London, England (PRWEB UK) 10 October 2013
London Executive Aviation (http://www.flylea.com/, LEA), one of Europe’s largest business jet charter (http://www.flylea.com/private-jet-charter/air-charter.html) operators, is celebrating being named ‘Best General Aviation Operator’ in the prestigious Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) Excellence Awards 2013.
LEA was honoured at a ceremony held on 3 October 2013 at London’s Guildhall. This is the second year in a row the company has won the ‘Best General Aviation Operator’ award and the fourth time in eight years.
The award winners of BACA’s Excellence Awards are chosen by BACA members, who are asked to nominate the organisations they consider best in class. BACA is the world’s largest and most highly respected network for air charter professionals, and has represented the interests of commercial aviation companies, particularly air charter providers, since 1949. BACA represents over 125 UK and international companies, including brokers, charter airlines, airports, business aircraft operators and consultants involved in air charter, scheduled flying and air cargo.
George Galanopoulos, LEA’s managing director, says: “At LEA, we are continually striving to be the very best in our league. Our flight crew, operations team and management are very proud of what they achieve, every day, at LEA and this award is a fantastic testament to their continued hard work and commitment.”
Patrick Margetson-Rushmore, LEA’s chief executive, adds: “To have won this award for the second year in a row is a significant industry achievement and we are very proud that it reflects our continued dedication to maintain the highest standards of customer service and safety.”
Photo caption (Left to right): Patrick Margetson-Rushmore, chief executive, LEA; Emma Brown, director, Direct Air Charters; George Galanopoulos, managing director, LEA. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/8020communications/10154475073/in/set-72157629753205932/)
Notes to editors:
Founded in 1996, London Executive Aviation (LEA) is one of Europe’s largest executive aircraft charter operators, with 17 successful years in the international business aviation market. LEA operates a 29-aircraft business jet fleet based around London, Paris, Nice, Athens and Moscow. The fleet ranges from the entry-level Citation Mustang to the Embraer Legacy 650, covering a spectrum of business aviation needs. The company is owned by founders Patrick JG Margetson-Rushmore (chief executive) and George C Galanopoulos (managing director). LEA has been named Best General Aviation Operator four times in the Baltic Air Charter Association’s Excellence Awards. The company provides the full range of business aircraft services – management, chartering, consultancy and sales. More information can be found by telephoning LEA on: +44 (0)1708 688420 or visiting: http://www.flylea.com.