(24 Feb 2022)
Dassault Aviation has opened a
new company-owned service center at New York’s Long Island
MacArthur Airport in Islip.
The facility will initially
accommodate up to five or six aircraft and provide scheduled
maintenance, AOG support and pre-purchase evaluations.
center is less than one hour’s flight time to 20% of the
U.S.-based Falcon fleet and will benefit from quick access to technical
staff and parts at Dassault Falcon Jet’s Teterboro
Dassault Aviation has opened a service center at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip
Dassault has also been adding service capacity in
other locations in the U.S., including Little Rock, Arkansas; St.
Louis, Missouri; Stuart, Florida; and Reno, Nevada.
enhancements in Reno include an additional maintenance bay as
well, improved customer amenities, more efficient work areas and
new staff additions.
Heather Mirra, previously Director of Network
Supply Chain, Planning and Scheduling, has been appointed as
Reno’s new General Manager.
“Our planning for new aircraft
and new service capabilities continues,” said Jean Kayanakis, SVP
Worldwide Falcon Customer Service & Service Center Network.
“Customers can expect to hear about new capacity coming online as
the new models such as the Falcon 6X near their service entry
This regional realignment of resources is intended
to offset the recent closure of one of Dassault’s earliest service
sites in Wilmington, Delaware.
The company decided that upgrading the Wilmington location for an
expanding fleet and the larger 6X and 10X aircraft “was not