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IOSA Guidance for Safety Monitoring under COVID-19

During this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, airlines around the world are cancelling flights, temporarily suspending operations and continuing with limited resources. Considering the abnormal conditions under which operations take place, the effective and flexible monitoring of quality, compliance and safety management systems carry special importance.

IATA’s document provides guidance to airlines on how to effectively manage quality, compliance and safety monitoring during the COVID-19 crisis. The recommendations provided herein are to be considered as a baseline for best practices. All airlines should also follow regulations and guidance issued by applicable authorities.

Airlines are likely to face challenges in monitoring their operations. The following procedures are applicable to the monitoring of internal operations and maintenance functions addressing risk assessment, evaluation, auditing, and other acceptable methods to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements and IOSA Standards and Recommended Practices.

The following summarizes the recommendations for the monitoring of the operations conducted under COVID-19 measures, if the operations become limited or inactive or if the operations are suspended.

You can download the full guidance here: DOWNLOAD HERE

We, at INXELO TECHNOLOGIES, will proceed with the analysis of IATA’s guidance and in communication with our customers, we will perform necessary adoption to our COVID-19 module. More to follow.


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Inxelo Technologies

Inxelo Technologies Ltd. is a company that core-business is software development in aviation industry.
Our mission is to provide quality software solutions to any air operator and improve their operations.
The software solutions we create for our customers are in various fields in aviation such as safety management system and compliance management system.