Sunrise Jets Renews their WYVERN Wingman Certification!


Westhampton Beach, NY: Eastway Aviation, LLC dba Sunrise Jets has once more secured its designation of WYVERN Wingman Certified Operator following a successful Audit, conducted by WYVERN in April 2023. 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.

“Sunrise Jets has worked hard for many years to achieve the WYVERN Wingman Certification. We are proud of our employee group for their outstanding work ethic, dedication to safety and doing what it takes to provide excellent service to our clients,” says Chief Pilot John Niewenhous.

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.

“We are proud to announce that Sunrise Jets is a Wingman Operator. Conforming to the WYVERN Wingman Standard is a testament to an organization’s culture and commitment to safety,” says Sonnie Bates, WYVERN CEO.

About Sunrise Jets

Whether for business or pleasure, private jet travel offers you supreme convenience and flexibility. With Sunrise Jets your trip can depart and return to the airport of your choice. Although based out of West Hampton, NY; Sunrise Jets routinely flies from all the airports in the New York metro area. Their goal is to deliver excellence in every aspect of your travel experience.

Learn more about Sunrise Jets here.


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.