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Latitude 33 Receives Los Angeles Friendly Flyer Award 2019
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Latitude 33 Aviation Receives Friendly Flyer Award

June 26, 2019 – The Los Angeles World Airports are committed to minimizing noise impact on the neighboring communities with aircraft operating at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys Airport (VNY). Since 1959, LAWA has developed and implemented noise abatement programs, established partnership-based solutions, and worked with stakeholders in a cooperative and collaborative manner.

Latitude 33 Aviation manages aircraft, including a 2018 Citation Latitude, at Van Nuys airport and frequently performs flights into and out of the airport. The private jet charter, executive jet management, and aircraft sales and acquisitions company headquartered at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Southern California, received the Friendly Flyer Award for achieving outstanding compliance with the Van Nuys Airport’s Fly Friendly Program for the fifth consecutive year.

In 2012, the “Friendly Flyer” Award program was created to recognize jet operators and efforts being made to achieve the highest level of compliance with mandatory noise regulations and voluntary noise abatement programs at Van Nuys Airport. Latitude 33 Aviation was among 34 other companies recognized in the 7th annual Van Nuys Airport Friendly Flyer Awards ceremony. A luncheon ceremony was held at the Airtel Plaza Hotel to recognize the winners of the prestigious award.

The Friendly Flyer Award is presented annually to operators who meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • At least 60 southbound jet departures
  • No violations of the following:
    • Noise Abatement and Curfew Regulation
    • Non-Additional Rule
    • Noisier Jet Phase-out
  • 99% or greater compliance with the No Early Turn and the Quiet Jet Departure Programs.

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Latitude 33 Aviation manages one of the newest and largest fleets of light, midsize, and super-midsize jets in North America. Founded in 2006 in San Diego and led by two ambitious pilots looking to redefine the private aviation experience, Latitude 33 Aviation is the premier private jet charter, executive jet management, and aircraft sales and acquisitions company that serves a wide variety of travelers and destinations around the world. As part of the top five percent of U.S. private jet charter operators to achieve the prestigious ARGUS Platinum safety rating, Latitude 33 Aviation continues to lead the industry with community involvement and educational initiatives that continue to grow year over year.

 

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Friendly Flying – Latitude 33 Aviation Receives Los Angeles Award for Fourth Consecutive Year
Friendly Flyer Awards 2018

July 11, 2018 – Los Angeles County is home to many domestic and international airports. Los Angeles International (LAX), Ontario International, John Wayne, Long Beach, Hollywood Burbank, and Van Nuys are the most commonly used airports in the county.

Latitude 33 Aviation manages aircraft based in cities throughout the U.S. and frequently performs flights into and out of Van Nuys airport. The private jet charter, executive jet management, and aircraft sales and acquisitions company headquartered at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Southern California, received the Friendly Flyer Award for achieving outstanding compliance with the Van Nuys Airport’s Fly Friendly Program for the fourth consecutive year.

Addressing the community’s concerns regarding jet aircraft noise in neighborhood areas, the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) established the voluntary Fly Friendly/Quiet Departure Program (QDP) for jet aircraft. In 2012, the “Friendly Flyer” Award program was created to recognize jet operators and efforts being made to achieve the highest level of compliance with mandatory noise regulations and voluntary noise abatement programs at Van Nuys Airport.

Since then, LAWA has updated the target noise levels and expanded the list of aircraft types to address Van Nuys fleet variety and reduce target noise levels.

The Friendly Flyer Award is presented annually to operators who meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • At least 60 southbound jet departures
  • No violations of the following:
    • Noise Abatement and Curfew Regulation
    • Non-Additional Rule
    • Noisier Jet Phase-out
  • 99% or greater compliance with the No Early Turn and the Quiet Jet Departure Programs.

The City of Los Angeles and the 29th Congressional District recognized the four-time Friendly Flyer Award winner for its dedication and commitment to honor and preserve the needs of the community. Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners member Jeffery Daar stated, “We congratulate and thank each of our award recipients for their commitment to quiet flying practices, which reduces noise and enhances the quality of life in our neighboring communities.”

“…reduces noise and enhances the quality of life in our neighboring communities.”

The Friendly Flyer program is regularly updated to expand the number of involved aircraft. Flora Margheritis, Van Nuys Airport manager, states the airport works in close collaboration with jet aircraft owners, operators, pilots, and airport tenants to achieve meaningful improvements.

Latitude 33 Aviation currently manages 30 private business jets located at airports along the West Coast and throughout the country. By offering all-inclusive services under one roof, the company has made itself the trusted partner for all things private aviation. As part of the top five percent of U.S. private jet charter operators to achieve the prestigious ARGUS Platinum safety rating, Latitude 33 Aviation continues to lead the industry with community involvement and educational initiatives that continue to grow year over year.

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Latitude 33 Aviation Receives Los Angeles Award for Third Consecutive Year

July 20, 2017 – Latitude 33 Aviation was recently presented with the Van Nuys Airport Friendly Flyer Award for achieving outstanding compliance with the airport’s Fly Friendly program for calendar year 2016. Although the program has stringent requirements and only a small number of private jet operators flying out of the Los Angeles area airport qualify, this is the third consecutive year Latitude 33 Aviation has received the award.

The voluntary Van Nuys Airport Fly Friendly/Quiet Departure Program for jet aircraft was established in 1994 to address the community’s concerns regarding jet aircraft noise in neighboring areas. The annual Friendly Flyer Award program was established in 2012 to acknowledge those operators who complied with all noise abatement policies and procedures and achieved the highest level of success in adhering to the Fly Friendly/Quiet Departure Program.

The award winners were determined using the following criteria:

1. At least 60 southbound jet departures during 2017
2. 99% or greater compliance with the no early turn and the Quiet Jet Departure Programs
3. No violations of noise ordinances:

  • Noise abatement and curfew regulation
  • Non-Addition rule
  • Noisier Jet phase-out

This year’s winners were recognized at a luncheon at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys. As one of the few Argus Platinum rated operators, Latitude 33 strives to provide the absolute best of what the private aviation industry has to offer. This award demonstrates Latitude 33 Aviation’s commitment to being an outstanding community and industry partner.

Latitude 33 Aviation has aircraft available for private jet charter based at Van Nuys Airport, as well as Hawthorne, John Wayne/Orange County, Long Beach, Carlsbad/San Diego, and Fresno, California. Van Nuys Airport is dedicated to noncommercial air travel and is committed to being a good neighbor by continuing to require stricter standards for voluntary noise abatement measures.

 

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