Dassault has further extended its international MRO reach that it has acquired the European care activities of this TAG Aviation Group.
The integration of TAG into Dassault surgeries will take place during the next few months, once all necessary authorisations have been received.
“The acquisition of TAG Aviation, a significant MRO provider’s maintenance actions, enables Dassault Aviation to fortify its service centre network,” Eric Trappier, President and CEO of Dassault Aviation said.
“With TAG Maintenance Services, we need to develop further a network of excellence, and also to support TAG’s distinct aircraft customers with the Identical commitment to service quality when enlarging the share of Falcon maintenance tasks controlled by the Dassault Group Mansour Ojjeh, President of TAG Group, the Vast Majority shareholder of TAG Aviation said the company was working hard over the past 20 years to develop a high Excellent maintenance organisation, specialising in the Dassault and Bombardier product lines”
“During this time we’ve built a solid connection with Dassault Aviation, based on mutual confidence and esteem. Given the numerous challenges faced by individual MROs from the current industry environment, we’re very happy to sell this segment of TAG Aviation to some respected OEM who values stocks and its employees rsquo & TAG;s high business standards. ”
Meanwhile, other operators and manufacturers are currently keeping a weather eye on progress given Dassault’grip increasing .
Further, ExecuJet is an authorised service centre in Melbourne for Embraer, Gulfstream, Bombardier and Hawker Beechcraft. Maintenance work is also conducted by it in its Sydney and Perth facilities.
The company had about 100 staff in Australia across flight attendants, pilots, aircraft operations, engineers, administration and sales. There have been a further 50 people working in its bases, including in Jakarta, Bali, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Some of its centers around the globe also had European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification.
Speaking in the Avalon Airshow this week, Embraer Executive Jets vice-president for earnings for the Middle East and Asia Pacific, Claudio Camelier, said the company was in talks with Execujet .
Execujet additionally supports rsquo & Embraer;s company jets in Europe and the Middle East.
&ldquo it is a point of concern the acquisition by Dassault,” Camelier said. “But our staff ensuring that we possess the installation in place in order that they can continue encouraging us in a way that is favorable and is in talks together. ”
“We are partners using Execujet. They’ve consistently provided our customers with good service and we’ve constantly worked well together. ”
“However it is a big change in the company, so naturally we’re monitoring the situation. We are convinced that we’ll have a favorable outcome. ”
Meanwhile, Airflite provides service to Embraer from Australia out of its foundation in Perth.
After United States-based Jet Aviation purchased service company Hawker Pacific and aircraft sales to get US$ 250 million the two Dassault MRO acquisitions come under a year.
Jet Aviation is part of defence and aerospace giant General Dynamics, the parent company of Gulfstream.