Safety is the number one priority of the aviation industry. ATM faces many challenges including: increasing traffic demand; the implementation of new technology; new entrants to airspace such as unmanned aircraft; and increasing automation. The ATM industry must address these while maintaining and improving safety.
The Safety Standing Committee (SSC) oversees CANSO’s Safety Programme and aims to: continually improve safety performance in air traffic management (ATM) operations; further enhance safety management and culture among CANSO Members; and provide global leadership on safety management issues. CANSO’s safety work programme helps ANSPs improve safety through elements such as safety management systems, best practices and benchmarking.The objectives of the SSC are to:
There are three workgroups and various subgroups available to our Members that develop recommendations, policies, strategies and materials across a wide range of key safety issues.