Dassault Aviation leads business Jet industry in product support

NEW DELHI: The results are in for the two main leading gauges of customer satisfaction – the product support surveys from Aviation International News (AIN) and Professional Pilot. And for the second straight year, Dassault Aviation has taken the top position in AIN. Dassault has steadily moved up the product support rankings in recent years. […]

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Demonstrator phase launched: Future Combat Air System takes major step forward

NEW DELHI: The governments of France and Germany have awarded Dassault Aviation, Airbus, together with their partners MTU Aero Engines, Safran, MBDA and Thales, the initial framework contract (Phase 1A), which launches the demonstrator phase for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS). This framework contract covers a first period of 18 months and initiates work […]

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Dassault Aviation appoints Charles Wemaëre as Vice President

NEW DELHI: Dassault Aviation has appointed Charles Wemaëre Vice President, Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet. He will report to Pierre Thielin, VP, Worldwide Customer Service, within Dassault’s Civil Aviation Department. Wemaëre previously served as Deputy Manager to Serge Elias, the former VP Worldwide Spares, […]

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Dassault Aviation invests in Pyrotechnics

NEW DELHI: Dassault Aviation said that it has inaugurated its new pyrotechnic facilities at its Martignas-sur-Jalle site. The inauguration ceremony was led by Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, along with site director Pascal Nibaudeau, and was attended by the general secretary of the prefecture of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Gironde, Thierry Suquet; the president […]

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French Navy received first two “standard 6” ATL2s

NEW DELHI: This summer, Lann-Bihoué French naval air station received the first two ATL2 maritime patrol aircraft upgraded by Dassault Aviation. Last week, Florence Parly, Minister of the Armed Forces, flew on one of these aircraft. These two events demonstrate the progress made on the upgrade program which is designed to modernize the ATL2 combat […]

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Dassault Aviation flies three Biofuel Aircraft to NBAA-BACE

NEW DELHI:Dassault Aviation is participating in the Sustainable Aviation Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative being held at this year’s National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), to promote the use of alternative fuels and help reduce the industry’s carbon footprint. The demonstration, staged by the NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), will be […]

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Dassault Aviation signs a binding agreement to acquire ExecuJet’s MRO operations

NEW DELHI: Dassault Aviation and Luxaviation announced the acquisition by Dassault Aviation of the worldwide maintenance activities of ExecuJet, a Luxaviation subsidiary. The integration process will be phased in 2019, after administrative authorizations have been obtained. “The acquisition of ExecuJet’s MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) operations will strengthen Dassault Aviation’s global footprint, especially in Asia-Pacific, […]

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Dassault Aviation welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Rafale deal

NEW DELHI: The Dassault Aviation on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court of India’s ruling on the Rafale fighter jet deal, rejecting demands for any probe into the multi-billion dollar contract. “Dassault Aviation welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of India rendered today dismissing all petitions filed on the Rafale Contract signed on September 23, […]

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Reliance has 10% offset in Rafale: Dassaul CEO

Our joint-venture with India’s Reliance will meet about 10% of Dassault Aviation’s offset (compensations) obligations required by the 36 Rafale fighters contract with New Delhi, said Thursday Eric Trappier, the CEO of Dassault Aviation, to AFP as the choice of this company is disputed in India. 1) The Rafale India contract makes provision for offsets […]

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