Transaero aircraft. Source: Yury Smituk / TASS
Transaero Airlines has been placed on the 17th position in the ranking of the safest airlines in the world by JACDEC German Research Center. The ranking of 2015 has recently been published by Aero International magazine. The airline has been occupying the highest positions among Russian airlines in the JACDEC rating for five years in a row.
"Flight safety has always been and remains the top priority of our company”, said Olga Pleshakova, Transaero Airlines CEO, “Transaero was a pioneer in Russia to introduce Safety Management System. All divisions of the company work in accordance with this system. The fact that Transaero Airlines has consistently occupied the prestigious positions in international safety rankings is the result of high professional level and responsible work of the personnel. "
Transaero Airlines launched services in 1991 and today is the second-largest carrier in Russia. Transaero ranks among the top 35 airlines in the world and the top 10 in Europe in terms of passenger turnover. Transaero operates the fleet of 103 aircraft. The airline’s network covers more than 200 routes in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa.
The airline is IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) certified. The airline conducts pilot training and carries out its flight operations in accordance with the highest international standards. Transaero’s Technical Department has all the necessary national certificates as well as the certificates of other countries and world aviation authorities to provide MRO services for the aircraft in its fleet.
Transaero’s Aviation Training Center is licensed to conduct training of aviation specialists allowing them to work in Russia and abroad. The airline processes and analyses 100 percent of operational flight data, which demonstrates performance of flight crew or aircraft systems during each flight.
In the end of 2014 Transaero has once again successfully passed the audit of operational safety IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit). Upon the airline’s request, the audit was carried out in accordance with the strictest standards “ENHANCED IOSA”, which are to enter into force in September 2015.
In September 2014 Transaero successfully passed the regular EASA Part-145 audit of the EASA, which confirmed the highest level of Transaero’s fleet maintenance operations.
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