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J-Air (Japan) and Mann Yadanarpon Airlines (Myanmar) pass IATA safety audit
27 May 2017

J-Air ERJ-170 (photo: lasta29)

The Japanese airline J-Air and Mann Yadanarpon Airlines from Myanmar both passed the  IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

J-Air is wholly owned regional subsidiary of Japan Airlines – JAL and commenced operations in 1996 as a regional operator. The airline now flies domestic services within Japan with a fleet of 28  aircraft: Five CRJ-200ER jets, 17 Embraer ERJ-170’s and six ERJ-190’s.

Mann Yadanarpon Airlines is a privately owned domestic airline that began operarions in 2014 out of Mandalay Airport, Myanmar. The airline currently operates two ATR 72-600 turboprops.

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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