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Newsletter - The Extra Mile

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The Extra Mile - February 2017

February 2017 "Meridian Hayward Opens for Business"
July 2016 "Meridian Receives Top Honors in Annual FBO Surveys"
December 2015 "Meridian Breaks Ground at Hayward"
June 2015 "Poised for Growth in 2015"
October 2014 "Meridian Ranked Top FBO at Teterboro"
April 2014 "Meridian Continues Expansion"
October 2013 "Meridian Again Recognized as Leading FBO"
February 2013 "Meridian Expands to West Coast"
August 2012 "Meridian Tops the Charts"
January 2012 "Meridian Celebrates its Roots"
July 2011 "Challenges, Honors and Exciting Events"
October 2010 "A Glimpse of the Meridian Culture in Action"
December 2009 "Meridian's Eye on Innovation & the Future"
January 2009 "Meridian's Dedication to Service"
May 2008 "Meridian Milestones Celebrated"
November 2007 "Meridian's Website: New Features and a New Look"
April 2007 "New Facility Opens New Doors"
August 2006 "New Facility Gets High Praise"
November 2005 "New Facility Nearing Completion"
May 2005 "New Facility Taking Shape"

Press Releases

2017
July 17 Meridian Hayward Video Exemplifies Commitment to Service
July 17 Meridian Air Charter Earns NetJets Award Seven Quarters in a Row
May 17 Meridian Named #1 FBO in Northeast and at Teterboro Airport in 2017 FBO Surveys
March 16 Meridian Acquires New Hangar at Teterboro Airport
March 16 Meridian Jet Center Now Certified on Bombardier Globals
 
2016
December 22 Meridian Hayward Celebrates Grand Opening
October 17 Meridian Hayward Now Open for Business
September 13 Meridian Selects EPIC Fuels to Supply West Coast Expansion
June 29 Meridian Adds Another Falcon 2000 to West Coast Fleet
June 6 Meridian Mourns The Loss of its Founder J. Kenneth Forester
May 12 2016 FBO Surveys Rank Meridian #1 in Northeast
April 19 Corporate Angel Network Celebrates Milestone Flight at Meridian
March 28 Meridian Adds Gulfstream GIV-SP to Fleet
March 15 Meridian Adds Falcon 7X To Fleet
March 9 Meridian Jet Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary
March 1 Meridian Adds Falcon 2000 To West Coast Fleet
February 25 Matthew Lipka Selected For 2016 Leadership Conference Scholarship
 
2015
December 18 Meridian Names Kirk Stephen Director of Marketing
November16 Meridian Names MaKayla Hambek Aviation Sales Executive
November 11 Meridian Jet Center Earns Gulfstream G200 Rating
October 20 Meridian Completes Renovation of Hayward-Based Citation XLS
October 15 Meridian Jet Center Signs Agreement with Manion Aviation
September 15 Meridian Launches New Web Video
August 26 Meridian Adds Another Challenger 605 to Fleet
August 12 Meridian Names Chris Battaglia Director of Charter Sales
August 4 Meridian Breaks Ground at Hayward Executive Airport
March 9 Meridian Adds Challenger 605 to Fleet
January 30 Meridian Adds Falcon 2000EX-EASy to Fleet
January 22 David Schuster Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
 
2014
November 19 Meridian Adds Another Challenger 604 to Fleet
October 6 Meridian Adds Challenger 604 to Fleet
September 15 Meridian Names Greg Johnson Director Of Business Development
August 16 Meridian Adds Another Hawker 900XP to Fleet
June 19 Meridian Promotes Anthony Banome to Director of Fuel Sales
May 27 Meridian Launches New Website
May 7 2014 FBO Survey Ranks Meridian #1 at TEB
April 8 Meridian Promotes Mike Moore to VP of Aviation Sales
April 1 Meridian Adds Gulfstream G550 to Fleet
February 18 Meridian Promotes Patti Perez
 
2013
December 16 Meridian Air Charter Ranks Among Safest Commercial Operators
December 2 Meridian Air Charter Adds More Lift to Fleet
November 4 Meridian Air Charter Hires New Director of Operations
September 9 Meridian Air Charter Opens Denver Sales Office
June 19 Meridian Receives Awards at NBAA Regional Forum
May 8 Meridian Voted #1 FBO in the US and #1 at Teterboro in 3 FBO Surveys
February 11 Meridian Adds More Wi-Fi to Fleet
January 10 Meridian to Base Aircraft in Hayward, CA
 
