IATA to convene on cabin safety

IATA to convene on cabin safety

Forum to address the most important challenges

Forum to address the most important challenges

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will convene on cabin safety next month.

The conference will be held in Madrid next month
The conference will be held in Madrid next month

The association will host the first Cabin Operations Safety Conference in Madrid, Spain from 20-22 May 2014. “Cabin operations safety is an integral part of our overall commitment to safety of flight. The Cabin Operations Safety Conference provides a forum to address the most important challenges from a global perspective, bringing together key stakeholders from across the aviation value chain,” said Tony Tyler, director general and CEO at IATA.

The conference will discuss the following:
•    Turbulence management
•    Safety carrying lithium batteries and reducing dangerous good incidents
•    Preventing and managing unruly/disruptive passenger incidents
•    On-board usage of portable electronic devices
•    Cabin crew training
•    Inadvertent slide deployment prevention
•    Safety management systems
•    Fatigue risk management systems

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) will also lead a full-day workshop on the ICAO Cabin Crew Safety Training Manual.

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