African nations ‘not fully compliant with airline quality standards’

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 10:35

African countries are facing challenges complying to requirements on quality management systems of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said.

During the official opening of the second bureau of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, Michel Jarraud, secretary general of the WMO, said, “Out of 17 members of the Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA), only seven have recently undergone external audits and are working on the non-conformances identified. Others have started the process and in total 11 members are certified with a number at advanced stage of the quality management system implementation.”  Full Article

Source:  African Review