Jet Aviation Expands Mx Capabilities in Middle East

 - December 5, 2022, 12:40 PM
Jet Aviation has added maintenance capabilities including modular tail docking and refurbishment at its Dubai International Airport facility. (Photo: Jet Aviation)

Jet Aviation has bolstered its maintenance capabilities at its Dubai International Airport facility in response to customer demand. The FBO and MRO arm of General Dynamics has added modular tail docking capability that will improve the efficiency of heavy structural repairs on large-cabin business jets, and refurbishment capability also has been expanded to include avionics modifications and upgrades.

“We are committed to providing an effortless experience for all of our customers,” said Hardy Bütschi, Jet Aviation v-p of regional operations in the Middle East and the general manager of the Dubai facility. “Part of this is growing and developing our capabilities and expertise to meet the evolving requirements of customers in and visiting the region.”

Increasing volumes of non-destructive testing and pre-purchase inspections have also prompted the facility to introduce improved techniques and equipment for eddy current and ultrasonic inspections, as well as expansion of its on-site boroscope capabilities.

With the increased capabilities in Dubai, the company has extended its line maintenance to Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi and on-demand services at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Next year, the company anticipates additional line maintenance expansion in Saudi Arabia.

“The Middle East is a key strategic hub in our network and we are committed to supporting the growth of business aviation across the region,” said Jeremie Caillet, Jet Aviation's senior v-p of EMEA regional operations.