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Cabin Operations Safety Best Practices Guide (Edition 2)

This is the second edition of the IATA Cabin Operations Safety Best Practices Guide. It is intended to provide a central reference source for industry-agreed best practices, sample procedures, recommended practices and regulations relating to the delivery of safe and efficient cabin operations. This guide contains valuable benchmarks for airline management to use when establishing their corporate policies, procedures and training programs for cabin crew.  These guidelines are not intended to replace or contradict any current State regulations nor the IOSA Standards Manual. Airlines should always comply with the regulations and requirements of their competent Authority.


Free download

The second edition of the guide is a free publication. Download the IATA Cabin Operations Safety Guidelines (pdf)

It will be regularly updated by the IATA Cabin Operations Safety Task Force.

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