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Dassault’s Falcon 2000S & 2000LXS approved for London City Airport
Saint-Cloud, France
4/2/2014
April 2, 2014 (Saint-Cloud, France): Dassault’s Falcon 2000S and 2000LXS twin jets recently received approval to operate at one of the world’s most challenging airports, London City, located in the heart of Europe’s financial hub. Dassault is the only business jet manufacturer to have its entire current production fleet certified to operate at London City.
 
"The ability to operate at London City gives our operators an added measure of flexibility and a distinct advantage in their day-to-day operations,” said Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation.  “Superior airport performance is at the center of every Falcon that Dassault designs and builds. The London City approvals Dassault has received for all of our current production aircraft are a clear example of this.”
 
The 3,350 nm Falcon 2000S is Dassault’s new entry-level jet. It offers short-field capability comparable to smaller midsize jets but with performance and a superior level of cabin comfort. The 4,000 nm Falcon 2000LXS has the same cabin offerings, similar short-field capability but with longer range. Both were certified in 2013.
 
The Falcon 2000S and Falcon 2000LXS can connect London City with all of Europe and most of the Middle East. The Falcon 2000S can climb directly to 41,000 feet in 19 minutes and can land at 95% of its maximum takeoff weight. Equipped with leading edge inboard slats, it can approach at a slow 107 knots and needs just 2,315 ft of runway to land. The 2000LXS features similar landing performance.
 
Dassault’s flagship, the Falcon 7X, previously received approval in 2009 and features the longest range of any airplane out of London City Airport. It can connect London City Airport with nonstop access to the United States, Europe and the Middle East. 

About Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation is a leading aerospace company with a presence in over 90 countries across six continents. Dassault designs and builds the family of Falcon business jets as well as the Rafale fighter jet. The company employs a workforce of over 12,000 and has production facilities in both France and the United States, and a worldwide service network. Since the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, over 2,650 Falcons have been delivered. The tri-jet and twin-engine lines offer outstanding efficiency and comfort, with ranges from 3,500 nm to 7,500 nm. They include the flagship Falcon 10X, the pioneering Falcon 7X and 8X, the widebody Falcon 6X, and the versatile Falcon 900LX, 2000LXS and 2000S. Falcon Customer Service continues to hold the top spot in key business aviation surveys.

About Dassault Falcon Jet

Dassault Falcon Jet Corp., is a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, France. Dassault Falcon Jet markets and supports the Falcon family of business jets throughout North America and South America.


 
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