Our commitment to the safety and security of our passengers is of primary importance in the day-to-day operations of Sunwest Aviation. We meet or exceed all Transport Canada regulations regarding commercial aircraft operations and are regularly audited by both government and private agencies in this regard. Our exemplary safety record demonstrates our commitment to safety and is further evidenced by the following Safety Management System (SMS) within Sunwest:

  • A full time Director of Safety reporting directly to the President and CEO.
  • A daily review of all safety issues with senior management.
  • A computer based Hazard Identification Tracking System with mandatory solutions and implementation.
  • A Sunwest Safety Committee with representatives from all departments.
  • A highly qualified pilot staff that attends initial and recurrent annual training on state of the art full flight simulators.

Sunwest Aviation undergoes regular safety audits and has been approved by the following organizations:

  • ARGUS (platinum rating)
  • Contrail Aviation Safety Ltd.
  • Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA)
  • Numerous major multi national Oil and Gas companies


  • Flight Safety Foundation

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