Jet Aviation’s Dubai FBO will begin offering dispatch services by the second quarter of 2012. Trained personnel will provide on-site dispatch services 24/7, including arranging overflight and landing permits, fuel purchasing, support for the European emission trading system (EU ETS) support and continuous flight monitoring.
“There is an increasing demand for dispatch services in the Middle East,” said Peter Brandle, deputy general manager of Switzerland-based Jet Aviation’s aircraft division in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. “Extending our service delivery through the Dubai FBO allows us to better serve our customers based in Dubai and in the region,” added Brandle.
“Adding dispatch services to our portfolio helps meet our goal of fulfilling all of our customers’ provisioning needs under one roof,” said Philippe Gerard, FBO director of Jet Aviation Dubai.
Jet Aviation Dubai, established in 2005, also announced receiving FAA approval to perform base and line maintenance on Gulfstream G200 aircraft, and expects to receive base and line maintenance approval for G150 aircraft in Q4 2011.
“With these additional approvals, we will extend our support capabilities to the complete Gulfstream series,” said Michael Rucker, vice president and general manager of Jet Aviation Dubai. “The ability to provide comprehensive support demonstrates our commitment to safety, quality and security, and directly benefits our Gulfstream customers in the region.”
Jet Aviation Dubai is also an authorized service center for maintenance and warranty support for the Boeing BBJ; Dassault Falcon 900, 2000 and 7X; Hawker Beechcraft 800; and Embraer Legacy business aircraft. The company will seek EASA 145 approval for the Gulfstream G200 and G150 following their scheduled review by the European Aviation Safety Agency at the end of this month, EASA 145 approval is expected in first quarter 2012.