Sudan Achieves Advanced Rank on Air Safety, Impact on Aviation Industry
Position achieved by the Civil Aviation Authority in the field of international safety record, announced by the Verification Committee of the International Organization for Civil Aviation this month, is considered stage for the advancement of the country's aviation industry and an important indicator of Sudan upgrade locally and globally.
The victory came after the verification done by the committee of the International Civil Aviation at the level of safety in Sudan, in accordance with the International Program for continuous monitoring after more than a visit conducted checks out of Civil Aviation of Sudan in two phases during the past six months, where the team confirmed the decline of the of violations from 55 % to 15%, where the ICVM considered Sudan a unique example in Africa, calling on African countries to stand on the said experience.
Civil Aviation Authority had received a report from the Organization announcing that Sudan got high rank in the international safety record, and that the said achievement made Sudan the second in Africa and the twenty-fourth (24) in the world.
Director General of Civil Aviation Authority, Mohammad Abdul Aziz stressed that the achievement of Sudan in the field of air safety is considered a strategic and economic turn point that will be reflected positively on several issues, notably security and safety of life and property and promotion of national companies and enhance the overall movement of the air transport and related activities, which serve directly for the benefit of the growth of the Sudanese economy
He added that the Civil Aviation Authority has conducted series of essential reforms in civil aviation through (3x3) strategy, which aims to achieve three central goals, which are, safety enhancement and economic operation of airports, revealing that the most prominent results achieved since 2009, which led to overcome obstacles and the stability of the systems and mechanisms and development of infrastructure, along with the restructuring program, which played a pivotal role in the progress that has been made, stressing Sudan move forward in the global aviation industry, in accordance with scientific and international basis.
Civil Aviation Authority was reviewed, during Enlightenment yesterday, all steps taken to enhance safety of Sudan air.
The international verification includes establishment of aviation infrastructure and the application of international standards in the control of the atmosphere to achieve aviation safety in the region and the world, which represents in (8) elements being under verification to achieve safety, which are: legislation for the regulation of aviation, training of cadres, control of airworthiness and other elements of security, regulatory and air navigation.
By Shadia Basheri, 27/06/2012