ISSA Registration

The IATA Standard Safety Assessment for non-IOSA Operators.

The IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) is an IATA program for a further enhancement of safety in the aviation industry. With ISSA operators have access to a renowned IATA safety verification who are either not eligible for IOSA or who want to take a first step towards an IOSA registration.

The ISSA is a voluntary and internationally recognized evaluation system for operators influenced by the scope of IOSA such as audit standards deriving directly from all IOSA disciplines, with an emphasis on the Organization and Management System. The standards and recommended practices are in accordance to the IOSA Standards Manual (ISM) and Program Manual (IPM).

The registration process

Your Benefits

  • Global Safety Standard for commercial operators not covered by existing programs 

  • Measuring operator’s conformity with relevant ICAO Requirements

  • Gradual Implementation of Safety Management System (SMS) Elements

  • Audit completion provides eligibility for entry on ISSA Registry

  • Improved marketing and commercial advantages for operators

  • Improved conditions for reduction of insurance premiums 


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