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In Brief
  • 09/14/2016 - Thales announced it has teamed with SES to deliver FlytLIVE®, the most efficient Ka-band High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) connectivity services over the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 06/26/2016 - Thales is at Farnborough International Airshow, 11-17 July 2016, England.
  • 05/24/2016 - Thales is at the EFB Users Forum, 24-26 May, Munich, Germany.
  • 05/22/2016 - Thales is at Eurosatory, 13-17 June 2016, Paris.
  • 03/23/2016 - Thales will be at Aircraft Interiors, 5-7 April, Hamburg, Germany.
  • 03/09/2016 - Thales InFlyt Experience AVANT system will be in Morocco for the MRO Africa held in Casablanca on March 14-16.
  • 03/01/2016 - Thales is exposing its Avionics 2020 solution at Heli Expo 2016, 1-3 March, Louisville.
  • 02/03/2016 - Thales participates at the Singapore Air Show, Singapore, 16-21 February 2016.
  • 02/03/2016 - Thales is at Aircraft Interiors Middle East, 3-4 February 2016, Dubai. Meet us booth #740!
  • 11/09/2015 - Thales will be at the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2015 (NBAA 2015) in Las Vegas, United States, 17-19 November 2015.
  • 11/09/2015 - Thales is at Dubai Air Show from 8 to 12 November 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • 09/22/2015 - Thales Inflyt Experience showcasing innovative technologies at Airline Passenger Experience (APEX) Expo - Sept.29 to Oc.1, Portland, United States.
  • 09/14/2015 - Thales will be participating in DSEI from the 15th to the 18th of September 2015 at the London ExCel Centre, United Kingdom. Come and visit us at Stand S6-110 to discover our full training service solutions in live!
  • 09/07/2015 - Mike Moeller, Vice President Business Development – Connectivity & TV, Thales InFlyt Experience, represents Thales at the Future Travel Experience 2015. Moeller is a member of the panel who discusses 'Cabin Connectivity Unleashed: How the Internet of Everything will change airlines and aviation forever' led by Mary Kirby, Founder and Editor of Runway Girl Network.
  • 09/07/2015 - Thales is represented at the China Helicopter exhibition held in Tianjin on 9-13 September 2015.
  • 07/21/2015 - The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) has received its first delivery of Dassault Aviation Rafale on Monday 20 July at Istres, South East of France. The EAF has ordered 24 Rafale in total and will receive five more fighters later this year.
  • 05/12/2015 - Authorities in both Canada and China have delivered approval certificates to Thales’s Electrical Systems activity. The Canadian certification authorizes repairs for aircraft used by companies that operate according to Canadian legislation, while the Chinese certification applies to maintenance operations on equipment installed on aircraft registered in China.
  • 05/05/2015 - After the Indian and Egyptian Air Forces, the Qatar Air Force has ordered 24 Rafale aircraft. Once again, our avionics, power generation and conversion systems will be on board.
  • 04/20/2015 - To satisfy the operational needs of the country’s air force in the short term, India has announced its decision to purchase 36 Rafale aircraft made in France within the framework of an agreement between the French and Indian governments. Thales avionics will be on board.
  • 03/31/2015 - The acceptance ceremony of the first two Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 I/TI took place at Istres, Dassault Aviation’s Flight Test Centre March 25th. In July 2011, Thales and Dassault Aviation signed a contract for the upgrade of the Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000 fleet. The upgrade, which includes avionics,  will further enhance the technical-operational capabilities of the Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000.
  • 03/27/2015 - The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) received its first Airbus A400M military transport aircraft on March 17th, ordered from Airbus Defense and Space. As a long-term partner to Airbus, Thales provides a major part of the A400M cockpit: head-down and head-up displays, control and command panels, Flight Management System as well as avionics for this aircraft, including integrated modular avionics, multimode navigation and electrical systems. Thales supplies also pilot training simulators.  
  • 03/11/2015 - Thales will be participating at the 2015 Army Aviation Mission solution summit taking place from 29th to 31st of March in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The latest helmet technologies for helicopter pilots – the TopOwl Helmet-Mounted Sight and Display and Scorpion Helmet-Mounted Cueing System – will be showcased on the Thales booth. For more  information click here.
  • 02/16/2015 - Ten electrical motors of Thales where on board the Vega rocket which launched the European Space Agency’s atmospheric reentry demonstrator - IXV (Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle), to a suborbital trajectory. The mission lasted a total of 1 hour and 40 minutes.
  • 02/05/2015 -

    Thales will be present at Aeroindia taking place from February 18 to 22 in Bengalore, India. Come and meet us on booth # B3.1 at the Yelahanka Air Force Station, and discover avionics solutions proposed by Thales.

  • 02/03/2015 - Thales In-flight Entertainment and Connectivity has opened a new office in the Dubai Airport Freezone for sales, marketing and customer support functions. The opening of this new office showcases Thales’s willingness to serve its Middle Eastern customers and to further extend its local presence.  
  • 01/15/2015 - Thales Avionics has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration. It covers Thales Avionics’ civil and military aircraft development as well as helicopter development.
  • 01/05/2015 - Thales will work on enhancements to the Military Avionics System and the development of a counterjamming antenna for the French Air Force’s twelve A330 MRTT tanker aircraft
  • 12/22/2014 - The delivery of the first A350-900 to Qatar Airways is a real culmination of years of work for Airbus and for all the companies involved in this aircraft program, including Thales.
  • 12/17/2014 - First successful flight for the ATR72-600 maritime patrol aircraft of Alenia Aermacchi equipped with military avionics suite supplied by Thales. The qualification of the plane is expected end 2015 at the end of flight tests.
  • 12/10/2014 - Samtel Thales Avionics Ltd celebrated the handover of its new facility located in Greater Noida, close to Delhi in India, on December 8th.

Thales Avionics, the European number one in flight avionics, contributes to all the major programmes led by aircraft and helicopter manufacturers and plays a key role in the development of cutting-edge avionics systems for commercial and military aircraft. Some 9,000 people conceive, develop and produce a full range of equipment, subsystems, systems and functions designed for flight management, navigation, communication and surveillance tasks. The Thales Avionics offering also includes electrical solutions, cabin systems and flight simulators. In all these areas, Thales Avionics provides worldwide support and services.