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ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Operational Safety Committee

The ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Operational Safety Committee is a standing technical body responsible for promoting aerodrome operational best practices and formulating collective positions for airport operators on issues related to aerodrome safety. Its mandate, structure and meeting rules are defined in its terms of reference. Its members are typically senior airfield operations managers or aerodrome SMS managers. The committee usually meets twice a year.

The Chair and the Vice-Chair are elected to two-year terms by members of the committee. Permanent employees of ACI Asia-Pacific member airports with current responsibility in aerodrome operations or implementation and maintenance of aerodrome SMS are encouraged to join the committee by completing and returning the nomination form. The current members and past chairs with their years of service are listed below:

Chair: Narayanasamy Venkatachalapathy, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited
Vice-chair: José Manuel Cohen Marçal, Macau International Airport

 

Members:

  • AbdulHakim AlShaibani, Bahrain Airport Company
  • Anil Kumar Garg, Airports Authority of India
  • David Wilson, Oman Airports Management Company
  • In Kie Na, Incheon International Airport Corporation
  • Masao Fujita, Narita International Airport Corporation
  • Michael Chih-Chia Chen, Taoyuan Airport Corporation
  • Mohammad Elahinia, Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company
  • Naushad Mytheen Kannu, Dubai Airports
  • Oliver Kiesewetter, Changi Airport Group, Singapore
  • Pedro Cavém, Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited
  • Phethai Chanthima, Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited
  • Satya Subramaniam, Bangalore International Airport
  • Samer AL-Tayyan, Queen Alia International Airport, Jordan
  • Turki Al-Aufi, GACA, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Ui Seok Sul, Korea Airports Corporation
  • Waleed Alhemeiri, Abu Dhabi Airports
  • Wing Yeung, Airport Authority Hong Kong
  • Zengwu Xie, Beijing Capital International Airport Co.Ltd

 

Past Chairs:

  • 2016 - 2018 | Cheng Ling Perng, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd
  • 2014 - 2016 | Smaël Banse, Queen Alia International Airport, Jordan 
  • 2012 - 2014 | Eun-Byul Kim, Incheon International Airport Corporation
  • 2010 - 2011 | Zanita Zakaria, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd
  • 2008 - 2009 | Brett Patterson, Vancouver Airport Authority

 

For further information or to join this Committee, please contact Committee Secretary Mr. SL Wong, Head - Technical and Industry Affairs at sl@aci-asiapac.aero.

 

(Last Updated on 19 Mar 2019)

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