Cessna Appoints MJETS as Authorized Citation Service Facility

March 07, 2011

Hong Kong – March 7, 2011 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at Asian Aerospace in Hong Kong, the strengthening of its Asia service and support network with the formal appointment of MJETS of Thailand as an authorized Citation service facility.

MJETS, a charter operator at Don Mueung Airport (VTBD) in Bangkok, is a full business and general aviation service provider. The company offers aircraft sales, management services, FBO services, flight planning and ground handling services, and now maintenance services with its appointment as the newest authorized Citation service facility in the region.

"MJETS is a premier fixed base operator in Southeast Asia with our US$10 million investment in new facilities, and we see maintenance services provided through our new hangar complex at Don Mueung as a logical next step for our business. By focusing on the Citation product line we support the biggest product family in the world and see tremendous growth opportunities for both MJETS and Cessna," said Jaiyavat Navaraj, executive chairman of MJETS Ltd.

"We're thrilled to see MJETS invest the time, money and personnel to earn appointment as an authorized Citation service facility. This is one of many steps Cessna is taking to strengthen and enhance the service product we supply in Asia," said Brad Thress, senior vice president Customer Service.

About Cessna Aircraft Company
Cessna is the world's leading general aviation company. Since its inception in 1927, Cessna has designed, produced and delivered more than 192,500 airplanes around the globe. This includes more than 6,100 Citation business jets, making it the largest fleet of business jets in the world. Today, Cessna has two principal lines of business: aircraft sales and aftermarket services. Aircraft sales include Citation business jets, Caravan single-engine utility turboprops, single-engine piston aircraft and lift solutions by CitationAir. Aftermarket services include parts, maintenance, inspection and repair services. In 2010, Cessna delivered 535 aircraft, including 179 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of $2.6 billion. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at cessna.com.

About Textron Inc.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. More information is available at www.textron.com.

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