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Analysis and safety levels

MAIN TRENDS IN SAFETY FOR 2017

Registered events in operations:

  • The annual study of the maturity of the Safety Management System SMS in „EUROCONTROL CANSO SMS Standard of Excellence Measurement in 2017‘reported result of 73.24 %, which ranks BULATSA among the leading 10 ANSPs of total 43 European states participated in the study.
  • 494 aviation events have been reported against 487 in 2016;
  • There were not registered incidents with severity class A, B or C;
  • Two incidents with severity class E with the contribution of the ATS Units were registered, which were without safety implications;
  • 492 incidents without contribution of the ATS Units which are events with severity class E without safety implications and D unspecified events;
  • The number of events without contribution of the ATS units is increasing as follows:
    • Wildlife strike including bird strike;
    • Actual or potential taxiway or runway incursion;
    • Laser illumination interference with aircraft;
    • Separation minima infringement.
  • At some extent the number of events with no contribution of the ATS units is decreasing:

Registered events in the technical activity at providing ATM:

  • Reported 1222 events against 1051 during 2016;
  • No registered aviation incidents with severity class АА and А;
  • Two incidents with severity class (B) with operational systems contribution;
  • One incident with severity class (B) with operational systems contribution;
  • 12 incidents with severity class C with operational systems contribution;
  • 17 incidents with severity class C without operational systems contribution;
  • 1190 events without impact on the ATS Units with severity class E without safety implications and D – unspecified events.

Number of aviation incidents:

For the period 1997 - 2017, based on the graph data, there is a proven trend of improving safety – it is registered more than fifthteen times improvement of safety on the grounds of five years averaging – from 1.58 (1997) to 0.10 (2017) AI for 100 000 served aircraft.