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Dubai (Al Maktoum International) Airport

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DCAF implements speedy testing at Al Maktoum
Through a partnership with HealthHub, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim is offering its customers convenience and privacy by providing a COVID-19 test onsite, for free or for a fee. Results arrive in as little as six hours.
Customers are offered both safety and peace of mind, thanks to onsite tests.

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) customers arriving at its FBO at Al Maktoum International airport in Dubai South will now have the convenience of taking the express Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test at its VIP lounge. DCAF has partnered with Al-Futtaim's HealthHub, an integrated healthcare provider, to offer this service in a first from an FBO in the UAE.

Holger Ostheimer, MD of DCAF, says: “Through this partnership with HealthHub, we offer our VVIP customers greater convenience and privacy by providing the test onsite. We are constantly looking for ways to enhance our clients’ experience, and this service, in addition to providing health and safety benefits, perhaps most importantly offers greater peace of mind.”

Express COVID-19 tests are provided upon request and are conducted in a dedicated VIP lounge providing privacy, comfort and convenience for passengers arriving in the UAE. Test results are provided within six to 12 hours for a fee of $150 (AED 550). DCAF is also offering customers regular free-of-charge tests, with results provided within 36-48 hours. These tests are compulsory for passengers arriving from certain countries as per the latest directives from the UAE health authorities.

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