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TAG Europe adds jets and passes muster with Wyvern
The latest additions to TAG’s fleet, a factory new Gulfstream 650ER and a Global Express, make a total of six aircraft for this year so far, and TAG looks forward to welcoming more to the fleet further into 2023.
TAG Europe has gone back to its roots concentrating on offering aircraft management and charter services.
Read this story in our August 2023 printed issue.

TAG Aviation Europe has added two further aircraft to its fleet in the second quarter of this year. A factory new Gulfstream 650ER and a Bombardier Global Express will both be available for charter. The Gulfstream will be based between Switzerland and Turkey, while the Global Express will be based in Farnborough, UK.

These latest additions to the fleet make a total of six aircraft for this year so far, and TAG looks forward to welcoming more to the fleet further into 2023.

“We are delighted to welcome these aircraft into our fleet as they fit perfectly into what is a diverse and reliable portfolio. They will also be well received in today’s charter market as both demonstrate ultra long-range capability with modern new interiors,” says Karl Mills, CCO, TAG Aviation Europe.

Whether managing valuable private jet assets of owners or supporting charter flight clients, TAG Aviation says it delivers the highest standards of service excellence, trust and safety. Operating out of Europe and Asia, TAG has a heritage dating back to the 1960s. TAG Europe has gone back to its roots, concentrating on offering aircraft management and charter services.

Meanwhile TAG Aviation Cayman has secured accreditations for both Wyvern Wingman certified operators and the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO).

TAG Aviation has been a long-standing operator of Cayman Islands registered aircraft for private owners but was awarded an AOC by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) in May 2022. The company also holds AOCs from San Marino, Malta and the UK, which are also Wyvern and IS-BAO certified.

Wyvern Wingman operators are evaluated by the Wingman Standard criteria. The scope of evaluation includes an assessment of operational activities, review of the company’s operational history and safety records, safety management system, internal evaluation programme, administrative compositions, technical documentation, pilot and aircraft records, training requirements and maintenance operations including technician training and experience.

Launched in 2002, IS-BAO is globally recognised to assist operators apply industry best practices by challenging them to review and compare their safety-related policies, processes and procedures, and then make improvement, elevating them to the worldwide standard for business aviation.

“As safety is one of TAG’s core values, we are delighted to have achieved these highly acclaimed certifications from both Wyvern Wingman and IS-BAO,” says Julyn Tan, accountable manger of TAG Aviation Cayman. “As a leader in the industry, it is our responsibility to continuously invest in our safety operations and procedures to ensure we are not only meeting the highest safety standards but exceeding them. Such accreditations echo the commitment of TAG and the hard work we put in to stay safe. It’s a complete team effort, and I’m extremely proud of the collaboration the departments have shown across TAG Aviation to achieve these certifications.”

Wyvern is very happy to declare TAG Aviation Cayman as a Wingman operator. Adhering to the Wingman Standard is evidence that TAG has a culture of excellence that is far above its peers,” comments Sonnie Bates, CEO, Wyvern.

Finally, TAG Aviation San Marino has also secured its designation as a Wyvern Wingman certified operator following a successful audit, conducted in May.

“We are delighted to have renewed the Wyvern Wingman certification for our San Marino operation. As the biggest commercial business jet operator on the registry, we pride ourselves on striving for excellence,” says Ray Wilson, TAG Aviation San Marino accountable manager. “Safety is always at the heart of everything we do here at TAG and therefore such accreditations confirm that we continue to operate to the highest standards. I am extremely proud of the TAG Aviation team involved in achieving this certification.”

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