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Highest Industry Safety Rating Received by Latitude 33 Aviation

Latitude 33 Platinum Logo
Latitude 33 Platinum Logo

April 24, 2017 – Latitude 33 Aviation, managing the newest and largest fleet of light jets in the U.S., is proud to announce it has been awarded the prestigious ARGUS Platinum Rating, the highest safety certification issued by the Aviation Research Group International, Inc. (ARGUS).

This designation is awarded only to world class aviation operators with an exceptional Safety Management System (SMS), full-motion simulator training for all pilots, a clear and workable Emergency Response Plan, effective policies and procedures, and documented records for all major aspects of operations and maintenance.

As per a 2012 industry statistics compiled by ARGUS, out of 1,000 U.S.-based charter operators only 52, or five percent, have reached a Platinum rating. ARGUS is a specialized aviation services company with global expertise whose mission is to provide the aviation marketplace with the information needed to make informed decisions and manage risk. For more information, please visit

Latitude 33 strives to provide the absolute best of what the private aviation industry has to offer, and this achievement is yet another way we demonstrate our commitment to our clients, partners and employees.  As the only ARGUS Platinum rated jet operator in San Diego, we proactively promote a culture of safety which has resulted in a perfect record of over 40,000 hours of incident-free flights over the past decade.


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