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2014 Cabin Operations Safety Conference

Informed. Inspired. Energized.

The first-ever cabin safety conference took place in Madrid from May 20-22, 2014. More than 250 cabin safety specialists from 90 airlines attended the inaugural event which featured over 45 speakers.

We extend our thanks to all who contributed to the success of the conference premiere. Thank you to our 2014 speakers, workshop leaders, airlines and sponsors! It truly shines a spotlight on this important aspect of flight safety.

The tremendous success of the event was summed up by delegates in three words:  Informed, Inspired and Energized.

2014 Conference Highlights

Speakers from across the aviation spectrum led a value-packed agenda of workshops, panel discussions, case studies and plenary sessions on key cabin safety issues.

Highlights included:

  • Presentations on turbulence management, mitigating lithium battery fires and dangerous goods incidents and many more relevant topics.
  • A dynamic keynote address, Christopher Hart, Honorable Acting Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). He noted the advances made in cabin safety , emphasized the need for greater child passenger safety and recognized the key role played by cabin crew has had in improving occupant survivability.
  • The need to develop global standards and recommendations to advance cabin safety worldwide.

In addition, the conference included a full day of workshops:



Additional information

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