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Business Air News Bulletin

BAN's World Gazetteer

Business aviation in France

French Republic is in Europe.
Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile - www.ecologie.gouv.fr/direction-generale-laviation-civile-dgac

Registered business aircraft:
1,451

Based business air charter operators:
52

Based business aircraft for charter:
423

Business air charter brokers:
51

Most prevalent aircraft types:

1Airbus Helicopters H125/AS350212
2Airbus Helicopters H13591
3Airbus Helicopters H14580
4Piper twin piston65
5Airbus Helicopters H12056
6Pilatus PC-648
7TBM700/850/90046
8Aerospatiale SE31343
9Bell 206B JetRanger41
10Airbus Helicopters AS36540
11Beechcraft Twin Piston40
12Eurocopter AS35533
13Beechcraft King Air 20029
14Cessna Caravan27
15Falcon 20/20027
16Airbus Helicopters H13025
17Beechcraft 190023
18Aerospatiale SA316/8/922
19Pilatus PC-1222
20Citation Mustang20
21Beechcraft King Air 9020
22Embraer ERJ-13519
23Diamond Twin Star17
24Beechcraft King Air 30016
25Cessna 300 series16
26Falcon 2000 EASy16
27Piper PA-46 Meridian/M-Class15
28Diamond DA6215
29Falcon 8X14
30Airbus ACJ32014
31Falcon 7X14
32Embraer Legacy 600/65014
33ATR42/7213
34Partenavia P.6813
35Airbus Helicopters H215/H225/AS33212
36Embraer Phenom 30011
37Cessna Citation CJ211
38Global 6000/Express/XRS11
39Falcon 900EASy10
40P180 Avanti10
41Aerospatiale SA315B10
42Falcon 5010
43Cessna CitationJet/CJ110
44Embraer Phenom 1009
45Cessna 400 series9
46Citation 550/5519
47Viking DHC-69
48Citation M28
49Agusta A1098
50Citation 560XL8
51AgustaWestland AW1398
52Falcon 10/1007
53Falcon 6X7
54Hawker 750/800/9007
55Airbus Helicopters H1607
56Britten Norman BN-2 Islander6
57MDH 5006
58Robinson R666
59Fairchild Swearingen Metro/Merlin6
60Piper PA-46 Malibu/Mirage5
61Piper PA-31T5
62Challenger 3005
63Airbus Helicopters H155B5
64Global 75005
65Aerospatiale SA341/2 G5
66Sikorsky S-765
67Bell 206L LongRanger5
68Falcon 9004
69Boeing B-7374
70Citation Latitude4
71Aerospatiale SA360C4
72HondaJet4
73Pilatus PC-244
74Airbus Helicopters H1753
75Cessna Citation CJ33
76Bell 2123
77Bell 4073
78Tecnam P2006T3
79Embraer EMB 1203
80Daher Kodiak3
81Citation 500/5013
82Global 50003
83Embraer Praetor 6002
84Cessna Citation CJ42
85Airbus ACJ3302
86Challenger 6052
87Hawker 10002
88Jetstream 31/412
89Gulfstream G2802
90Gulfstream G500/G5502
91Bell 4292
92Learjet 70/752
93Boeing B-7472
94Commander 500/6802
95Partenavia AP.68TP1
96Boeing BBJ31
97Beechcraft King Air 1001
98Cessna F406 Caravan1
99Embraer Legacy 5001
100AgustaWestland AW1691
101Airbus A3101
102Embraer Praetor 5001
103Boeing BBJ11
104Airbus ACJ3181
105Challenger 6041
106Bombardier CRJ2001
107Bell 505 Jet Ranger X1
108CASA C-2121
109Aerospatiale SA330J1
110Britten Norman BN2T1
111Corvette1
112Gulfstream G200/Galaxy1
113Falcon 20001
114Gulfstream G6501
115Let 4101
116Challenger 800 series1

Major business aviation airports:

