We Welcome Thrive Aviation as a New WYVERN Wingman Operator!

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Las Vegas, Nevada : Thrive Aviation  has secured its designation of WYVERN Wingman Certified Operator in September 2023. The WYVERN Wingman Standard, the first air charter  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. 

Thrive Aviation is honored to join the WYVERN Wingman certified operators. This achievement truly affirms our vision from day one – to excel in safety standards and provide superior experiences. This certification is a cemented promise to our clients that we can accommodate their needs worldwide, allowing them to put their utmost trust in our hands. We will maintain certification compliance in our daily flight operations and maintenance practices, consistently embodying its message: Safety is not just our responsibility; it is our main priority. – Says Rickey Oswald, Senior Vice President of Operations.

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 commend Thrive Aviation for successfully achieving their Wingman certification, through their meticulous teamwork and participation in the WYVERN Flight Leader Program. They have  demonstrated their full compliance with the Wingman Standard which not only validates their safety management system for international compliance, but also verifies their conformance to the highest global standards and industry professional codes of practice in operations and aircraft maintenance.,” says Andrew Day, WYVERN’s Vice President, Operations. 

About Thrive Aviation    

Thrive Aviation is a U.S. owned and globally operated curator of private aviation services, recognized as one of the Nation’s Top 20 charter operators. Thrive’s innovative aircraft and fleet management strategy has fueled its ability to provide bespoke asset management, superior service, and elevated flight experiences for its guests and partners around the world. With corporate headquarters in Henderson, Nevada’s exclusive Green Valley Corporate Center, the operator serves the North American and global markets from its operational base in Las Vegas, NV. Thrive Aviation’s owned/operated and managed fleets of light, super-mid, large cabin, and ultra-long-range aircraft have steadily emerged as some of the industry’s most coveted aircraft.

Learn more at: www.flythrive.com  
Contact: News@flythrive.com


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. 

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