Signature Aviation closes on acquisition of Meridian

Signature Aviation has acquired Meridian, an award-winning private aviation company with bases in Teterboro and Hayward.

This transaction will result in more opportunities to invest in the field and promote aviation services, an expanded network of FBO and hangar locations that customers can rely on
when they travel, a strengthened commitment to provide an exceptional customer experience and more opportunities for team members of both companies, Signature said.

Tony Lefebvre, CEO of Signature Aviation, said: “We’re excited to welcome Meridian into the Signature family given our shared mission to operate safely and provide excellent customer service and a great team member experience.

“Meridian has a phenomenal history of exceptional service that we look forward to preserving and leveraging across our network.”

Ken Forester, CEO of Meridian, added: “We embarked on this journey having a strong sense of which company would best build on the incredible legacy we’ve created, delivering award-winning service to our customers and treating our team members like family.

“Signature is best positioned to do just that through their great network, providing even more services to our customers and opportunities to our people.”

The transaction was completed on 1 January, and Meridian’s Teterboro and Hayward bases joined Signature’s global network of more than 200 locations in 27 countries across five continents.

Over the coming months, both teams will be working on a seamless transition that includes incorporating best practices from both companies, enhancing site plans, updating branding and integrating Meridian’s team members into Signature’s family.