Solairus Renews Wingman Certification

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San Francisco, CA (June 11, 2015) – Solairus Aviation has reaffirmed its status as a private aviation safety leader by successfully completing the Wyvern Wingman recertification audit. Wyvern is a global leader in aviation safety auditing, consulting, and data services, and its Wingman certification is widely considered one of the most difficult third-party safety audits for Part 135 operators to pass and maintain.

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For Rene Cervantes, Solairus’ Vice President of Maintenance, renewing the Wyvern Wingman certification has reinforced Solairus’ relentless commitment to safety.

“Inviting Wyvern to audit Solairus provides for a structured and objective assessment of Solairus’ company policies and procedures by a respected third-party auditor,” Cervantes said. “The audit renewal process also serves as a venue for collaboration between Solairus and Wyvern that ultimately helps enhance industry best safety practices.”

From the flight line to the accounting office, the safety philosophy of continual improvement is an engrained attribute of Solairus’ DNA.Tom Benvenuto, VP Flt Ops

“Ultimately, safety is the number one service we provide. In the last two years alone, we have added individual base audits, which ensure that remote hangars are operated in accordance with our safety management system (SMS), implemented Line Operations Safety Assessments (LOSA) to promote peer-to-peer reviews during normal operations, and have conducted extensive ergonomic office assessments in order to ensure the continued well-being of our administrative staff. Using Wyvern’s feedback as a compass, we are able to continue building and improving our SMS, fostering its implementation and adoption throughout the company.”

“We are always striving to further our position as leaders in private aviation safety,” explains Tom Benvenuto, Solairus’ Vice President of Flight Operations. “From the flight line to the accounting office, the safety philosophy of continual improvement is an engrained attribute of Solairus’ DNA.”

“It is a never-ending quest to be better than we were yesterday. Complacency is not acceptable as there is always something that can be done to improve our SMS.”

After the arduous recertification audit process, Robert Tellarini, Wyvern Operations Auditor, stated, “We have found Solairus to be a very professionally run organization with a deep commitment to safety. We are proud to recertify Solairus as a Wyvern Wingman Charter Operator.”

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 forty base locations nationwide, employing more than 400 hundred flight crew and support personnel to operate a fleet currently numbering nearly ninety 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 Three certified company. Solairus offers a full range of services in addition to aircraft management, which includes aircraft charter sales, aviation support services, and consulting.

Solairus Aviation Media Contact:
Eric Wildt
D 707.775.2788

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