Greenline Interiors and Finaero sign an MOU to develop a refurbishment, design, engineering and manufacturing activity for aircraft cabin interiors in
posted on Feb 3, 2016
MRO Middle East, Dubai World Trade Center, February the 3rd, 2016
Greenline Interiors and Finaero Group partner-up to develop an engineering and manufacturing activity in the Middle East.
The signature of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) sets the terms and understanding between Greenline Interiors and Finaero to develop an activity of refurbishment, design, engineering and manufacturing of aircraft cabin interiors in Middle East.
Finaero Group, through its painting division, STTS, announced at the Dubai Airshow that it is investing in a 34 million USD project that will accommodate a wide body painting bay at the new DWC Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai South. The new painting bays will enter into operation in late 2018.
Within the scope of STTS’ project both partners have decided to develop the site further in order to accommodate a state-of-the-art aircraft interior activity. The partners Finaero, through AIP, its aircraft interior division and Greenline Interiors through its Aviation Interior Division, both benefiting from renowned expertise in airline, corporate and VIP cabin refurbishment are the perfect match for this facility to be a success.
Aircraft Interior Products (AIP), is a French specialist of aircraft cabin interiors for commercial and VIP aircraft. With its team of engineers and craftsmen AIP delivered a wide range of cabin interiors, from Dassault Business Jets to Boeing 777 cabin interiors. AIP is specialized in the engineering and manufacturing of complete work packages such as washrooms, bedrooms, galleys, including production of honeycomb panels, integration of systems (mechanical, electrical, water/air), VIP vanish (wood veneering, upholstery etc.). In 2016, AIP is also adding new engineering capabilities thanks to a Design Office Approval (DOA).
Greenline Interiors provides turnkey solutions for interior outfitting of luxury palaces, super yachts, high-end residences and commercial spaces, as well as five-to-seven star hotels in worldwide. Headquartered at Jebel Ali, Dubai (UAE), Greenline Interiors benefits from more than 35 years of experience of skilled engineers and craftsmen able to design and manufacture in-house any kind of VIP interiors.
Christophe Cador, President of Finaero said, “Our group’s vision is to offer customers proximity and quality. With Greenline Interiors we are confident our customers will benefit from the creativity, service and quality the Middle Eastern region requires”,
Samir Badro, Chairman and CEO of Greenline Interiors said, “We are thrilled to enter into this new adventure that will further diversify the services already offered by Greenline. We believe that the partnership with Finaero will allow strategic synergies to cater all the high demanding requirements of our Clientele”.
Finaero is a French industrial and international group, present in ten countries in Europe, the Middle East and Asia and is active in aircraft painting and sealing (STTS), in airline & VIP aircraft completions (AIP) and in cabling and wire assemblies for the energy, medical, aviation and rail sectors (CIEE). Finaero’s turnover in 2015 attained 126m€.
The group employs 1,800 persons worldwide and benefits from numerous certifications: EN 9100, ISO 9001:2015, EASA PART 145, ISO 14001, AIRBUS in-house certification, OHSAS 18001, FAR145 (for cockpit seats overhaul only) and PART21G and J, as well as a unique training center for painters in Toulouse, STAT. The group equally benefits from a surface treatment activity as well as a research & development division through Expiris.
About Greenline Interiors:
Established in 1967, Greenline Interiors is a name synonymous with ultraluxurious and high quality interiors. A development of the UAE-based Greenline Group, the company hasmore than thirty five years experience in the design, manufacturing and contracting field and provides turnkey solutions for luxury palaces, super yachts, high-end residences and commercial spaces, as well as five-to-seven star hotels. Certified to ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental and OHSAS 18001 and with over 2,000 employees worldwide, who have been specially trained in all methods of interior manufacturing and finishing, supported by a high-tech engineering department and dedicated management team, Greenline Interiors turns the most creative conceptual designs into reality. The company’s headquarters are based in Dubai with an office in London and a subsidiary company in Germany.
|Frederic Seguy | Finaero|
|Tel. +33 6 80 28 00 16 | Email. firstname.lastname@example.org | www.finaero.com|
|Zeina Farhat | Greenline|
|Tel. +971 488 62 220 | Email. email@example.com | www.greenlinegroup.com|
|Miryem Oukas Messidi | Business France Dubai|
|Tel. +971 4 408 49 69 | Email. firstname.lastname@example.org|