ExecuJet Aviation Group-Johannesburg Completes NATA's Safety 1st Ground Audit

Alexandria, VA, October 1, 2013 – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce that ExecuJet Aviation Group in Johannesburg, South Africa has successfully completed the NATA Safety 1st Ground Audit and is now listed on the Ground Audit Registry. NATA’s Safety 1st Ground Audit program was created to provide a consistent operational safety standard for fixed base operators, airports, and other facilities providing ground handling services to business and general aviation aircraft.

“We are delighted to receive the news of our first NATA Safety 1st registered FBO at Lanseria International Airport, South Africa, the first of many and something we are extremely proud of,” said Mark Abbott ExecuJet Aviation Group FBO Director. “This follows the first NATA Safety 1st audit conducted by our very own NATA accredited auditors Peter Volland and Karen Piek.” He added that the aim was to ensure NATA Safety 1st Ground Audit registrations throughout the ExecuJet Aviation FBO Network as part of the Group’s continued efforts to enhance safety and quality consistent service.

"NATA congratulates ExecuJet on achieving NATA Safety 1st Ground Audit registry status,” said NATA President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks. “ExecuJet is proving its leadership in safety and efficiency through the completion of the rigorous requirements of this single industry standard. NATA is also proud of the immense efforts of the professionals on the Safety 1st team in developing and administering this vital ground operations safety initiative for our members.”

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