by Charles Cunningham
August 22, 2017 - 2:00 pmARGUS International is pleased to announce Swift Aircraft Management, a part 135 worldwide charter management company based in Phoenix, Arizona, has achieved the prestigious ARGUS Platinum Rating. This accomplishment places Swift Aircraft Management in the upper five percent of over 1,000 U.S. based charter operators. As the highest level of the ARGUS Ratings, the Platinum Rating, is awarded only to those air charter operators who have demonstrated successful implementation of industry best safety practices relative to their operations and maintenance. To attain an ARGUS Platinum Rating operators must satisfy the following requirements: pass the ARGUS Platinum onsite safety audit, demonstrate a well-developed Safety Management System and Emergency Response Plan as well as exhibit detailed maintenance and operational records—within a 24-month period. “This latest achievement is the result of our commitment and persistent focus on the highest safety standards,” said Tony Jobusch, Director of Safety. “Our leadership and employees continually promote an environment where every team member contributes to the success and improvement of our Safety Management System. This environment was vital to achieving an ARGUS Platinum Rating.” “Earning the Platinum Rating illustrates Swift Aircraft Management has gone beyond compliance—making safety an integral part of their culture,” said Joseph Moeggenberg, President and CEO of ARGUS International. “We welcome Swift Aircraft Management to the elite group of operators who have achieved the ARGUS Platinum Rating.”
###About Swift Aircraft Management Swift Aircraft Management (SAM) is a part 135 worldwide charter management company operating under the air carrier certificate 7SJA243N. Our fleet includes two Legacy 600s and a Phenom 100 for P.135 Charter. We also manage a Legacy 650 on the East Coast under a P.91 management program. Swift Aircraft Management offers unique management agreements and strives to meet every charter and aircraft owner’s management needs. For more information visit, www.swiftacm.com About ARGUS International Inc. ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) is a specialized aviation services company whose mission is to provide the aviation marketplace with data and information necessary to make informed decisions and manage risk. ARGUS provides world-class aviation software and business management solutions and is a highly recognized independent source of charter operator ratings. ARGUS subsidiaries include ARGUS PROS, the leading provider of on-site safety audits, PRISM, a worldwide leader in Safety Management System and Certification services and the Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the world’s leading provider of safety training and certification to the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry. Founded in 1995, ARGUS is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is actively engaged around the globe.