• First FBO Operator Approved for Reduced Inspection and Evaluation (RIE) Programme
  • Sole operator in Africa to hold Stage 3 accreditation in IS-BAO (International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations) audit

Luxembourg/ South Africa –
Luxaviation Group, one of the largest business aircraft and helicopter operators worldwide headquartered in Luxembourg, is pleased to announce that ExecuJet South Africa, part of Luxaviation Group, is the first FBO operator to obtain approval from the Isle of Man Aircraft Registry (IOMAR) for the Reduced Inspection and Evaluation (RIE) Programme. This achievement underlines ExecuJet South Africa's commitment to enhancing aviation safety and operational efficiency.

The RIE Programme is designed to allow operators more flexibility in extending the rectification cycle for some Minimum Equipment List (MEL) items, which help streamline operational processes and improve efficiency while maintaining safety standards. ExecuJet South Africa's approval in the RIE Programme highlights its innovative approach to safety, with a continuous pursuit of process optimization and operational efficiency.

ExecuJet South Africa secured Stage 3 accreditation in a recent IS-BAO (International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations) audit, ensuring safe and efficient operations, becoming the sole operator in Africa to hold this prestigious recognition. Additionally, ExecuJet South Africa received approval in the IS-BAH (International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling) audit, thus further reinforcing its status as the only approved operator in South Africa, attesting its commitment to delivering top-tier handling services to its customers.

Patrick Hansen, CEO of Luxaviation Group, says: "Safety is at the core of Luxaviation Group's mission. ExecuJet South Africa’s accomplishments highlight our dedication to the highest safety standards, solidifying our pioneering role in African aviation, setting new benchmarks, and fostering a culture of safety and operational excellence that benefits the entire aviation industry."

ExecuJet South Africa’s dedication was recently recognized with a Gold Aviation Safety Award from South Africa’s Litson & Associates (L&A), reflecting the company’s sustained commitment to maintaining the highest safety standards.

Strategically located across the African continent, ExecuJet’s bases offer a comprehensive array of services, including corporate aircraft charter, aircraft management and insurance, fixed base operations, aircraft sales, cargo charter, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), tours and safaris, and full concierge services.