ATR Hosts the ERA Air Safety Group Meeting
ERA Air Safety Group brings together the European regional airlines, manufacturers and safety professionals to discuss and share the latest aviation safety developments, regulation updates and concerns specific to Europe.
“Every region has its own opportunities to continually improve flight safety. It is important to be close to our clients to understand the local operational specificities, to adapt to their needs and to support their flight safety objectives,” explains Christopher McGregor, Flight Safety Officer.
The event represented an excellent opportunity to promote Flight Safety enhancements such as Flight Data Monitoring (FDM), and updates on the Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) policy.
“The work of the ERA Air Safety Group makes a real contribution to aviation safety. The principal focus and objective of the group is to improve the safety of our members operations and to provide an environment for members to share and discuss their own safety experiences as well as learn about developments and trends in safety related issues,” explains Chris Mason, ERA Manager policy & technical.
ATR is the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer with its ATR 42 and 72 aircraft the best-selling aircraft in the less than 90-seat market segment. In 2019 the company had a turnover of US$1.6 billion. The unifying vision of the company’s 1,400 employees is to help everyone, no matter where they are in the world, to connect and develop in a responsible manner. Thanks to the efficiency of turboprop technology and the benefits of the company’s focus on continuous innovation, ATR aircraft open more than 100 new routes every year, burn up to 40% less fuel and emit up to 40% less CO2 than regional jets. For all of these reasons, ATR aircraft have been chosen by some 200 companies in 100 countries around the world. ATR is a joint-venture between Airbus and Leonardo.