TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd Receives Renewed Wyvern Wingman Operating Status

Farnborough, 7th January 2019 – TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd has successfully received renewed accreditation to the Wyvern Wingman safety program following a rigorous onsite safety audit conducted by Wyvern.
The Wyvern Wingman standard is globally acknowledged as the industry’s benchmark in aviation safety and reflects a commitment to current aviation best practice and the highest level of safety and protocol. Wingman operators must successfully pass a Wingman audit which demands transparency with respect to safety records, operational history and operating procedures, pilot experience, established training practices and a close evaluation of critical programs such as the Safety Management System and Emergency Response Plan.
Safety is one of TAG Aviation’s core values and successful completion of the Wyvern Wingman audit is an assurance to customers, industry partners and employees of the on-going commitment to maintain the highest standards at all times. “We are proud to have had our prestigious Wyvern Wingman status renewed. It is a hugely important endorsement within the business aviation industry and underpins our investment in providing best-in-class service and operations”, said Patricia Davis, Head of Compliance and Safety, TAG (UK) Ltd.
Sonnie Bates, CEO of Wyvern added: “The ability to continually meet the Wingman Standard benchmark is testament to an organisation’s commitment to safety. This certification is a testament to TAG Aviation’s continuing commitment to the highest levels of safety as well to operating the highest levels of industry accepted best practices. Their commitment to continually improving quality and safety has made them an industry leader in safety culture.”

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About TAG Aviation TAG Aviation has pioneered industry standards in business aviation client service, safety systems, operational excellence and bespoke training, with a history dating back to 1966. TAG Aviation is a global company that includes TAG Aviation Europe, TAG Aviation Asia in Hong Kong and TAG Aviation Middle East in Bahrain. The company offers a broad range of business aviation services including aircraft management, charter, maintenance and FBO/handling. Globally, TAG Aviation manages a fleet of over 120 aircraft, with around 60 available for charter. The company also provides comprehensive maintenance and engineering services in eleven locations (Geneva, Sion, Farnborough, Luton, Paris, Clermont-Ferrand, Lisbon, Hong Kong, Lomé, Sheremetyevo and Luanda). The company is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and comprises of operating centres in Geneva, Farnborough (London), Hong Kong. TAG Aviation’s FBO facilities in Geneva and TAG Farnborough Airport, a sister company, have repeatedly been rated among the top three FBOs worldwide. TAG Aviation employs over 1,200 aviation professionals worldwide including nearly 600 pilots and cabin crew. TAG Global Training, TAG Aviation’s training division, trains an average of 3,000 aviation professionals each year. www.tagaviation.com

About WYVERN WYVERN Ltd is the leader in manned and unmanned aviation safety risk management and training. Building on its 26-year reputation for delivering value to the aviation community, WYVERN ensures operational excellence through its flagship Wingman Program for manned aircraft operations. WYVERN’s EXACT Program is a comprehensive and professional safety certification program for UAS end users and operators of unmanned air vehicles. 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 at www.wyvernltd.com

Press Contact For any further information and high resolution photography please contact: Della Edwards, PR Officer, TAG Aviation Europe. T: + 44 (0) 792 053 6850 E: dedwards@tagaviation.com

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