VD Gulf, Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates-based MRO arm of Russian aviation holding Volga-Dnepr Group, has won a base maintenance contract with FlyOne, Moldovan low-cost carrier (LCC) operating a fleet of Airbus A320 family aircraft.
The contract covers heavy maintenance work on two A320-200 aircraft to be in VD Gulf facility simultaneously. During the month long turnaround time apart from heavy structural works, several airworthiness directive and service bulletin checks as well as modifications will be completed.
FlyOne is one of the customers patronizing VD Gulf facility regularly.
VD Gulf (Volga-Dnepr Gulf (UAE) FZC) has its base and line maintenance capability for B747-400, B737 CL/NG, Airbus A320 family and B777-200/300. In Sharjah it operates a large, 22 000 square meter air-conditioned hangar, capable of accommodating six narrow body (737/A320 size) and two wide body (747 size) aircraft simultaneously.
The prospects and challenges facing Russia’s and CIS’ MRO industry will be discussed and thoroughly explored at the MRO Russia & CIS 2020 conference and exhibition, the 15th iteration of the largest annual event in Eastern Europe and Central Asia that is focused solely on covering the crucial issues of the fast-developing and restructuring MRO services for the region’s air transport industry
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