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ExecuJet in South Africa renews Stage III IS-BAO and Wingman
ExecuJet's South African AOC is the first in the group to have its IS-BAO Stage III audit renewed. VP Gavin Kiggen and his team hope that the company is leading by example, and that others in the industry will follow.
From left: Steven Giovannoni, assistant RPM; Estie Serfontain, QA manager; Peter Volland, safety/training manager; Robert Ator, IS-BAO/Wyvern auditor; Gavin Kiggen, VP Africa; Pierre du Plessis, RPO.
Read this story in our November 2018 printed issue.

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, is celebrating the successful renewal of its International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage III and Wyvern Wingman audits.

The company's South African AOC was awarded IS-BAO Stage III accreditation in 2015 and is the first ExecuJet AOC to receive a renewal audit, undertaken every three years. The operator's other IS-BAO Stage III accredited AOCs are its Asia-Pacific, Europe and Middle East operations.

The renewal audits were based on ExecuJet's SMS, security, training, flight operations, ERP, OHSE and quality.

VP for Africa Gavin Kiggen comments: “Renewing IS-BAO Stage III and Wyvern Wingman is very significant and the renewals are testament to our safety management culture here in South Africa. The team has put in place a strong and sustainable system to ensure our impeccable standards of safety and service are maintained in every situation. We hope the efforts of the team will act as a model for others in the industry aiming to achieve the accreditation.”

IS-BAO is a joint programme between IBAC and its member associations and was designed to help business aircraft operators worldwide achieve high levels of safety standards and professionalism.

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