircraft to institutional investors. The 18 aircraft in this portfolio are on lease to 15 airlines in 13 countries and have a weighted average age of approximately nine …

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UAE preparing to launch KhalifaSat in Japan

The UAE’s commercial space industry will also be positively impacted by the launch of this satellite. The UAE’s first fully Emirati-built satellite has reached Japan’s island of Tanegashima for its upcoming liftoff to space on October 29. The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) posted a video of KhalifaSat’s journey to Tanegashima on Twitter on Friday, where the satellite can …

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UAE Space Agency to unveil investment strategy in October

Total Emirati investments in space sector valued at over $5.98bln so far in 2018 The UAE Space Agency has been preparing a full-fledged strategy to invest in the GCC country’s space sector in cooperation with relevant authorities. The anticipated strategy will be announced next October, according to the local business platform Arabian Business. The strategy aims at reinforcing the contribution …

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UAE, Russia sign pact to send first Emirati to space

First Emirati astronaut will travel to space within a year of the UAE Astronaut Programme creating a final shortlist of candidates The UAE and Russia have signed an agreement to send the first Emirati astronaut to space to participate in scientific research as part of the Russian space mission to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz-MS spacecraft. The cooperation …

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