DC Aviation Al-Futtaim expands maintenance capabilities to include Bombardier’s Global 6000 and Global 5000 Vision Flight Deck aircraft
posted on Sep 30, 2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 30, 2015: DC Aviation Al-Futtaim has expanded its maintenance capabilities with the addition of two new aircraft types.
The Al-Futtaim group company, which has been granted approval from the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), can now provide maintenance at its hangar at Dubai World Central for the Bombardier Global 6000 and Global 5000 Vision Flight Deck aircraft types.
“We are extremely pleased to add the Global 6000 and Global 5000 Vision Flight Deck aircraft to our maintenance capabilities,” said Michael Lindgren, Director Maintenance at DC Aviation Al-Futtaim. “This expansion is due to increased customer demand and is in line with our plan to provide greater service offerings to our customers. The approvals from the UAE GCAA and EASA further reiterate our commitment to meeting the highest quality standards to ensure that our customers and their assets are safe and secure.”
DCAF can now offer line maintenance support to customers operating the Airbus 320 family, Bombardier Global Express, the Challenger 604/605 in addition to the Global 6000 and Global 5000 Vision Flight Deck aircraft types with maintenance performed in a 5,700 square metre dedicated hangar – the only business jet hangar at Al Maktoum International Airport.
DCAF customers can also look forward to receiving a diverse range of maintenance support from spare parts supply, procurement and storage to maintenance and airworthiness certification.
The DCAF hangar has enough space to accommodate four ACJ or BBJ type aircraft of the heavy business jet category as well as two ultra-long range business jets such as the Falcon 7X, Bombardier Global Express or Gulfstream G550/G650.
DCAF is a joint venture between Dubai-headquartered Al-Futtaim and Germany’s DC Aviation, one of the leading European business jet operators. For more information on DCAF’s hangar and services, please visit www.dc-aviation.ae or call +971 4 870 1800.
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About DC Aviation Al-Futtaim
DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) is a joint venture between Stuttgart based DC Aviation GmbH, the largest operator of business jets in Germany and one of the leading operators in Europe and Dubai-based Al-Futtaim, a privately owned UAE business conglomerate. The JV will capitalise on Al-Futtaim's strong fundamentals and presence in the Middle East, and DC Aviation’s global reputation as a premium provider of aircraft management, executive charter operations, business jet maintenance and consultation services. DCAF is the first operation to open a hangar and lounge facility within Dubai World Central.