For the fourth consecutive year, Republic Airline´s Maintenance and Engineering Department has earned the Federal Administration´s Diamond Award of Excellence for aircraft maintenance training, the company said.
Of nearly 700 airlines and repair stations eligible nationwide last year, Republic was among only 171 select carriers to earn the award. Participation in the FAA´s Aircraft Maintenance Training (AMT) program is voluntary, but Republic requires its more than 500 technicians and inspectors to complete the program´s core coursework and related training hours in aviation maintenance, human factors, fatigue risk management and FAA regulations.
To date, Republic Airways has earned 21 Diamond Awards (15 Diamonds for Chautauqua Airlines, four for Republic and two for Shuttle America).
Republic Airways, parent company of Republic Airline, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 950 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 US states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The Indianapolis-based airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,500 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com for more information, follow the company on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, and connect on Facebook or LinkedIn.