Travel Service is first European Citation Longitude customer
Textron Aviation has named Travel Service of the the Czech Republic as the first European Citation longitude customer.
The announcement was made at the 2017 EBACE in Geneva. The Longitude joins four Citation Sovereign’s in then Travel Service fleet.
“We’ve seen fantastic interest in the Longitude across Europe, a market that welcomes the best-in-class operating costs, amenities, acquisition costs and dependability that our Citation product line offers.”
“We’ve seen fantastic interest in the Longitude across Europe, a market that welcomes the best-in-class operating costs, amenities, acquisition costs and dependability that our Citation product line offers,” said Rob Scholl, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing. “Travel Service passengers will enjoy the Longitude’s clean-sheet design for its class-leading cabin comfort and integration of the latest technology and revolutionary performance of the airplane.”
The Longitude is making its European debut at EBACE in Geneva. The first flight test aircraft flew in October 2016. Textron expects to deliver the first European-based Longitude to Travel Service in 2018.
“Travel Service is looking forward to being the first European operator of a Citation Longitude and thrilled to use the airplane to meet increased customer demand for our business jet charter operations,” said Roman Vik, general director of Travel Service. “The Longitude’s 6,482 kilometer range will allow us to meet the increasing requests for long-distance flights and to give our customers the flexibility, privacy and efficiency they want while flying in a second-to-none cabin atmosphere.”