Dubai Airshow 2021

The highly anticipated Dubai Airshow - running between November 14 and 18 - is back. Packed with everything you would expect to see at a global airshow and more, this year’s edition features more than 20 country pavilions along with an aircraft display of over 160 commercial, military, and private jets including the latest Boeing 777X, Bombardier’s Global 7500 and many more.

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Kuwaiti H225M Caracal at Dubai Airshow

A nice surprise at the Dubai International Airshow, was the Kuwait Air Force H225M Caracal (608), the eighth of 24 for Kuwait on order

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Al Tariq’s new longer range PGM on display at Dubai Airshow

EDGE’s Al Tariq is carrying out flight trials with a new long-range precision guided 450kg (1,000Ib) Mk 83 munition at the Dubai Air Show

The key moments of the Dubai Airshow you need to know

In the 21 months since the last major aviation trade event, the aerospace industry has endured one of its toughest ever periods. So, when the doors of the Dubai Airshow opened on Sunday, it was the clearest signal yet that the sector is starting to return to a degree of normality. Here, Key.Aero rounds up the highlights of the year's biggest show.

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Dubai Airshow 2021 commercial aviation debrief

Even without the traditional big orders from the local airlines, Dubai Airshow 2021 still racked up sales of over 500 aircraft. Including some interesting ones, reports Richard Schuurman.

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L-15A Falcons return to DAS with upgraded training systems

Having made its debut at Dubai Airshow in 2009, the Hongdu L-15A Falcon has returned not just to portray its flying capabilities but a new ground-based training set-up

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Boeing bags $9bn 737 MAX order from start-up Akasa Air

In a boost for Boeing, on day three of the Dubai Airshow, the airframer received a large order for 737 MAXs from Indian start-up carrier Akasa Air.

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Super Mushshak bonanza fleet size upgrades for multiple nations

While the Sino-Pak JF-17 Thunder might not be at Dubai Airshow, the evergreen MFI-17 Super Mushshak is once again present, being exhibited by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra with many nations eyeing up fleet quantity upgrades

Jazeera Airways signs for 28 Airbus A320neos

On day three of the Dubai Airshow, Kuwait-based carrier Jazeera Airways has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus for up to 28 A320neo family aircraft.

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Saab hails GlobalEye progress, eyes South Korea as next potential customer

Saab has had some successful Dubai Airshows (DAS) in the past. There was the announcement by the UAEAF&AD for two GlobalEyes airborne early warning and control aircraft in DAS 2015, with two more coming at DAS 2019

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USAF makes rare showing of E-11A at Dubai

One of the most surprising exhibits in the static display at Dubai is the US Air Force’s Bombardier E-11A Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) aircraft.