Desert Jet, an aircraft management and charter company based in Southern California, has successfully completed an on-site safety audit and has earned the elite Wyvern Wingman designation.

Desert Jet was audited to the Wyvern Standard, a rigorous set of safety and operational benchmarks that far surpass industry standards. Wingman is the highest Wyvern rating and only awarded to those air charter operators that undergo a rigorous on-site Wyvern audit in which their operations, maintenance, and safety management systems are scrutinized.

“We are very excited to partner with growing operators like Desert Jet who are committed to building their operation with a safety focus”, said Brent Moldowan, Managing Director of Wyvern Ltd. “The Wyvern Wingman program has a long history of operators that meet the rigorous Wyvern Standard, which is a globally recognized seal of aviation safety excellence.”

Since 1991, there have been zero fatalities on Wyvern compliant flights.

“We continually strive to exceed the highest standards in safety, service and quality.” said Nicholas Sanders, Director of Safety for Desert Jet. “Being recognized as a Wyvern Wingman demonstrates our team’s commitment to our continual quest for excellence.”

About Desert Jet

Desert Jet is a full-service aviation management company that provides clients with expertise in acquiring, operating and generating revenue using private jet aircraft, and offers on-demand charters in its fleet of jet aircraft. Desert Jet was one of the first jet charter providers in the world to become IS-BAO certified, exceeding a global industry safety standard. The company is operated and managed by National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) designated Certified Aviation Managers. The company’s founder, Denise Wilson, was a finalist in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of 2010 contest, in the Emerging Entrepreneur category. Desert Jet is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and ranked 296 on the 2011 Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies.

For more information visit the Desert Jet website at www.desertjet.com, email charter@desertjet.com or contact via phone at (800) 381-JETS.