Planet 9

Planet 9 scoops ARGUS Platinum and IS-BAO Stage 1 status

October 8, 2019
Argus platinum status

Planet Nine Private Air (“Planet 9”), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator and aircraft management company is flying high this week on the back of earning the highest-ranked ARGUS Platinum safety certification. Independently awarded, ARGUS ratings are globally recognized as the most accurate and detailed third-party due diligence system for Part 135 charter operators, buyers and passengers throughout the world.

Planet 9 also achieved IS-BAO Stage 1 (International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) last month, satisfying IBAC that it is delivering high operational standards in all aspects of its business.

Planet 9, just over a year old, has now achieved three safety ratings, obtaining Wyvern Wingman status, under its onsite flight leader program, coinciding with the NBAA-BACE Show last year. Wyvern is a renowned benchmark for aviation safety, recognizing commitment to best practice and the highest level of safety protocol.

“We are very pleased to be adding to our accreditations with ARGUS Platinum status and IS-BAO Stage 1 rating,” commented Planet 9 Co-founder Matt Walter. “These are very important recognitions, giving confidence to our charter brokers and passengers. Our business jets are based in the USA, positioned out of Van Nuys, CA and New York’s Teterboro Airport, but we are regularly back and forth to Europe, Russia and the Middle East,” he added.

Planet 9 operates five Dassault Falcon 7Xs, plus a Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream G650 and Bombardier Global 5000 available for third party charter for private owners through its management division. It flies corporations, family offices and UHNWs from the West and East Coasts of the USA to destinations including Europe, Russia and the Middle East.

Planet 9 is exhibiting for the first time at NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas (October 22 to 24). Booth No C9624 with Avinode.

Argus platinum status

About Planet Nine

Planet 9 is headquartered at the iconic Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles, California and also maintains a presence in New York and London. The company is led by a highly experienced team of aviation professionals and its business plan utilizes a ‘floating fleet’ model. The efficiency it brings to its operations enables the business to pass on to its customers superior pricing. Planet 9 has chosen the Falcon 7X fleet as its owned aircraft of choice. Planet 9’s aircraft all feature sparklingly refurbished cabin interiors, including full Wi-Fi and IFE from Gogo/Swift Broadband.

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For charter bookings please contact:

Kirti Odedra, Director of Sales
Tel: +44 (0) 207 048 2292

Emerald Media – Alison Chambers/Liz Danner
Tel: +44 (0) 1420 560094

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