Eight Member Companies To Be Honored For 50+ Years Of Safe
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently
announced the recipients of the Association’s 2008 Flying
Safety Awards Program. The award recipients will be formally
recognized during NBAA's 61st Annual Meeting & Convention in
Orlando, FL, which will take place from Monday, October 6 to
Wednesday, October 8.
This year, three NBAA Member Companies will receive the 50 Year
Safe Flying Achievement Award, which recognizes NBAA Members that
have flown 50 years or more without an accident. Ardenbrook, Inc.
of Fremont, CA, Kimberly-Clark Corp. of Dallas, TX and Special
Services Corp. of Greenville, SC will be recognized individually
during an NBAA Awards Luncheon on Monday, October 6. Including this
year's recipients, 60 NBAA Members have received this award since
its inception in 1998.
Five NBAA Members will receive the prestigious 60 Year Safe
Flying Achievement Award, which recognizes Members that have flown
60 years or more without an accident. Those companies are AK Steel
Corp. of Hamilton, OH, Crow Executive Air, Inc. of Millbury, OH,
Koch Industries, Inc. of Wichita, KS, Murphy Oil Corporation of El
Dorado, AR and Zachry Industrial Incorporated of San Antonio,
"NBAA applauds these businesses for their continued emphasis on
ensuring safety in their operations," said NBAA President and CEO
Ed Bolen. "Safety is the industry's highest priority, and in this
area, these companies have set an example for others to
Established in 1953, the NBAA Flying Safety Awards have brought
worldwide recognition to the excellent safety record of business
aviation. The awards also are testimony to the high degree of
professionalism inherent in business aircraft operations, and to
the skill, ability and dedication of management, maintenance,
support service and pilot teams. The awards provide NBAA Members
with well-earned recognition for exceptional achievement in
maintaining safe flying operations.