IATA and CAAS to launch global safety predictive analytics centre in Singapore

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SINGAPORE (Feb 7): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has signed a memorandum of collaboration to establish a global safety predictive analytics research centre in Singapore.

Named Sparc, the centre will use predictive analytics to identify potential aviation safety hazards and assess related risks by leveraging the research capabilities in Singapore, and operational flight data and safety information that are available under IATA’s Global Aviation Data Management (GADM) initiative.

GADM is a data management platform, integrating operational data received from multiple sources including direct user reports and digital flight data. Among the first areas of focus for Sparc will be runway safety which are the most frequent category of accidents in recent years, according to IATA’s analysis... (Click here to read the full story.)