1Paris (Le Bourget)56  business aviation companies active
2Nice/Cote d'Azur33
3Basel-Mulhouse28
4Cannes (Mandelieu)22
5Marseille/Provence20
6Bordeaux (Merignac)16
7Toulouse (Blagnac)15
8Lyon (Bron)14
9Annecy (Meythet)14
10Paris (Toussus-le-Noble)12
11Paris (Charles de Gaulle)12
12Lyon (Saint Exupery)12
13Gap (Tallard)11
14Tarbes (Lourdes-Pyrenees)10
15Paris (Orly)10
16Perpignan (Rivesaltes)9
17Le Castellet International9
18Chambery (Savoie Mont Blanc)8
19Pau/Pyrenees7
20Nantes (Atlantique)7
21La Rochelle (Ile de Re)7
22Toulon (Hyeres)6
23Nimes (Garons)6
24Paris (Issy Les Moulineaux)6
25Strasbourg (Entzheim)6
26Montpellier (Mediterranee)6
27Lille (Lesquin)6
28St. Tropez (La Mole)6
29Clermont-Ferrand/Auvergne6
30Chateauroux (Chateauroux-Deols)6
31Brest (Bretagne)6
32Toulouse (Toulouse Francazal)5
33Troyes (Barberey)5
34La Roche-sur-Yon (Les Ajoncs)5
35Colmar (Houssen)5
36Ajaccio (Napoleon Bonaparte)5
37Le Cannet-des-Maures (Le Luc-Le Cannet)4
38Tours (Val de Loire)4
39Vannes (Meucon)4
40Valence (Chabeuil)4
41Orleans (St Denis de L'Hotel)4
42Limoges (Bellegarde)4
43Le Puy (Loudes)4
44Grenoble (Alpes Isere)4
45Dijon4
46Chalon Champforgeuil4
47Caen (Carpiquet)4
48Bastia (Poretta)4
49Avignon (Avignon-Provence)4
50Auxerre (Branches)4
51Annemasse4
52Aix (Les Milles)4
53Courchevel3
54Villefranche (Tarare)3
55Valenciennes (Charles Nungesser)3
56St Nazaire (Montoir)3
57St Etienne (Boutheon)3
58St Brieuc (Armor)3
59Sarlat (Domme)3
60Rouen (Vallee de Seine)3
61Rodez Aveyron3
62Rochefort (Charente-Maritime)3
63Rennes (St Jacques)3
64Perigueux (Bassillac)3
65Morlaix (Ploujean)3
66Metz-Nancy/Lorraine3
67Merville (Calonne)3
68Melun (Paris-Villaroche)3
69Le Mans (Arnage)3
70Laval (Entrammes)3
71La Baule-Escoublac3
72Dinard (Pleurtuit-St Malo)3
73Cherbourg (Maupertus)3
74Chalons (Paris-Vatry)3
75Bourges3
76Biarritz Pays Basque3
77Beauvais (Tille)3
78Auch (Lamothe)3
79Brive (Souillac)2
80Lorient (Sud Bretagne)2
81St Yan2
82Saumur (St Florent)2
83Reims (Prunay)2
84Quimper (Pluguffan)2
85Paris (Pontoise Cormeilles-en-Vexin)2
86Poitiers (Biard)2
87Pamiers (Les Pujols)2
88Nevers (Fourchambault)2
89Nancy (Essey)2
90Muret (L'Herm)2
91Montlucon-Gueret2
92Montbeliard (Courcelles)2
93Macon-Charnay2
94Le Touquet (Paris-Plage)2
95Le Havre (Octeville)2
96Lannion2
97Ile D'Yeu (Le Grand Phare)2
98Haguenau2
99Grenoble (Le Versoud)2
100Gray (Saint Adrien)2
101Graulhet (Montdragon)2
102Figari (Sud Corse)2
103Etampes (Mondesir)2
104Epinal (Mirecourt)2
105Dole (Tavaux)2
106Deauville (Normandie)2
107Charleville-Mezieres2
108Castres-Mazamet2
109Carcassone (Salvaza)2
110Calvi (Sainte Catherine)2
111Calais-Marck2
112Cahors (Lalbenque)2
113Blois (Le Breuil)2
114Beziers (Cap d'Agde)2
115Besancon (La Veze)2
116Bergerac (Dordogne Perigord)2
117Autun (Bellevue)2
118Aurillac2
119Angouleme (Cognac)2
120Angers (Marce)2
121Ancenis2
122Albi (Le Sequestre)2
123Albert-Picardie2
124Agen (La Garenne)2
125Paris (Saint-Cyr-l’École)1
126Cognac Chateaubernard AB1
127La Barre-de-Monts (Beauvoir-Fromentine)1
128Lille (Marq-en-Baroeul)1
129Orel Airfield/Private Airfield1
130Issoire/Le Broc1
131Ramonchamp1
132Montelimar Ancone1
133Megeve1
134Cerny (La Ferte-Alais)1
135Reims (Champagne)1
136Dijon (Darois)1
137Villeneuve-sur-Lot1
138Vichy (Charmeil)1
139Vesoul (Frotey)1
140Verdun (Le Rozelier)1
141Ussel (Thalamy)1
142St Girons (Antichan)1
143St Flour (Coltines)1
144St Die (Remomeix)1
145Soulac sur Mer1
146Solenzara1
147Semur en Auxois1
148Sedan (Douzy)1
149Saulieu (Liernais)1
150Sarrebourg (Buhl)1
151Royan (Medis)1
152Roanne (Renaison)1
153Redon (Bains sur Oust)1
154Quiberon1
155Propriano1
156Pontivy1
157Pontarlier1
158Persan-Beaumont1
159Peronne-St Quentin1
160Oyonnax (Arbent)1
161Ouessant1
162Nogaro1
163Niort (Marais Poitevin)1
164Nangis (Les Loges)1
165Mulhouse (Habsheim)1
166Moulins (Montbeugny)1
167Mortagne au Perche1
168Montpellier (Candillargues)1
169Montceau les Mines (Pouilloux)1
170Montauban1
171Mont Dauphin (Saint Crepin)1
172Mimizan1
173Millau (Larzac)1
174Mende (Brenoux)1
175Mauleon1
176Maubeuge (Elesmes)1
177Marmande (Virazeil)1
178Luneville (Croismare)1
179Lognes (Emerainville)1
180Libourne (Artigues-de-Lussac)1
181Lezignan-Corbieres1
182Les Sables D'Olonne (Talmont)1
183Le Plessis-Belleville1
184Le Blanc1
185Lapalisse (Perigny)1
186L'Aigle (Saint Michel)1
187Joigny1
188Guiscriff (Scaer)1
189Gueret (Saint Laurent)1
190Granville1
191Montayral (Fumel Aerodrome)1
192Fontenay-Tresigny1
193Flers (Saint Paul)1
194Figeac (Livernon)1
195Egletons1
196Dieppe (St Aubin)1
197Coulommiers (Voisins)1
198Cosne Sur Loire1
199Corte1
200Cholet (Le Pontreau)1
201Chatellerault (Targe)1
202Chartres (Champhol)1
203Castelsarrasin (Moissac)1
204Castelnaudary (Villeneuve)1
205Cassagnes-Begonhes1
206Carpentras (Ventoux)1
207Brive (La Roche)1
208Brienne (Le Chateau)1
209Bourg (Ceyzeriat)1
210Bordeaux (Leognan-Saucats)1
211Biscarrosse (Parentis)1
212Beaune (Challanges)1
213Barcelonnette Saint-Pons1
214Bagnoles De L'Orne (Couterne)1
215Aubigny-Sur-Nere1
216Aubenas (Vals-Lanas)1
217Arcachon (Villemarie)1
218Amiens (Glisy)1
219Ambert (Le Poyet)1
220Ales (Deaux)1
221Alencon (Valframbert)1
222Abbeville1
223Aire-Sur-L'Adour1
224Mont-Lous (La Llagonne La Quillane)0
225Toulouse (Lasbordes)0

