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Middle East Flight Permits - Maximizing Schedule and Revision Flexibility

Middle East Flight Permits – Maximizing Schedule and Revision Flexibility

Over recent years the permit situation has relaxed somewhat for general aviation (GA) operations to the Middle East. Still, there are longer than average lead times to consider for this region, varying and stringent visa requirements and, in some cases, unique documentation mandates to be mindful of. Best practice is to contact your 3rd-party provider […]

February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation Planning Tips: 2016 Yacht Show and Air Expo in Abu Dhabi

Business Aviation Planning Tips: 2016 Yacht Show and Air Expo in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will be particularly busy during early March with the upcoming Yacht Show and Air Expo taking place March 1-5 and March 8-10, respectively. As general aviation (GA) traffic to the area will be elevated during this period, trip planning for these events should commence as early as possible. The following is an overview […]

February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2015: Operator Tips for Travel to the Event

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2015: Operator Tips for Travel to the Event

The Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix takes place November 27-29 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit, about 30 minutes from the city center. If you’re a business aircraft operator heading to Abu Dhabi to attend the Grand Prix it’s best to organize aircraft parking, hotel accommodations and general trip planning as soon as schedule […]

November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Dubai Air Show 2015: BizAv Operating Tips & Planning Considerations

Dubai Air Show 2015: BizAv Operating Tips & Planning Considerations

The biennial Dubai Airshow takes place November 8-12 this year at Dubai World Central (OMDW). With an anticipated 65,000 trade visitors and 160 aircraft on static display, including 40 business aircraft, it’s important that bizav operators planning to attend begin trip planning now. As obtaining preferred aircraft parking and hotel accommodations may be challenging during […]

October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More
MEBA 2014 Special: Business Aircraft Operations in the Middle East

MEBA 2014 Special: Business Aircraft Operations in the Middle East

Regulatory requirements and other operational requirements can change at a moment’s notice. A great example of that is the change in how Israel landing permits are processed, which took place earlier this year. Our blog’s mission is to give you the information you need to make your critical missions a success. With the 2014 Middle […]

December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Landing and Overflight Permit Requirements

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Landing and Overflight Permit Requirements

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is probably the easiest and least restrictive region in the Middle East in terms of business aircraft permit requirements. We hear of few issues with landing permit requests and/or revisions for this area. Still, it’s important to ensure that any information/documentation submitted with permit requests is correct and valid, as […]

October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Trip Planning Tips: Ops to Abu Dhabi for the 2014 Air Expo and Yacht Show

Trip Planning Tips: Ops to Abu Dhabi for the 2014 Air Expo and Yacht Show

Two major upcoming events in Abu Dhabi will attract increased General Aviation (GA) activity and put additional pressure on GA infrastructure. The Abu Dhabi Air Expo takes place February 25-27 at Bateen (OMAD), and the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show follows right on its heels March 1-3. The Air Expo will have the greater impact on […]

February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation Trip Planning: Dubai, UAE

Business Aviation Trip Planning: Dubai, UAE

For business aircraft operators, Dubai (OMDB) is always a popular corporate destination, but one that can be very congested at times. The good news is that there are new alternate airfields you can use, close-by, with full services available. When planning a trip to Dubai, work with your 3rd-party provider to determine the best airport […]

June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Preparing for the Abu Dhabi Business Air Expo

Preparing for the Abu Dhabi Business Air Expo

Held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Abu Dhabi Business Air Expo is dedicated to Middle East business aviation and attracts trade visitors primarily from within the region. Here is some information to help you with your planning: 1. When does OMAD Business Air Expo 2013 take place? Dates […]

February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More
5 of the World’s Most Popular Tech Stops for Business Aviation

5 of the World’s Most Popular Tech Stops for Business Aviation

For business aircraft operators, planning reliable tech stops is a key component in orchestrating successful international movements. Some regions of the world have multiple good tech stops available, while, in other areas, you’ll have limited options. On key routes – such as North America to Asia or Africa, and Europe to Africa, South America or […]

October 15, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Tips for Business Aircraft Operators Flying to the UAE for the Formula 1 Grand Prix

Tips for Business Aircraft Operators Flying to the UAE for the Formula 1 Grand Prix

This year’s Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be held November 2nd-4th at the Yas Marina circuit located on Yas Island. Abu Dhabi City will come alive during this event, and demand for business aviation services and other related travel accommodations will run high. An anticipated sell-out crowd of over 50,000 spectators […]

October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments More
10 Popular Airports in the Middle East for Business Aircraft Operators – Part 2 of 2

10 Popular Airports in the Middle East for Business Aircraft Operators – Part 2 of 2

This business aviation blog post is part two in a series on popular airports in the Middle East for business aircraft operators. Many good stops are available in the Middle East for business aircraft operators, with 24-hour operations, credit, and full support services. In our previous post, we discussed 5 popular airports in the Middle […]

June 20, 2012 | 1 Comment More
10 Popular Airports in the Middle East for Business Aircraft Operators – Part 1 of 2

10 Popular Airports in the Middle East for Business Aircraft Operators – Part 1 of 2

This business aviation blog post is part one in a series on popular airports in the Middle East for business aircraft operators. Many good airports for tech stops and overnights are available in the Middle East for business aircraft operators, with 24-hour operations, credit, and full support services. Be mindful of landing and overflight permit […]

June 11, 2012 | 1 Comment More