Jet Aviation Gains EN9110 Certification and Other Maintenance Approvals in Dubai
DUBAI – Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that its maintenance facility in Dubai has been awarded EN9110 certification following an independent audit. The company has also gained EASA, FAA and GCCA approvals for the Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) family, as well as EASA approval for the Bombardier Global BD700 series.
In recognition of the development, implementation and continuous improvement of quality management systems, Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Dubai recently received EN9110 certification that was confirmed by an independent auditor. Coupled with the EASA, FAA and GCCA approvals, the company secures its ACJ Service Centre Network (SCN) status. With these approvals, the company is authorized to support 24-month inspections for the ACJ family and EASA and FAA-registered Global BD700 series.
EN 9110 certification encompasses a series of standards developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) on the basis of ISO 9001, and acts as a clear indication of a company’s demonstrated ability to meet maintenance quality assurance requirements of both OEMs and customers for aircraft and their parts and services. OEMs require their suppliers and sub-contractors to comply with the certification, while for customers, it represents increased assurance and satisfaction.
“We work very closely with both OEMs and authorizing agencies to ensure a broad array of quality services for multiple aircraft types is available to our customers,” said Hardy Butschi, vice president and general manager of Jet Aviation’s MRO and FBO operations in Dubai. “These new approvals extend the scope of our service offerings at both airports in Dubai across several registrations and attest to our commitment to Dubai and the region.”
Jet Aviation Dubai’s maintenance and FBO location was established in May 2005 as a joint venture company with the Al Mulla Business Group. The facility has a total of 4,200 square meters (45,192 square feet) of hangar space, a workshop area of 1,000 square meters (10,760 square feet) and a two-story FBO building with an area of 1,050 square meters (11,300 square feet). The facility holds EASA #145.0317 maintenance approval and is an FAA #U8JY426Y repair station. It also holds Bahrain CAA, Bermuda DCA, Cayman CAA, India DGCA, San Marino CAA, Saudi Arabia GACA, UAE GCAA (NAA), Pakistan CAA and Afghan CAA approvals. Jet Aviation Dubai is an authorized service center for maintenance and warranty support to Boeing BBJ, the Gulfstream G150, G200, GIV and GV, G450, G550 and G650 series, the Dassault Falcon 900, 2000 and 7X series, and full service capability for Hawker Beechcraft 800/900 series, Airbus ACJ family and Embraer Legacy aircraft. The company expanded its VIP handling services to Dubai South in 2012 and opened its new FBO at the shared terminal in November 2017.
Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Basel, Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 4,500 employees cater to client needs from some 30 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America and the Caribbean. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter and staffing services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly manages a fleet of more than 300 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.