London Executive Aviation (LEA), one of Europe’s largest business jet charter operators, is today celebrating being named ‘Best General Aviation Operator’ in the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) Excellence Awards.
LEA was honoured at a ceremony held at the Guildhall in
London. This is the third time the company has scooped the ‘Best General
Aviation Operator’ award in the BACA Excellence Awards.
The award was decided by BACA members, who were asked to nominate the
organisations they consider best in class. BACA is a premier industry
association, which since 1949 has represented the interests of
commercial aviation companies, particularly air charter providers. It
represents over 125 UK and international companies, including air
brokers, charter airlines, airports, business aircraft operators,
consultants and others involved in air charter, scheduled flying and air
LEA’s managing director George Galanopoulos says: “We are absolutely
delighted to receive this recognition from our respected industry
colleagues, the most demanding group of judges one could imagine.
Despite the toughest industry recession ever, LEA has continued to
invest right across our business – in our fleet, our service provision
and in training and technology. Today’s award is a welcome vindication
of our commitment to excellence.”
Patrick Margetson-Rushmore, LEA chief executive, adds: “The award
reflects the extremely hard work of our entire team, who we would like
to thank and applaud for this tremendous achievement. Winning this
honour for the third time confirms the enduring strength of our
organisation. Our absolute commitment to safety and customer service
underpins everything we do and it is hugely rewarding to have these