Alain Flourens joins Airbus Helicopters


Alain Flourens

Alain Flourens, currently head of the A380 Programme, will join Airbus Helicopters as head of engineering on 1 July 2017.

Flourens replaces Jean-Brice Dumont who has been appointed as head of engineering at Airbus Commercial Aircraft. Dumont will join Airbus Commercial Aircraft on 1 September 2017.

Flourens will become a member of the Executive Committee of Airbus Helicopters. His succession will be subject to further notice.

“After 10 years of heading the A380 Programme, Alain Flourens has been instrumental in putting the A380 Programme on a stable trajectory – with breakeven now achieved over the last two consecutive years,” said Fabrice Brégier, president of Airbus Commercial Aircraft. “I wish to thank him on behalf of everyone at Airbus for this.”