Safety Management System (SMS)

The AIRFAST Indonesia SMS is implemented and integrated throughout the organization to address the safety of aircraft operations and the SMS is a set of systems aimed to ensure the protection of the passengers and staff, the environment, and to contribute to the overall quality of our service. The SMS complies with the provisions of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 19, ICAO Doc 9859 Safety Management Manual and adopts the aviation industry best practices such as the Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS).

The SMS consists of four major components:

  1. Safety Policy, which sets the direction on how various sections within the Company should conduct their activities to achieve their common safety goals, provide the necessary resources for the implementation of the safety policy. This section also clearly defines the safety accountabilities throughout the Company. Safety Policy is signed by President Director of AIRFAST Indonesia as Accountable Executive. It is reviewed periodically at least every 2 (two) years to ensure continued relevance to the organization.
  2. Hazard Identification and Risk Management, which sets the processes of the Company's continuous efforts in identifying and mitigating risks in our operations. Once hazards have been identified, the safety risks or their potential consequences that have been determined as threatening the capabilities of AIRFAST Indonesia must be assessed. After safety risks have been assessed, elimination and/or mitigation to as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP) must take place. Commitment of AIRFAST’s senior management to foster just culture in which all employees are given freedom to report a safety hazard and human errors in operations without fear of adverse action from management. However AIRFAST will not tolerate illegal actions, willful and deliberate violations of rules or procedures or an instance of gross negligence. These programs aim to cultivate an open and honest reporting culture to allow hazards and safety deficiencies to be actively assessed to develop effective prevention strategies.
  3. Safety Assurances, which intends to ensure that our safety performance is monitored and maintained through an ongoing process of auditing, assessment and risk management. Safety performance indicators (SPIs) to measure company objectives by applying the SMATHER principle (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Timely, Effective and Reviewed). The indicator(s) chosen should correspond to the relevant safety goals and defined by the SRB (Safety Review Board) which is a very high-level committee, chaired by the Accountable Executive.
  4. Safety Promotion, which intends to ensure a common understanding of the Company's policies, procedures and practice throughout the organization, to raise awareness and to develop a safety culture, and to ensure all personnel understand their role and responsibilities within the Company's safety framework, especially those who perform safety related and accident prevention activities.

The AIRFAST SMS Manual provides a written policy and guidance for all personnel to achieve the Company's safety goal and it is continuously updated to accommodate the constant changes within the aviation industry. The SMS is a level 1 manual which requires approval of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).