21 December 2012
Neuilly-sur-Seine, 21 December 2012 – The Diehl Group, Nürnberg, Germany, has acquired Thales’s minority
interest (49%) in Diehl Aircabin GmbH, Laupheim, Germany. Thus, Diehl Aircabin
is from now on fully owned by Diehl.
mainly supplies commercial air transport aircraft manufacturers with cabin
interior lining (panels, hatracks…), air conditioning ducts and crew rest
compartments. Diehl Aircabin's operations are to be totally unaffected.
announced its decision to divest its minority interest in Diehl Aircabin at its
annual general meeting in May 2012, as part of the ongoing optimisation of its
This move does not affect Diehl Aerospace and Junghans
Microtec, the other joint ventures of Diehl and Thales, and both groups are
willing to pursue their long standing and successful cooperation.