Jet Aviation Receives FAA Diamond Award

Jet Aviation's four FBOs in North America in Bedford/Boston, Dallas, Palm Beach, and Teterboro were awarded the FAA Diamond Award for 2004 in recognition of superiority for both their aircraft maintenance technicians and repair stations. "Our U.S. locations are well established, highly regarded maintenance facilities and we are delighted to have received the prestigious FAA Diamond Award," said Gary Dempsey, senior vice president aircraft maintenance and OEM development.

Jet Aviation Teterboro has also received the "Maintenance Department of the Year" award. "Our accomplishment is based on our dedication to providing the highest quality services, with customer satisfaction and safety our number one priority," commented David Heydt, director of maintenance for Jet Aviation Teterboro. This award is presented to the maintenance department that has gone above and beyond in its support of the Teterboro PAMA (Professional Aviation Maintenance Association) Chapter and Teterboro Aviation Community during the year in 2004.

Jet Aviation's U.S. maintenance facilities located in Bedford, Dallas, Palm Beach and Teterboro are full service facilities and authorized FAA repair stations. Together they can perform heavy and scheduled maintenance, light repairs, airframe overhauls, avionics installations and support, electrical installations, retrofit metal work and have Authorized Service Center status from nearly every major manufacture. Combined the four U.S. facilities consist of more than 3 million sq. ft. of hangar, ramp and workshop space.

Jet Aviation was founded in 1967 and is the leading business aviation services company today. More than 3,500 employees in over 60 facilities and stations worldwide cater to customers in North and South America, Europe, the Middle and Far East. The company provides maintenance, completions and engineering services, fixed base operations, charter services, aircraft sales, and management on a global basis. Jet Aviation's U.S. and Europe's aircraft management and charter services divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 160 aircraft. In 2004, Jet Aviation provided close to 60,000 hours in global flight operations.