Rapid City, South Dakota: International Air Charters Inc. has secured its designation of WYVERN Wingman Certified Operator following a successful audit, conducted by WYVERN in August 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.
“We are excited to receive Wingman certification for our safety practices. The WYVERN audit is comprehensive and is one of the important ways we validate to ourselves and our charter guests that we are always focused on the highest safety metrics,” said David Klein, President of International Air Charters, “This certification affirms our dedicated safety culture from pilot training to aircraft maintenance all supported by our Safety Management System (SMS).”
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 congratulate International Air Charters for achieving Wingman certification, which validates their effective safety management system and excellence in managing operations and aircraft maintenance. Not only has IAC successfully completed their Wingman audit but will further partner with WYVERN by participating in our Flight Leader Program – a testament to their persistent pursuit of excellence,” says Andrew Day, WYVERN’s Vice President, Operations.
About International Air Charters
International Air Charters was established in the year 2015. International Air Charters proudly raises the bar and exceeds the standard for luxury and corporate private jet charter flight services. Priding itself by offering a professional and personalized service enhancing Charter trips with custom catering. Safety being the top priority, International Air Charters place it as the final decision-maker when it comes to the business of flying.
WYVERN 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.