ACSA Agencia Centroamérica para la Seguridad Aeronáutica Benefits of Regional Cooperation SYMPOSIUM ON REGIONAL SAFETY OVERSIGHT ORGANIZATIONS MONTREAL, OCTOBER 26-28 , 2011
STATE RESPONSIBILITIES • When safety oversight decreases in a State, it compromises and hazards safety in the rest of the international Civil Aviation Community.
Outcomes Optimized the use of human and financial resources, facilitating the Central America States an efficient way to perform its duties. ACSA has: Strengthened the safety oversight system of our member States and helped maintaining the highest standards. Maximized benefits through economies of scale. • A fully available pool of experts.
CurrentSituation • The region has achieved a high level of compliance with the international safety standards. • The system contributes to the safety and efficiency of air transportation. • Better information and resources exchange has been achieved. • Controlled development of rules and procedures and their implementation.
Conclusions • Involvement at all levels is imperative. • Willingness to implement the system. • Importance of building on the relationship with other organizations regarding exchange of experience and information, as well as cooperation. • Communication and trust among the members of the system is vital for its sustainability.