Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Assure Safety Program

Edgar Alacan is a graduate of Brooklyn College who has worked in the private jet industry for the past decade. A member of the National Business Aviation Association, Edgar Alacan currently serves as the co-founder and managing director of 

Based in New York City, provides clients with custom private jet trips. The organization maintains a fleet of jets that range in class size from light to turbo. Regardless of jet class, emphasizes a "safety first and luxury second" philosophy.

Safety standards at are governed by the organization’s Assure Aviation Safety System program. Rather than simply meet minimum private jet safety benchmarks, known as FAR 91, Assure requires that pilots and aircraft meet more rigorous requirements. Known as FAR 135, these extensive safety benchmarks include more comprehensive drug and alcohol testing and longer rest requirements for crew members. 

The Assure program also sets additional runway safety standards and requires weather reporting before landings. Moreover, the program ensures pilots are properly vetted under the Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996. 

For additional information on Assure safety standards, visit