flynas receives IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Certificate


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh 07 April 2019: flynas is leading a Saudi LCC renowned for winning multiple awards in the low-cost carrier category in the Middle East since its establishment in 2007.

flynas has recently accomplished the IOSA Program registration, which is an internationally accepted evaluation process of an airline’s operational management and control systems. IOSA is an established standard in the airline industry, and registration is synonymous to an airline’s commitment to safety. Meeting the extensive criteria of the IOSA Program is a testament to flynas’ strong leadership, team cohesion, teamwork, and long term .commitment to providing a high level of safety to its passengers and employees

On achieving this milestone in its successful journey, Captain Mansoor Al Harbi, flynas’ COO - Chief Operations Officer, has expressed his pride in the airline for accomplishing the IOSA Registration

Al Harbi also stated that IOSA is the main benchmark in operational safety for all airlines, and earning it is a prerequisite for an airline to become an IATA member, thus the importance of this significant triumph to flynas and all its employees

To achieve IOSA Registration, flynas has set in place a sound and cohesive corporate safety and quality management system that continuously monitors operations to ensure they remain compliant with safety requirements

flynas received the IOSA certificate after an IATA international team visited all its operational facilities and departments, boarded its scheduled flights, and inspected all its procedures in real-time done before, during, and after flights. The team focused on administrative and structural modalities, safety, and operational standards. The audit also covered organizational management, flight operations, cabin operations, maintenance, flight dispatch, ground and cargo operations, and security

About flynas:

Established in 2007, flynas is the national Saudi Carrier and the leading low cost airline in the Middle East with a fleet of 30 Airbus A320 Aircraft, operating over 1,200 flights weekly to 17 domestic destinations and 53 international destinations. Since its launch, flynas has successfully carried more than 43 million passengers from its bases of Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Abha.

flynas’ high value offerings, on-time performance and superior customer service earned flynas the award for Middle East’s Leading Low Cost Airline from World Travel Awards 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, as well as the prestigious Skytrax Award for Middle East’s Best Low Cost Airline in 2017.

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