Hahn Air has entered into a purchase agreement to be the European launch customer for the just-announced Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2. The deal, inked during the National Business Aviation Association – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) event at Las Vegas, also includes a new Cessna Citation Latitude. Both aircraft are expected to deliver in 2026. The Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2 and Cessna Citation Latitude are designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation.
Hahn Air has been a loyal Citation operator for nearly two decades and exclusively services the company’s fleet at Textron Aviation’s Düsseldorf Service Centre. The new Citation Latitude and CJ3 Gen2 will replace Hahn Air’s existing Citation Latitude and CJ3+.
The Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2 redefines business aviation, setting new standards in the light jet market. Designed with pilot input, the cockpit boasts a spacious 4.5 inches of extra legroom for the pilot. The Garmin G3000 avionics system features auto throttle technology and seamless connectivity for reduced workload and heightened situational awareness, as well as optional Enhanced Vision System (EVS) to provide improved clarity and optimised situational awareness.
The Citation CJ3 Gen2 will offer standard seating for nine passengers, with an option for eight passengers with additional storage. With a maximum range of 2,040 nm and a maximum payload of 2,135 pounds, the Citation CJ3 Gen2 offers excellent range, payload and superior field performance to enable pilots to achieve a variety of missions in extensive conditions.