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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim signs Ground Handling Agreements with international operators and flight support companies

posted on Nov 9, 2015

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 09, 2015: DC Aviation Al-Futtaim, a joint venture between Dubai-based Al-Futtaim group and Germany’s DC Aviation, has announced that it has signed Ground Handling Agreements (GHA) with some of the leading operators and flight support companies in the industry.

The GHA’s were signed with TAG Aviation and AMAC Aerospace and flight support companies including HADID, Palm Aviation, Avjet Routing, RamJet, Aviation Services Management, Skyplan Services  and World Fuel l Colt / Spire Flight Solutions.

Holger Ostheimer, General Manager of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim said, “Putting the customer first is at the heart of everything we do. It is part and parcel of our DNA. We are extremely pleased with bringing on board these major companies that operate both internationally and regionally and look forward to providing the highest levels of service to our customers.”

The GHA will see DCAF provide ground support, 24 hours on site customs and immigration, conference rooms, business services, passenger and crew lounges and passenger shower facility. The VVIP lounge offers the highest levels of comfort and privacy and due to the FBO’s unique location at Al Maktoum International Airport minimal distance to the runway. DCAF also offers, line maintenance services, passenger and crew transportation, as well as arranging catering, hotel accommodation and local transport.

“These agreements reflect the growing popularity of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim at Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport. We are confident that a combination of our service level and strong customer relationship will attract more and more customers to what will undoubtedly be one of the most important airport of the future,” said Paul James, Sales Manager at DC Aviation Al-Futtaim. 

DCAF’s core areas of business include: Aircraft Management, Maintenance, FBO and Ground Handling and Business jet charter.

The DCAF hangar measures 5,700sqm and can easily accommodate multiple ACJ or BBJ type aircraft, ultra-long range business jets such as the Falcon 7X, Global Express or Gulfstream G650. Located in a prime position just off the airport’s runway, the DCAF hanger and 7,700sqm dedicated ramp parking enables 24-7 support, maintenance services and operation of private and businesses jets of all sizes.

For more information on DCAF’s hangar and services, please visit www.dc-aviation.ae or call +971 4 870 1800. Visitors can find the DCAF at the Dubai Airshow located at stand 2119. 

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 capitalizes 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 and only fully integrated business aviation facility based out of Al Maktoum International Airport located at Dubai South (formerly Dubai World Central) with a dedicated hangar measuring 5,700sqm and a 1,300sqm exclusive VVIP lounge area designed to international standards offering customers the highest levels of comfort and privacy, shower areas and a conference room. 

DCAF’s core areas of business include: Aircraft management, Maintenance, FBO and Ground handling services as well as Business jet charter.

Through their line maintenance capabilities catering to various business jets; owners and operators receive a diverse range of maintenance services, from spare parts supply, procurement and storage, to maintenance and airworthiness certification.

The Aircraft Management division is helping business jet owners to optimize their aircraft assets, by operating aircraft in an environment in line with the highest industry standards reference to flight safety and airworthiness. Clients also benefit from significant cost saving potential on insurance, fuel purchasing and other relevant flight support services.

Located in a prime position just off the airport’s runway, the DCAF hanger and 7,700sqm dedicated ramp parking enables us to support, maintain and operate private and businesses jets of all sizes. Along with the VVIP lounge, 24-hour on-site security, screening facilities, customs and immigration services customers are assured of a speedy and enjoyable travel experience.

DCAF’s  business jet charter clients will benefit from the operator’s fleet size and variety ranging from efficiently sized Learjet 40 to the 46-seater Airbus 319 Corporate jet and a 24/7 operation designed to provide immediate response to requests.

For more information on DCAF’s services and offerings, please visit www.dc-aviation.ae or call +971 4 870 1800.

Press Contact Twitter
Lejo Johnny
PR Manager
GMASCO Marketing Communications | An Al-Futtaim group company
Tel: Direct: +971 4 208 5849 | Cell: +971 50 453 7023 | Email: lee.j@gmasco.com



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