Cirrus Aircraft is launching VisionAir, an ownership programme for the Vision Jet. Designed as a complete turnkey programme, VisionAir includes everything needed to own, operate and manage a Vision Jet, making the reality of owning the world's first personal jet more accessible. The programme is a bold new step following the growth of the Vision Jet, which has become the best-selling jet in general aviation earlier this year with 200 deliveries.
“Our mission is to make personal aviation more accessible,” says Zean Nielsen, Cirrus CEO. “People are looking for alternative ways to travel, with the added assurance of safety and privacy. The Vision Jet is an exceptional solution, and we are excited to provide a direct pathway to complete ownership that allows our customers to enjoy all of the benefits of personal aviation while we take care of the details.”
VisionAir is an exclusive, comprehensive aircraft management programme for Vision Jet owners that unlocks the benefits of having direct access to the Cirrus Aircraft team to manage, provide pilot services and maintain a customer's Vision Jet. The programme includes an on-demand professional pilot, concierge services, complete maintenance coverage, aircraft management oversight and storage, as well as options for insurance coverage and referrals for professional tax advice. VisionAir is a total ownership solution that goes beyond fractional ownership and charter services to offer full ownership, which means extended privacy and a consistent experience.
“VisionAir is the latest innovation as we continue to define personal aviation,” Nielsen continues. “Now, new Vision Jet owners can simply arrive and fly. Our talented team is poised to deliver an exceptional travel experience, taking care of the details behind the scenes, from preparing the aircraft to rolling out the red carpet and stocking the owner's favourite refreshments on board. Access to all of the capabilities and performance of a Vision Jet has never been easier or simpler.”
In 2016, Cirrus Aircraft received FAA certification of the world's first single-engine personal jet, the Vision Jet. The turbine aircraft has a spacious pilot and passenger-friendly cabin featuring panoramic windows, reclining seats, comfortable legroom for five adults and two children, and is the only turbine aircraft with a whole airframe parachute system as standard equipment. Then, in 2019, Cirrus Aircraft unveiled and began delivery of the G2 Vision Jet, offering enhanced performance, comfort and safety with increased cruise altitude, speed and range, and a newly-upgraded Perspective Touch+ by Garmin flight deck.
Further enhancements to the Vision Jet were announced in late 2019, with the addition of the Safe Return emergency autoland system, which allows passengers to land the Vision Jet in an emergency situation with the simple touch of a button. The combination of Safe Return and the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) provides the ultimate level of safety and assurance, exclusively available in the Vision Jet.
VisionAir is currently available at Cirrus Aircraft's newest factory-direct facility at McKinney airport, located in the Dallas Metroplex area.