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Airport Excellence (APEX) in Safety
|Airport Excellence (APEX) in Safety Programme provides assistance for ACI members to improve their level of safety and compliance with ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices. Through a Safety Review performed on-site, the ACI Safety Review Team will identify safety gaps, as well as, draw an action/implementation plan for the Host Airport to address these vulnerabilities. ACI will also assist the Host Airport throughout the implementation phase by providing support, training and access to a global network of expertise.
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Please email your ACI Safety Review to Christopher Miles, Assistant Director, APEX in Safety at: CMiles@aci.aero
To be the leading enabler of airport safety by increasing the level of compliance with aerodrome regulations through cooperation between ICAO, Safety Partners and airports around the world.
To assist airports in their efforts to improve their safety performance, to implement safety management systems, establish indicators and tools for the reduction of safety incidents.And increase the level of compliance with applicable standards and foster the sharing of best safety practices amongst the airport community.
Safety Review - The Mechanism
Under APEX in Safety, ACI will organize and dispatch a team of experts to the Host Airport to improve its level of safety in specific areas of interest. The Host Airport will receive an on-site visit of a specially set up team of experts – the ACI Safety Review Team.
The following areas are presented as an example:
The enhanced level of safety will directly benefit the State. The State oversight capabilities will receive a boost, as the airport participating in the APEX in Safety Program will display a greater level of compliance with the national regulations applicable and the ICAO SARPS, under the umbrella of the State Safety Program (SSP).
Request an ACI Safety Review
To request an ACI Safety Review, please fill out a safety review request and email it to Christopher Miles, Assistant Director, APEX in Safety at: CMiles@aci.aero
More Information About APEX
Airport Excellence (APEX) in Safety Reference Document (EN) »
Airport Excellence (APEX) in Safety Reference Document (FR) »
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