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.