US Airways Express carrier Allegheny
Airlines has received the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA)
distinguished Diamond Certificate of Excellence Award for 2002, for
its proactive role in aircraft maintenance training of its
technical maintenance workforce. This is Allegheny's fourth
consecutive year receiving the award, repeating its achievements
for 1999, 2000 and 2001.
"These awards underscore the commitment that this company and its
employees have made to the maintenance integrity of our airline. I
personally want to thank them for their attention to detail and
procedure in maintaining our aircraft," said Allegheny's General
Maintenance Manager, Wallace Turner.
The Diamond Certificate is the highest of five award levels
given by the FAA, and is based on the percentage of individual
technicians that received aircraft maintenance training developed
by Allegheny Airlines.
Allegheny Airlines, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of US
Airways Group, Inc., and operates a fleet of 46 Dash 8 100-series
turboprop aircraft. Allegheny Airlines has maintenance bases in
Harrisburg, Pa., and Binghamton, N.Y. Allegheny also has line
maintenance stations in New York (LaGuardia), Philadelphia, and