in Business Aviation

Flagship Cessna Citation Longitude enters service

Posted 3 October 2019 · Add Comment

Textron Aviation has announced the first deliveries of the company’s new flagship Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet, which it says signals the start of a new dimension in business travel.

 

“The newly certified Citation Longitude brings unrivalled technology to the business travel market, for both the passenger and the pilot, offering our customers the most efficient and productive super-midsize jet now in operation,” said Ron Draper, president and CEO. “We are thrilled to now transition this program into service.”

The Longitude features the longest maintenance intervals in its class – 800 hours or 18 months – and is the most cost-effective aircraft in its category.

“The Longitude was designed around maximizing reliability and operational availability for our customers,” said Kriya Shortt, senior vice president, global customer support. “The Longitude’s industry-leading on-board diagnostics system is backed by Textron Aviation’s team of 3,000 customer service employees. Our expert technicians trained alongside the development of the program and are ready to support our customers wherever they are in the world.”

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Russian Helicopters present Mi-35P at Russia-Africa Economic Forum

Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) is showcasing its modernised Mi-35P attack helicopter, a corporate version of the civilian multipurpose Ansat helicopter and a mobile service center for

Ethiopian Airlines Group launches sustainability initiative to support local farmers

Ethiopian Airlines Group has launched an innovative capacity development initiative aimed at creating local value in agricultural products.

Gulfstream surpasses 25 G500 deliveries

Gulfstream Aerospace has delivered more than 25 Gulfstream G500 aircraft to customers just over a year after the aircraft entered service.

Safran to provide complete nacelle for Gulfstream’s G700 business jet

Safran Nacelles has confirmed its Tier 1 supplier role for the complete nacelle on Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 turbofan engines that power Gulfstream Aviation’s G700 business jet, which was unveiled at this week’s 2019 NBAA Business

Leonardo signs Distributorship Agreement with Absolute Aviation Group in South Africa

Leonardo has signed a Distributorship Agreement with Absolute Aviation Group in South Africa for the civil and commercial market.

Boeing makes new appointments

Boeing Company today named Stan Deal to succeed Kevin McAllister as president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Ted Colbert to succeed Deal as president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, effective immediately.

AVMENA20 SK1309100620
See us at
Dubai AS BT2006211119AVMENA20 BT1309100620AVAFA20BT2207050320