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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim to open second hangar during Dubai Airshow

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Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: United Arab Emirates Aircraft: Airplanes

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), a joint venture between Dubai-based Al-Futtaim group and Germany’s DC Aviation, has confirmed the opening of its second hangar on the inaugural day (November 12) of the Dubai Airshow.

The 7,500sqm hangar will more than double the hangar capacity bringing its total land-side plot area to 24,000sqm and apron area to 13,000sqm. The new hangar will enable DCAF to add two single-aisle aircraft maintenance bays and provide enough space for an additional workshop and equipment storage. It will also significantly increase the number and size of aircraft that can be accommodated at the facility. The new hangar will also see, DCAF further expand its maintenance services.

Holger Ostheimer, Managing Director of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim said, “We are excited to be opening our second hangar during the Dubai Airshow. Since commencing operations in November 2013, we have seen our business grow steadily year-on-year. With the new hangar, we will be able to meet the growing demand for business and private jet operations in the Aviation District at Dubai South for years to come.”

DCAF was the first business to establish operations from their fully integrated facility and continues to be the only VIP aircraft service provider being in control of the sole hangar capacity in Dubai South at Al Maktoum International Airport.

Commenting on its participation at the Dubai Airshow, Mr. Ostheimer, said, “In addition to the opening of our second hangar, we are also excited to participate at Dubai Airshow 2017. We look forward to showcasing our unique luxury services and VIP lounges offering immediate access to client aircraft and absolute discrete and maximum privacy. DCAF is the only fully integrated business aviation facility at Al Maktoum International Airport. We welcome all visitors to our stand where the team will be on hand to discuss our services and offerings as well as inviting to see our operations in close vicinity to the show ground.”

Visitors to the Dubai Airshow can locate DCAF at stand 1522.

Located in a prime position just off the airport’s runway, the DCAF 5,700sqm hangar and 7,700sqm dedicated ramp parking enable 24-7 support, maintenance services and operation of private and businesses jets of all sizes.

DCAF has a total of six aircraft on its managed fleet including two Global Express, three Challengers and a Falcon 7X.

Its core areas of business include Aircraft Management, Maintenance, FBO and Ground Handling as well as Business Jet charter and Consultancy Services. 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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