MENA Aerospace Enterprises has appointed Dheya Towfiqi Consultancy Bureau (DTEB) as its chief consulting engineers and architects for MENA Aerospace’s General Aviation and Hangar Complex at the Bahrain International Airport (BIA).
Development of the complex has already begun and is located at the North West end of the Airport. Once complete, the first phase’s footprint will be see a 26,362 square meters including hangar, private taxiway and apron in addition to office and workshop areas, making it one of the larger such facilities in the region.
DTEB’s assignment is to manage all aspects of the development, including design, subcontracting, oversight and handover management.
“We are pleased to be working with DTEB. They bring a wealth of experience to the table, and numerous past successes with similar projects. We are placing significant pressure on our consultants in order to complete the project quickly as there is much interest in the market for the services which will be available at the Hangar Complex. We are certain that this project will continue the established momentum which Bahrain Airports Company and the Bahrain Civil Aviation Affairs has started towards making Bahrain a regional aviation hub,” Dr. Mohamed Juman, MENA Aerospace’s Managing Director, said.
“We welcome this challenging assignment. This project is the first if its kind for the airport and the first in Bahrain. We appreciate the confidence MENA Aerospace has expressed in us through this appointment. Our experienced and seasoned team of professionals will bring this project in on time and on budget. It is usually a challenge to coordinate amongst all the stakeholders in a project such as this. But we are pleased and thankful for the attentiveness and professionalism of our colleagues at Bahrain Airport Company, Bahrain Civil Aviation Affairs and Hochteif,” Dheya A. Aziz Towfiqi, DTEB’s founder and Executive Director, said.
In late December 2010, Bahrain Airport Company signed a unique and key agreement with MENA Aerospace to build and operate one of the region’s larger private and general aviation hangar complexes. The deal involves MENA Aerospace investing in the development of a dedicated general and private aviation complex at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) to provide comprehensive maintenance and support services to private and corporate aircraft.