Civil Aviation Safety Authority inspectors are conducting random inspections known as ramp checks aimed at ensuring foreign registered aircraft and crew meet global and Australian safety requirements as airlines return to Australia.
The end of COVID restrictions has seen a steady rise in international flights to Australia and a corresponding increase in workload for CASA’s inspectors.
Aviation’s enviable safety record is due to rigorous safety systems developed by the aviation industry and regulators over many years.
Unannounced ramp inspections are part of those systems and involve checks of aircraft, airline crew and documentation to ensure they meet international standards.
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