General Private Air Charter

Meridian Appoints Director of Operations

Dan Govatos
Dan Govatos, Director of Operations

Teterboro, NJ, January 12, 2012 – Meridian Air Charter is pleased to announce that it has named Dan Govatos as its new Director of Operations. Mr. Govatos will have for responsibility for the Flight Operations Department, including exercising operational control, directing the execution of the company policies and procedures, and ensuring that all activities of the flight department, including flight operations, personnel, and equipment comply with company standards.

Mr. Govatos has over 20 years of aviation-industry experience, having worked extensively in private jet charter and global flight operations, particularly in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He is also an FAA-certified transport pilot, holding five aircraft type ratings, as well as being a licensed A&P mechanic. He is a graduate of Spartan College of Aeronautics Technology in Tulsa, OK, and completed his degree with honors.

Dennis O’Connell, President of Meridian Air Charter, said, “We felt that Dan was a great fit for the D.O. position since he brings a wealth of valuable operational experience with him. Since we are expecting continued growth of our aircraft management operations in 2012, Dan’s role in the organization will be critical to helping us achieve our business objectives. We are really happy to have him on board.”

About Meridian:

Meridian is a full-service, private aviation company based in Teterboro, NJ, located just minutes from New York City. The company has earned numerous industry awards and accolades for its outstanding service and state-of-the-art facility. Meridian owns and operates businesses that include Aircraft Management, Aircraft Maintenance, Air Charter, and a world-class Executive Terminal / FBO that was completed in 2006.

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