Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. (PACI) has a steadfast commitment to safety and every aspect of flight operations revolves around it. Consistently exceeding established industry standards, PACI ensures your aviation experience is safe and secure. With decades of experience meeting rigorous private jet safety standards PACI continuously evaluates the industry-leading safety programs it has in place.
Industry-Leading Private Jet Safety Initiatives
Safety Management System (SMS) is a quality management approach to controlling flight-related risks by providing accessible tools for monitoring safety-related processes. Pentastar Aviation’s own Safety Management System incorporates operational risk profiling with internal evaluation and quality assurance concepts, resulting in more structured management and continuous improvement in contingency operations.
International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) is a code of best practices based on the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) International Standards and Recommended Practices. It is designed to help business aviation operational departments worldwide achieve a high level of safety and professionalism. Pentastar Aviation as well as Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. are both registered as Stage 2 IS-BAO operators.
PACI holds an ARG/US Platinum Rating - The highest safety accreditation available, awarded only to those experienced operators who meet the criteria for the ARG/US Gold Rating and successfully pass a biennial ARG/US on-site safety audit. This on-site safety audit, administered by an independent unbiased third party, requires authentication of a well-developed Safety Management System, a clear and workable Emergency Response Plan, effective policies and procedures and documented records for all major aspects of operations and maintenance within a flight department or charter company.
PACI is a Wyvern Wingman Operator committed to developing third party stringent measures of performance and verification, ensuring the highest standards are met or exceeded with regard to crew, aircraft, and operation safety as well as maintenance. Compliance with this standard is demonstrated by the successful completion of an onsite safety audit every 24 months.
Air charter transportation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc., a U.S. FAR Part 135 on-demand air carrier, or by other U.S. FAR Part 135 certificated on-demand air carriers arranged by Pentastar Aviation, LLC.