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What Does it Mean to be ARGUS Platinum?

As one of the premier charter operators in the industry, Polaris Aviation Solutions achieved one of their strategic objectives of becoming an ARGUS Platinum Rated charter operator, the most recognized symbol of quality and operational excellence in the world. Michael Santiago, CEO of Polaris Aviation Solutions, sits down with ARGUS International to discuss what it takes to be the [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00October 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on What Does it Mean to be ARGUS Platinum?

Better Budgeting for Business Aircraft: A Zero-Based Approach

Why Take a Zero-Based Approach? Building your budgets on a clean sheet of paper and from the bottom up each year is an investment of time and effort.  Why do it?  At Polaris Aviation Solutions we have found that we reduce a new client’s spending by an average of 15% in the first year that [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00July 28th, 2016|Insights|Comments Off on Better Budgeting for Business Aircraft: A Zero-Based Approach

Myths of Flight Department Outsourcing

Within the private aviation industry there is a negative connotation associated with flight department outsourcing to an aircraft management provider.  Much of this negativity stems from the history of aircraft management where providers lacked transparency and integrity, hiding fees in everything they could.  When the aviation industry took a hit during The Great Recession of the [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00July 27th, 2016|Insights|Comments Off on Myths of Flight Department Outsourcing

Evaluating an Aircraft Manager

If after considering our post entitled The Case for 3rd Party Aircraft Management you've determined it's time to evaluate your options, begin by identifying the most critical categories with the greatest impact to your business.  Based on our experience the most successful partnerships focus on 10 key areas.  This list can and should be be expanded upon, however [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00July 27th, 2016|Insights|Comments Off on Evaluating an Aircraft Manager

Polaris Aviation Solutions Earns Prestigious ARGUS Platinum

July 21, 2016 - Braselton, Georgia Polaris Aviation Solutions, a global aircraft management, charter, and completions management company, today announced that it has earned the prestigious Platinum designation from ARGUS International.  Platinum is the highest level third party audit rating, and is awarded only to those operators who have demonstrated successful implementation of best practices [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00July 21st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Polaris Aviation Solutions Earns Prestigious ARGUS Platinum

The Case for 3rd Party Aircraft Management

In an environment of daily market swings, increasing shareholder pressures and transparency, but with a continuing need to run a more efficient and productive business, business aircraft are increasingly the focus of attention.  Corporate aircraft have become a lightning rod public relations nightmares, oftentimes leading to positive company results being overshadowed.  With that as the backdrop, however, [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00July 14th, 2016|Insights|Comments Off on The Case for 3rd Party Aircraft Management

Polaris Aviation Solutions Appoints Kenny Fuller as Chief Pilot

May 2, 2016 - Braselton, Georgia Polaris Aviation Solutions today announced the appointment of Captain Kenny Fuller as Chief Pilot.  His appointment is effective May 2, 2016 following authorization from the FAA. Prior to his new role Kenny held the Director of Training role for the Polaris Part 91 and Part 135 training program in addition to serving as an International [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00May 2nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Polaris Aviation Solutions Appoints Kenny Fuller as Chief Pilot

Polaris Aviation Solutions Appoints Jeff Lane as Director of Operations

May 2, 2016 – Braselton, Georgia Polaris Aviation Solutions today announced the appointment of Jeff Lane as Director of Operations Part 91/135.  His appointment is effective May 2, 2016 following authorization from the FAA. With over 30 years experience in the aviation industry Jeff began his career as an AH-64 Apache crew chief in the Army.  He [...]

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Polaris Aviation Solutions Announces Boeing 777 Completion Project

July 30, 2014 – Braselton, Georgia Polaris Aviation Solutions, a global aircraft management, charter, and project management company, today announced that it has been selected to provide Project Management oversight in the conversion of a commercial airliner into an exclusive VVIP wide body aircraft for private use.  The Boeing 777 will be arriving at the completion center in Texas within [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00July 30th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Polaris Aviation Solutions Announces Boeing 777 Completion Project

FAR Part 125 Operations Approved with Polaris Aviation Solutions

On behalf of a confidential client, Polaris Aviation Solutions has obtained approval to operate under FAR Part 125.  The client has been awarded this certificate through the Teterboro, NJ Federal Standards District Office (FSDO) for a Boeing 767 VVIP aircraft for private use. This accomplishment comes years after beginning the process of purchasing, designing, completing and testing the aircraft in [...]

By |2019-03-12T17:42:59+00:00November 11th, 2008|News|Comments Off on FAR Part 125 Operations Approved with Polaris Aviation Solutions