Emirates Engineering primarily supports the expansive fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft operated by Emirates airline, as well as the aircraft of 30 other airlines operating at Dubai International Airport.
The division can manage and implement all aspects of aircraft engineering support, such as maintenance, safety and logistics. It also has an engine test cell facility
It occupies the state-of-the-art Emirates Engineering Centre which opened in late 2006 on a 136-acre site at Dubai International Airport.
Its eight hangars form the largest free-spanned structures in the Middle East, with roofs supported by 110-metre long single spans, making it among the biggest civil aviation maintenance facilities in the world.
Its seven fully air-conditioned hangars for heavy and light maintenance, together with a paint hangar, cover an area equivalent to 17 football pitches and have the capacity to meet the service requirements of an Emirates fleet which is growing at the rate one new aircraft every month.
Each hangar has an entrance gate 88 metres wide and every bay can accommodate any size of aircraft with an engine thrust of up to 150 pounds, including the Airbus A380, which is 73 metres long with an 80-metre wingspan and a tail 24 metres high.
A commitment to safety, quality and customer satisfaction has earned an impressive list of endorsements from world regulatory authorities. ISO 9002 and JAR 145 accreditation are among a number of engineering-specific accolades the centre has received.