Best Jets International Renews their WYVERN Wingman Certification! 


St Paul, MN: Midwest Aero Club LLC DBA Best Jets International has once more secured its designation of WYVERN Wingman Certified Operator following a successful Audit, conducted by WYVERN in September 2022. 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. 

“Renewing our Wingman Certification is the result of our commitment and persistent focus on maintaining the highest safety standards at Best Jets. Maintaining the Wingman Standard for the last 10 years demonstrates the dedication, excellence, and professionalism our team exhibits year after year,” says Brandon Grell, Safety Manager at Best Jets International.  

WYVERN Wingman Operators are evaluated by the Wingman Standard criteria. The scope of the evaluation includes an assessment 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. 

“WYVERN celebrates Best Jets International’s achievement. Successful completion of the Wingman audit is proof that their leadership has identified safety as a core value and their team embraces excellence at all levels,” says Sonnie Bates, WYVERN CEO. 

About Best Jets International 

Best Jets International was founded in 1995 as a top-tier private air charter and aircraft management company. With decades of experience & numerous awards, their expert flight crew, maintenance and scheduling teams are the most knowledgeable within the industry. They are dedicated to safety & ease of travel so your experience will be convenient & comfortable. 

Learn more about Best Jets International here. 

About WYVERN  

WYVERN Ltd is the leader in aviation safety risk management and training. Building on its 30-year reputation for delivering value to the aviation community, WYVERN ensures operational excellence through its flagship Wingman and Flight Leader Programs. WYVERN’s EXACT Program is a comprehensive and professional safety certification program for UAS end-users and operators. WYVERN’s Safety Leader Training Course™ provides the education and training that enables professionals to skillfully achieve operational excellence in any aviation organization. 

Learn more about WYVERN LTD here.