Volga-Dnepr Gulf, Volga-Dnepr Technics’ subgroup
branch in the Middle East, has been awarded an EASA Part-145
aircraft maintenance certificate after meeting all of the
procedures required by the European Aviation Safety Agency to
perform maintenance services on western-built aircraft at its
Sharjah Airport base.
The EASA Part-145 certificate allows Volga-Dnepr
Gulf to perform line maintenance for Boeing 737 CL and NG, Boeing
747-400 and Airbus A320 family aircraft, as well as component
repair services for С4, С5, С8, С14, С20 ratings and D1
Volga-Dnepr Gulf also plans to extend the
ratings of its EASA/GCAA certificates for Boeing 747 and Boeing
737 NG aircraft up to the C-check maintenance level.
Victor Sherin, Managing Director of Volga-Dnepr
Gulf, said, “I congratulate our Volga-Dnepr Gulf team on enabling
us to meet the standards required to gain EASA Part-145
certification. This further confirms our capability to work to the
highest international MRO standards. Now we will focus on our next
important objective of becoming a leader in the Middle East MRO
market. Our modern maintenance station at Sharjah Airport, team of
highly skilled professionals, and optimised processes and
partnerships mean we are strongly positioned to achieve our goal.”
Volga-Dnepr Gulf has been operating in the UAE
since 1996. The company has a new 22,000m˛ hangar complex in
Sharjah with the capacity to conduct maintenance work on six
narrow-body or two wide-body Boeing 747 or An-124-100 aircraft at
the same time.
The complex is fully equipped to perform high
quality maintenance services for different types of aircraft up to
the C-check level. It is also equipped with modern air
conditioning and fire extinguishing systems.
Volga-Dnepr also operates a line maintenance
station in Fujairah which is capable of providing all types of
maintenance checks and auxiliary services for An-124-100, An-74
and IL-76TD aircraft types operated by Russian, Ukrainian,
European, Asian and African airlines.
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