Falcon Aviation Services
|Hubs||Al Bateen Executive Airport|
|Headquarters||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Key people||HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Chairman and CEO)|
Falcon Aviation Services is a certified charter aviation company based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is a corporate jet and helicopter service provider focused on the Middle East and North Africa. Falcon’s main operating base is at Al Bateen Executive Airport near Abu Dhabi, dedicated for VIP private charters and oil and gas support. Major scope of work is to support the Abu Dhabi oil and gas governmental sectors. Falcon offers a variety of services, including worldwide private jet charter and private helicopter charter, wet leasing, aircraft management, aircraft maintenance (MRO), oil & gas aviation support, continuing airworthiness management (CAMO), FBO, aircraft cleaning and aircraft leasing.
Falcon Aviation Services was established in 2006 under the initiative of HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, with the prime objective of filling the gaps in the local Aviation Market through the provision of innovative products and services. From 2007, Falcon has a variety of different service segments such as Rotary wing operations, VIP shuttle transfer within the UAE, joy flights and fixed wing operations.
In December 2007, Falcon set a new world record for the largest aerial banner ever flown. Measuring in excess of 50,000 square feet in size, the banner was towed under a Bell 412 Aircraft. The banner depicting the UAE flag was clearly visible from up to 20 kilometers away.
In, Falcon received the first Gulfstream G450 and 2 additional Bell 412 helicopters. Falcon provides services such as wet leasing to turnkey operations, training, consulting and maintenance support.
In 2016, Falcon Aviation began operation of its new MRO and FBO which will be a facility for different types of aircr
The Falcon Aviation Services fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):
|Bombardier Dash 8-Q400||6||—|
|Embraer Legacy 600||2||—|
|Embraer Legacy 650||1||—|
|Embraer Lineage 1000||1||—|
The airline fleet also includes the following helicopters:
- 10 Bell 412EP
- 4 AgustaWestland AW109
- 2 AgustaWestland AW189
- 3 Airbus Helicopters EC130
- 2 AgustaWestland AW169
- "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 36.
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