ARGUS PROS (Partners and Resources for Operational Safety), is one of the largest and most respected global auditing organizations in the aviation industry. The Platinum Rating is ARGUS' highest level of quality ratings and is awarded only to those air charter operators who have demonstrated successful implementation of industry best safety practices relative to their operations and maintenance.
The foundation of IS-BAO is the development of a safety management system to assess the risks encountered in flight operations. It is modelled on the ISO 9000 family of standards. Validation of the entire process has to be completed by an independent accredited ISBAO audit company.
BARS or Basic Aviation Risk Standard Program is provided by the Flight Safety Foundation. The Program was developed in conjunction with the resource sector to provide oversight of the contracted aviation services supporting their operations. The Program has grown to also cover humanitarian, government and corporate contracted aviation operations.
The Standard identifies threats and risks to safe operations and draws on the collective experience of numerous contracting companies to create a pragmatic and robust yet achievable standard for all operators.
This registration has been achieved by ExecuJet Australia with Gold designation.
Wyvern monitors all Wingman companies continuously throughout the year, and each operator also undergoes annual Wyvern on-site audits to ensure that their operations and maintenance practices continue to adhere to The Wyvern Standard. Wyvern is the most prestigious, highly recognized safety audit company in the USA. It demands safety standards of an operator far in excess of most government regulatory agencies.
NATA Safety 1st Ground Audit Standard
NATA Safety 1 st has established the NATA Safety 1 st Ground Audit Program and the standards to create a consistent operational safety standard for fixed base operators, airports, and other service providers while increasing the overall safety level of these operations. This program also provides on-demand charter, fractional, and corporate aircraft operators with an alternative to costly proprietary audits from these service providers.