Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft repair and maintenance services, has decided to voluntarily implement a Safety Management System (SMS). The existing legislation governing aircraft maintenance providers in Europe does not deem the SMS features implementation mandatory. CSAT management has decided to support the voluntary implementation to increase the level of operational safety in the company and to comply with the growing requirements of its customers on safety. Subsequently, operational conditions and the company’s position on the market will also increase. SMS features have gradually been incorporated in the company operations since 2016.
A Safety Management System is a set of processes for operational safety management which has been introduced across the company in turns. The main SMS goal is to continue improving the operational safety and set processes in a way to help prevent extraordinary events both during aircraft maintenance and in aviation in general.
“Czech Airlines Technics management can fully appreciate the importance of operational safety. The implementation of the Safety Management System will become yet another advantage we have over our competitors on the market. Our Safety Department has our maximum support upon implementation of new and improvements of the existing safety processes,” Pavel Hales, Chairman of the Czech Airlines Technics Board of Directors, said.