May 21, 2017 / 11:09 AM / a year ago

Dassault sees pick up in Northern Europe market, pressure in U.S.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Dassault Aviation SA (AVMD.PA) sees improvements in the jet market in Northern Europe, Russia and China, but uncertainty about U.S. policies will weigh on sales in the United States and Mexico, Chief Executive Eric Trappier said in Geneva on Sunday.

FILE PHOTO: A Dassault Aviation logo is pictured on the company booth during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Cointrin airport in Geneva, Switzerland, May 24, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

Trappier also said at a conference that the French planemaker expected certifiable Silvercrest engines for the new 5X Falcon jet would be available by year end and that Dassault would announce specifications for a new jet by the end of 2017.

    Reporting by Cyril Altmeyer; Writing by Sybille de La Hamaide; Editing by Mark Potter

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