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Falcon aircraft sales in 2015 fell by half due to low demand in Russia and Brazil

Sales of business jets Falcon in 2015 decreased by 50% compared to a year earlier due to a fall in demand in emerging markets, including Russia and Brazil, said the French manufacturer Dassault Aviation. As reported by Bloomberg, in 2015 Concern has received orders for the supply of 45 Falcon, which is only half of the volume of orders a year earlier. Meanwhile, the volume of orders in 2015 for a total of only 25 aircraft - due to the cancellation of the contract with NetJets to supply another 20 Falcon. In July 2015 Dassault reported that NetJets, a division Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Warren Buffett in the field of aircraft leasing, terminated the contract 2006 for the supply of business jets. On the sale of private and corporate aircraft also affected the economic environment in developing countries, says Dassault. Due to the decline in orders in 2015, the company delivered 55 new Falcon, which is 10 fewer than planned. Spending on private jets reduced the first time since 2009. This decline reflects a weakening in the markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China and the impact of conflict in the Middle East and Africa, according to the materials of aircraft equipment manufacturer Honeywell International.
The decline in demand from Russian and Chinese businessmen have already led to a revision of the plans of the Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Inc. The company has postponed until 2018 the aircraft entering Global 7000, has suspended production of private aircraft Learjet 85, and also intends to cut about one thousand. 750 jobs.
Because industrial linings associated with engines of Safran, Dassault and transfers for 2017 mass deliveries of aircraft Falcon 5X.
Meanwhile another competitor Dassault - General Dynamics - reported an increase in orders of his unit Gulfstream, produces business jets. The number of new contracts Gulfstream in the III quarter of 2015 was the highest since 2011.
Despite the reduced demand on the Falcon, another aircraft Dassault - fighter Rafale - received in 2015, 48 orders, distributed equally between Egypt and Qatar. At the end of the year it has been 83 uncovered Dassault orders for Rafale, which is 40 aircraft more than in late 2014. The same figure for the Falcon dropped by a third, to 91 aircraft.

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