UAE Falcon Aviation invest USD80m on center
09 Dec 2014
(MENAFN) Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation, the VIP jet and helicopter service provider, announced it has invested USD80 million on its VIP completion center, which will be the first of its kind in the Middle East and located at Dubai World Central (DWC), Gulf Business reported.
The center, which is scheduled for completion by 2015, will be spread across 13.705 square meters, and will provide customized services to VIP customers and a hangar equipped to accommodate even an Airbus A380, as well as offering lounges, workshops, offices, and an in-house design studio for its elite clientele.
The company said that it will partner with several international firms including Bombardier, Integrated Aerospace Alliance, CDG and Rockwell Collins for the development of the center, while UAE-based contractor Al Shafar National Contracting has been appointed to be the main builder and contractor of the project
“With the boom of the aviation industry in the Middle East, the opening of such facilities puts the region at the leading edge of aerospace technology. Falcon Aviation not only fills a niche in the VIP completion market, providing an exclusive service to aircraft owners and operators in the Middle East, it brings the UAE closer to becoming the global trade hub of the world,” Chairman of Falcon Aviation said.