Credit By: Khaleej Times
During the Dubai Airshow 2023, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub (MBRAH), a dedicated aerospace platform in Dubai, signed a significant agreement with UUDS, a leader in the business aviation industry. This collaboration marks the opening of a new and third facility at Dubai South, reinforcing the commitment to advancing the aviation industry.
Key Partners and Signatories:
The ceremony, held during the Dubai Airshow, was attended by Khalifa Al Saffin, Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation and Dubai South. Tahnoon Saif, CEO of MBRAH, and Gilles Negre, CEO and Group Owner of UUDS, formally signed the agreement. This event showcased the collaborative efforts of both entities to enhance the aviation infrastructure in Dubai further.
Facility Features and Services:
The newly established hangar, situated at one of the Code F plots at MBRAH, will offer a range of services, including Aircraft Management and On-Wing Cabin services. Notable features include an Aircraft Cabin Completion and Modification Centre, VIP Aircraft Parking, Aircraft on Ground (AOG) support, and helicopter services. UUDS, already operating within the Aerospace Supply Chain cluster, expands its capabilities by adding this facility dedicated to cabin equipment refurbishment and modification.
Gilles Negre, CEO of UUDS, expressed delight in announcing their third facility in Dubai, making it the only city worldwide to host three UUDS facilities. UUDS, a fully integrated cabin completion and modification service center, holds key certifications from the EASA and GCAA. The company specializes in the design, certification, manufacturing, maintenance, and implementation of aircraft services, emphasizing innovation, technology solutions, and eco-friendly practices.
Comments from Tahnoon Saif:
Tahnoon Saif, CEO of MBRAH, expressed satisfaction with the growing partnership with UUDS, highlighting the significance of the third facility. He emphasized the role played by MBRAH in supporting the recovery and increasing demand in the aviation sector. Saif reaffirmed the commitment to align with the government’s long-term vision of positioning Dubai as the global aviation capital.
MBRAH’s Ecosystem and Vision:
MBRAH, located in Dubai South, serves as a free-zone destination for leading airlines, private jet companies, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facilities, and associated industries. The aerospace hub contributes to Dubai’s vision of becoming a leading aviation hub by fostering engineering industries and providing high-level connectivity for global aerospace players.
The expansion of the partnership between MBRAH and UUDS signifies a significant milestone in Dubai’s aviation industry. The new facility brings advanced services and infrastructure, reinforcing Dubai’s status as a global aviation hub and demonstrating the resilience and growth potential of the sector in the region.
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