In 2016, Mozambique became a State Party to the SASO Charter
SASO Secretariat is hosted by the Kingdom of Swaziland
SASO Secretariat is housed at Sibekelo Building in Mbabane
Institutionalisation Working Group is one of the Technical Committees
SASO Secretariat works with other Regional Safety Oversight Orgs
Apr 5, 2017, 3:47 PM
SADC Member States have found it imperative to establish a regional organisation responsible for enhancing the safety of civil aviation in the region. This results from the Member States’ lack of technical expertise and the need for technical staff to fulfil safety requirements of the Region.
Apr 5, 2017, 4:31 PM
To expedite the launching of SADC Aviation Safety Organisation (SASO), at their meeting in October 2013, SADC Ministers of Transport and Meteorology approved establishing an INTERIM SASO SECRETARIAT until the SADC Council of Ministers approves the SASO Charter, outlining the legal and institutional framework for SASO.
May 10, 2017, 4:16 PM
SADC Member States are expected by the international aviation community to implement the eight critical elements essential for an effective safety oversight system according to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).