Subscribe Free
in Business Aviation / Maintenance / Flight Services & Support / Airports

FAS readies for Dubai South line maintenance services

Posted 17 May 2016 · Add Comment

Abu Dhabi-headquartered Falcon Aviation Services is to begin VIP Passenger handling, line maintenance and aircraft parking services from its new planned FBO site at Dubai South on July 1st.

The line maintenance services are part of a phased FAS expansion plan for Dubai South which also sees the company partnering in the VVIP executive terminal at the urban aerometropolis, which has already attracted the support of Jetex and Jet Aviation.

Plans for Falcon Aviation’s Dubai South FBO are moving apace with approved designs having been selected from “a leading Italian interior designer” according to the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Captain Raman Oberoi.
“Work has already begun and we anticipate starting operations within three months,” explained Capt. Oberoi.
In all Falcon Aviation will occupy a 24,000 square metre facility at Dubai South with an MRO Hangar and wash bay. “Our apron and hangar are just 500 metres away from our FBO which packages all the facilities in close proximity nicely to be able to offer VVIP handling, hangar and MRO services in a single location,” said Oberoi. Falcon Aviation is one of the Middle East’s largest Executive MROs and operates, in the UAE capital, an approved and authorised service centre for Embraer Executive Jets currently supporting the Embraer Lineage 1000; the Embraer Legacy 600 and the EMB 145.
And in a regional ‘first’ the company, which boasts a rotorcraft fleet including Agusta AW169 , AW109 and AW189, the Bell 412 and the Eurocopter EC 130, is to offer helicopter transfers from its Dubai South facility to Abu Dhabi and within Dubai. “We approached Dubai South with this idea and they have been very supportive of it,” said Capt. Oberoi. “It’s a sector we see good potential for in future and we hope to gradually build up this market.”
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Why politics and technology must work together

Alan Dron learns about five global 'drivers of change' in the air traffic management sector.

Airbus and OneWeb Satellites start serial production

OneWeb Satellites has inaugurated its assembly line at Airbus' manufacturing facility in Toulouse to begin end-to-end validation, testing, and integration of its first satellites set for launch in just over nine months.

SITA: Technology boosts passenger satisfaction at baggage collection and borders

SITA has released a survey revealing passenger satisfaction is higher during the airline journey when self-service technologies are used, particularly at bag tag and collection, and passport checkpoints.

EAG host 'Wish Comes True' day as part of autism awareness

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) recently hosted 'A Wish Comes True' day as part of the 'Road to Happiness' initiative in support of autism awareness, in collaboration with the Emirates Autism Society.

TAV Group President Sani Şener listed among most powerful 10 leaders of the Gulf region

TAV Group President & CEO Sani Şener ranked seventh in the power 100 list of Construction Week Magazine, which is one of the most prestigious publications of the industry, in the Gulf Region. Şener has become the one and only

New airport to help the pilgrims progress

Work is under way to establish a new international airport in Taif, Saudi Arabia, to help meet growing demand for haj and umrah flights. Alan Dron reports.

TAA SK 12MTHS16
See us at
RMIT BT1631817Aviation Africa BT18418DAS BT1105161117DIAC BT1105121117Global Aerospace BT28218AIME BT1204240118