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Published on : Thursday, June 4, 2015
While the aviation industry’s safety record is exceptional, it is constantly working to improve its standards. Automation, undoubtedly, enables safer flying, however, it is not without its own challenges. This year’s annual Operational Safety Forum, organised by the European Regions Airline Association (ERA), the Flight Safety Foundation and Eurocontrol, between 2 and 3 June, gave international aviation safety experts the opportunity to focus on this complex issue.
Held at Eurocontrol’s headquarters in Brussels, the international audience entered into lively debates with influential safety experts, aircraft operators and air navigation service providers on the opportunities and challenges that automation has brought to aviation safety. The consensus was that, while automation has brought many advancements and improvements, the importance of the human factor in operations must never be underestimated.
Key themes discussed at the safety forum included:
A report on the findings and conclusions of the event will be published in late June.