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Thursday
May042017

Jet Aviation Hosts Grand Opening Celebration for New FBO at Washington Dulles International Airport

“Our new state-of-the-art facility at Washington Dulles International Airport is a great fit to Jet Aviation’s Global FBO Network, and we are thankful to have had the opportunity to celebrate our grand opening with customers, colleagues and friends,” said John Langevin, vice president, FBO operations, North America. “We look forward to welcoming customers and dignitaries from around the world, and providing them with premium business aviation services.”

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Thursday
May042017

Sapphire Pegasus Awards Honouring the Elite of Business Aviation

Managing Director of award winning London Oxford Airport, Andi Alexander, expressed his gratitude by saying: “We’re very happy with this recognition, especially so because we were judged by our industry peers.  It is an acknowledgement of all the hard work from our excellent team and the investments we’ve made in our business over recent years.”

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Thursday
Apr272017

General Aviation Flying Services | Detailer Part Time

Meridian has a proud history dating back almost 70 years. Over the decades, we have grown from a small aircraft maintenance business into a full-service private aviation company. Along the way, we have learned that exceptional customer service is what our customers value most. That philosophy, along with our dedication to putting safety first, is the cornerstone of our culture at Meridian. We are proud to have earned numerous industry awards and accolades for our outstanding service and high safety standards, but that wouldn't be possible without the great people that we hire. 

At Meridian, we are looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals who understand that their actions will leave a lasting impression upon our customers, which contributes to the reputation of our company.

 To perform this job successfully as a part time Detailer, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The department must provide aircraft cleaning services to all company aircraft on a 24/ 7 day basis.  Flexibility in scheduled working hours is required.Work schedule is primarily Part Time, Monday - Wednesday, 4pm - 9pm, flexible to help out Saturday and/or Sunday, along with holidays as needed.  You may have a potential opportunity to work additional hours.

Will be required to comply with the requirements of the Company Anti-Drug Plan. This position is deemed to perform a safety sensitive function.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the interior and exterior cleaning and detailing requirements of all Meridian operated and transient aircraft requesting detailing services
  • Provide occasional cleaning services for company facilities, vehicles and equipment
  • Performance of all aspects for aircraft cleaning and detailing
  • Liaison with flight crew, dispatch/ flight operations, and maintenance personnel on all aircraft cleaning matters
  • Ensure all Meridian aircraft are cleaned and detailed to Company standards to include:
  • Cleaned and Detailed immediately after each flight upon return to Teterboro
  • Sanitizing and wiping down all commonly touched surfaces using our chosen disinfectant and cleaner throughout aircraft interior
  • Monitoring conditions of aircraft leather, side walls, carpets, etc. Noting any possible damage that may be found upon each return to base.  Reporting of any unusual fluid leaks on exterior to maintenance department.
  • Touching up of aircraft paint in problem areas (brush touch-ups)
  • Check condition of cabin blankets, pillows, and linens regularly. Cleaning as required.
  • Maintain a safe and organized work space during and at the end of every shift
  • Protect aircraft undergoing maintenance inspections by applying protective materials
  • Protect/clean hangar floor during big detailing jobs such as bright work polishing
  • Maintenance of cleaning equipment
  • Heavy lifting of equipment is required; Minimum 50 lbs.
  • Steady bending, leaning, and lifting is required
  • Subject to random drug and alcohol testing
  • Provide services to all Meridian locations in Teterboro, NJ
  • Keeping an organized and tidy hangar
  • Comply with all safety practices to insure a safe work environment

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities): The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence with attention given to grammar and spelling
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization
  • Primary language is English; Bi-lingual a plus
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form

 Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use the hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms: climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by the position include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

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Thursday
Apr272017

FAI Continues Fleet Expansion with the Addition of Global Express XRS and Challenger 604

Commenting, Siegfried Axtmann, FAI´s Founder and Chairman said: “I’m delighted to welcome these two excellent performing aircraft into our fleet and equally delighted to maintain our position as the largest business jet operator in Germany for the second year in succession. Our primary goal is to continue to be one of the most profitable business jet operators in Europe and so far this year it is looking like we will achieve this yet again.”

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Thursday
Apr272017

General Aviation Flying Services | Parts Coordinator - Part Time

General Aviation Flying Services is a company of  Meridian.

Come work for Meridian at our facility in Teterboro, New Jersey!

Meridian has a proud history dating back almost 70 years. Over the decades, we have grown from a small aircraft maintenance business into a full-service private aviation company. Along the way, we have learned that exceptional customer service is what our customers value most. That philosophy, along with our dedication to putting safety first, is the cornerstone of our culture at Meridian. We are proud to have earned numerous industry awards and accolades for our outstanding service and high safety standards, but that wouldn't be possible without the great people that we hire. 

