14 October 2010

News24.co.za - SA air safety much improved

The South African online newspaper news24.co.za is reporting that the South African air safety standards are now improved to such an extent that there are no major deficiencies. In the article the country' Civil Aviation Authority’s commissioner Captain Colin Jordaan is getting qouted saying that that in terms of the International Civil Aviation Organisation requirements, there were "no major areas where South Africa is deficient when it comes to meeting international standards." He also said the country now had safety inspectors for every type of aircraft. Many of these inspectors were checking aircraft across Africa guaranteeing flight standards throughout the continent.
In the article it is also mentioned that there was no single aircraft accident during the 2010 FIFA World Cup despite a dramatic increase in flights during that time.
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