Meridian Air Charter Adds Another Challenger 604 to Fleet

Teterboro, NJ, November 19, 2014 – Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company based in Teterboro, NJ, is pleased to announce the addition of its second Challenger 604 (N604PV) to its growing fleet of private business jets.  The aircraft has been completely renovated from top to bottom, including new paint, a fully-renovated cabin, and the installation of high-speed wifi.  It will be based at Teterboro Airport (TEB), and is immediately available for charter (Certificate IMJA053F).

This heavy jet was completed in 2001 and seats up to twelve passengers.  It is ideal for both short and long haul trips, and it has a maximum cruise speed of Mach 0.82 (541 mph; 870 km/hr) with an intercontinental range of over 4,600 statute miles (7,403 km).  The cabin is both spacious and quiet because it has over six feet of stand-up room and includes a passive noise insulation system. 

The luxuriously designed aircraft is complete with the comforts that discerning clients have come to expect: leather club seating, berthable divan, full galley with microwave and convection ovens, coffee machine, and private lavatory with sink.  It also features the latest technology: Inmarsat® wireless satellite phone, Gogo Biz® high-speed wifi, 19” bulkhead monitors with Airshow® (moving maps), individual plug-in monitors, and CD & Blu-ray players.

Mike Moore, VP of Aviation Sales, says, “The addition of another Challenger 604 increases the depth of offerings in our diverse fleet of business jets.  The versatility of the Challenger series always keeps this model in high demand.  With new paint on the exterior and a newly refurbished cabin interior, we are confident that our customers will be pleased.  It was designed with the business traveler in mind, especially the wireless connectivity onboard.”

Meridian currently manages a wide range of aircraft types that are available for private charter: Global 5000, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream GIV-SP, Falcon 900EX EASy, Falcon 2000, Challenger 604, Challenger 601-3R, Challenger 601-3A, Gulfstream G200, Hawker 900XP, Hawker 800XP, Hawker 800SP, Citation XLS, Citation VII, and Citation Mustang.  Other aircraft types can also be obtained through Meridian’s extensive network of qualified operators. 

About Meridian

Meridian is a full-service, private aviation company based at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in Teterboro, NJ, located just minutes from New York City.  Meridian owns and operates businesses that include Air Charter, Aircraft Management, Aircraft Maintenance, and a world-class Executive Terminal / FBO.  It also has charter sales offices located throughout Northern California, including Hayward Executive Airport (HWD), San Jose International Airport (SJC), and Sonoma County Airport (STS).  In 2016, the company is planning to open its second FBO at Hayward Executive Airport (HWD) in Hayward, CA.

Meridian has earned numerous industry awards and accolades for its exceptional service and high safety standards: 2014 Best Northeast FBO by FltPlan.com, 2014 Best CSRs by Professional Pilot PRASE Survey (#1 for Betsy Wines and #5 for Victor Seda), 2014 Best FBO at TEB by AIN FBO Survey, 2014 Best FBO at TEB by Professional Pilot PRASE Survey, ARG/US Platinum Rated, IS-BAO Registered (Stage 2), and Wyvern Wingman Certified.

For more information, please visit our website at www.meridian.aero or call us at 201-288-5040.

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