A return of events: Glee is back!

Events are back, with Glee leading the charge as the first dedicated garden retail exhibition to make its in-person return post-lockdown(14th – 16th September NEC Birmingham). This year’s show will bring together hundreds of brands and thousands of exciting products under one roof, providing garden buyers with the first opportunity in 18 months to ‘shop’ new ranges to boost their retail offering and build on the incredible momentum created throughout lockdown. (more…)


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Engineering, the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, has signed a strategic partnership with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), to provide Passenger to Freighter (P2F) conversions on Boeing 777-300ER’s. 

In 2019, IAI and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) announced the launch of the Boeing 777-300ERSF, a programme which established a P2F conversion dubbed ‘The Big Twin’ denoting its status as the largest ever twin-engine freighter.  (more…)

Inter Airport Europe 2021

inter airport Europe 2021 is going ahead: Leading international exhibition for airport professionals runs live in Munich as industry moves from crisis to opportunity

inter airport Europe, the leading B2B event brand for the international airport sector, is going ahead with the first major live event for the entire airport industry, providing a much needed opportunity for airports, airlines, air cargo carriers and aviation-support specialists to meet with the leading innovation drivers in airport technology in their endeavour to exchange solutions how to return strong from the crisis. Currently, 226 exhibitors from 29 countries have already registered their participation, with Germany, France, Italy and the USA amongst the top exhibiting countries. A significantly extended seminar programme on the future of airport operations provides important insights on how to adapt to the long-term realities in post-pandemic times, plus plenty of additional networking opportunities with relevant leads and suppliers. (more…)

Aviation finance post Covid? – ACC Aviation explores the options

As airlines recover from the effects of the long and protracted pandemic, the future aviation financing they seek – for fleet updates and network expansion – will most likely come from capital market funding, through debt and equity funds backed by private equity, with Export Credit and Bank Debt emerging as second and third suitable avenues, highlights ACC Aviation.

A recent online /LinkedIn survey by the UK headquartered global aviation services consultancy, asking: “What source of funding will dominate aircraft finance post-Covid?” saw 46% of respondents concurring.  A total 28% agreed export credit financing would increase, with just 3% highlighting other options. (more…)

Flying Colours Corp. joins leading international association IADA.

Peterborough, ON. / 20 August 2021 – Flying Colours Corp., the international maintenance, repair and overhaul business has become a verified Products and Services member of IADA, the International Aircraft Dealers Association. Joining the prestigious association bolsters the Canada-headquartered business strategy of supporting aircraft owners, operators and brokers throughout the transaction and ownership process. (more…)