Each year, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recognizes member companies with exceptional safety records through its Flying Safety Awards program. We are pleased to announce that Meridian Air Charter was recently ranked among the Top 25 Commercial Operators. The ranking shows the company has logged 98,507 hours over a 22 year period, based on Year-End 2012 data. Meridian’s fleet of 21 managed aircraft meets the highest safety standards in the industry, including an ARG/US Platinum rating, Wyvern Wingman status, and IS-BAO Stage 2 certification. The company continuously updates its Emergency Response Plan (ERP) and Safety Management System (SMS) to stay compliant with new safety regulations.
Andrew Ladouceur, VP of Sales & Client Services, says, “We are honored to receive this recognition by NBAA for our safety record. We take safety very seriously here, and strive to go above and beyond what is required by law. Our pilots, flight attendants, and maintenance crews receive ongoing training, and our quality assurance people are extremely well-versed in the industry regulations. We work closely with the FAA and other government agencies to ensure that we continue to set the standard for safety compliance.”
Meridian currently manages a wide range of aircraft types that are available for private charter, including: Global 5000, Gulfstream IVSP, Gulfstream IV, Challenger 601-3A, Challenger 601-3R, Falcon 900EX EASy, Falcon 2000, Gulfstream 200, Hawker 900XP, Hawker 800XP, Hawker 800SP, Citation XLS, Citation VII, and Citation Mustang. Headquartered at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in Teterboro, NJ, Meridian Air Charter also has sales offices at San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA, Sonoma County Airport (STS) in Santa Rosa, CA, and Centennial Airport (APA) in Englewood, CO.
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