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2011-01-11 02:01:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JetSelect Aviation, LLC, an International Private Jet Charter and Global Aviation Service Provider, announced today that it has added two late model private jets to its FAA Part 135 Air Taxi Certificate; both of which will offer high speed wireless internet (WiFi). These two jets represent the newest jets of their respective models that are available for Part 135 Charter. One of the jets is a new 2010 model Cessna Citation XLS+ which will be...

2010-12-17 18:08:00

Common Stock ListedToronto Trading Symbol: AVP VANCOUVER, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (Avcorp) announces today that, following discussions with the Cessna Aircraft Company (Cessna), Avcorp and Cessna will transition current production work back to Cessna.  Avcorp will continue to fulfill orders until transition and the transition timeline is not yet defined. Avcorp and Cessna are entering into discussions with respect to the timing and associated expenses in...

2010-05-18 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Kansas fell 4.7% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Kansas Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Kansas lost 10,693 industrial jobs and 176 manufacturers between March 2009 and March 2010, the sharpest decline MNI has ever reported in the fourteen years it has been tracking the state's industry. (Logo:...

2010-05-11 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that its subsidiary Jacobs Spain, S.L., received a contract from Cessna Spanish Citation Service Center, S.L., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, to design and build a new Citation Service Center in Valencia, Spain. Services will be provided from Jacobs' office in Madrid, Spain. Construction is scheduled to begin in January 2011. Officials did not disclose the contract value....

2009-10-21 11:11:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From the front lines of the business aviation industry's meltdown in Wichita, Kansas, to the flight paths of the emerging market in China, and several airports and factories in between, AVIATION WEEK reports extensively on the future of the business aviation industry this week in new issues of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Business & Commercial Aviation, BCA ShowNews and on AviationWeek.com. An in-depth account of how business...

2009-10-09 11:00:00

Change Better Reflects Evolving Customers, Ushers in New Era in Private Aviation Industry GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- CitationAir by Cessna, formerly CitationShares, revealed its newly evolved business model, branding and value proposition today, after a decade of expanding its range of services beyond the fractional share ownership model. The new positioning and evolved business model reflect the changing needs of private aviation customers and strengthen the alignment...

2009-06-13 13:41:44

The U.S. airplane manufacturing company, Cessna Aircraft Co., says it will cut 1,300 employees. Cessna spokesman Bob Stangarone said 800 Cessna employees will receive 60-day layoff notices on June 19, while the remaining 500 employees will be informed in notices prior to Aug. 14, The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle reported Saturday. Stangarone said the initial layoffs will be focused primarily on hourly production workers. Details regarding those being targeted by the second round of layoffs were not...

2009-06-10 09:00:00

New technology making affordable, full-scale Internet service available to a whole new category of business aircraft BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircell, the world's leading provider of airborne communications, announces that Cessna will offer Aircell's new High Speed Internet system as a factory option aboard its Citation XLS+, Citation Sovereign and Citation X business jets. Having delivered more than 190,000 aircraft in its history, Cessna is the world's largest...

2009-05-18 15:51:16

A biplane landing at a Washington state airport came down on top of a larger Cessna plane that had just touched down, but no one was injured, witnesses said. Witness John Garrett said the dark green biplane landed quickly Saturday evening at Skagit Regional Airport before taking off again and circling around the airport, the Skagit Valley Herald reported Monday. He said the blue and white charter Cessna landed while the biplane was circling the hub and he soon noticed the biplane was coming...

2009-05-03 00:53:11

A pilot walked away from a crash landing in Washington state when a field full of portable toilets cushioned the impact on the ground for his small plane. The 67-year-old pilot, whose name was not reported, had just taken off from Pierce County-Thun Field at 3:20 p.m. PDT Friday when his engine stopped, The Tacoma News-Tribune reported Saturday. He was alone in the 1982 Cessna. The plane took off, he got about 150 feet in the air and his engine quit running, Ed Troyer, a spokesman for the...