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Avionics and electronics repair shop opens at Airbus materials and logistics centre in Dubai Airport Freezone
Oct 25, 2009
"Dubai Airport Freezone boosts the UAE economy in a big way and the Dubai and UAE governments, recognising this role of the Freezone, has committed to invest in boosting facilities and services for the convenience of its tenants" said Nasser Al Madani, Assistant Director General, Dubai Airport Freezone. Asscom Middle East, a subsidiary of the Hamburg, Germany based Asscom aeronautic support services GmbH has inaugurated recently a state-of-the-art avionics and electronics repair shop at the Airbus Material and Logistics Centre in the Dubai Airport Freezone.
Asscom, a full service provider, offers a large variety of Customer Support Services to aviation component and system suppliers on a worldwide basis with service centres in the Far East and the USA. Apart from the repair facility the Asscom office includes warehouse facilities for the storage of aviation and systems manufacturers' spare parts.
The service centre is GCAA and EASA certified and has started its operation on 1 June 2009. All aspects of OEM product support needs, from parts distribution and 24/7 emergency spare parts supply to warranty and commercial repairs are handled. Peter Wiggers, Managing Director of Asscom said "We are happy and enthusiastic to be on board at the Dubai Airport Freezone. For asscom it is a great opportunity to provide our services from Dubai - a spot offering so many unequalled opportunities. With our new service station we are able to provide outstanding customer support services on-site to both airline customers and OEMs in the regions Middle East, Africa and India."
Present during the inauguration were representatives from airline customers, equipment manufacturers and authorities from the Dubai Airport Freezone. Nasser Al Madani, Assistant Director Dubai Airport Free Zone, said "The presence of well known multinational companies in aviation, but in other fields as well, such as pharmaceuticals, electronics, cosmetics and perfumery, luxury watch and jewellery brands and air charter services at the Dubai Airport Freezone is an evidence of the trust that the international business community puts in Dubai capitalising on its strategic location & its unmatched infrastructure. Recognising the role of the Freezones in boosting the economy has committed to invest in state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure for the convenience of its foreign investor. Dubai Airport Freezone offers investors' access to a wealth of opportunities that the burgeoning markets in the Middle East and Africa offer."