Wingman standards require training and experience that greatly exceed regulatory minimums.
LUQA, MALTA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 17, 2019
Elit’Avia, a fully-integrated provider of business aircraft charter, aircraft management and related services, today announced that it is now a Wyvern ‘Wingman Certified Operator’, through its Maltese air operator’s certificate (AOC). Wyvern is the leader in manned and unmanned aviation safety risk management and training.
Wyvern Wingman certification is regarded as one of the most challenging, reputable and recognized standards in the aviation industry. This rigorous process validates safety management systems (SMS), safety performance and operational excellence. Wingman certified operators distinguish themselves by demonstrating higher commitments to safety and achievement.
Elit’Avia has point-to-point access to destinations worldwide, including the US, Europe, Asia, Russia and Africa. It has also earned additional approvals from regulatory agencies that validate its operational excellence and further facilitate access to various jurisdictions. For example, since 2014, Elit’Avia has held a US ‘Foreign Air Carrier Permit’ and a ‘Visa Waiver Program Signatory Carrier’ designation. Most recently, it earned a Singaporean ‘Foreign Operator Operations Permit’ and a Canadian ‘Foreign AOC’. Applications for ‘Foreign AOC’ designations in Australia and Malaysia are also underway. The sum total of Elit’Avia’s designations make it one of the best-accredited operators in the industry. For Elit’Avia’s clients, the benefits include greater convenience for passengers and additional revenue streams for aircraft owners.
“We are proud to announce that Elit’Avia Malta is now Wyvern Wingman certified and we expect to register more aircraft in Malta,” says Michel Coulomb, CEO, Elit’Avia. “This certification is testament to our commitment to safety, industry best practices and continuous innovation. Wingman certification tells the market that we are operating at the highest international standards of airworthiness. Today, only about 100 operators worldwide are Wingman certified. We are very pleased to join this exclusive club and are committed to respecting the standards of excellence that it represents.”
Elit’Avia is a fully-integrated provider of business aircraft charter, aircraft management and related services. Headquartered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Elit’Avia holds AOCs in Slovenia, Malta and San Marino. Elit’Avia is Stage 3 International Standard – Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) certified by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). At present, Elit’Avia manages a mixed fleet of 25 midsize to long range business aircraft for charter and private use. Aircraft types include: Gulfstreams (650 and 450), Bombardier Globals (6000 and XRS), Bombardier Challengers (650, 605 and 604), Dassault Falcons (7X and 50EX) and Hawkers (850 and 800). For more information, please visit http://www.elitavia.com.
Mark Lowe, PRagmatic Communications
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