Special Economic Zones

May 6, 2009 - 8:22am

Dubai-based Palm Aviation is here at the EBACE show (Booth No. 1069) to discuss plans for its new FBO, the first to be built at the new Al Maktoum International Airport. The airport is part of the vast Dubai World Central (DWC) complex currently under construction at Jebel Ali, about 30 miles from the city center.

November 19, 2008 - 9:22am

ExecuJet Middle East is planning to expand its maintenance capabilities in Dubai with a new maintenance facility at Dubai World Central’s Al Maktoum International Airport. The new airport is just part of the DWC complex, which covers 54 sq mi and includes the airport and residential, golf and business zones.

November 16, 2008 - 7:00am

Dubai Airports unveiled the new branding of its Executive Flights Centre during the first day at MEBA, and also revealed that part of the first terminal being built at the new Al Maktoum International Airport at Jebel Ali (also known as Dubai World Central) will be reserved for corporate aviation.

July 14, 2008 - 10:11am

Dubai World Central (DWC) will hold talks with “several key business jet manufacturers” at the air show in the hope of attracting them to set up shop at its new Aviation City business aviation park.

November 30, 2007 - 8:19am

GE Aviation and Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) have signed a memorandum of understanding for global cooperation.

As part of the agreement, GE and DAE will collaborate in several areas related to the commercial aerospace industry based on their respective competencies and capabilities which, among other interests, include assisting DAE in the development of MRO capabilities.

November 30, 2007 - 6:40am

Livewel Aviation Services has signed the first lease for space at the newly launched Dubai World Central Aviation City on Al Maktoum International Airport, slated to become operational by the end of next year.

November 12, 2007 - 11:54am

UAE-based Gulf Aerospace Company (Gaco) signed a MoU yesterday with Dubai World Central (DWC) to build a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in DWC’s Aviation City. Gaco is investing $50 million and leasing 260,000 square feet of land. It will thus form part of what Aviation City CEO Abdulla Al Qurashi has pledged to become the world’s largest MRO center.

November 12, 2007 - 5:04am

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise CEO Bob Johnson kicked off what promises to be a hectic week for the show’s sponsor yesterday morning by inking a global cooperation MoU with his GE Aviation counterpart, Scott Donnelly. There was news, too, of a major investment program planned for India and a strategic agreement with Dubai Airports.

November 11, 2007 - 6:46pm

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise CEO Bob Johnson kicked off what promises to be a hectic week for the show’s sponsor yesterday morning by inking a global cooperation MoU with his GE Aviation counterpart, Scott Donnelly. There was news, too, of a major investment program planned for India and a strategic agreement with Dubai Airports.

June 19, 2007 - 11:38pm

Dubai plans investments totaling $82 billion in aerospace over the next 10 years in support of its aim to become the world’s aviation and logistics hub.

 
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