Solairus Aviation Earns Coveted Wyvern Wingman Status

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Wyvern_button_wingman_layingArduous Wyvern Wingman certification bolsters Solairus’ Flight Operations, Maintenance, Safety, and Training departments.

San Francisco (April 29, 2013) – Solairus Aviation has reaffirmed the company’s unwavering commitment to safety with today’s announcement of a successful completion of the Wyvern Wingman audit. Wyvern is a global leader in aviation safety auditing, consulting, and information services, providing one of the most rigorous onsite safety auditing packages in the world. By passing the onsite Wingman audit, Solairus has also agreed to Wyvern’s post-auditing procedures by actively participating in their data management program. Solairus verifies flights are Wyvern-compliant by providing due diligence reports on current aircraft and crew data compared to the Wyvern standard. Wyvern’s database then verifies Solairus’ information, which ensures a constant validation of their Wingman safety certification.

Working together with Wyvern throughout the pre-planning, onsite audit, and post-audit evaluation phases, Solairus’ Flight Operations, Maintenance, Safety, and Training departments demonstrated their expert knowledge of safe private aviation operational practices, and a thorough comprehension of the rigorous Wyvern Wingman standard.

“Every day, with every flight, Solairus must constantly strive to uphold and strengthen the most important service that we provide – safety,” stated Dan Drohan, Chairman and CEO of Solairus Aviation. “As a global leader in aviation safety, Wyvern passionately supports our philosophy, and we are extremely proud to be a certified Wyvern Wingman. Our VP of Flight Operations, Tom Benvenuto, and our VP of Maintenance, Rene Cervantes, rallied their staff to ensure that they knew the Wyvern standard front to back and verified that all of our procedures adhered to those guidelines once the auditors visited us onsite. The teamwork and professionalism displayed by the Flight Operations, Maintenance, Safety, and Training departments throughout this process was truly impressive and this certification is a proud testament to their efforts and abilities.”

For Drohan, safety remains a key focus for Solairus as the company continues to further strengthen its processes and procedures.

“It is crucial that, as an organization, Solairus subjects itself to these objective expert opinions to verify that our internal efforts are operating at truly exceptional levels of performance,” Drohan continued. “Now that this latest accomplishment has been obtained we will continue our unrelenting commitment to find new techniques and technologies that will further strengthen our safety program. This has been – and will continue to be – a huge priority for Solairus.”

About Solairus Aviation:

Solairus is a US-based private aviation services company whose core business is assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Our services are customized to meet the client’s individual travel and financial requirements, and to support their flight operation with the highest standards of safety and personalized service, regardless of the location of the aircraft.

Solairus was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Solairus has over twenty-five base locations across the United States, Europe and Asia, employing more than two hundred flight crew and support personnel to operate a fleet currently numbering over fifty aircraft. Solairus is an Aviation Research Group/US Platinum-Rated and Wyvern Wingman certified charter operator Solairus has also received the NBAA Commercial Business Flying Safety Award and is an IS-BAO stage two certified company. Solairus offers a full range of services in addition to aircraft management, which includes aircraft charter sales, aviation support services, and consulting. For more information about Solairus Aviation, visit www.solairus.aero or call 800-359-7861.

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Solairus Aviation Media Contact:
Eric Wildt
707-775-2788
ewildt@solairus.aero

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