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Farmingdale, NY, United States, 2009/12/14 - Talon Air, a leading provider of private jet charter flights, has maintained its ARG/US Platinum safety rating.
Talon Air, Inc., a worldwide leader in aircraft management and luxury private air charter, announced that it has once again been awarded the prestigious Platinum Safety Rating by the Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US). Talon’s original ARG/US Platinum Rating was issued November 28, 2007. ARG/US Platinum is the highest rating for Part 135 air carriers and is awarded to only those operators who have demonstrated the implementation of industry best practices. ARG/US is the worldwide leader in performing on-site safety audits.
Maintaining the Platinum Safety Rating has demonstrated that Talon Air has successfully continued to meet and exceed the industry’s best safety practices relative to operations and maintenance.
"Safety is the foundation of everything we do at Talon Air and we are honored to have maintained our Platinum status" said Jason Sanders, Vice President of Operations. "Talon Air takes great pride in the operation and maintenance of our aircraft. Safety is not just what we put in our manuals but a company culture. Our dedicated employees make this happen.”
ARG/US provides real-time, accurate information and advice together with unique, proprietary information products. Their primary products focus on safety reports on Part 135 charter companies, financial aircraft operating cost reports, and market research for the commercial and business aviation industry. ARG/US is a pioneer in providing Safety Management Systems to the business aviation sector, and remains a leader in promoting this emerging standard for operations. ARG/US’ reputation has been earned through a combination of technologically superior information products, and top quality data and research reports.
About Talon Air, Inc.
Founded in 2001, Talon Air (talonairjets.com) is a boutique luxury private jet and aircraft management company based at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, New York in a state of the art facility which will soon double in size with the addition of our 60,000 square foot brand new hangar and office facility right next door. With the addition of new jets to its fleet, Talon continues to be an innovator in the industry delivering an unparalleled level of consistency and customer service. The vertically integrated fleet includes the Sikorsky 76B helicopter, King Air B200, Hawker 400XP, Hawker 800XP, Hawker 900XP, Hawker 4000, Challenger 300, Legacy 600, Challenger 604 and Gulfstream IVSP. All of our ATP, CAE SimuFlite trained pilots are Talon employees and maintain the highest safety ratings available.