Best Jets International Renews their Wingman Certification!


Nashua, New Hampshire & St Paul, Minnesota –  Best Jets International has once more secured its designation of WYVERN Wingman Certified Operator following a successful Audit, conducted by WYVERN in May 2020. The WYVERN Wingman Standard, the first air charter audit standard in the aviation industry, provides a safety benchmark that allows air charter customers to assess performance expectations against recognized industry best operating practices before purchasing air charter services.

Brandon Grell, Safety Manager: “Safety is our highest priority and our commitment is demonstrated by our participation in one of the industry’s highest standards, WYVERN  Wingman. Our teams continued hard work and dedication to safety has maintained our Wingman status since first receiving the certification in 2012.” 


WYVERN Wingman Operators are evaluated by the Wingman Standard criteria. The scope of the evaluation includes an evaluation of operational activities, review on the company operational history and safety records, Safety Management System (SMS), internal evaluation program, administrative compositions, technical documentation, pilot and aircraft records, training requirements, and maintenance operations including technician training and experience.


The Wingman Standard is based on ICAO standards for commercial air transport, Safety Management International Collaboration Group’s (SMICG) standards for SMS, and industry best practices that are common among the most sophisticated operators around the world. “WYVERN is pleased to proclaim that Best Jets International is a Wingman Operator. The Wingman Standard validates an organization’s commitment to safety as a core value” says Sonnie Bates, WYVERN CEO.


About Best Jet International 

Founded in 1995, Best Jets International is a full-service Part 135 air charter and aircraft management company. What began as a Part 91 operation with one Beechjet 400A, has grown into a fleet of 10 impeccably maintained aircraft. Best Jets has global operating authority, including clearance at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington D.C. Over the years, Best Jets International has garnered a reputation for excellence in four key areas: safety, impeccable aircraft, flexible scheduling, and exceptional customer service. Best Jets welcomes you to experience the Best Way to Travel.

Learn more about Best Jets International here.



WYVERN Ltd is the leader in manned and unmanned aviation safety risk management and training. Building on its 29-year reputation for delivering value to the aviation community, WYVERN ensures operational excellence through its flagship Wingman Program for manned aircraft operations. WYVERN’s EXACT Program is a comprehensive and professional safety certification program for UAS end users and operators of unmanned air vehicles. WYVERN’s Safety Leader Training Course provides the education and training that enables professionals to skillfully lead and achieve essential safety objectives in any organization.

Learn more about WYVERN LTD here.


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