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K+N expands Dubai aerospace logistics hub

DUBAI: Kuehne + Nagel has expanded its Dubai Aerospace Hub with new customers Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and Avtrade.

From its Aerospace Hub in Dubai Logistics City (DLC), close to the Al Maktoum International Airport, the company provides a full range of aerospace services including inspection, warehousing of aircraft spare parts and tooling as well as inbound and outbound logistics.

"Our new distribution center is in a prime location to serve our customers," said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Product Support. "Al Maktoum International is projected to be the world's largest airport and appears poised to become the preferred business aviation airport in the Dubai area. The state-of-the-art facility within the fast-cycle logistics environment of Dubai South will enable us to more efficiently address customer requirements."

Jamie Brooks, commercial director of Avtrade added: "We are pleased to be teaming up with a leading, world class logistics company like Kuehne + Nagel. The services they offer in the UAE will enable Avtrade Dubai to increase its inventory and expand the first class component support and supply it provides to customers worldwide."

Kuehne + Nagel offers an integrated range of logistics solutions for the aerospace industry. The company develops and delivers customized aerospace solutions for manufacturers, leasing companies, airlines and service providers in the field of production, maintenance, repair, overhaul, ground handling and in-flight services.

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