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ASG_ERA Presentation_Sep2017
Global de-icing standards
Three Lines of Defence
Latest Meeting:
Wed, 6 Dec 2017 to Thu, 7 Dec 2017
Location: Royal Aeronautical Society United Kingdom

The minutes and presentations from the September meeting are now available via the downloads menu.

The work of the air safety group makes a real contribution to aviation safety. The principal focus and objective of the group is to improve the safety of our members operations and to provide an environment for members to share and discuss their own safety experiences as well as learn about developments and trends in safety related issues.  This pro-active group of dedicated member representatives meets on average three times a year and promotes a positive and proactive culture for aviation safety.

Who should attend?  Representatives from member companies directly involved in air safety issues.
What does it cost to attend?  Meetings are free to attend for any representative from an ERA member company
Who do I contact if I have any questions about the group?
What did the group achieve in 2016? The Air Safety Group coordinated briefings on numerous safety issues including medical/psychological assessment for flight crew, conflict zones, cyber security, passenger behaviour during evacuations, occurrence reporting, Safety Management Systems (SMS), and Anti-Icing Holdover Times (HOT).  In addition guidance documentation was published detailing the role and training of the Airline Safety Manager.
Is the meeting restricted?  The meeting is open to all members, however a closed session is held for airline members and OEM aircraft manufacturer safety or investigation experts only on the second day of meetings for the safety information disclosure session. At the discretion of the chairman, additional member safety experts can be invited to this closed session.
When is the next meeting?  Details of the next meeting are listed at the top of this page
How do I register for the next meeting?  Please click on ERA Group Events (in blue) at the top of the page to transfer to the registration page. NB registration will be open prior to the meeting.
What happened at the last meeting?  Download the minutes and presentations from the last meeting from the drop down menu
What are the objectives of the group?  Download the terms of reference from the drop down menu
Who is the chair and vice chair/s for the group? See the photos and names at the bottom of the page

If you are a representative from a member company and require a password to retrieve papers or downloads, please contact

Pascal Kremer
Luxair Luxembourg Airlines
John Kirke

Manager Policy and Technical Contact

Christopher Mason, Manager Policy and Technical