FlyExclusive orders up to 30 Citation CJ3+s, moves into fractional ownership

Citation CJ3

Fast-growing FlyExclusive is making its first new aircraft order and expanding from charter and jet cards into fractional ownership

Kinston, North Carolina-based FlyExclusive has entered into a purchase agreement with Textron Aviation for up to 30 new Citation CJ3+ light jets. The fifth-largest operator in North America will also enter the fractional ownership market.

Tradewind sets flat-rate private flights to Florida from New York

Tradewind PC-12

Pilatus PC-12 and Citation CJ3 operator Tradewind Aviation is offering flat rates for private charter flights to Florida

Tradewind Aviation is offering discounting flat rates from Teterboro and Westchester County Airport to South Florida. The offer is valid through the end of June.

Tradewind Aviation posts COVID-19 Coronavirus travel updates

Tradewind Aviation

The charter operator flies turboprops and light private jets in the Northeastern U.S. and Caribbean

Tradewind Aviation, which operates regionally in the Northeast U.S. and the Caribbean with on-demand charter, jet cards, and scheduled flights on its fleet of Pilatus PC-12s (it also has several Cessna Citation CJ-3s) has updated travel information based on the Covid-19 Coronavirus emergency.

Citation CJ3+

Citation CJ3

Citation CJ3+ profile, including current pricing, manufacturing dates, cabin size and passenger capacity, range, speed, baggage space, fractional ownership and jet card options

Cessna Citation CJ3+ Facts

This light jet Citation CJ3+ (from 2015 and ongoing) follows the Citation CJ3 (2004 to 2015), CJ2+ (2005 to 2015), CJ2 (2000 to 2006), CJ1+ (2000 to 2011), and CJ1 (2000 to 2005).

There are 94 Citation CJ3+ types and an additional 411 CJ3 private jets currently in service, according to Amstat. Additionally, there are 460 CJ2/CJ2+ models and 298 CJ1/CJ1+ jets in service.

On the used market, used CJ3+ models can be found starting at $6.2 million while the CJ variety start at around $3 million.

Manufacturing Dates

Production Start: 2015

Production Ends: Ongoing

Cabin Category

The Citation CJ3/CJ3+ is a light jet

Fleet Size

As of December 2019, there are 94 Citation CJ3+ types and an additional 411 CJ3 private jets currently in service, according to Amstat.

Citation CJ3+ Cabin Size and Passengers

Height: 4.75 feet

Width: 4.83 feet

Length: 15.67 feet

Seating Capacity: 6


Full: 1,374 nautical miles

Four Passengers: 1,925 nautical miles


Long-Range Cruise Speed: 400 mph

Maximum Cruise Speed: 480 mph

Baggage Space

65 cubic feet exterior space


Fractional Ownership – Yes

Dedicated Jet Card – Yes


New price is approximately $9 million

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