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June 26, 2008updated Jul 09, 2015

Additional Cessna Citation Bravo for Avcon Jet

By Pardhasaradhi Gonuguntla

Austrian based business aviation company Avcon Jet AG (plc.) welcomed its second Cessna Citation Bravo at the airport in Vienna, Austria. The eight-seater short range aircraft made its first flight over to Europe from the Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas. The aircraft will increase business flexibility for passengers within Europe. The 2006 manufactured business jet will be available for charter flights throughout Europe and combines cost-efficiency with access to smaller airports. Compared to the leading turboprop aircraft, the Citation Bravo offers a longer endurance and faster speed whilst using less fuel. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney 530A engines the aircraft is able to climb up to 45,000 ft (13,700 m) and has a speed of 130 mph. The comfortable interior of the Citation Bravo with pedestal-mounted swivel chairs and refreshment centre is specially designed for business men. Apart from that the aircraft is able to carry more than 800 pounds of luggage in its spacious baggage compartments. “Although the Citation Bravo is no longer on the production line of Cessna, it remains a popular business jet, due to its range, payload and spacious cabin.”, says Esmeralda Fernandes de Sa, Executive Vice President Sales of Avcon Jet AG.

About Avcon Jet

Avcon Jet AG (plc.), with its modern business jet fleet and a widespread choice of products, is one of Europe’s most dynamically emerging companies in the world of business aviation. The company is characterised by an intelligent integration of complementary services and solutions, such as aircraft sales & acquisition, aircraft financing, aircraft management, aircraft charter, aircraft & project consulting and aircraft asset management. The permanently growing fleet of at present six business jets covers the whole spectrum of business aviation from small to medium to large cabin. It consists of aircraft of the Cessna Citation Series (CJ2, CJ2+, CJ3, Bravo and XLS)and a Dassault Falcon 2000EX and will be extended by a Bombardier Learjet 45, a Bombardier Challenger 300, a Gulfstream G550 as well as Bombardier Global 5000 within the next months. With its highly qualified flight staff accompanied by a team of specialists with legal and fiscal backgrounds as well as experience in the banking, finance and insurance industries, the company is well-equipped for future expansion. Over the coming years, Avcon Jet intends to continue investing in the fleet and its services with a guaranteed secure investment volume. This way, the company and its partners will be even better equipped to exploit this niche market flexibly and successfully. Avcon Jet operates according to Austrian Regulations as per BGBL No. 382/1995 and European Regulations with an Air Operator Certificate AOC-117 according to EU-VO 2407. Avcon Jet is listed as a commercial operator and a licensed airline.

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