Flight Options Press Release

Flight Options Receives ARG/US Platinum Rating

CLEVELAND (April 11, 2006) – Flight Options, LLC, a leading provider of fractional shares in business aircraft and a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been rated Platinum by the Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US), the highest status rating given by the aviation research firm. The rating recognizes the company as adhering to the same safety standards as the United States Department of Defense and the commercial airlines.

“The Platinum rating is assigned to companies who meet or exceed the established ARG/US standards for equipment, maintenance and crew experience.” said Joe Moeggenberg, president of ARG/US. “The company is commended for their unwavering commitment to the safety of their owners.”

The ARG/US administered audit focuses on three major criteria: historical safety ratings, current aircraft and pilot background checks and passage of a Department of Defense style on-site safety audit.  Following an analysis of each area, ARG/US awards a safety rating of DNQ, Silver, Gold or Platinum to Part 135-charter operators that meet or exceed the criteria.

Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Flight Options, LLC offers the complete spectrum of programs from fractional ownership to leasing to JetPASS membership and has received the prestigious ARG/US Platinum Safety Rating three times. The Flight Options fleet of approximately 175 aircraft includes the world’s largest fleets of Beechjet 400As and Legacy Executive aircraft. Flight Options’ fleet consists of the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP, Hawker 800XP, Citation X and Legacy. More information is available at www.flightoptions.com or by calling 877.703.2348

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