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Code of Business Principles

Words from the Group CEO

The Starlite Aviation Group has built a legacy of trust and professionalism, which has set the tone for an international reputation of the highest order. It is these values that make Starlite Aviation Group the company of choice for international relief programmes and helicopter contract work on a global scale.

Starlite adheres to the highest International Safety Standards. We invest in the two most important components of safe flying, namely, highly skilled personnel and premier world-class aircraft brands. As a result, Starlite has earned a reputation as a world leader in rapid-response helicopter aviation solutions, ensuring sustained profitability and consistently high operating standards.

All Starlite personnel, from frontline pilots and maintenance experts, to Directors and office staff, live the Starlite culture of forging lasting relationships with our clients. We respect the dignity of all cultures in the communities in which we operate globally. Personal involvement, pride in our work and consistently high standards of delivery are the foundations of our reputation and the benchmark for our operating standards.

The DNA of our business is Committed. Experienced. Passionate. It is the code by which we exist, without compromise or exception.

Slade Thomas

CEO Starlite Aviation Group

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The Starlite Aviation Group Code of Business Practice applies consistently anywhere in the world where Starlite Aviation Group operates, be it directly or indirectly, through joint ventures, partnerships or sub-contracts.

Aviation Law, Quality and Safety

All divisions and personnel within the Starlite Aviation Group, are committed to maintaining 100% compliance with all aviation laws and their international application in all countries worldwide. In addition, the Starlite Aviation Group has a Quality & Safety Management System in place, which is mandatory for all Starlite Aviation Group personnel and contractors to enforce, and actively identify and report on any non-conformances or potential hazards.

Starlite Aviation Group Vision

To be a globally significant player in the international aviation industry.

To deliver superb rotor aviation services, no matter the aircraft, configuration, geography or sector.

To guarantee the safety and quality of our services, through employing and developing professionals with the right experience in order to ensure the efficient delivery of our policies, practices and procedures.

To actively develop strategic partnerships and relationships with our clients, suppliers and other aviation businesses to enhance our offering to clients.

Starlite Aviation Group Values

Starlite Aviation Group has a set of core beliefs which we will strive to employ in all our business dealings:

  • Consistent and dedicated adherence to our Quality Safety Management System.
  • Regular audits of all areas of our business to ensure the highest quality and standard.
  • Developing diverse teams that empower individuals to take responsibility and insisting on accountability, honesty and the reward of client-focused performance.
  • Ensuring accountability by empowering individuals to take responsibility, and insisting on honesty and rewarding performance.
  • Striving always to make sound and wise decisions to profitably grow the business whilst contributing positivity to the communities in which we operate.

Standard of Conduct

Starlite Aviation Group conducts its business with honesty and integrity and seeks to deal with those who share the same commitment to these business principles. Starlite Aviation Group expects mutual respect of each party’s interests in any business relationship.

Obeying the Law

Starlite Aviation Group personnel and operating divisions respect and comply with the laws and regulations of the countries and territories in which they operate.


Starlite Aviation Group’s Equal Opportunity Employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment within the company. Starlite Aviation Group seeks to employ individuals who exhibit the requisite skills, abilities, and attitudes which will meet the safety standards required in the global aviation industry. Training is based on the same stringent requirements. Starlite Aviation Group complies with international standards in Health and Safety Management of personnel and working environments worldwide. Starlite Aviation encourages open communication throughout the business and uses the latest technology to ensure global two-way communication on a transparent and informative basis between all personnel located worldwide.

Conflicts of Interest

Starlite Aviation Group employees are prohibited from engaging in any business, financial relationships or other relationships with suppliers, customers or competitors that might influence, or appear to influence, the exercise of their judgement. A conflict of interest exists whenever an employee’s private interests, (or those of close relatives or people with whom they are in close personal or business contact) conflict in any way, (or even appear to conflict), with the interests of the Company. Starlite Aviation Group has protocols and infrastructures in place to assist personnel with avoiding personal and financial activities which may create a conflict of interest between themselves and the Starlite Aviation Group and their contracting third parties.


The concept of financial consideration for business favour is not part of the Starlite Aviation Group vocabulary. Starlite Aviation Group does not directly or indirectly give or receive monetary or asset benefits in order to gain or retain business or financial favour. Involvement by Starlite Aviation Group personnel at any level in such activities is dealt with according to the letter of the law.

Reliability of Financial Reporting

Starlite Aviation Group only operates according to sound business practices and corporate governance based on full, fair, accurate, timely and understandable financial reporting practices. Starlite Aviation Group does not tolerate any deceptive or improper financial conduct, be it for personal benefit or company gain.

Product Assurance

Starlite Aviation Group is committed to providing aviation products and services which consistently offer value in terms of service, price, safety and quality.

Public Activities

Starlite Aviation Group only undertakes contracts or missions based on a commercial consideration and does not in any way support politically motivated groups, parties and or activities. The Starlite Aviation Group encourages all operating divisions to vigorously promote and defend their interests, both through action, talk and conduct. They are directed to follow any legal channel available to them for social discourse, be it to challenge, question, assist, or agree on industry processes and protocols.

Starlite Aviation Group recognises and acknowledges the unique skill sets of all personnel, and encourages each person to make their experience and knowledge available for the improvement of the operational and service safety of people and aircraft in the aviation industry.

Environmental Issues

Starlite Aviation Group is committed to protecting and enhancing the environment wherever it conducts business, and undertakes every precaution to operate in ways which are both safe for aviation and the environments in which they operate. The Company recognises that it is essential for continued business success to address the environmental matters that are affected by its daily operations, and is committed to working with others towards the improvement and development of environmental standards and the understanding of environmental issues.


Starlite Aviation Group supports the concept of healthy competition between companies in our sector, and believes that vigorous yet fair competition can only enhance better operating standards in the industry. All Starlite Aviation Group personnel are kept updated on sound business practice and fair operating principles.