The first university-based drone academy in the UAE has recently been inaugurated by the American University of Sharjah.
The deadline for the submitting applications for the second edition of the hardware Venture Launchpad is fast approaching, startAD.
Airlines and airports are already investing in various forms of biometric technology and these will be more commonplace worldwide as 63% of airports and 43% of airlines plan to invest in biometric ID management solutions in the next three years, according to a recent report by SITA.
Emirates is providing an immersive cinematic experience in its lounges in Dubai International Airport by providing Skylights theatre headsets to customers.
The changing role of IT in this era of digital transformation that we now find ourselves in is a hot topic of discussion, and one that was touched upon yesterday during a CNME and ManageEngine symposium in Kuwait.
The MoU for 36 additional A380 aircraft was agreed in January, and is valued at $16 billion. Deliveries are expected to start as early as 2020.
British Airways has announced that it will be implementing high-speed Wi-Fi to three of its long-haul aircrafts. According to the airline, it plans to connect 118 of its long-haul aircraft over the next two years.
Princeton Identity’s Access500e solution, which uses facial and iris biometric technology, is said to reduce passport control time at the Emirates Airlines terminal to “one to two” seconds.
Together with the airline’s 101-strong A380 fleet and its current order backlog for 41 aircraft, this new order brings Emirates’ commitment to the A380 programme to 178 aircraft, worth over $60 billion.
Thales’ TopFlight FMS provides pilots with reliable navigational information, displayed in a simple manner – suited to heavy air traffic conditions.