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Yangtze River Airlines passes IATA safety audit
4 May 2017

File photo of a Yangtze River Boeing 747-400F at Brussel Airport (photo: H.Ranter/ASN)

The Chinese airline Yangtze River Airlines passed the  IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

The airline commenced operations in 2003 as a cargo operator added passenger flights in 2015. It operates a fleet of ten Boeing 737-300SF’s, three Boeing 737-400SF’s, six Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft and three Boeing 747-400F’s. .
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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