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CITATIONAIR TO SPONSOR MEALS IN THE MEADOW ANNUAL FUNDRAISER FOR THE FARM INSTITUTE ON MARTHA’S VINEYARD
GREENWICH, CT., July 17, 2010 – CitationAir by Cessna (http://www.citationair.com), the leading private jet transportation solutions company, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of The Farm Institute’s Meals in the Meadow annual fundraiser, to be held Saturday, July 17 in Edgartown, Massachusetts.
The event will include a silent auction featuring items such as two hours aboard an eight passenger Cessna Citation CJ3, valued at over $11,000 donated by CitationAir. Other Meals in the Meadow activities will include live music and dancing with Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish; an appearance by special guest Michele Norris of NPR’s “All Things Considered”; interactive exhibits operated by Farm Institute teachers and students; and a full buffet by Buckley’s Gourmet Catering.
CitationAir’s sponsorship of Meals in the Meadow further illustrates the company’s ongoing commitment to expanding its customer base through unique alliances and branding opportunities. CitationAir, which offers a full complement of products from Jet Cards and Jet Shares, to Jet Management and Corporate Solutions, has been recognized by The Robb Report as “Best of the Best” in Flight Services for seven consecutive years.
The Farm Institute (TFI) is a teaching farm that aims to teach both children and adults about sustainable agriculture by facilitating engagement with the diverse operations of a working farm. The institute is celebrating its tenth year of reconnecting children and adults to the land, animals, and each other.
For additional information about Meals in The Meadow, please visit http://www.farminstitute.org/news/events/2008mim/.
CitationAir is an industry leader offering individuals and businesses the advantages of private jet travel through its innovative programs, including Jet Card, Jet Shares, Jet Management and Corporate Solutions products. CitationAir flies Cessna’s popular Citation aircraft exclusively—the Citation Bravo, Citation CJ3, Citation XLS, and Citation Sovereign—which are serviced and maintained at the factory-level. CitationAir operates the youngest fleet in the air by the best pilots in the industry, while setting the standard for unparalleled customer service. CitationAir’s parent company is Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron (NYSE: TXT) company. More information about CitationAir and its offerings are available at www.citationair.com.
About Cessna Aircraft Company
Cessna, a Textron (NYSE: TXT) company, is the world’s leading general aviation company, based on unit sales, with five major lines of business: Citation business jets, Caravan single-engine turboprops, Cessna single-engine piston aircraft, aftermarket services and lift solutions by CitationAir. In 2009, Cessna delivered 754 aircraft, including 289 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of about $3.3 billion. Since the company was originally established in 1927, more than 192,000 Cessna airplanes have been delivered around the world, including more than 6,000 Citations, making it the largest fleet of business jets in the world. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at www.cessna.com.
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