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VICTOR AWARDED TOP INDUSTRY RATING AS ARGUS CERTIFIED CHARTER BROKER
27th October 2016
- Victor one of just 8 brokers worldwide to earn ARGUS’ top distinction
- Victor’s new rating reflects highest operational and compliancy standards across the business
Victor, reported to be the world’s largest on-demand private jet marketplace, has been awarded ARGUS International, Inc.’s (ARGUS) prestigious Certified Charter Broker rating. The industry status confirms the transparency and effectiveness of those processes driving Victor’s offering, and further enhances the trust charter operators and customers have in the innovative Victor marketplace.
The ARGUS Certified Charter Broker Program represents the most widely acknowledged, highly regarded source of audited information on the jet charter sector globally. The Program demands that fully ‘certified’ charter providers satisfy the major expectations and due diligence requirements of charterers and aircraft operators, and continue to maintain and enhance them. Whilst there are thousands of jet brokers around the world, only a small number have met ARGUS’ highest standards to date.
To earn its stripes as an ARGUS Certified Charter Broker, Victor has proven compliance through a rigorous on-site audit, against a recognised set of industry best practices. Victor has also demonstrated knowledge and compliance with all applicable regulations and standards imposed upon it as a result of the geographies in which it is based, and those that its booked charter flights cover. ARGUS’ new certification of the Victor marketplace is an unbiased, independent and wholly trusted rating that it can now use to reaffirm its commitment to transparent, regulated, best practise charter booking.
“The Victor team couldn’t be any happier about gaining this important industry accolade,” says Mike Ryan, Co-Founder and Head of Supply for Victor. “Our marketplace continues to grow quickly but we are committed to ensuring that rapid growth doesn’t compromise our processes or quality of service – customer and operator experience is every bit as important to us as financial performance. It is a fantastic feeling and achievement to have satisfied the exacting requirements of ARGUS’ in-depth audit; moreover, to be confirmed within a hugely crowded sector as just one of eight providers internationally delivering world class access to private jet charter. ARGUS’ certification reaffirms the values upon which Victor was built – transparency, trust and continual quality of service.”
“We take great pleasure in declaring Victor an ARGUS Certified Charter Broker,” comments Joe Moeggenberg, President and CEO of ARGUS International, Inc. “There are many brokers in the industry but only the very best can qualify as ARGUS Certified. Victor impressed us with the effective application of systems and procedures designed to strengthen their relationship with operators and customers, and allowing them to confidently handle all manner of business scenarios. Underpinned by a compelling mix of hi-tech and high-touch customer service, Victor’s vibrant, growing business is well positioned to positively impact standards across the wider charter broker industry in terms of delivering clear, cost-effective and reliable air travel.”
ARGUS certification follows Victor’s official confirmation as an ARGUS-registered business this May. More recently, it follows Victor’s 20th position (the highest-position for an aviation company) in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100, recognising the UK’s fastest growing private tech companies. The achievement, following a similarly high ranking last year, is driven by Victor’s four-year average sales growth of 139%. The company is on course to generate $18m in incremental revenue for 2016.