At Meridian, we are looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals who understand that their actions will leave a lasting impression upon our customers, which contributes to the reputation of our company.

The work schedule for this position is Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 2pm

You may have a potential opportunity to work additional hours.

This Part Time position is for a highly motivated person who works well with others; both employees and customers.  You will be required to order, track, and organize all parts for our managed aircraft and outside customers while keeping the stock room orderly. To perform this job successfully as a part time Parts Coordinator, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Answer department phone calls in a timely and professional manner

  • Order, ship, inspect and inventory parts

  • Knowledge of aircraft parts

  • Maintain stock room, keeping it clean, neat and orderly

  • Track all parts that are sent out for repair

  • Aircraft parts negotiation experience

  • Able to communicate effectively with the Manager

  • Must be available to be on call or standby

  • Pickup and Deliver parts from our local vendors

  • Assist with daily deliveries from Fedex, UPS, Etc..

  • Subject to random drug and alcohol testing

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Excellent phone and negotiation skills with venders and suppliers

  •  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos

  •  Ability to write simple correspondence with attention given to grammar and spelling

  •  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization

  •  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

  •  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

  •  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form

  •  Basic Skills needed – typing, word processing

  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds.

 

Thursday
Apr272017

ARGUS Announces New Release of CompAir Aircraft Evaluation Tool 

ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) in conjunction with AirPower Software, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the completely redesigned CompAir, the Ultimate Aircraft Evaluation Tool.

“We are very excited to offer this innovative new version of our CompAir aircraft evaluation software,” said Shirley Mason, Executive Vice President of ARGUS Market Intelligence. “The intuitive graphical dashboards, editable cost modeling tools, and enhanced report creation modules will greatly benefit our existing customers, and will offer a truly game changing comparative aircraft assessment solution for the aviation industry marketplace.”

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Thursday
Apr272017

Falcon Aviation Inaugurates VIP Heliport at Dubai South Al Maktoum International Airport

Falcon Aviation, the UAE’s leading business aviation services, charter and aircraft management Company, is bolstering its service offering at its new Dubai South VIP Terminal at Al Maktoum International (DWC), with an inauguration of a new VIP Heliport.  The Heliport will be run and managed by Falcon Aviation personnel and will be available to all operators, corporates and private individuals arriving with their business jets at the Dubai South VIP Terminal. Demand is expected especially from customers arriving from all over the GCC, India and the Far East.

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Thursday
Apr272017

Pentastar Aviation Obtains Certification for Honeywell DU-875 LCD Cockpit Screen Upgrade on Global Express

Honeywell's DU-875 “Plug-n-Play” display, which replaces soon to be obsolete DU-870 display, now available for installation at Pentastar Aviation

Pentastar Aviation, an authorized Honeywell Dealer, announced today the award of Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) ST04194CH for certification of Honeywell’s DU-875 flight deck display upgrade on Global Express airframes.  The DU-875 is a form-fit plug-n-play LCD upgrade that will replace the soon-to-be-obsolete CRT DU-870 CRT displays found in older aircraft. Honeywell plans to discontinue product support and repair on the DU-870 displays in the near future.

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Thursday
Apr272017

West Coast Aviation Services Launches New Website Reflecting its New Branding Initiative

Leading aviation services provider, West Coast Aviation Services headquartered in Southern California, proudly announces the launch of its newly designed website, which represents the company’s new branding initiative and positioning as a worldwide charter operator and multi-faceted business aviation services provider.

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Wednesday
Apr262017

People on the Go/April 27

Erika Schmitz joins charter operator Aero Jet Services as Charter Manager. Aero Jet Services is located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Kellie Roby is now Charter Manager for Business Jet Access, a charter operator headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Dave Stewart has been confirmed Vice President and General Manager of Flying Colours KSUS, in its St. Louis, Missouri, US facility.  Flying Colours' US operation is an FAA-licensed Class III and OV Part 145 repair station.

Robert Brega joins C & L Aviation Group as Regional Sales Manager.  C & L Aviation is an industry leader in servicing, maintaining, and supporting operators in the corporate and regional aviation industry.  C & L is headquartered in Bangor, Maine, with offices in Australia and Europe.

Charlie Chamberlain has been promoted to managed aircraft sales director at Keystone Aviation's Salt Lake City office.  Keystone Aviation, a TAC Air Company, offers "The Complete Solution" for charter, maintenance, management and sales & brokerage aviation services. 

David W. Potter has been appointed Vice President, Aircraft Sales for Thunder Aviation.  Based at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO, Thunder Aviation is a full service fixed base operator (FBO) offering extensive maintenance and avionics programs ranging from major inspections and heavy maintenance to interior modifications and installations.