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300 aviation leaders to discuss safety at summit

Dubai, January 21, 2014

More than 300 local and international stakeholders will discuss key strategies and challenges in improving the safety culture across the aviation industry at a summit in Dubai next month.

The second Aviation Safety Culture Summit will run from February 3 to 4 at Park Hyatt. It will be hosted by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and is being organised by the Streamline Marketing Group.

The stakeholders will include regulatory authorities, airlines, airport operators, aircraft manufacturers, pilot associations, safety organisations and air traffic control service providers.

The summit will comprise panel discussions covering a range of topics, including initiatives that are currently in place to improve aviation safety.

The sessions will focus on how to develop a global aviation safety plan, how to improve co-operation between partners in the industry and the importance of developing the necessary human capital and creating training programmes to create a safety culture among the workforce.

Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, director general at the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, said: “Safety is the number one priority for air transport and aviation is the safest means of transport. To continue this lead and ensure air transport continues to play a major role in driving sustainable economic and social development, collaboration and sharing of best practice, is required among all partners of the industry.’’

The summit will also comprise four sessions focusing on areas including adapting and implementing international safety culture best practices for local workforces and implementing systems to manage human error effectively and to avoid future accidents.

Other areas of discuss include applying diverse perspectives on culture in an aviation environment and understanding the benefit of technology as a catalyst for improving safety in the aviation industry. - TradeArabia News Service




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