Meridian Air Charter Ranks Among Safest Commercial Operators

Teterboro, NJ, December 16, 2013 – Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company based at Teterboro Airport, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) as a member company with an exceptional safety record through its Flying Safety Awards program.

Meridian Air Charter was recently ranked among the Top 25 Commercial Operators, based on year-end 2012 data. The ranking shows the company has logged 98,507 hours over a 22 year period. 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.

About Meridian:

Meridian is a full-service, private aviation company based at Teterboro Airport in Teterboro, NJ, located just minutes from New York City.  The company has earned numerous industry awards and accolades for its exceptional service and high safety standards.  Meridian owns and operates businesses that include Air Charter, Aircraft Management, Aircraft Maintenance, and a world-class Executive Terminal / FBO.

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