Fort Worth, TX, August 13, 2012 – Baker Aviation recently completed the Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US) two-day audit for their Part 135 Air Carrier Operation. The successful completion of the audit resulted in Baker Aviation being awarded the Platinum Safety Rating from ARG/US, which is the highest rating a 135 Charter Operator can receive. Out of the nearly 2,500 Nationwide Part 135 Operators, only 4% have achieved this Platinum Rating.
“Safety, service and value are the essential elements of our operation, and the ARG/US Platinum rating is an affirmation of our commitment to excellence,” stated Marty Dyer, Director of Operations, Baker Aviation. “As our company grows, we will continue to strive for superior standards in all that we do, and we are extremely optimistic about the future of Baker Aviation.”
The audit consisted of an in-depth review of all of Baker Aviation’s manuals, procedures, Safety Management Systems, FAA compliance, and general company-wide practices. The aspects of operation covered by the audit included: Maintenance, Flight Operations and Charter procedures. After reviewing all of these elements, the auditors concluded that Baker Aviation met all of the stringent criteria to pass the inspection, and the Platinum Safety Rating was recommended. The official rating was awarded in late July 2012.
A Wyvern Registered Charter Operation, Baker Aviation’s current fleet consists of a Citation 650, Beechjet 400A and they most recently added a Hawker 800A.
Baker Aviation is a full-service private aircraft charter, management, and maintenance company licensed to provide professional aviation services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. ARG/US, Platinum-Rated, they are headquartered at Meacham International Airport, Fort Worth, TX, with new maintenance facilities at Addison Airport, Dallas, TX, specializing in airframe maintenance for Gulfstream, Learjet, Challenger, Hawker, Beechcraft, and Cessna Citation Aircraft. To learn more, or to schedule service, please visit www.baker-aviation.com or call 877-541-5387.