Feb. 27, 2013
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, the world's second largest fractional jet ownership provider, has received the coveted Diamond Award of Excellence from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Diamond Award of Excellence is the FAA's highest honor for maintenance training, and
is the only company that also manages a fractional jet ownership program to receive this award for 14 consecutive years.
is proud to be recognized for its commitment to upholding the highest safety standards in the aircraft maintenance industry," said
, Vice President, Operations,
. "The fact that we are the only company involved in the fractional jet industry to receive this honor for 14 consecutive years is a testament to the excellence exhibited by every single member of our team."
The FAA first created this award program in 1991 to encourage aviation maintenance technicians and their employers to actively participate in training programs. To qualify for the prestigious FAA Diamond Award of Excellence, 100 percent of an organization's eligible maintenance technicians must complete specialized, continuous training in aircraft systems, regulations and FAA rules over a 12-month period.
For more information about
, please call 1-800-FLEXJET or visit
—a division of Bombardier, the world's largest business aviation manufacturer—first entered the fractional jet ownership market in 1995. Flexjet now offers whole aircraft ownership and management, fractional jet ownership, jet cards and charter brokerage services.
's fractional aircraft program is the first in the world to be recognized as achieving the Air Charter Safety Foundation's Industry Audit Standard, and
is the first and only company to be honored with its 14
FAA Diamond Award for Excellence.
's fractional program fields an exclusive family of
business aircraft—the youngest in the fractional jet industry with an average age of approximately five years—including the
40 XR, Learjet 45 XR, Learjet 60 XR
business jets. For more details on innovative programs and flexible offerings, visit
has an approved fractional ownership program pursuant 14 C.F.R. Part 91, Subpart K, and manages flights for individual aircraft owners under Part 91 whole aircraft management program. All other flights (e.g.
jet card program, charter brokerage program, etc.) are provided by certificated air carriers in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, as
is not an air carrier.
Jet Card Program is operated under Part 135 by Jet Solutions, LLC, a U.S. air carrier.
acts as an agent for Jet Solutions, LLC, in connection with the
Jet Card program.
acts as an agent for the customer with on-demand charter broker services when arranging transportation operated under Part 135 by U.S. air carriers.
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