On the territory of the international airport "Sharjah" (UAE) April 18 opening ceremony of the hangar complex group of companies "Volga-Dnepr".
- IL-76 "Volga-Dnepr" in the hangar complex in Sharjah
Formal authorization to operate the hangar company "Volga-Dnepr Gulf" received on 8 April. The document was issued by the Sharjah Department of Civil Aviation (DCA — Department of Civil aviation Government of Sharjah), he confirmed that the company has passed all safety procedures to verify the hangar and ready to provide services for the maintenance and repair (MRO) of aircraft (AC). Total area of the hangar complex is about 22,000 square meters. He is able to take care at the same time or six single-aisle aircraft, or two wide-bodied, with a Boeing 747 or 124-100. "Time has shown that the strategic decision to develop the business of maintenance of aircraft in the region proved to be correct.
Now that the construction of the hangar complex in Sharjah has successfully completed, the group of companies "Volga-Dnepr" is presented MRO bases in nine airports in the world and two hangar complex with a total area of about 30,000 square meters. meters, Sharjah and Leipzig. Total investments of the Group of companies "Volga-Dnepr" in the construction of the hangar complex in Sharjah amount to more than U.S. $ 26 million, "- said vice-president of the group of companies" Volga-Dnepr "Sergei Shklyanik.
As part of hangar maintenance "Volga-Dnepr Gulf" is planning to expand the scope and range of serviced aircraft. For example, in 2013 the site will work on repair of composite materials and metal structures Sun
In addition, the range of services will fill technical diagnostics and non-destructive testing with periodic THAT. By 2014, planned to be periodically that of up to C-check of the Western and Russian technology and expand the service certificate for the aircraft of type Boeing 777 Cl, Airbus A330. Download hangar complex will be provided by 90% due to third party customers by 10% — Airlines Group "Volga-Dnepr". The first customers in the hangar there may be as air carriers based in Sharjah airport and air carriers in the Middle East facing a shortage of facilities for the maintenance of wide-body aircraft such as the B747 and AN-124. In 2013, at the service of Western technology will have about 20% of sales, and by 2015 it is planned to focus on a more active Western techniques, the company explained.