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PrimeraAir Nordic and Atlantic Airways pass IATA safety audit
8 November 2017

The Latvian airline PrimeraAir Nordic and Atlantic Airways of the Faroe Islands both passed the  IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

Atlantic Airways, the national airline of the Faroe Islands, was founded in 1987. The fleet currently consists of two Airbus A319’s, one Airbus A320 and two AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters.

PrimeraAir Nordic is a Latvian subsidiary of Primera Air, founded in 2014. It operates two Boeing 737-700’s and five Boeing 737-800’s.


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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