2012
October 25 Meridian Air Charter Expands to West Coast
September 19 Meridian Relocates F900EX EASy to TEB
September 6 Meridian Air Charter Adds Broadband to G-IV
August 17 Betsy Wines Appointed Advisor To CAA Board
July 19 Meridian Hires Outside Sales Executive
June 13 Meridian Achieves IS-BAO Stage 2 Certification
June 8 Meridian Gala Welcomes Forum Attendees to TEB
June 1 Meridian Ranks #1 in Pilots' Choice Awards
May 21 Meridian Air Charter Exhibits at EBACE 2012
April 18 Meridian Exhibits at NBAA Forum in Van Nuys
April 9 Meridian Jet Center Receives PAMA Awards
April 9 Meridian Ranks Among Best in FBO Surveys
March 15 Meridian Air Charter Adds Citation III to Fleet
January 12 Meridian Air Charter Names New Director of Operations
January 12 Meridian Launches Advertising Campaign
 
2011
December 20 Meridian Founder Celebrates Milestones
November 23 Meridian Names Ladouceur Vice President
October 9 Meridian Awarded ARG/US Platinum Status
October 7 Meridian Air Charter Adds Hawker 800XP to Fleet
 
2010
June 1 Meridian Air Charter Adds Teterboro Based Gulfstream IV-SP
 
2009
December 31 Meridian Air Charter Adds a White Plains Based Bombardier Global 5000 to Fleet of Charter Aircraft
November 24 Meridian Air Charter Falcon 2000 Now Equipped with Aircell Broadband with High Speed WiFi Capability
November 2 Meridian Air Charter Adds Greensboro, NC Based Challenger 601 3A–ER to Fleet of Charter Aircraft
October 13 Meridian Air Charter adds Denver, CO Based Falcon 900EX EASy
August 24 Meridian Air Charter Adds Teterboro Based Bombardier Global 5000 to Fleet of Charter Aircraft
July 21 Meridian Air Charter Adds Teterboro Based Falcon 2000EX EASy to Charter Aircraft Fleet
July 2 Ken Forester, CEO of the Meridian Companies, Recently Elected to NATA Board of Directors
April 10 Meridian Air Charter adds White Plains, NY Based Falcon 900B
March 12 Meridian Air Charter Adds White Plains Based Challenger 601 to Fleet of Charter Aircraft
March 5 Meridian Air Charter Adds Teterboro-based Global Express to Fleet
 
2008
November 7 TSA Grants Meridian Air Charter Operator Authorization to Ronald Reagan Airport (KDCA)
September 26 Meridian Aircraft Management Hires Mike Moore to serve as Director of Aviation Sales
September 25 Meridian Jet Center Announces Recent Additions to their Avionics Services
July 25 Meridian Air Charter: Largest GIV Charter Fleet in the NE United States with Recent Addition of Sixth GIV
June 20 Meridian Air Charter Adds Another Teterboro Based Gulfstream IVSP
March 10 Meridian Jet Center Partners with Bombardier as its Warranty Work Center
March 10 Meridian Jet Center Hires New Employee, Robert Kennedy, as Aircraft Maintenance Sales Representative
March 10 Meridian Jet Center Chosen as Honeywell Exchange/Rental Parts Depot
February 7 Meridian Jet Center Awarded Gulfstream G-V Series Certification
January 18 Meridian Jet Center Appoints Per Karlsson as New Director of Jet Maintenance
 
2007
December 12 Meridian Air Charter Adds Teterboro Based Gulfstream IVSP
August 10 Meridian Jet Center Adds Third Shift of Award Winning Services
May 8 Meridian Air Charter Adds Teterboro Based Hawker 800XP
March 5 Meridian Teterboro Opens 40,000 sq ft Hangar
February 21 Meridian Air Charter Adds Teterboro Based Falcon 900B
 
2006
December 18 Meridian Air Charter Adds Nashua, NH Based Gulfstream IV
November 30 Meridian Jet Center Receives Falcon 2000 Series Certification
November 30 Meridian Air Charter Adds Teterboro Based Falcon 2000
May 22 Pillar of Teterboro Airport Changes Name to "Meridian"
 
2004
September 9 Meridian and Million Air Teterboro Break Ground on a New Facility
January 11 Million Air Charter Changes its name to Meridian
 
2002
July 22 Key Employees Promoted to Top Positions
March 28 FAA Presents Diamond Awards to Nine Mechanics
February 5 Ken Forester Receives Master Mechanic Award
 
2001
April 2 FAA Presents Diamond Awards for Excellence
February 12 Repair Station Expands Approved Aircraft
 
2000
September 4 Meridian Teterboro (Formerly Million Air Teterboro) ranks in Top Ten FBO's
March 10 Website Established