General Aviation ORTA°C receives two Cessna Citation private jets
- Textron Aviation
Textron Aviation has announced, that it has delivered two Cessna Citation Private Jets to Guernsey based operator ORTA°C.
The operator has taken delivery of one Cessna Citation M2 and one Cessna Citation CJ3+. ORTA°C is the first company to operate Cessna Citation aircraft in the Channel Islands.
ORTA°C seeks to use both aircraft for international commercial charter services. The operations team manages the aircraft on behalf of its clients. ORTA°C owns a Guernsey Air Operators Certificate (AOC). Guernsey is a Channel Island and belongs to English territory.
Tom Perry, regional vice president of European Sales, said: “These deliveries are evidence of the increasing demand for general aviation in the Channel Islands [...] We are thrilled to have ORTA°C join the Citation family, and we trust that the M2 and CJ3+ — renowned for their reliability, efficiency and comfort — will be phenomenal assets to further strengthen the region’s growing commercial charter market.”
ORTA°C representatives took delivery of the aircraft at the Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas.
Tobi Mathews, ORTA°C managing director, added: “On behalf of our clients, ORTA°C is delighted to have taken delivery of two new Cessna aircraft — a Citation M2 and a Citation CJ3+ [...] The purchasing process has been seamless, and we have been exceptionally pleased with the sales and technical support that we have received from the excellent team at Textron Aviation, at every level.”
The Cessna Citation series is known for having a spacious interior, good operating costs and state-of-the-art avionics. Both aircraft are mostly being used in the general aviation sector and for charter services.
ORTA°C is one of five companies to have been granted a Guernsey AOC. The operator is a luxury aircraft management company and is headquartered in the British Channel Islands of Jersey.
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