Tue, Jan 29, 2013
Head Of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority Says High Level Of Safety Can Be Improved
The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, DCAA is presenting the "Aviation Safety Culture" Conference Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Some 300 regional aviation officials, representing airports, airlines, regulators and industry stakeholders are scheduled to attend the conference.
Mohammed Abdulla Ahli (pictured in news release photo), Director General, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, who will be making the opening address, says that because aviation is so vital to today's economy, potential flight risks need to be eliminated or minimized to prevent costly and tragic consequences.
Speaking on the theme, the Director General said: "There is no question that aviation safety is today at an exceptionally high level, but that isn't to say that there isn't room for improvement," Ahli said. "We are delighted to present this event which we are confident will provide an important platform for deliberation as to the ways and means to moving to the next level and more importantly instilling a culture of safety within everyone involved in this industry."
"Our vision for this Summit is to develop into a global safety congress where professionals from across the world and captains of industries across the globe come together, to Dubai, to share best practice about safety and security techniques," he added.
The two-day summit will comprise of series of panel discussions covering a range of topics, from the evolution of global aviation safety culture and integrating safety and culture with world class safety management system to the commercial advantages of safety culture. Deliberations will be coupled with reviews of the some of the latest safety products and technologies from industry leaders Boeing and Honeywell.
The event's organizers say that the 'by invitation only' event has seen tremendous response from applicants who are eager to join the discussion raise the safety bar for aviation in the region.
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