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Six operators honoured at EBACE2017 for achievement in business aviation safety 

May 22, 2017:

Six European operators were honoured today at EBACE2017 in Geneva, Switzerland for their achievements in business aviation safety.

“These awards recognize companies for their exceptional achievement in maintaining safe flying operations, as well the thorough and diligent attention paid to safety in all aspects of their operations,” said EBAA president Brian Humphries. “By following safety best practices and achieving accident-free operations, these companies have proven to be admirable safety standard-bearers for the business aviation industry.”

This year's EBAA Safety of Flight Award recipients are as follows:

- Cat Aviation AG received the EBAA Silver Safety of Flight Award, recognizing companies that have achieved at least 30 years, or 60,000 hours, without an accident.

- FAI rent-a-jet AG received the EBAA's Gold Safety of Flight Award, honoring companies that have achieved at least 40 years, or 80,000 hours, without an accident.

- PrivatAir received the EBAA Platinum Safety of Flight Award, recognizing companies that have achieved at least 50 years, or 100,000 hours, of safe flying.

- Three companies comprising DC Aviation GmbH, Flying Group N.V. and Gama Aviation of the United Kingdom received the EBAA Diamond Safety of flight Award recognizes a company that has achieved more than 50 years or 100,000 hours, without an accident.

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) was founded in 1977 to defend the interests of business aviation. Today, more than 800 business aviation companies (direct members or members of associate organisations) rely on the EBAA to protect their business interests. It is the only voice to represent business aviation among the European institutions.


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European Business Aviation Association
Cat Aviation
FAI rent-a-jet
DC Aviation
Gama Aviation