Meridian TEB and Meridian HWD Complete Gulfstream Service Training

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed ground handling and servicing training for large cabin and mid-cabin Gulfstream aircraft. Gulfstream offers the training in partnership with FlightSafety International, who developed the curriculum for the training courses. The program is designed to raise awareness for aircraft safety during servicing and improve dispatch reliability. The training is available to fixed-base operators (FBOs) that handle Gulfstream aircraft.

The two online training courses are designed for line service technicians and cover large cabin Gulfstream (G350, G450, G500, G550, G650) and mid-cabin Gulfstream (G150, G200, G280) models.

“We are always seeking new ways to improve the customer experience,” said Jeff Torres, Line Service Training Coordinator. “Adding another level of expertise only adds to the quality service we offer our customers, and in this case, those who operate or travel on a Gulfstream model aircraft.”

Gulfstream recognizes those FBOs that have successfully reached 100% Line Technician completion of the training. Meridian Teterboro and Meridian Hayward have completed both the mid-cabin and large cabin training. Subjects covered in the training include aircraft parking, towing and mooring, water servicing, window cleaning, snow and ice removal, and a comprehensive tour of the aircraft itself.

“Meridian is dedicated to continuous improvement opportunities which help us maintain the highest standards,” adds Carlos Rodriguez, General Manager of Meridian Hayward. “We are pleased to have attained another endorsement which adds to our commitment to safety, reliability and outstanding customer service.”

About Meridian

Meridian is a full-service, private aviation company headquartered at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in Teterboro, NJ, located just minutes from New York City. Meridian owns and operates businesses that include Air Charter, Aircraft Management, Aircraft Maintenance, and two world-class Executive Terminals / FBOs. In 2016, the company opened its second FBO at Hayward Executive Airport (HWD) in Hayward, CA, located on the San Francisco Bay. Meridian also has charter sales offices located at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) and Sonoma County Airport (STS) in California.

Meridian has earned numerous industry awards and accolades for its exceptional service, including: 2017 Top Rated FBO in Northeast by AIN FBO Survey; 2017 Top US FBO in Northeast by FltPlan.com; 2017 Best FBO at Teterboro Airport by Aviation International News, Professional Pilot, and FltPlan.com surveys; 2017 Best CSRs by Professional Pilot PRASE Survey (#1 for Betsy Wines and #3 for Victor Seda).

Meridian’s safety standard is one of the best in the industry. In addition to our own internal evaluation program, we also regularly undergo rigorous third-party audits conducted by the industry’s leading vendor and international industry auditing associations. Meridian is one of only 135 operators worldwide to hold the ARG/US Platinum rating, the highest level awarded. We are also IS-BAO Stage 2 Certified and IATA TCO Approved. We maintain the Wyvern Wingman Certification, which fewer than 100 operators currently hold worldwide.

For more information, please visit our website at www.meridian.aero or call us in Teterboro, NJ at 201-288-5040, or in Hayward, CA at 510-674-2500.

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