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Formed and started operations in 2009. Corporate and executive jet operator.
Al Bateen Airport
P O Box 95220
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) (AL IMARAT AL-ARABIYA AL-MUTTAHIDA): POPULATION: 3.5 MILLION. A FEDERATION OF 7 SHEIKDOMS, UNDER BRITISH PROTECTION UNTIL 1971, THE (UAE) HAS ROCKETED IN A GENERATION FROM RURAL AND POOR, TO URBAN AND OIL-RICH. THE MEMBER STATES ARE ABU DHABI, AJMAN, DUBAI, FUJAIRAH, RAS-AL-KHAIMAH, SHARJAH, & UMM-AL-QIWAIN. A FAVORITE DESTINATION FOR TOURISTS TO THE ARABIAN PENINSULAR, THE (UAE) IS NOTABLE FOR ITS LARGE POPULATION OF GUEST EX-PATRIOT WORKERS, MANY FROM INDIA AND PAKISTAN, AND ITS GENERALLY PROGRESSIVE ATTITUDE TOWARD WOMEN. THE (UAE) COVERS AN AREA OF 83,600 SQ KM AND ITS CAPITAL CITY IS ABU DHABI. THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ARABIC.
Parent organization/shareholders: The Al Jaber Group (AJC) (100%).
The Al Jaber Group (AJC) is a privately owned diversified group of companies whose success is based on sustainable growth and diversification. The strength of the Groupís performance is based on its ability to utilize the synergies between the Group companies to support and complement each other, and to manage risk through diversification and strong management.
The (AJC) was established in 1970 and today is a market leader. It is the largest private sector employer in the (UAE) with 50,000 employees and boasts the largest fleet of vessels, cranes, equipment and machinery in the (UAE).
The (UAE) and Qatar have historically been the principal markets for (AJC)ís business activities with well-established and long-standing relationships with government, semi-government and private sector clients. However, due to (AJC)ís diversified nature, it also has exposure to export markets all over the world and particularly in the (GCC) and the Far East.
The (AJC) has engineered and constructed >5,000 km of roads, >3,200 villas and landmark commercial buildings; it is 1 of the largest construction contractors in the region.
The Al Jaber Group (AJC) is also an industry leader in oil & gas pipelines construction work, oil rigs refurbishment, industrial fabrication, heavy lifting and heavy transportation. The (AJC) possesses >320 cranes in its fleet as well as the countryís largest construction equipment/vehicle fleet (>10,000 units) managed under one umbrella.
Moreover, the (AJC) has >30 years of history of land and sea transportation/logistics in the (UAE), its fleet includes 32 ships with worldwide marine transportation capability.
The (AJC) possesses state-of-the art fabrication facilities serving the engineering/construction industry and the largest aluminum extrusion facility in the (UAE) with a capacity >50,000 tons per year. It operates the only Chlor-Alkali plant in the (UAE). Additionally, the (AJC)ís state of the art precision engineering workshops specialize in the manufacturing of high precision engineering components and units.
As for trading, the (AJC) trades in oils & lubricants, Kenworth trucks & spares, heavy equipment & machinery spare parts, Asphalt & Bitumen, hydraulic equipment & spares, foundation equipment and used construction equipment. The (AJC) is the sole authorized distributor for Kenworth trucks and spare parts, Shell oils and lubricants in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Berco and Ital Tractor of Italy. Additionally, the (AJC) owns the largest asphalt/bitumen storage terminal in the (UAE): - this terminal is located at the Mussafah Waterfront.
On the real estate front, the (AJC) owns and manages a number of important real estate projects. The (AGC) has a significant real estate portfolio in the form of land and buildings throughout the (UAE) and the (GCC).
June 2009: 2 Embraer Legacy 600s (EMB-135BJ) (1069, A6-AJA; 1098, A6-AJB), deliveries.
July 2010: The Shell Oil Company performed an audit and approved Al Jaber Aviation (JBA) for corporate jet services.
August 2010: Al Jaber Aviation (JBA) received its 1st all new A318-112 Elite (3985, VP-CAH) executive jet.
December 2010: 2 top-of-the-line Airbus corporate jets will be exhibited at the Middle East and Business Aviation (MEBA) show in Dubai in December, highlighting their success in the region. They comprise an A318 Elite operated by Al Jaber Aviation (JBA) of Abu Dhabi and an Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) based in Bahrain and operated by Comlux (CLA).