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GAL MENA signs agreement with ExecuJet

Nov. 28, 2011, Dubai, U.A.E. - Newly-announced GAL MENA WLL, a joint venture formed between GAL Aviation Inc, a member of the GAL Group of companies in Canada, and MENA Aerospace Enterprises WLL of the Kingdom of Bahrain has received a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) for a new service agreement with ExecuJet Middle East during the Dubai Air Show 2011 in the UAE.


November 28, 2011
By Carey Fredericks

ExecuJet Middle East, which is an authorized service facility for four major business aircraft manufacturers, is further expanding its service offering by teaming up with GAL MENA. The two companies are joining forces to deliver all-inclusive cabin interiors service to major OEMs’ aircraft platforms, and their existing client base. GAL Aviation specializes in aircraft interior manufacturing, refurbishment, and aircraft technical and operational outsourcing services. MENA Aerospace is a leading aviation services company.

GAL MENA and ExecuJet Middle East will market work packages for interiors and major components through the refurbishment center in Bahrain and will conduct on-field activity at ExecuJet’s facilities at Dubai airport.

Guy A, Lapierre, GAL Aviation president explains, “It is a privilege for our consortium to team up with such a reputable organization as the ExecuJet Aviation Group. By offering complete support through one source, we are providing an economical and convenient avenue to their professional operations. This partnership with ExecuJet underscores our dedication to providing the highest standards of product quality and the very best service to match their solid reputation. Further, we are at a strategic location to complement their maintenance capabilities.”

Nick Weber, ExecuJet Middle East maintenance director said, “This agreement with GAL MENA Interiors brings real and effective synergies to both companies, with the ultimate benefit accruing to our customers. Single source service in today’s global market is essential for enduring success and total support, we are ensuring that all the elements are realised and in place to meet the full expectations of our regional and international market.”

Ralph Eisenschmid, MENA Aerospace CEO said, ”The aircraft interiors sector has been hugely underserved in the region. Not only will this venture improve the level of service to aircraft owners and operators in the region, it will also develop key aviation trades for nationals through bespoke training programs. We are honoured to be part of such a prestigious, respected and capable group.”