Textron Aviation and TAM celebrate their 40-year partnership

Textron Aviation and its longtime regional channel partner TAM Aviação Executiva are marking 40 years of partnership at this week’s Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) in São Paulo, Brazil.

The two companies have been working together since 1982 to deliver world-class aircraft and support to customers throughout the region.

Textron Aviation Inc., is a Textron Inc. company.

Textron Aviation’s presence at LABACE includes the show debut for the Beechcraft King Air 360, which began deliveries in 2020.

The rest of the aircraft on display include models that have proven to meet the unique requirements of operators across Latin America, making Textron Aviation the general aviation leader in region.

Aircraft on display from Aug. 9 to 11 at Congonhas Airport: Cessna Citation Latitude, Cessna Citation M2, Cessna Citation CJ3+, Beechcraft King Air 360 and Cessna Grand Caravan EX.

“It’s great to be back in-person again and highlight some of our latest product investments at the first LABACE since 2019,” said Marcelo Moreira, Textron Aviation vice president of Sales for Latin America.

“This is an excellent opportunity to connect with our existing operators and also exhibit our products that are leaders in our industry.

“The Latin American market is very important to Textron Aviation as our aircraft account for more than half of the turbine fleet in the region.

“Our leadership is based on our commitment to designing, building and supporting the best aircraft in the industry.

“We’re also pleased to have the opportunity this week to celebrate our four-decade relationship with TAM Aviação Executiva. This is a relationship that has been beneficial to both companies, and we look forward to many more years of success together.”