France's Europe Aviation to set up MRO station at Fujairah

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French maintenance provider Europe Aviation is to establish an aircraft servicing facility at the United Arab EmiratesFujairah International Airport.

The two sides have signed a memorandum of understanding covering the plan, although details are still sketchy.

Europe Aviation is based at Paris Orly and its customer base includes carriers S7 Airlines, Transavia and Air Mediteranee. The company supports a range of aircraft including Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s, A330s and A340s.

Fujairah Airport general manager Khaled Almazroui says: “The airport is achieving its marketing strategy of bringing airlines and other aviation companies to start their operations at the airport.”

He says that Fujairah offers modern facilities as well as competitive rates compared with other airports in the region.