ARGUS Announces Important Updates to the ARGUS Audit Standard

ARGUS Announces Important Updates to the ARGUS Audit Standard

25-Mar-2014 Source: ARGUS

ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) is pleased to announce that they are implementing important updates to the ARGUS Audit Standard. This is the standard which is utilized to qualify a charter operator for the ARGUS Platinum and Gold Plus rating.

“The new additions combined with the established audit standard, has created an even more valuable and informative audit process,” stated Joe Moeggenberg, President and CEO of ARGUS. “The additions and enhancements to the standard are designed to further challenge today’s sophisticated operators, who continue to respond positively to operational improvements brought on through their own initiative, industry best practices, and current or pending regulation. It has been very impressive to watch this industry evolve and relentlessly pursue new processes and procedures designed to further improve upon an already very respectable safety record.”

Some of the notable updates include:

  • Additional standards that address global Safety Management System (SMS) requirements
  • Improved alignment with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards and recommended practices
  • Incorporates updates and lessons learned from thousands of ARGUS audits performed throughout its’ history
  • Customizable applications to account for the varied array of operations and industry segments

“ARGUS is excited to release the latest version of our proven and respected audit standard,” said Patrick O’Flaherty, Director of Business Aviation Audit Programs at ARGUS. “The updated standard incorporates feedback from the ARGUS auditors, many of whom have hundreds of audits from which to develop their recommendations, as well as respected members of our industry who make up the ARGUS Audit Advisory Board. The updates to the standard continue ARGUS’ ongoing efforts to utilize a relevant, scalable and thorough standard for evaluating air charter operators around the globe.”

To read the new audit standard in full, visit

About ARGUS International Inc.
ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) is a specialized aviation services company whose mission is to provide the aviation marketplace with data and information necessary to make informed decisions and manage risk. ARGUS provides world-class aviation software and business management solutions, including AVMOSYS business management software, TRAQPak, CHEQ, and ARMOR SMS. ARGUS Charter operator ratings are the most recognized and requested independent source of overall operator quality. TRAQPak provides industry leading market intelligence data and research services, as well as expert aviation consulting. ARGUS subsidiaries include ARGUS PROS, the leading provider of on-site safety audits and PRISM, a worldwide leader in Safety Management System (SMS) and Certification services. Founded in 1995, ARGUS is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and actively engaged around the globe.

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