IOSA Preparation Services


The IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Program has become the predominant safety standard certification for air operators around the world thereby making IOSA Registration a significant safety milestone.

While the amount of preparation work required to achieve and maintain your Registration may seem daunting at first, partnering with our GHS team of experts in order to formulate an organized and prioritized approach will provide to you significant business value, unique learning opportunities, and significantly reduce the overall stress level for your entire organization. This proactive approach is essential to you for achieving a successful audit outcome, minimizing findings, and avoiding a lengthy corrective action process.

GHS IOSA Preparation Services have been built upon our experience with multiple global audit programs and are entirely customizable to meet and exceed your specific business needs. Ranging from the conduct of a comprehensive GAP Analysis, creation of required manual revisions, training course delivery, and/or completion of an accurate Conformance Report (CR), we are part of your “extended family” in achieving audit results in which you can be justifiably proud!

IOSA Audit Program Overview
    Audit Applicability
      Airlines operating multi-engine, two pilot aircraft with a maximum certificated takeoff mass in excess of 5,700 kg (12,566 lb) in the conduct of commercial operations which include:
      • Passenger Flights with Cabin Crew
      • Passenger Flights without Cabin Crew
      • Combi Aircraft
      • All-Cargo Flights
      The IOSA Audit is NOT applicable to:
      • Aircraft with a maximum certificated takeoff mass of 5,700 kg (12,566 lb) or less
      • Single Engine Aircraft
      • Piston Engine Aircraft
      • Single Pilot Aircraft
    Audit Scope
    • Organization and Management System (ORG)
    • Flight Operations (FLT)
    • Operational Control and Flight Dispatch (DSP)
    • Aircraft Engineering and Maintenance (MNT)
    • Cabin Operations (CAB)
    • Ground Handling Operations (GRH)
    • Cargo Operations (CGO)
    • Security Management (SEC)
  • Audit Preparation Commencement
    • Ideally begins a minimum of six (6) months prior to the on-site Audit

IOSA Preparation Service Deliverables
  • Organizational understanding of the IOSA Audit Registration process
  • Delivery of an industry proven audit preparation methodology
  • Practical training in the proper interpretation and auditing of the ISARPs
  • Objective professional assessment of IOSA readiness
  • Production of an effective and efficient corrective action work plan
  • Final review of ISARP conformity levels prior to Audit commencement

  • International subject matter expert (SME) Team with extensive experience as IOSA aviation quality system Auditors, Lead Auditors, and Evaluators
  • Aviation industry experts that can draw upon "real-world" audit closure experience
  • Professional trainers with international training experience
  • No conflict of interest concerns between auditing, consulting, and training

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