Nepal Aviation Safety Campaign 2018
Nepal Aviation Safety Campaign 2018
22nd August 2018

Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr.  Krishna Prasad Devkota inaugurated the Nepal Aviation Safety Campaign  (NASC) 2018, a three day programme organized at Kathmandu in 12-14  August 2018. NASC 2018 is a joint initiative of Civil Aviation Authority  of Nepal (CAAN), Airline Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) and  World Food Programme (WFP) in support  of General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), UAE and Pratt &  Whitney Canada, a Canada-based aircraft engine manufacturer. It is a  major annual event of the aviation industry as a whole including the  regulator and the industry. Looking back at the past, Aviation Safety  Campaigns have been successfully organized in the years 2013, 2014, 2016  and 2017.

With the main objective of promoting aviation safety culture in Nepal through knowledge sharing, NASC  2018 gathered the professionals from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal  (CAAN) and airline operators of Nepal together with bringing in  international experts from various international aviation organizations  to share knowledge about latest trends in global civil aviation, issues  of safety concerns and appropriate ways to address such issues. The main  issues discussed in the campaign include root cause analysis, human  factor, air-side/ramp-side management, air-side/ramp safety, flight data  analysis, fatigue risk management and other aviation related topics.

More than two hundred participants from aviation fraternity gained directly from their participation in the NASC 2018.

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