TITLE

Safety Targets

AUTHOR(S)
Flottau, Jens
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/9/2006, Vol. 164 Issue 2, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is pushing for further improvements in airline safety, as a series of accidents in 2005 highlights concerns over the level of performance in Africa and South America. Initiatives toward reaching the goal include an increased focus on Africa--the region with by far the worst safety record--and the implementation of the IATA Operational Safety Audit across the entire membership base. IATA presented a detailed action plan to the African Safety Enhancement Team summit last year and agreed to implement a safety road map in cooperation with the International Civil Aviation Organization.
ACCESSION #
19449318

 

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