DC Aviation Al-Futtaim receives GCAA CAR145 approval


DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has received CAR145 approval from the United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for providing maintenance services for the Bombardier Global Express and Challenger 604/605 type aircraft. In addition, the CAR145 also provides approval to DCAF for a battery shop and service fire protection equipment.

“This is a major milestone for DCAF as it means we are now in a position to provide comprehensive maintenance services to our fleet of managed aircraft,” said Michael Lindgren, director maintenance at DC Aviation Al-Futtaim.

“The UAE CAR145 further reiterates our commitment to meeting the highest quality standards and processes to ensure that our customers and their assets are safe and secure.”

DCAF now offers line maintenance support to customers operating the Airbus 320 family, Bombardier Global Express, and the Challenger 604/605, in addition to the Global 6000 and Global 5000 Vision Flight Deck aircraft types, with maintenance performed in a 61,000ft² dedicated hangar at Al Maktoum International Airport. As part of DCAF’s expansion, an additional 73,000ft² of hangar space will be completed by Q1 2017.

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