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Malaysia air safety rating restored to category 1, says Wee

Malaysia air safety rating restored to category 1, says Wee

Transport minister says the CAAM has restructured, developed new policies to meet FAA requirements.

× Copy URL Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong says the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia has been restructured over the past two years to meet FAA requirements.A KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 1): Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said Malaysia’s air safety rating in the US was restored to Category 1 after all 33 issues raised by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) were resolved.for the latest news you need to know.for the latest news you need to know.

– The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 1, 2022.MALAYSIA’S air safety rating in the US has been restored to category 1 after all 33 issues raised by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) were resolved, Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong said.“By mid-July this year, the FAA returned for a reassessment, and the CAAM had already completed all responses for the 29 findings and all corrective action plans were closed.According to Wee, the issues initially picked up by the FAA in 2019 did not reoccur and the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) was able to resolve 29 of them in December last year, in the span of just six months.“By mid-July this year, the FAA returned for a reassessment and CAAM had already completed all responses for the 29 findings and all corrective action plans were closed.“By mid-July this year, the FAA returned for a reassessment and the CAAM had already completed all responses and all corrective action plans were closed.Wee is currently on an official visit to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) headquarters in Montreal, Canada, where he met with transport ministers from other countries to discuss technical cooperation.“The past two years have been a crucial period for the CAAM as the whole organisation was restructured, the workforce and documentation strengthened, and it has developed a comprehensive training policy for the inspectors,” he said today.Wee is currently on an official visit to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) headquarters in Montreal, Canada, where he met with Transport Ministers from other countries to discuss technical cooperation.

Wee is currently on an official visit to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (Icao) headquarters in Montreal, Canada.“With an IASA (International Aviation Safety Assessment) Category 1 rating, a country’s air carriers can establish service to the US and carry the code of US carriers.According to Wee, a Category 1 air safety rating means Malaysia’s civil aviation authority complies with ICAO safety standards.According to Wee, a category 1 air safety rating means Malaysia’s civil aviation authority complies with Icao safety standards.“With an International Aviation Safety Assessment category 1 rating, a country’s air carriers can establish service to the US and carry the code of US carriers.“Meanwhile, a Category 2 rating means the country either lacks laws or regulations necessary to oversee air carriers in accordance with minimum international standards, or its civil aviation authority is deficient in one or more aspects, such as technical expertise, trained personnel, record-keeping or inspection procedures,” he added.To maintain that rating, a country must adhere to Icao safety standards.“Meanwhile, a Category 2 rating means the country either lacks laws or regulations necessary to oversee air carriers in accordance with minimum international standards, or its civil aviation authority is deficient in one or more aspects, such as technical expertise, trained personnel, record-keeping or inspection procedures,” he added.“Meanwhile, a category 2 rating means the country either lacks laws or regulations necessary to oversee air carriers in accordance with minimum international standards, or its civil aviation authority is deficient in one or more aspects, such as technical expertise, trained personnel, record-keeping or inspection procedures,” he added.In November 2019, Malaysia was assigned Category 2 in its air safety rating under the IASA programme by the FAA due to non-compliance with the ICAO's safety standards.With Malaysia regaining Category 1, Wee said the country will be able to chart more flights or open new flight routes to the US, further boosting economic and tourism opportunities for Malaysia.

With Malaysia regaining category 1, Wee said the country will be able to charter more flights or open new flight routes to the US, further boosting economic and tourism opportunities for Malaysia.In November 2019, Malaysia was downgraded to category 2 after the FAA due to non-compliance with 33 safety standards.Read also: Subscribe to Mid-day email alert We deliver news to your inbox daily.The assessment found that CAAM had 58 findings in total, 25 of which were able to be resolved while 33 remained open, which led to the air safety ranking downgrade during that year.– Bernama, October 1, 2022.Related News.

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Malaysia's air safety rating restored to Category 1 after all 33 issues raised by FAA were resolved, says WeeKUALA LUMPUR (Oct 1): Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said Malaysia’s air safety rating in the US was restored to Category 1 after all 33 issues raised by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) were resolved.He said the issues picked up by the FAA in 2019 initially did not reoccur, and the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) was able to resolve 29 out of the total issues from the second assessment by the FAA in December last

US aviation authority restores Malaysia’s air safety rating to Category 1, says transport ministerKUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 — Malaysia’s air safety rating in the United States (US) has been restored to Category 1 after all 33 issues raised by the Federal Aviation Administration...

US aviation authority restores Malaysia’s air safety rating to Category 1, says transport ministerKUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 — Malaysia’s air safety rating in the United States (US) has been restored to Category 1 after all 33 issues raised by the Federal Aviation Administration...

M’sia air safety rating restored to Category 1: WeeAccording to Wee, a Category 1 air safety rating means Malaysia’s civil aviation authority complies with ICAO safety standards. theSun thesundaily CAAM FAA IASA airsafetyrating