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Dubai South to get new MRO hangar

The signing ceremony took place at the Dubai South headquarters. (Image source: MBRAH)

The Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub (MBRAH) will open an MRO hangar at Dubai South

MBRAH is located in and developed by Dubai South, and is home to maintenance centres and training and education campuses. 

It signed an agreement with Tim Investment to launch the maintenance, repair and overhaul hangar, which will cater to wide-body aircrafts. The groundbreaking of the new hangar will take place during Dubai Airshow 2023, and construction is expected to conclude by Q1 2025.

The signing ceremony took place at Dubai South headquarters and was attended by HE Khalifa Al Zaffin, who is the executive chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation and Dubai South. Also in attendance were Tahnoon Saif, CEO of MBRAH and Timor Shah Shahab, founder and CEO of Tim Investment. 

Tahnoon Saif said, “The agreement with Tim Investment underlines our ongoing commitment to fortifying the growth trajectory of Dubai's aviation sector, and in attracting the top global players to establish their presence in the emirate as part of Dubai South’s dynamic ecosystem, which caters to the needs of businesses. We will spare no effort in supporting Tim Investment’s expansion into Dubai, and shall continue to contribute to cementing Dubai’s position on the world aviation map.”

Timor Shah Shahab added that “Our new MRO hangar at MBRAH is part of our strategic plans, which represent a stride in expanding our presence to cater to a wider clientele in the aviation sector. This step positions us at the heart of Dubai's flourishing MRO landscape, intensifying our dedication to fostering innovation and promoting excellence within the industry. We look forward to working closely with MBRAH on the new hangar.”

Tim Investment’s portfolio includes companies which offer aircraft and requisites leasing and air charters for passengers and cargo, and specialise in the trade of aircraft spare parts. Apart from this, it also operates Legend Airline SRL Europe, an airline service in Europe; and Tim Aerospace DWC, which provides passenger and cargo aircraft repair, maintenance, and dismantling services.