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West Air (China) passes IATA safety audit
29 April 2017

The Chinese low-cost airline West Air passed the  IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

The airline commenced operations in 2010 and operates a fleet of four Airbus A319’s, and 23 Airbus A320’s. It services some 18 cities in China out of Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, as well international destinations in Japan, Philippines and Singapore.
The airline’s parent company, Hainan Airlines, is also an IOSA registered airline.

The IOSA programme is an evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline. IOSA uses internationally recognised quality audit principles and is designed to conduct audits in a standardised and consistent manner. It was created in 2003 by IATA.  All IATA members are IOSA registered and must remain registered to maintain IATA membership.
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