Dassault Falcon Names Christian Kennedy International Sales Manager, Canada

(Teterboro, NJ, August 21, 2008) – Christian Kennedy was recently named International Sales Manager, Canada, for Dassault Falcon. He is responsible for sales and marketing of the full line of large-cabin Falcon business jets in the Canadian market. Kennedy most recently held sales and marketing positions with charter operators XOJET and Guardian Jet.

“Christian has a great deal of experience in business aviation -- everything from the flight deck to the executive office,” said Jean Michel Jacob, Vice President of International Sales for Dassault Falcon. “It’s that experience and his vast technical knowledge of Falcons and competitive aircraft that are sure to be an asset to all of our customers in Canada.”

Kennedy has nearly twenty years of business aviation experience. He started his aviation career as a pilot with Sony Aviation in 1989 at Teterboro Airport where he was type rated in the Falcon 10, Falcon 50 and Falcon 900. In 1995, he joined Gulfstream Aerospace, first as a Demonstration Pilot and later as Sales Director, Midwest and New England. Kennedy holds a B.A. from Villanova University and is a native of New Jersey where he currently resides.

Dassault Falcon is responsible for selling and supporting Falcon business jets throughout the world. It is part of Dassault Aviation, a leading aerospace company with a presence in over 70 countries across 5 continents. Dassault Aviation produces the renowned Mirage and Rafale fighter jets as well as a complete line of Falcon business jets. The company has assembly and production plants in both France and the United States and service facilities on both continents. It employs a total workforce of over 12,000. Since the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, over 1950 Falcon jets have been delivered to more than 65 countries worldwide.

The family of Falcon jets currently in production includes the tri-jets — the Falcon 900DX, 900EX, 900LX and the7X — as well as the twin-engine Falcon 2000DX and 2000LX.