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Description of CITATION XLS


The Citation XLS is a business jet developed by Cessna. The Citation XLS represents a remarkable evolution of the Citation family, combining ingenious design, advanced operational capabilities and a spacious cabin. Find out more about this unique aircraft with AEROAFFAIRES.


Citation XLS plan


Launched in 2004, the Citation XLS follows in the footsteps of the Citation family. The original Citation XLS was born of Cessna’s vision to offer a business aircraft combining enhanced performance, operational efficiency and versatility. Building on the successes of its predecessors, the Citation XLS was designed to exceed the expectations of business travelers seeking an optimal balance of range, speed and comfort.

The introduction of the Citation XLS represented a significant milestone, marked by technological advances and aerodynamic improvements. Equipped with engines offering increased thrust, the aircraft saw a significant increase in performance, particularly in terms of cruising speed and climbing capacity.

Over the years, the Citation XLS has undergone continuous upgrades and improvements, consolidating its reputation as the preferred option in business aviation.


The advantages of CITATION XLS


The Praetor 600 boasts a number of advantages that make it a popular choice in business aviation, including:

  • Autonomy: The Citation XLS boasts significant autonomy, enabling it to fly non-stop over considerable distances, meeting the needs of business travellers for longer journeys.
  • Comfort: The ingenious cabin design provides generous space for passengers. Different cabin configurations allow customization to meet the specific needs of operators and passengers.
  • Cost-efficiency: The Citation XLS is renowned for its fuel efficiency, contributing to competitive operating costs. Its ability to operate on shorter runways also reduces the cost of using secondary airports.


CITATION XLS characteristics


The Praetor 600 is distinguished by several noteworthy technical and commercial features, including:

  • Simplified maintenance: The aircraft’s ingenious design facilitates maintenance, contributing to reduced downtime. This enables operators to maximize aircraft availability.
  • Versatility: The Citation XLS excels in a variety of missions, from short flights to intermediate hauls. Its ability to operate from shorter runways expands the options of accessible airports.
  • Avionics: Equipped with state-of-the-art avionics systems, the Citation XLS offers a modern, intuitive cockpit interface, enhancing flight safety and facilitating the management of on-board systems.


Private Jet Equivalent: Citation Sovereign, Citation CJ4, Citation VII , Falcon 20


Book your flight with AEROAFFAIRES!


As experts in air charter for over 30 years, AEROAFFAIRES is capable of arranging any flight you desire, whether it’s to a popular destination or a small local airport. We provide the same high-quality service and support for all your travel needs.

To request a personalized, no-obligation quote, our aviation experts are available 24/7 at +33 (0) 1 44 09 91 82 or via email at You can also fill out our online quote form and receive a response within two hours.

Key Benefits of CITATION XLS

  • Very good quality-price ratio
  • 9 passenger capacity
  • Great range
  • Soundproofed space
  • Integrated mini bar

Commercial features of CITATION XLS

  • Simplified maintenance
  • Versatility
  • Performance
  • Profitability


Example of rates per route


From Paris to Athens: from 18,000 EUROS

From Paris to Marrakech: from 17,000 EUROS

Technical specifications of CITATION XLS

  • Manufacturer CESSNA
  • Classification Midsize Jets
  • Seats 10
  • Speed 805 km/h
  • Hourly rates 3000 €/hour
  • Range 3600 km
  • Interior Height 1.65 m
  • Interior Width 1.7 m
  • Luggage compartment volume 2.55 m³
  • Crew 2 pilots
  • Toilet yes
  • Purchase Price 13,000,000 €


  • Height 1,73 m
  • Width 1,68 m
  • Length 5,64 m
  • Seats 10

CITATION XLS performance

  • Maximum speed 805 km/h
  • Autonomy 3600km
  • Ceiling 13 716 m

CITATION XLS dimensions

  • Lenght 16 m
  • Height 5,23 m
  • Span 16,98 m

CITATION XLS motorization

  • Engines Pratt & Whitney Canada PW545A
  • How much does CITATION XLS cost?

    The price of a CITATION XLS is around €13,000,000.

  • What is the maximum speed of the CITATION XLS?

    The top speed of the CITATION XLS is 805 km/h.

  • Why rent a CITATION XLS?

    Renting a CITATION XLS can have several advantages. In fact, the speed of travel and the number of seats available on this aircraft are positive points in its use.

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