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China United Airlines and Canaryfly pass IATA safety audit
23 October 2018

China United Airlines and Canaryfly both passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

China United Airlines is a Chinese budget carrier based at Beijing Nanyuan Airport. It started operating flights in 1986 as a civil branch of the Chinese Army and was relaunched in 2005 with Shanghai Airlines as its largest stakeholder.
The airline now operates eight Boeing 737-700’s and 36 Boeing 737-800’s.

Canaryfly is a Spanish regional airline that operates out of Gran Canaria Airport, Canary Islands. The airline was established in 2010 and operates five ATR 72-500 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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