Business aviation suppliers in France

Maintenance  75   •   Completions  5   •   Training  33

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Embraer and Eve strengthen low-carbon operations at Paris-Le Bourget

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The hybrid model of Flyvbird provides the innovation to bring right-sized, right-priced flights, making more point-to-point travel viable.

Flyvbird adopts visualisation tool from Moove

Utilising Moove's intuitive visualisation tool will help the platform attract a brand new segment of the market as travellers quickly see the benefits.

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The order marks the next phase of the Flight Path partnership between LCI and Airbus Helicopters that addresses long-term capacity and financing requirements.

SMFLH orders latest generation helicopters from Airbus

UP to 21 H145, H160 and H175 helicopters will be delivered through to 2028 for a variety of operating segments such as EMS, SAR and offshore energy.

May 22, 2024   Full report

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Wingly aims to be in profit by 2025

The platform hopes to demonstrate the profitability of its model before launching in other European countries. Its aim is to become profitable before turning 10 in 2025.

May 15, 2024   Full report

The contract covers the 33 EC145s operated by the Sécurité Civile and the 15 EC145s operated by the Gendarmerie air forces that are spread across 41 bases in France, including five bases in French overseas territories.

French government awards fleet support contract to Babcock and Airbus

France's Ministry of the Interior has tasked Babcock and Airbus with supporting 48 EC145s across France and its overseas territories, and with fleet renewal by H145s. Deliveries start this year.

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