Flexjet has been awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Diamond Award for Excellence for the 18th consecutive year.
The FAA Diamond Award is the highest honour within the William (Bill) O’Brien Aviation Maintenance Technician Awards Program. Qualifying requires that all of Flexjet’s maintenance technicians participate in continuing education training programs at levels that exceed FAA rules, regulations and industry standards over a one-year period.
“Since the FAA Diamond Award was first offered in 1991, it has recognised the skill, discipline and dedication of aircraft maintenance organisations. We are proud of our maintenance team, which has earned this distinction for 18 years running,” said Michael Silvestro, Flexjet’s Chief Executive Officer. “Safety is our highest priority and our commitment to our Owners, clients and flight crews. This
“Safety is our highest priority and our commitment to our Owners, clients and flight crews. This honour reflects that commitment.”
Flexjet recently earned the ARG/US Platinum Safety Rating for the fifth consecutive two-year period.
In addition, Flexjet was the first fractional jet ownership program to meet the exacting Industry Audit Standard of the Air Charter Safety Foundation.
“The FAA Diamond Award reflects our maintenance team’s ability to exceed the standards for equipment, maintenance, flight crew experience and other criteria that contribute to safety,” said Silvestro. “I am proud of the men and women of our maintenance teams who earn this award every day we fly.”