Aviation Safety Campaign Nepal concludes today

  •   2018-08-14      

A three-day programme on Aviation Safety Campaign Nepal being held in Park Village Resort Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu started from August 12 and concludes today. The event brought together aviation experts and initiated talks on aviation safety, management and alternate methods to improve aviation safety and awareness in Nepal.

The campaign was co-organised by World Food Programme (WFP), Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN). Supporters of the event includes the United Arab Emirates (UAE), General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Pratt and Whitney Canada (P&WC), the domestic and international airlines of Nepal - Air Dynasty Heli Services, Buddha Air, Heli Everest, Kailash Helicopter Services, Manang Air, Mountain Helicopters Pvt Ltd, Nepal Airlines, Simrik Airlines, Sita Air, Summit Air, Summit Helicopters, Tara Air and Yeti Airlines.

Secretary of the Tourism Ministry, Krishna Prasad Devkota, Deputy General of CAAN Rajan Pokhrel, Deputy Representative of WFP, Rayan Pittock, Managing Director of Nepal Airlines Corporation, Sugat Ratna Kansakar; UAE Regional Aviation Safety Officer of WFP, Harish Rabadia, Director General of CAAN, Sanjiv Gautam, and 1st Vice President of AOAN Rajendra Bahadur Singh all shared their thoughts during the course of this event.

Launched in 2013, the Aviation Safety Campaign is organised annually and has seen much success amongst Nepali aircraft operators and stakeholders who attended the programme. Led by the WFP, CAAN and AOAN, the Nepalese Aviation sector works tirelessly to improve the safety standards.

Workshops on the Root Cause Analysis, Flight Data Analysis, Human Factors and Risk Management in Helicopter Mountain Operation, Fatigue Risk Management with Human Factors et cetera is being discussed in the campaign.