Hong Kong-based business aviation service provider Metrojet has received International Standard for Business Aviation Operators (IS-BAO) Stage III certification renewal for three years to 2022. The company that provides aircraft management, maintenance, and aviation consultancy initially received the certification awarded by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) in 2016.
“Since then, we have fully revamped our safety management system [SMS] manual, overhauled our emergency response to be efficient in dealing with various crisis situations; enhanced our flight data monitoring; and launched a new, comprehensive fatigue risk management system,” said Metrojet head of safety and quality Kent Wong. “We are very grateful that our efforts to attain world-class safety standards are recognized.”
IS-BAO is a voluntary program of industry best practices that embrace the SMS culture and certification of which is awarded following successfully passing an audit by IBAC.
“Metrojet has developed our own [SMS] and become the first business aviation organization gaining SMS certification in Asia in 2009,” Metrojet CEO Gary Dolski said. “With a strong safety and quality team, we are proud to have progressed our safety culture and continuously improved our SMS over the years.”