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Meridian CEO, Ken Forester Elected to NATA Board of Directors

 Ken Forester, CEO of the Meridian Companies at Teterboro  is a recent newly elected member of the   NATA’s Board of Directors
As per NATA:
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is the leading organization representing aviation service businesses such as fixed base operators, charter providers, aircraft management companies including those supporting fractional shareholders, maintenance and repair organizations, flight training and airline service companies.
Founded in 1940, NATA aggressively promotes safety and the success of aviation service businesses through its advocacy efforts before government, the media and the public as well as by providing valuable programs and forums to further its members’ prosperity.
“Ken Forester is the Ceo of the Meridian Companies at Teterboro and has over fifty years experience in the General Aviation Industry.  Currently he is qualified in the Cessna Citation.and otehr type ratings include the Learjet and GUlfstreat IV.  Ken Flew the F102 in the U.S. airforce after graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy. 
 “We are delighted to have such an outstanding and talented new class of board members,”NATA’s President James Coyne Stated, “It is critical that the NATA Board of Directors guide the association ensuring continued economic growth and financial viability while reinforcing that safety is the highest priority for all its members.”
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Meridian Air Charter Adds White Plains Based Challenger 601 to Fleet of Charter Aircraft


TETERBORO NJ, March 12, 2009Meridian Air Charter, a private aviation services company, expanded their charter fleet aircraft with recent addition of a Challenger 601 aircraft.  The Challenger 601 is large sized jet that is equipped with amenities of comfort and productivity.

 The aircraft is based in White Plains, NY (HPN) and is available for charter.


 The natural beige and white exterior is accented with sable and brown striping. The welcoming cabin is furnished smooth leather, cappuccino toned seats for 12. The interior, monochromatic color scheme is comprised of beige stippled carpeting, cream walls and an ecru and tan jacquard sofa. Golden oak woodwork is a natural compliment to the cabin’s décor.  Travel with ease with the Challenger’s berthable seats and a private lavatory including a sink. The in flight service staff can accommodate passengers with the most lavish of dining needs in the fully equipped galley. Travel time may be spent productively with data ports and an in-flight phone with fax and data capability, or relaxingly by lounging in the leather seats to enjoy monitoring the flight with Airshow® or enjoy the entertainment system that includes a DVD-CD player the main cabin.


Meridian is a full-service private aviation services, company headquartered in Teterboro, New Jersey for over 60 years. Still privately owned and operated since 1946, Meridian’s accumulated expertise offers a complete suite of professional aviation services:

  • Meridian Teterboro-FBO Services
  • Meridian Jet Center-FAA authorized repair station
  • Meridian Air Charter
  • Meridian Aircraft Management
  • Meridian Jet Center Detailing

For more information on this or any other Jet in our fleet, visit, or call one of our travel professionals, 24 hours a day, at 1-800-882-2333


Editor’s Note:  

Ken Forester is CEO of the Meridian Companies at Teterboro

Dennis O’Connell is President of Meridian Air Charter

Andrew Ladouceur is Director of Meridian Air Charter Sales and Client Services