VD Gulf, a VDT subgroup company and one of the largest independent MRO service providers in the Middle East, announced the successful completion of a U. S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification audit and the awarding of FAA Air Agency Certificate No. 1VDY605D, giving VD Gulf approval for maintenance services at its main facility in Sharjah, UAE.
Adding FAA approval to VD Gulf’s list of certifications is a significant milestone in the company’s efforts to expand its service offerings to customers who are operating United States-(N) registered aircraft.
“With their persistent efforts and hard work during this COVID-19 pandemic era, our team achieved a major accomplishment and added FAA certification to our 18 other CAA approvals. The approval by the FAA is a significant achievement for VD Gulf, and underscores the diligent work of the VD Gulf team to ensure that our services meet world class standards. We thank the FAA for their professionalism throughout this process. We are confident that our mature processes, procedures and expertise will allow VD Gulf to excel in the global MRO marketplace,” Raed Al-Qutob, VD Gulf’s Director Quality Assurance, said.
“We are delighted with the FAA’s decision to approve VD Gulf’s facilities for maintenance services at Sharjah. This achievement marks a new page in the history of VD Gulf, and we stand ready to offer our high-quality services to operators and lessors of N-registered aircraft,” Ayrat Gilmutdinov, VD Gulf’s Director Commercial, said.
VD Gulf’s maintenance facilities are also certified by the EASA, Bermuda CAA, Saudi GACA, UK CAA, and multiple other civil aviation authorities.
VD Gulf is a leading independent MRO services provider offering unlimited maintenance services on Boeing 747-400/747-8/777/737CL/737NG, and Airbus A320ceo/A320neo family aircraft at its base in Sharjah and throughout its network of line maintenance stations in the UAE and Egypt.