(Corrects spelling of "uncertainty" in second paragraph)
RENNES, France, Sept 5 The head of Dassault
Aviation said there was still no notable pickup in the
business jet market, although the second-hand market had thawed
"The climate is not very favourable, there is such
international economic uncertainty," Chief Executive Charles
Edelstenne told Reuters on the sidelines of a defence event on
Talks between Safran and Thales about
asset swaps, meanwhile, had not resumed since being put on hold
over the summer, Edelstenne added.
Dassault Aviation is Thales' largest private shareholder,
with a 26 percent stake.
(Reporting by Cyril Altmeyer; Editing by James Regan)