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Increasing Human Performance

The Human Performance Management Workgroup (HPM WG), part of CANSO’s Safety Programme, has been hard at work in 2022 getting back to the business of enhancing, promoting, and supporting human performance and human factors work around the world. This has …



Normal is overrated

Lea-Sophie Vink leads Human Performance at Austro Control GmbH in Vienna, Austria. Here she discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the performance of those returning to work after the pandemic.



A collaborative approach to recovery and resilience

Eduardo Garcia Gonzalez, CANSO Manager European ATM Coordination and Safety, explores how regional coordination is key to aviation’s recovery and resilience. As air traffic in Europe and across the globe gradually increases, it is vital that the aviation community …



Helping secure journeys whatever the weather

Shayne Campbell, CANSO Safety Programme Manager, talks about the importance of enhancing runway safety in an ever-changing world. For many in the northern hemisphere, summer solstice represents some of the best days of the year with regards to weather. Clear, …



Maintaining safety focus during the COVID-19 pandemic

Patrick Gontar, Head of Safety Intelligence at DFS, Katharina-Maria Kalina BSc, MSc, IMS Risk & Performance Manager at Austro Control, and Dr. Ioana Koglbauer, Human Factors Expert, Safety Management Unit at IAA, explore a collaborative safety initiative addressing human factors …



How to improve your safety management systems

Jesús Romero-Hernandez, ENAIRE Safety & Security Manager and Vice-Chair of the CANSO Europe Safety Group (CESAF), explores how the latest CANSO toolkits can help to improve ANSP safety management systems (SMS).  The world of aviation is constantly changing …


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