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October 21, 2014 - 7:50pm

Flight operations support group Nexus has acquired aviation risk management and safety audit provider Wyvern Consulting. Online charter portal Avinode (Booth 2279), which sold the company for an undisclosed sum, will continue to provide technological support for its former subsidiary and is also retaining control of Wyvern’s pilot and aircraft data division. Wyvern operator ratings, Wyvern Wingman and Wyvern Registered audits will continue to be available through the Avinode Marketplace.

September 2, 2014 - 3:45pm

Hong Kong-based L’Voyage has become the first independent air charter broker in Asia to uphold the Wyvern Broker Pledge and the Wingman Standard for air charter operations. Wyvern brokers are committed to having a safety program as part of their organization, and to promoting their commitment through the use of Wyvern data programs such as The Wingman Report, Safety Intelligence Report market intelligence and by running trip due-diligence reports on every trip.

August 14, 2013 - 10:00am
Mexico-based FlyMex recently joined the ranks of Wyvern-Wingman approved charter operators. Its fleet of six fixed-wing aircraft and one helicopter includes a Hawker 800 (left) and Bombardier Learjet 60.

FlyMex of Mexico has successfully completed a Wyvern standard audit to earn the Wingman status, which the Trenton, New Jersey-based auditor says demonstrates when a charter operation meets “the highest safety standard.”

October 29, 2012 - 3:40pm

Wyvern, a global aviation safety auditing, consulting and information services company, recently announced that its Wingman portfolio–flight departments that have undergone the Wyvern audit process–has now grown to more than 120 companies in 29 countries. “Our standards far exceed government regulatory requirements,” according to the company. This mean, Wyvern added, that only companies with a demonstrated commitment to safety make the effort to become a Wyvern Wingman.

October 4, 2012 - 3:35pm

New online aircraft charter broker CharterBox is bringing the “name your price” concept to the charter aviation market through a real-time marketplace that matches buyers and sellers of charter. The company says its model will help operators supplement their traditional retail charter business by optimizing the transient movement of their aircraft. CharterBox uses only operators that are Argus Gold or better and/or Wyvern Wingman compliant.

August 23, 2012 - 1:00pm

NetJets sister company Executive Jet Management successfully completed an on-site audit and has become a Wyvern Wingman. Charter operators that undergo the on-site safety audit and are found to meet the rigorous safety standards conducted by Wyvern auditors are recommended for use by all Wyvern clients. Operators that successfully complete the audit have already met the Wyvern Standard, a “globally recognized seal of excellence.”

June 3, 2011 - 10:55am

Brendan Gallagher died last Sunday morning at his home in London, just days after participating in press trips to Geneva, Belfast and Turkey with his usual enthusiasm and good humor. He was taken at a youthful 60. 

 
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