Polish-Austrian co-operation in the area of safety of the air traffic control system
The cooperation in the area of safety of the air traffic management - Safety Management System was the main topic of the Polish and Austrian air navigation services management meeting, which took place on Friday 20th March.
Magdalena Jaworska - President of the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency hosted Sommerbauer Heinz, President of Austro Control - Austrian provider. The visit was an exchange of Polish and Austrian ANSPs issues experiences, among others: the requirements of the SES II plus, SESAR, Eurocontrol and EASA role in regulating the activities of ANSPs in Europe and FAB activities. The President of the Austrian provider was acquainted with the ongoing activities and plans of the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency for the coming years.
It was agreed that the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency and the Austro Control shall cooperate in activities related to the management of safety - Safety Management System (SMS), in the part concerning safety culture in all its aspects. In the near future a project of mutual evaluation of SMS activities will be implemented, aimed at exchange of experience, good practice and SMS improvement of the air traffic control system safety, understood as staff, equipment and regulations.