50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

JAL and Dassault Falcon Service to offer private jet service

Download: Printable PDF Date: 19 Apr 2017 09:08 categories:
Publisher:
JAL and Dassault Falcon Service to offer private jet service - Business aviation publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Japan Aircraft: Airplanes

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, have agreed to launch a private jet service that will provide airline passengers flying from Tokyo to Paris with seamless interconnection to onward destinations in Europe and Africa.

The JAL Falcon Business Jet Service, which includes ground transport between the JAL terminal at Charles de Gaulle Airport and the DFS fixed base operation at Paris Le Bourget, will commence on May 1, 2017.

“This new premium service will allow JAL customers to fly point to point at short notice to hundreds of destinations not covered by its commercial flight network, ” said DFS General Manager Jean Kayanakis. “It’s tailor made for business or leisure travelers who are looking for maximum flexibility, short travel time, comfort and seamless interconnections, especially when making multiple hops or flying to out of the way destinations.”

The service will rely on a fleet of nine Falcon aircraft, including two recent Falcon 7X very long range trijets, operated by DFS, with a pay-as-you-go, all-inclusive pricing structure based on the type of aircraft and the distance traveled. At a later date, it could be extended to the U.S. and other JAL markets.

Falcon Jets are recognized throughout the industry for their unsurpassed operating efficiency, robust design and cutting-edge cabin comfort.

“We see business jets as a way to multiply travel options for our customers without having to expand our route network,” said Yoshiharu Ueki, President of JAL. “The high operating performance and unsurpassed safety and flying efficiency of Falcon Jets make them the ideal tool for doing this, and few operators fly as many and as wide a range of Falcons as DFS.”



Loading comments for JAL and Dassault Falcon Service to offer private jet service...


Recommended

Happy Design Studio and Air Livery complete a new livery design for a Boeing Business Jet.

This is the first collaboration for designer Didier Wolff of Happy Design Studio and the paint specialist Air Livery. As a missing piece to Happy Design Studio’s portfolio of aircraft liver...

Sentinel-5P successfully launched to monitor world’s pollution

The Airbus built, pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor has been successfully launched on a Rockot from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia at 09.27 GMT on 13.10.17. Sentinel-5 Precurso...

MOMook to make 43 Air School training operations more efficient

MOMook, an intelligent business and training management software developer, and 43 Air School, the largest aviation training provider in South Africa, signed a contract on the use of MOMook software f...

Middle East carriers’ fleet size to more than double by 2036

Middle East passenger traffic to grow 5.9% annually until 2036 Middle East’s fleet demand valued at US$600 billion The fleet size of operators in the Middle East is forecast to more than d...