flyExclusive expands its Cessna fleet from Textron Aviation #NBAA


Textron Aviation has entered into a purchase agreement with flyExclusive, for 14 Cessna Citation business jets.

North Carolina-based operator, flyExclusive will purchase eight Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 aircraft and six Citation Longitudes (pictured), with deliveries expected in 2024 and 2025 respectively.

“This agreement reinforces flyExclusive’s rapid growth and further bolsters the company’s offerings in the fractional space,” said Jim Segrave, chairman and CEO, flyExclusive.

The company has also exercised its option to purchase another five Citation CJ3+ aircraft from its previous order of 30 CJ3+ jets earlier this year, with delivery expected in 2024.

With its fleet of 90 light, midsize, super-midsize and heavy jets, flyExclusive is a Part 135 owner and operator. The company provides jet club, partner and fractional programs.

Cessna Citation business jets are designed and built by Textron Aviation.

Ron Draper, president and CEO, Textron Aviation said: “We’re proud that flyExclusive, a growing fractional operator, has chosen the Citation XLS Gen2 and Citation Longitude to offer to their customers entering business aviation.”