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French aeronautical players to fly 100 percent alternative fuel on single aisle aircraft end of 2021

Airbus, Safran, Dassault Aviation, ONERA and Ministry of Transport are jointly launching an in-flight study, at the end of 2021, to analyse the compatibility of unblended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with single-aisle aircraft and commercial aircraft engine and fuel systems, as well as with helicopter engines. This flight will be made with the support of […]

Air France chooses new, more spacious luggage compartments to equip its Airbus A320 fleet

Air France chooses new, more spacious luggage compartments by Safran to equip its Airbus A320 fleet On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers’ travel experience by offering them more space to store their cabin luggage as from 2020. Air France is the first airline in the world to […]

Safran and KLM to launch a joint venture

The joint venture between Safran Aircraft Engines and AFI KLM E&M, announced a year ago, now has an official name: Airfoils Advanced Solutions. Located at the Sars-et-Rosières business park in north of France, near Valenciennes, the new company’s plant will be completed in early 2018, with operations due to kick off late 2018. By the […]

Safran to merge with Zodiac Aerospace in a $10.6B takeover

Safran, an international high-technology group, and Zodiac Aerospacea global leader in Aerosafety, Aircraft systems, Seats and Cabins, announced that they have entered into exclusive negotiations for an acquisition of Zodiac Aerospace by Safran through an agreed public offer of €29.47 per share and a subsequent merger on the basis of 0.485 Safran shares for one […]