Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has once again successfully passed the biennial IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).
The Abu Dhabi-based airline met all required
standards – with the highest possible result of zero findings
and zero observations – after the IOSA team
examined more than 800 of the airline’s safety procedures and processes in
IOSA seeks to ensure that airlines are
compliant with safety requirements and recommended practices determined by IATA
and is the most important examination of Etihad’s operations.
Richard Hill, Etihad Airways’ Chief Operations Officer, said: “Safety is
Etihad’s number one priority and the IOSA results are testament to our
all-encompassing safety culture.
“Our highly professional staff continue to implement, enhance and
deliver the most exacting safety processes and procedures in everything we do.”
IOSA is mandatory for all IATA member airlines, reviewing standards in
eight operational areas, including operations management, flight operations,
cabin operations, maintenance, flight dispatch, ground and cargo operations and