Dubai Royal Air Wing

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Dubai Air Wing
IATA ICAO Callsign
- DUB DUBAI
Hubs Dubai International Airport
Fleet size 12
Headquarters Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Air Wing is the paramilitary airline of the government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The airline is used by the Royal Family of Dubai, namely the Emir of Dubai, as well as government officials.

The airline provide Emirates with their first aircraft but are not affiliated beyond both having ties with the government of Dubai.

Fleet[edit]

Boeing 747-400 of the Dubai Air Wing at Domodedovo International Airport, Russia in 2009.
Boeing 747-400 of the Dubai Air Wing parked at London Heathrow Airport in 2014

The Dubai Air Wing fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[1]

Dubai Air Wing Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Notes
Avro RJ85
2
-
Boeing 737-700/BBJ1
1
-
Boeing 737-800
1
-
Boeing 737-800/BBJ2
3
-
Boeing 747-400
2
-
Boeing 747-400M
1
-
Boeing 747-400F
1
-
Cargo Aircraft
De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter
1
-
Total 12 -

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft:

  • Boeing 727-200 Adv - 2 transferred to Emirates in 1985
  • 1 further Boeing 737-700 BBJ[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 36. 
  2. ^ http://www.planespotters.net/Airline/Dubai-Air-Wing-Royal-Flight

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