Sat, Mar 26, 2005
Airline Achieves 100 Percent Participation Status for Third
Time in Four Years
Mesaba Airlines has received the
Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Diamond Award for 100
percent participation by Mesaba's aviation maintenance technicians
in FAA-accepted training programs.
It was the fifth consecutive year that Mesaba has received the
Diamond Award, which requires at least 25 percent participation
from eligible mechanics. Three times in the past four years, Mesaba
has achieved 100 percent participation status.
The Diamond Award recognizes
training for aircraft maintenance professionals throughout the
During 2004, more than 250 Mesaba mechanics participated in
training programs, including aircraft systems training, regulatory
training and FAA rules orientation.
"This award is a credit to our maintenance department and all of
our mechanics and aircraft technicians," said John Spanjers, Mesaba
Airlines president and chief operating officer. "Their commitment
to training and their craft is further evidence of Mesaba's desire
to be the best regional airline in the industry."
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