Increase in the volume of air traffic over the years has forced the air traffic control system to face the challenge of efficiency improvement while maintaining high safety level. One of the tasks to be fulfilled by the air traffic control system is to ensure all necessary conditions for the maximum freedom of movement of the air traffic participants under economically acceptable conditions, while taking care of the protection of the environment, with fulfillment of all safety requirements.
A dynamic and complex system relies on merging of human resources, technical systems and strict rules, enabling provision of air navigation services in a safe, orderly and expeditious manner.
With the aim of enhancing the quality of air navigation service provision, conditioned by the air traffic volume increase, SMATSA llc pays a lot of attention to the safety promotion, and to the effectiveness and efficiency improvement, with continuous monitoring and fulfillment of the users` requirements.
Increase in the volume of air traffic as well as the development of equipment and technology have conditioned the need for constant safety improvement, in compliance with the highest standards and recommended practice. Upon the last audit of the achieved safety level, performed by EUROCONTROL/CANSO, SMATSA llc was rated second best in Europe.
In accordance with basic safety principles, SMATSA llc has implemented appropriate Safety Management System, in order to ensure better understanding, implementation and application of high air traffic safety standards through:
Safety Culture is the product of individual and group values, competency and behavior patterns characterized by commitment, style and knowledge oriented towards establishing “healthy atmosphere“ within the organization and the safety management.
Five key components of the Safety Culture are: