NORTH CANTON, Ohio, May 11, 2020—Castle Aviation announced its appreciation to its employees as they continue to work through this unexpected pandemic.
“We are committed to supporting our employees, customers, and communities during this time,” said Michael Grossmann, President and CEO, Castle Aviation.
The Company has taken the following steps to show support to its employees:
To keep employees safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Castle has implemented mandatory temperature screenings and a variety of sanitation practices throughout all facilities.
Instructing employees and crew members to regularly wash hands with soap, wipe down keyboards, and disinfect work surfaces with sanitizer wipes provided.
Cleaning and disinfecting each aircraft after every flight to protect the well-being of our employees and customers. This is a procedure that is always done, but is made more thorough with special hospital grade cleaning and disinfection materials. The cleaning materials we are using are in compliance with the World Health Organization and CDC guidelines to prevent the risk of the spread of the coronavirus.
Advising employees to stay at home or work from home if they have symptoms.
Encouraging employees' physical fitness during this time through its internal company fitness program.
For more information on Castle's response to COVID-19, please visit castleair.com/covid-19-response.
The company continues to be an active sponsor of the Veterans Airlift Command during this time. The Veterans Airlift Command provides free transportation to post 9/11 combat wounded and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots.
For more information on Castle’s support to the Veterans Airlift Command, please visit castleair.com/hero-flights-1-1.
Castle is extremely appreciative of its employees and partners who have helped them achieve their main goals: to continue to provide a steady supply of medical supplies and manufacturing materials to communities all over the United States and Canada and to ensure the safety of their people.
“Let's continue to work together. We will get through this together so we can be stronger!”- Michael Grossmann, President & CEO, Castle Aviation.
About Castle Aviation
Castle Aviation is an airline based out of Akron-Canton Airport offering aircraft maintenance, priority freight, and private passenger services. In business for over 36 years, this family-run business has become a valuable asset to the aviation industry.
Castle has grown to house a fleet of over 18 aircraft to deliver more services to communities in the United States and Canada. Among other personnel, Castle employs over 30 pilots, 16 aircraft mechanics, and 5 dispatchers. These specific positions have been deemed extremely essential to the daily operations of Castle Aviation. The planes cannot fly without aircraft maintenance, the paperwork and communication done by the dispatch team, and the pilot who ensures the flight is completed safely.
As a leader in Northeast Ohio for its cargo, charter, and maintenance operations, Castle keeps providing a positive impact on several communities.
For more information about Castle Aviation, please visit castleair.com.