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AirAsia X receives second certification for the IATA Operational
Safety Audit (IOSA)
SEPANG, 18th MARCH 2016 – AirAsia X, an affiliate of the AirAsia Group, received its second IATA
Operational Safety Audit Certification (IOSA), confirming that the airline is in compliance with the
international operational safety standards.
IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) program is an internationally recognized and accepted
evaluation system designed to access the operational management and control systems of an airline.
In order to receive the certificate, AirAsia X successfully completed the operational safety audit covering
all aspects of the carrier’s activities, namely; Organization and Management System, Flight Operations,
Operational Control and Flight Dispatch, Aircraft Engineering & Maintenance, Cabin Operations, Ground
Handling Operations, Cargo Operations and Security Management. The audit is performed every two
years. New certificate is valid until 11th April, 2018.
CEO of AirAsia X Berhad, Benyamin Ismail said, “Safety is a core value that we at AirAsia X are
committed to. We are very pleased to receive the IOSA registration for the second time and it’s a very
proud moment for us to have demonstrated that AirAsia X operates according to the most stringent
standards in the industry. This accomplishment will not be possible without the dedication and hard
work of our Allstars from various departments who worked tirelessly in preparing, reviewing and
improving all of our operational processes and implementation. This achievement is also a testament
to our belief in safety culture and put us on par with the largest and the best airlines of the world.”
The airline joined IATA’s IOSA Registry on 16th April 2015, becoming the second airline in Malaysia to
have successfully passed the full international safety and compliance standards.
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