Cessna is the world's leading general aviation company. Since its inception in 1927, Cessna has designed, produced and delivered nearly 200,000 airplanes around the globe. This includes 6,500 Citation business jets, making it the largest fleet of business jets in the world. Today, Cessna has two principal lines of business: aircraft sales and aftermarket services. Aircraft sales include Citation business jets, Caravan single-engine utility turboprops, single-engine piston aircraft and lift solutions by CitationAir. Aftermarket services include parts, maintenance, inspection and repair services. In 2012, Cessna delivered 571 aircraft, including 181 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of $3.111 billion. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at cessna.com.
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Cessna's nine company-owned Citation Service Centers are fully equipped to meet all inspection, maintenance, and service requirements for the entire Cessna Citation fleet. Authorized Citation...
Nearly half of all light and midsize jets currently operating in the country are Citations, and in the past five years Cessna has continued to be the most favored business jet import for Brazilians.
Textron Chairman and CEO Scott C. Donnelly will run the business until a successor is named.
Cessna says Brazil is its leading market for Citation business jets outside the United States, with an in-country fleet of more than 200 Citations for the first time in history.