Falcon opens Embraer service centre
Abu Dhabi, February 26, 2014
Falcon Aviation Services has opened its new 106,000 sq ft authorised Embraer Service Centre at Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi, making it one of the largest Executive MROs (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) in the region.
Falcon Aviation was first appointed as an Embraer Authorised Executive Service Centre in 2009, providing line maintenance support for the Legacy 600 and the first Service Centre in the Middle East to support the Linage 1000 in 2009.
“Over the last three years we have steadily increased our Base Maintenance capabilities from a P1 & L1 (6 month Inspection) up to and including an L8 & P8 (48 month Inspection), whilst providing a 24/7 AOG hotline to support our customers and Embraer,” said Jason Martin, Service Centre director & Customer Support.
Falcon’s Service Centre features workshops, logistics facilities, a 55,000 sq ft air-conditioned hangar and a 25,000 sq ft undercover wash bay, which supports aircraft washing and detailing.
The first floor consists of a 3,000 sq ft environmentally controlled parts warehouse, CAMO office, training facilities, quality compliance and safety department and management offices. In the final stages of completion is the addition of a dedicated customer lounge with Internet, TV and office facilities to allow clients to work or relax, while their aircraft is in maintenance.
Falcon Aviation Services owns operates and maintains a fleet of aircraft and provides aircraft management services. – TradeArabia News Service