Only 16 Part 135 air charter operators in the world have earned IS-BAO certification, so we are extremely proud of this achievement
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2009
TWC Aviation, Inc., a worldwide leader in jet charter, announced today it has been certified to meet the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and is now an IS-BAO Registered Operator. IS-BAO is a code of best practices acknowledged worldwide as the benchmark for safety, professionalism, and efficiency in business aircraft operations. IS-BAO certification is awarded after a rigorous, independent auditing process conducted by the nonprofit International Business Aviation Council.
"Only 16 Part 135 air charter operators in the world have earned IS-BAO certification, so we are extremely proud of this achievement," says Andrew Richmond, President of TWC Aviation. "Our certification acknowledges the excellence of our safety and operational practices, and is particularly meaningful since the audit is conducted by an internationally respected, unbiased and nonprofit organization."
About the IS-BAO Code of Practices:
IS-BAO was introduced in 2002 by the International Business Aviation Council. IS-BAO is similar to an ISO-9000 standard of practice, but specifically formulated for the business aviation community. The code challenges flight departments to review their current systems, programs and procedures, recognize strengths and weaknesses in those procedures, and upgrade to the highest standards.
About the International Business Aviation Council:
Based in Montreal, Canada, the International Business Aviation Council is a nonprofit, private-sector council representing the interests of business aviation around the globe. The council is an International Non-Governmental Organization and has permanent observer status with the International Civil Aviation Organization, the UN Specialized Agency for aviation matters.
About TWC Aviation, Inc.:
Headquartered in Los Angeles at Van Nuys Airport, TWC Aviation, Inc. is a privately owned, independent company that provides aircraft management, aircraft sales and acquisitions, worldwide jet charter, and aircraft maintenance services. TWC Aviation is audited and certified to the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) by the independent, nonprofit International Business Aviation Council. TWC Aviation is also independently audited and approved by Wyvern Consulting, Ltd. The company's international charter fleet includes jets from Bombardier, Cessna, Embraer, Gulfstream, and Hawker Beechcraft. Additional information is available online at http://www.twcaviation.com .