AirAsia X Thailand completes IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)
BANGKOK, 18 December 2018 - AirAsia X Thailand, a low-cost long-haul carrier of the AirAsia Group, has completed its Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) by the International Air Transportation Association (IATA), affirming its commitment to maintaining the highest safety standards at all times.
The airline is the fifth in AirAsia Group to become IOSA registered following AirAsia X Malaysia in 2015, AirAsia Indonesia in August 2018, AirAsia Malaysia in September 2018 and AirAsia Philippines in November 2018.
AirAsia X Group CEO Nadda Buranasiri said the carrier’s completion of the IOSA registration process confirms the ongoing focus on continual improvement in the areas of operational and safety integrity and is testament to the hard work of the whole team at AirAsia X Thailand.
“I would like to thank all our team members for their diligent and stringent work to ensure robust safety and service procedures that meet the highest world safety standards. Our achievement of IOSA is a credit to all of your efforts and will instil further confidence amongst our passengers.”
IATA is a world-recognized aviation industry operations, management and standards control inspection and evaluation agency. The IOSA registration process covers eight key areas, namely; corporate organisation and management systems, flight operations, operational control - flight dispatch, aircraft engineering and maintenance, cabin operations, ground handling, cargo operations and operational security.