Dubai-based DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has expanded its fleet under management with the addition of two new business jets. DCAF will operate the two new aircraft – a Bombardier Challenger 604 and a Gulfstream G200 – on behalf of the private owners.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 07, 2016: Dubai-based DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has expanded its fleet under management with the addition of two new business jets. DCAF will operate the two new aircraft – a Bombardier Challenger 604 and a Gulfstream G200 – on behalf of the private owners.
This takes the total number of aircraft under management to four including two Bombardier Challenger 604 and one Gulfstream G200 and Bombardier Global XRS.
The management contracts will see DCAF provide full Flight Operational Aircraft Management services, Continuous Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO), hangar parking and FBO handling at its facility at Al Maktoum International Airport, in addition to providing maintenance services for the Challenger aircraft.
Holger Ostheimer, General Manager, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim said: “We are extremely pleased with the continued interest from aircraft owners and operators seeking our expertise to manage their assets both commercially as well as under private operation. The contract with the Challenger aircraft also marks our entry in to the Charter business. These new agreements provide further evidence of our ability to deliver the highest service and quality standards to our VIP customers.”
DCAF is a joint venture between Al-Futtaim and Germany’s DC Aviation. Its core areas of business include: Aircraft management, Maintenance, FBO and Ground Handling and Business jet charter.
The existing 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 hangar 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.
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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 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 with regards 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.
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