Dassault Aviation delivered 66 aircraft in 2019, up from 53 the year before, the French company announced on 7 January.
Dassault said it provided 26 Rafale multirole fighters to export customers in 2019, meeting expectations. That is more than double the number in 2018, when the company delivered 12 fighters, with nine for export and three for France. Initial deliveries to India and Qatar helped boost the 2019 figure.
Also in 2019, Dassault delivered 40 Falcon business jets, down from 41 the previous year. “While we had guided for 45 Falcon deliveries in 2019, we had to face a difficult market,” the company said.
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