Flexjet receives 14th FAA Diamond Award of Excellence

FlexjetFlexjet, 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 Flexjet is the only company that also manages a fractional jet ownership program to receive this award for 14 consecutive years.

“Flexjet is proud to be recognized for its commitment to upholding the highest safety standards in the aircraft maintenance industry,” said Dave Gross, Vice President, Operations, Flexjet. “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 per cent of an organization’s eligible maintenance technicians must complete specialized, continuous training in aircraft systems, regulations and FAA rules over a 12-month period.

Source: Bombardier

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