COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NetJets, the worldwide leader in private aviation, today announced the acceptance of its 100th Cessna Citation Latitude aircraft from Textron Aviation Inc. in Wichita, Kansas.
NetJets CEO Adam Johnson received the keys to NetJets' first Latitude aircraft from Textron Aviation in June 2016 from its initial order of 25 aircraft. Since then the company has witnessed tremendous demand for the aircraft. With this delivery, NetJets will operate a fleet of 100 Citation Latitudes with plans to continue expansion of the fleet to meet the high demand of Owners.
"We're looking forward to continuing our relationship with Textron Aviation with this milestone delivery" said Adam Johnson, NetJets Chairman and CEO. "We are committed to providing our Owners with exceptional service and a seamless travel experience and look forward to continuing to expand our industry-leading fleet."
Owner demand has ranked the Latitude as the best-selling aircraft in the NetJets portfolio, further establishing the Latitude as Textron Aviation's best-selling midsize jet, outselling its nearest competitor 4:1. This latest delivery will increase NetJets' current fleet of over 250 Cessna aircraft, which includes the Citation Excel/XLS, Citation Sovereign and Citation X, that began with the industry-defining Citation SII.
In addition to the Latitude's class-leading performance capabilities and cabin comfort, NetJets has outfitted the aircraft with a multitude of custom enhancements including an expanded refreshment center with a hot beverage maker and the NetJets 360 Connectivity package that includes Wi-Fi, Text & Talk, and the NetJets In-Flight Entertainment System.
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NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the worldwide leader in private aviation. More than 50 years ago, we launched the world's first private jet charter and management company. We went on to pioneer shared aircraft ownership—offering the advantages of owning a private jet, without the responsibilities. Today, we continue to innovate from cockpit and cabin to safety and accessibility. As the owner and operator of the world's largest and most diverse private jet fleet, NetJets hires only the most experienced and accomplished pilots and safety is our first and highest priority. Our full range of aviation options help individuals and businesses do more and miss less via the NetJets®, Executive Jet Management®, and Marquis Jet Card® service brands in North America and Europe. For more information about the world's most reliable and trusted aviation company, visit netjets.com.
About Textron Aviation Inc.
Textron Aviation Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands, which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. The Textron Aviation brands represent unrivaled innovation, performance and leadership in the industry, and offer an unmatched value proposition rooted in the total ownership experience. Leveraging unparalleled speed-to-market, Textron Aviation provides the most versatile and comprehensive business and general aviation product portfolio in the world through five principal lines of business: business jets, general aviation and special mission turboprop aircraft, high performance piston aircraft, military trainer and defense aircraft and a complete global customer service organization. Textron Aviation has delivered more than 250,000 aircraft in over 143 countries. Its broad range of products include such best-selling aircraft as Citation business jets, King Air and Caravan turboprops and T-6 military trainer aircraft, all of which are backed by the industry's most capable global service network. For more information, visit www.txtav.com.