by Charles Cunningham
April 18, 2017 - 7:59 pmARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) is pleased to announce that Latitude 33 Aviation, LLC, a San Diego-based private air charter operator, has achieved the prestigious ARGUS Platinum Rating, which places it in the upper five percent of over 1,000 U.S. based charter operators. The Platinum Rating is the highest level of the ARGUS Ratings and is awarded only to those air charter operators who have demonstrated successful implementation of industry best safety practices relative to their operations and maintenance. “We are pleased to receive the highest independent safety rating in the air charter industry,” said Casey Miller, President of Latitude 33 Aviation. “We are in the business of trust, and this accomplishment reflects our long-held commitment to safety to our clients, employees and partners.” Solomon Short, Director of Operations for Latitude 33 Aviation explains, “Safety is at the core of everything we do. Not only is this reflected in our perfect record with over 10 years and 40,000 hours of incident free flights, but it is also demonstrated in the daily actions we take to proactively promote a culture of safety.” “I would like to congratulate and welcome Latitude 33 Aviation to the elite and respected group of ARGUS Platinum Rated Charter Operators,” said Joseph Moeggenberg, President and CEO of ARGUS International. “Our audit is a thorough and in-depth examination of an operator’s policies and procedures compared against a constantly evolving set of industry best practices. The experienced team from Latitude 33 should take great pride in the outcome of their ARGUS Platinum audit. It was apparent to our auditing team that they focused intensely on building and refining their whole operation. We are happy to include Latitude 33 Aviation in the exclusive group of commercial operators that have achieved the ARGUS Platinum Rating.” About Latitude 33 Aviation Latitude 33 Aviation manages the largest and newest fleet of light jets in the United States. Headquartered at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Southern California, Latitude 33 Aviation provides convenient access from San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles and surrounding areas. Founded in 2006, the private jet charter, executive jet management and aircraft sales and acquisitions company serves a wide variety of clients around the world. For charter quotes and information on Latitude 33 Aviation’s services, visit www.L33Jets.com or call 1-800-840-0310. Instagram: L33Jets Facebook: L33Jets Twitter: @L33Jets About ARGUS International Inc. ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) is the worldwide leader in specialized aviation services that allow organizations around the globe to improve their operational and business decision making. ARGUS Charter operator ratings are the most recognized and requested independent source of overall operator quality. TRAQPak provides industry leading market intelligence data and research services, as well as expert aviation consulting.