Dubai Royal Air Wing

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Dubai Air Wing
IATA ICAO Callsign
Operating basesDubai International Airport
Fleet size12
HeadquartersDubai, United Arab Emirates

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

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

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

Its main base is in the southeastern corner of the Dubai International Airport.[1]


Current 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 February 2019):[2]

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 2
Boeing 747-400F 1
Total 12 -

Historic fleet[edit]

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft:[3]

Dubai Air Wing Historic Fleet
Aircraft Total Introduced Retired Notes
Boeing 727-200/Adv 2 Unknown 1985 Transferred to Emirates
Boeing 747-200SF 1 2000 2010
Boeing 747SP 2 1994 2007


  1. ^ "Dubai Air-Wing - Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects". Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  2. ^ "Dubai Air Wing Fleet". Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Dubai Air Wing / Royal Flight Fleet Details and History". Retrieved 19 February 2019.

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