VAN NUYS, Calif., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elite Aviation, a global premiere private jet company with a diverse fleet servicing flights worldwide, announced today that the company has successfully completed the ARG/US Platinum, WYVERN and IS-BAO audits. These premiere distinctions rank Elite Aviation among an exclusive group of charter jet operators in the United States with a track record of 66 million miles flown... equivalent to 140 trips to the moon and back.
The ARG/US Audit is an annual third-party review of flight operations, maintenance, and fueling operations. It is an objective, non-intrusive and fact-based auditor of Part 135 charter operators and is one of the most respected in the aviation industry. After reviewing results from the audit, Elite Aviation has received a Platinum rating, the highest qualification available. Platinum ratings are awarded to those operators who meet the criteria for the auditing agency's Gold Rating, and successfully pass an ARG/US on-site safety audit.
Coupled with successful Wyvern and IS-BAO Audits, the company continues it's sterling record gaining top tier ratings that rank the company in the highest safety percentages of U.S. operators.
"We take pride in the importance we place on the processes, procedures and personnel we have at Elite Aviation," said John Wilkins, COO Elite Aviation. "We take the safety of our planes and passengers extremely seriously and work to meet all regulatory requirements while consistently exceeding customer expectations."
Elite Aviation is a global premiere private jet company specializing in full-service aircraft management from turnkey acquisitions to maintenance to crew selection and aircraft sub-leasing. The company puts clients first, providing 24-hour access to Elite Aviation staff, unparallel industry-leading concierge services, catering and award-winning excellence of the private aviation experience.
"At Elite Aviation we're driven to deliver the ultimate jet experience to our clients, both in the sky and on the ground," Chris Holifield, president and CEO of Elite Aviation said. Holifield is the force behind Elite Aviation and one of the few women in the United States to own a FBO.
"We're honored to achieve the Platinum ARG/US certification, and this certification, combined with our WYVERN and IS-BAO audits, place Elite Aviation in the top echelon of all jet companies for safety," continued Holifield. "Elite Aviation's team is second to none in the business. We look forward to consistently raising the bar to set a new standard for our clients as well as the luxury travel industry at large, because at Elite Aviation...This Is How We Do It!"
About Elite Aviation
Elite Aviation, LLC is a female-owned global premiere private jet company with a diverse fleet that can handle short hops and long-range flights worldwide. The company specializes in full-service aircraft management from turnkey acquisitions to maintenance to crew selection and aircraft sub-leasing. Elite Aviation has achieved the highest level of flight safety with receipt of the prestigious Platinum ARG/US and WYVERN certifications. The company serves the needs of high-net worth individuals in delivering a complete luxury experience in the air and on the ground through a concierge service approach that fulfills every imaginable need. For more information, visit www.eliteaviation.com or call (888) 988–JETS.
SOURCE Elite Aviation