Leading private charter operator Alpha Star has announced global trip support solutions provider UAS as its preferred partner. Alpha Star is based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and operates domestic and international scheduled and charter services, that apart, Alpha Star offers turnkey solutions in aircraft management, air ambulance, and airport management. Under the strategic partnership, UAS will ensure Alpha Star receives priority ITP, handling, and pricing at all global destinations and take care of its fleet of 19 aircraft.
MEBAA Show returns to DWC this week and UAS is looking forward to welcoming delegates to booth 125. UAS is constantly seeking to push the boundaries of international trip support through unrivaled operational excellence and technological innovation. By teaming with UAS, operators can optimize flight experience and enjoy easier, more efficient, and more enjoyable operations.
Here’s what operators need to know about U.S. Customs and Border Protection availability and procedures at two Minnesota airfields, Baudette Airport and Grand Marais Cook County Airport.
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP27, is currently underway in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Environment ministers and government delegations from over 40 countries are arriving in Sharm El Sheikh with 15,000 participants arriving at Sharm El-Sheikh Airport over the weekend. Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (IATA: SSH, ICAO: HESH) is accommodating parking for visitors whose names appear on a list given to the Airport Authority by the Egyptian Presidential Protocol.
Operators are advised that all Slot Booking Deposit (SBDN) applications for both Doha International Airport (IATA: DIA, ICAO: OTBD) and Hamad International Airport (IATA: DOH, ICAO: OTHH) should be placed via the online portal, effective immediately.
There is universal excitement and anticipation ahead of this year’s World Cup getting underway in Qatar from November 20 until December 18. It will be the first time the Middle East region plays host to the tournament and Qatar has been preparing for its role of host for the past 12 years. Authorities estimate the influx of 1.2 million visitors and a boost of $17 billion to the local economy. No doubt it’s going to be a magnificent event!
The 2022 G20 Bali summit will take place in Bali, Indonesia on Tuesday, November 15, and Wednesday, November 16. It will be the 17th meeting of the Group of Twenty. Here’s what operators with missions to Bali need to know.
Aviation is an essential industry to support and sustain economies and communities, and one whose influence is steadily growing. This is creating more demand for talent in all areas of the industry. Often, people think aviation jobs mean pilot jobs, but an entire range of experts including technicians, dispatchers, mechanics, IT and software developers, planners are needed for robust operations.