Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, is pleased to announce that its Fixed Base Operation (FBO) in Teterboro has again been voted the top FBO in the Northeast by readers of Aviation International News (AIN) and by registered members of FltPlan.com in their 2017 FBO surveys. Readers of Professional Pilot (ProPilot) again recognized two of our customer service representatives among the top four in the nation in its annual PRASE Survey. Meridian was also voted the #1 FBO at Teterboro Airport in all three surveys. These industry surveys are well-respected and the entire staff is honored to be recognized for its exceptional service.
Meridian was voted in the top 10% of all US FBOs in the AIN survey, while FltPlan.com’s Pilots’ Choice Awards rated Meridian #8 among its Top 50 US FBOs. ProPilot readers ranked Meridian among the top 20 Best US FBOs. The AIN and ProPilot surveys also measure individual customer service, and the company is proud to say that both Betsy Wines and Victor Seda continue to be recognized for their outstanding efforts. AIN recognized Betsy Wines for going ‘Above & Beyond’, while ProPilot had both Wines and Seda ranked #1 and #3 respectively in the Best CSR category. This is the 17th time that Betsy has been voted Best CSR by ProPilot readers, and 2017 marks the 11th year in a row that Betsy and Victor have been together in the Top 5 of the category.
Steve Chandoha, Meridian Teterboro President, credits his team as the main reason for the continuing high marks the company receives. “Our entire FBO team, from Security to Customer Service to Line Service, understands that we must treat our customers as individuals. Betsy and Victor continuously demonstrate these values with their work ethic and attention to detail. I am very proud of them, and the entire staff of Meridian Teterboro.”
“Exceptional service is the cornerstone of our corporate culture here at Meridian, and we are very pleased that our customers and colleagues see and appreciate that commitment,” said Betsy Wines, Vice President of Customer Service & Human Resources. “We are honored that they have named us the top FBO at the airport, as well as recognizing us as one of the leading FBOs nationwide.”
Ken Forester, Meridian CEO, summed up his appreciation of these survey results by saying, “I am proud of the entire team that works to exceed expectations every day. It is important to us that every pilot and passenger feels welcomed and valued when they arrive at Meridian. We understand that customers have choices when they fly into Teterboro, and we truly appreciate their business.”
Teterboro, NJ, May 8, 2013 – Meridian Teterboro has once again been voted # 1 FBO in the country by Flight Plan.com, and is the top ranked FBO at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in the AIN and ProPilot surveys. Betsy Wines was voted # 1 Best Customer Service Representative (CSR) for the 15th year. Victor Seda, close behind, earned the # 4 spot. Now, for the 7th year in a row, Meridian Teterboro has had two CSRs in the top five slots.
Betsy Wines, VP Customer Service & Human Resources, had this to say, “We are truly honored to receive this award for four straight years. We strive to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers every day. However, we know our work isn’t done. We are continuously working on ways to improve the pilot’s experience when they visit us.”
Steve Chandoha, Meridian Teterboro President, says, “We are proud of our entire FBO staff. They understand that every customer is unique, with their own specific set of needs. Betsy and Victor continue to define our values with their work ethic. They really enjoy meeting and helping each person that walks through our doors. People can feel that, and I think that makes all the difference.”
Ken Forester, CEO, acknowledged the survey results by saying, “I am humbled by the overwhelming response of our customers and friends, and I am proud of our team that works tirelessly to exceed expectations. It’s very important to us that every pilot and passenger feels welcomed and valued. We understand that customers have many choices when they fly into Teterboro, and we truly appreciate their business.”