Safety authorities around the world have adapted the self-regulated approach to surveillance of the industry, encouraging airlines to take responsibility for their own safety management systems (SMS) while also ensuring compliance to relevant regulations.
Managing safety is not a small feat for an industry with such a deep level of complexity, both on human and operational levels. Being able to define and execute Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in a manner that is compliant with regulation is business critical, but it can also drive efficiency. But to do so, airlines must adopt an integrated approach whereby legislation and regulations are managed in the context of flight and Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) operations.
Read more about the 6 steps needed for build an integrated approach to compliance in the Airline Industry