(Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 2019) – Sun Air Jets was recently honored as a recipient of the 2018 Friendly Flyer Award at a ceremony held at the Van Nuys Airport. This award is presented to private jet operators who voluntarily participate in the Fly Friendly/Quiet Departure Program, designed to reduce noise in neighboring areas above and beyond existing federal regulations.
This marks the 5th consecutive year Sun Air Jets has been presented with the award by the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the governing body for Van Nuys and LAX. Additional recognition was presented from the offices of Nury Martinez, Councilwoman, LA’s Sixth District; and Tony Cardenas, Representative, 29th Congressional District.
“Sun Air’s commitment to being a ‘good neighbor’ to our fellow Los Angeles area residents includes going the extra mile to fly as quietly as possible at all times, and this recognition is the result of the hard work by our pilots,” stated Capt. Don Manzke, Sun Air’s Director of Operations. “Our focus on safety and quiet flying is one of the things that makes Sun Air special in Los Angeles, and earning this award for 5 consecutive years demonstrates that commitment,” stated Brian Counsil, Sun Air’s President and COO.
Serving the greater Los Angeles area, Sun Air Jets continuously remains one of the safest rated private jet operators in the world. With bases in Camarillo and Van Nuys, the company’s operations include charter, aircraft management, FAA Part 145 repair station, private hangars, as well as a full-service FBO at the company’s KCMA headquarters. As one of the only private jet operators to obtain all four of the major safety audit standards, including IS/BAO, Wyvern Wingman, ARG/US Platinum, and Air Charter Safety Foundation, Sun Air Jets remains dedicated to serving aircraft owners and charter clients with world class levels of customer service and safety.