DC Aviation Al-Futtaim expands managed aircraft fleet

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018: DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has added another Bombardier Challenger aircraft to its managed fleet.

The management contract will see DCAF provide full Flight Operational Aircraft Management services, in-house maintenance, Continuous Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO), hangar parking and FBO handling at its facility at Al Maktoum International Airport.

Holger Ostheimer, Managing Director, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim said, “We welcome the addition of the new aircraft to our managed fleet and are extremely pleased that aircraft owners continue to place their trust in us. It is a true testament of our expertise and service offerings that we continue to attract interest from owners and operators as we provide bespoke aircraft management solutions to our VVIP clients.”

In addition to the the new Challenger aircraft, the DCAF managed fleet includes two Bombardier Global Jet, three Challengers and one Falcon 7X.

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 capitalises 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 optimise 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.

About Al-Futtaim
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Structured into four operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail; employing more than 42,000 employees across 29 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands.

Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day. For more information visit: www.alfuttaim.com

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