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Etihad Airways signs $1billion deal

DUBAI — Etihad Airways on Thursday said it had selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide in-flight entertainment systems and connectivity, including broadband and live television, for the airline’s entire fleet of long haul wide-body aircraft in a deal valued at around $1 billion.

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Mubadala Aerospace and GCAA sign deal

DUBAI — The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Mubadala Aerospace on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Dubai Airshow, which will lead to the establishment of a joint Steering Committee and Working Group that will, amongst other things, look at how the GCAA and Mubadala Aerospace will work together to create cost-effective solutions towards the development and competitiveness of aerospace companies operating in the UAE.

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UK eyes new industrial partnerships

DUBAI — The United Kingdom has been enjoying the strong trade relationship with the UAE and British firms look keen to engage in new industrial partnerships with local companies here, a senior government official said.

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Rolls-Royce wins more than $1b engine orders

DUBAI — Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has secured orders worth more than $1 billion during the Dubai Airshow, demonstrating the strength of its portfolio of advanced technology and access to growing global markets.

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Emirates flypast and tall orders steal the thunder

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Emirates flypast and tall orders steal the thunder

As the curtain went down on the Dubai Airshow with a roaring business of $63.3 billion in aircraft purchases, maintenance services and flight training programmes, Emirates airline marked the last day of the mega event with an impressive aerobatic display using one of its Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft.

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Inspiring the Gulf youth

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Inspiring the Gulf youth

The fifth and final day of the Dubai Airshow was a day that saw the first-ever ‘Futures Day’ — an event aimed at the UAE’s potential aviation professionals of tomorrow’s world. Nearly 700 senior-level students from key UAE colleges and universities attended.

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US firm sets up regional HQ in Dubai

DUBAI - CB Aviation, a US-based aviation consultancy firm, on Wednesday announced its plan to set up its regional headquarter in Dubai as part of its endeavor to disseminate the most advanced technologies, consultancies and aviation brokerage services in 
the region.

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