SAFARILINK MAKES HISTORY BY ATTAINING IATA’S STANDARD SAFETY ASSESSMENT (ISSA)
(Posted 10th May 2019)
Safarilink Aviation successfully completed the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) designed for commercial airlines and is now on the ISSA registry.
Safarilink is the first Kenyan ‘Beach and Bush‘ airline to complete this stringent audit across the entire African continent, a sign of the airline’s continued commitment for their operational safety meeting the highest possible standards.
The assessment covered the following disciplines:
- Organization and Management System which includes Quality, Safety and Security Systems
- Flight Operations
- Operational Control and Flight Dispatch
- Ground Handling Operations
- Aircraft Engineering and Maintenance.
The IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) Program is an evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an Operator and also to extend the benefits of operational safety and efficiency that emanated from the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Program for operators of aircraft below 5,700Kg maximum take off weight (MTOW) whoare not eligible for the IOSA program.
Alex Avedi, Chief Executive Officer Safarilink Aviation said to ATCNews: “I am very pleased with this exceptional achievement, we are now officially the first carrier in Africa and Middle East to get this prestigious certification and only the fourth in the world. This is an assurance that our Airline operations meets the highest international safety standards. I would also like to thank the dedicated staff of Safarilink Aviation who always ensure our clients have a safe and memorable experience when flying with us”
Safarilink has had many firsts including being the first Eastern and Central African airline to be carbon neutral through tree planting partnership with Mt. Kenya Trust as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility program. For more information about Safarilink visit www.flysafarilink.com