Falcon Aviation, the
UAE’s leading aviation company specialising in
business aviation services, charter and aircraft
management, is expanding its MRO activity in the
growing turboprop market with a Pilatus PC-12
service centre at its Al Bateen Executive Airport
Under the warranty
services of Pilatus Aircraft and with the backing of
AMAC Aerospace, the OEM’s exclusive sales
representative in the Middle East*, Falcon Aviation
has ratified a new partnership agreement with PC-12
charter operator GI Aviation to provide line and
base maintenance, plus regional AOG support.
extends to parking, handling and hangarage at Falcon
Aviation’s Hangar facilities at Al Bateen Executive
Airport and FBO facilities at Dubai South, Al
Maktoum International Airport.
pioneered commercial charter services with the PC-12
in January, following the award of GCAA
certification in December 2016. It is currently
working with Falcon Aviation (on the
re-registration) of its newly accepted second
Raman Oberoi, COO, Falcon Aviation with
Marios Belidis, General Manager of GI
“We are very
pleased to be supporting the increasingly popular
PC-12 which is opening up an exciting new entry
level for affordable charter here in the UAE and
beyond,” said Falcon Aviation Director of
“We will be supporting these aircraft with
significant investment in parts and tooling and
dedicated engineering team and technicians.”
“The majority of
Falcon’s work under our GCAA maintenance
certification will be supporting third party
customers on a variety of business aviation models,”
Service Centre Manager.
“We are investing
in appropriate infrastructure and technical support
for the region to help new operators like GI
Aviation grow. We can see them providing excellent
feeder opportunities, not just to the larger private
jet companies but also to the commercial airlines.
We are very enthusiastic about the super versatile
PC-12 and PC-24. These aircraft are real
game-changers in the Middle East,” said
COO, Falcon Aviation.
support on the ground and in the field from a
proficient and long-established business aviation
maintenance organisation, especially in any AOG
situation, is an important component of our overall
offering. We are very pleased therefore to team with
Falcon Aviation as our ground partner and are
looking forward to a long term relationship with
their team,” said
General Manager of GI Aviation.
relationship with the Swiss manufacturer will
further expand in the future to include the PC-24
versatile light twin jet, both charter operations
and MRO support. This is a natural progression
following its commitment to acquire two aircraft for
delivery from Spring 2019.
is marketing the versatile, high speed PC-12 in
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Yemen, Kuwait, Iraq, Bahrain,
Qatar, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Turkey.
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