Intersection of Al Quds Street and Damascus Street, Next to Dubai International Airport Terminal 2
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- https://www.dafz.ae Contact Number
- +97142027732 Emirates
- Dubai Postal Code
- 491 Address
- Intersection of Al Quds Street and Damascus Street, Next to Dubai International Airport Terminal 2
The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) was established in 1996 to help drive Dubai’s growth into a leading global logistics and commercial hub. For more than 20 years, DAFZA has been instrumental to the Dubai Government’s successful efforts to transform the emirate into an investment-driven economy.
The Freezone currently hosts a dynamic community of over 1,600 international companies involved in more than 20 diverse growth industries ranging from aviation, freight and logistics to pharmaceuticals, IT and engineering. Many elite Fortune 500 companies – including Airbus, General Electric, Rolls Royce, Roche, Boeing, and Chanel – currently maintain a Middle Eastern base in DAFZA.
As a Freezone that goes beyond, DAFZA offers superior experiences to its regional and global partners. Aside from benefitting from a strategic location near one of the world’s busiest airports and just hours away from the major markets of Europe, Asia and the Middle East, DAFZA’s investors have easy access to a one-stop destination for all their needs and requirements. They can avail of a comprehensive range of ancillary services and facilities for licensing and registration; employee sponsorship; online transaction processing; 24-hour security; housekeeping and building maintenance; government services; banking; communications; food and beverages; health care; business support; travel arrangements; and car rentals, among many others.
The availability of modern facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure; 100 per cent tax exemption; 100 per cent foreign ownership; zero currency restrictions; and a very business-friendly regulatory environment gives partners even more freedom to grow.
DAFZA has received a string of recognitions for operational and service excellence. Among the recent awards it received are the ‘Emirates Energy Award’ under the Golden Category from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and LEED Gold Certification for its DAFZA Square, while in 2016 it was handed the ‘Best Smart Initiative Award 2016’ during the Big Project awarding ceremony; the ‘Best Technology Award’ for its Smart E-Gate Pass program and Suggestion Scheme Accreditation – Platinum under the 30th Ideas UK competition; and ‘Superbrand of the Year’ by the UAE Superbrands Council.
DAFZA is also renowned for adhering to world-class standards. It is ISO 10004:2012 certified for Customer Satisfaction Guidelines- TUV, along with several other coveted ISO certifications for Health, Security, Safety, Sustainability, IT Management, and Customer Services.
The Freezone is currently implementing an ambitious Strategic Plan from 2017 to 2021 to sustain its success. The plan focuses on the four key perspectives of Learning and Innovation, Sustainability, Customers, and Finance and specifies 13 strategic goals for attracting more investments in support of the strategic goals of Dubai Plan 2021.
More information on DAFZA’s integrated freezone solutions for global businesses is available at http://www.dafz.ae.