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New Era Newspaper Thursday November 23, 2017

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12 Iside BUSINESS Thursday, November 23 2017 | NEW ERA IATA introduces survey to enhance aviation safety culture GENEVA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched the IATA Aviation Safety Culture (I-ASC) survey to support airlines in the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) and building a strong safety culture in compliance with the recently upgraded standards and recommended practices (SARPS) of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO safety management SARPS are contained in Annex 19, Safety Management, of the Convention on International Civil Aviation. In July 2016, Annex 19 was amended to strengthen safety management SARPs by requiring airlines to develop and promote a positive Safety Culture. This requirement must be met by November 2019. “Safe operations are underpinned by a safety-centric culture. I-ASC enables airlines to benchmark their performance on safety culture. In doing so, it feeds into the important process of continuous improvement safest form of long-distance travel,” said Gilberto Lopez Meyer, IATA’s Senior Vice President, Safety and Flight Operations. The existence and understanding of an airline’s safety culture is a prerequisite for successful and effective SMS implementation. I-ASC assists this process with objective self-assessment, leading to understanding and action. Virgin Australia was one of the early adopters of the I-ASC survey and Michael Chapman, Virgin Australia’s General Manager Safety Systems said: “The I-ASC survey was really useful to allow us to review our results across different departments within our own business, as well as compare ourselves against others within the industry.” I-ASC was developed in collaboration with Cranfield University (UK) and other key aviation stakeholders. It provides measurable insights into the safety engagement and perceived risk areas of frontline and management staff. The survey covers key safety culture drivers, such as management commitment, just culture and the learning organization. Importantly, I-ASC will help airlines benchmark safety culture issues by country, region, alliance or globally. – IATA Photo: Contributed New route… Air Namibia celebrated a major milestone on Tuesday, November 21, when it between the north and coast and reduce pressure on the road, especially with the upcoming festive Target Date CORRESPONDENCE TO: The Principal Private Bag 5005 Swakopmund T: +264 64 520 2519 F: +264 64 520 2462 E: rpf@riotinto.com Day Targeted Towns to be covered during the Sessions *including surrounding Towns & Villages Venue Former member registrations time slots Pensioners presentations time slots 27-Nov Monday Fransfontein, Khorixas, Kamanjab Council Chamber, Khorixas 08:30 to 11:00 11:30 to 13:30 28-Nov Tuesday Sesfontein Sesfontein Fort Rest Camp Conference Room 09:00 to 11:00 None Opuwo, Ruacana, Kunene. Opuwo Catholich Church Hall (waiting for confirmation) 14:00 to 16:00 None 29-Nov Wednesday Outapi, Ruacana, Onesi, Anamulenge, Etayi, Outapi Constituency Offices' Board Uukolokadhi Room 08:30 to 13:00 14:00 to 16:00 30-Nov Thursday Tsandi, Okahao, Onaanda, Ogongo Okahao Constituency Offices' Board Room 09:00 to 12:00 13:00 to 15:00 01-Dec Friday Oshakati, Oshikuku, Elim, Ongwediva, Okatana, Uuvudhiya, Ompundja Oshakati Youth Centre Hall 09:00 to 12:30 13:00 to 15:00 04-Dec Monday Omuthiya, Okatope, Okankolo, Guinas, Oshikoto Omuthiya Regional Offices' Board Room 09:00 to 12:00 13:00 to 15:00 05-Dec Tuesday Ondangwa, Okaku, Oniipa, Uukwiyu, Okatjali, Ondangwa Rossing Foundation 08:30 to 11:00 11:30 to 13:30 Olukonda, Onayena Target group – Pensioners Ondangwa Rossing Foundation Ondangwa None. 14:00 to 16:00 Target group – Active Members 06-Dec Wednesday Ohangwena, Oshikango, Epembe, Ongenga, Engela, Ohangwena Constituency Offices' Endola Board Room 09:00 to 12:00 13:00 to 15:00 07-Dec Thursday Eenhana, Okongo, Ondobe Monte Carlo Guest House Conference Room 08:30 to 11:00 11:30 to 13:30 Nkurenkuru Constituency Offices' Okavango West Region 08-Dec Friday Board Room 08:30 to 11:00 None Okavango East Region and Zambezi Region GRN Hall, Rundu 13:30 to 17:00 None 11-Dec Monday Tsumeb, Grootfontein, Otavi Makalani Hotel Conference Room 08:30 to 11:30 12:00 to 14:00 12-Dec Tuesday Otjiwarongo, Outjo, Okakarara Orwetoveni Town Hall 08:30 to 12:30 13:30 to 15:30 Presenters Mr. David Amupolo 0811402315 Mr. Erich Beukes 0811225138 Mr. Julius Haifene 0811224414 REGISTERED OFFICE 360 Sam Nujoma Drive Windhoek, Namibia VAT no: 12/1/12/18 REG. No. 25/7/7/41 2017 Trustee Road Show Regions: Northern regions ONGUTI SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL Directorate of Education P. O. Box 77005, Tell: 065 289 000, Fax: 065 289 027, Ondangwa Cell: 0817474099, Email: ongutischool@gmail.com Enquiries: Mr. J.Toivo Cell:0811271977 Onguti SSS has the following vacancy for 2018 Physical Science and Mathematics (8-12) Requirements: Grade 12 plus 3 or 4 years teaching Candidates should be task oriented and ready to teach learners of varying abilities Namibians will be given preference Submit your application, CV and two recent testimonials without delay to: The Principal Onguti SSS Private Bag 77005 Ondangwa Oshikoto Region Closing Date: 30 November 2017

Thursday, November 23 2017 | NEW ERA NEWS 13 Candidates for Swapo’s top-four positions at 2017 party congress Name: Hage Geingob Born: 3 August 1941 (age 76) Place of Birth: Otjiwarongo, Otjozondjupa Region Position vied for: Swapo president Place of Birth: Position vied for: Swapo president Place of Birth: Region Position vied for: Place of Birth: Region Position vied for: Name: Born: 3 August 1943 (age 74) Place of Birth: Position vied for: Swapo president Name: Born: Place of Birth: Position vied for: Name: Born: Place of Birth: Position vied for: Name: Born: Place of Birth: Region Position vied for: Name: Born: Place of Birth: Position vied for: Name: Born: Place of Birth: Position vied for: Name: Born: Place of Birth: Region Position vied for: Name: Name: Born: (age 70) Name: Born: Name: Born:

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