The Air Navigation Standards Inspectorate oversees the safety provision of civil Air Navigation Services (ANS) in the Seychelles. This includes Air Traffic Services, Meteorological Services and Telecommunication Services.
This is achieved through the certification, licensing and approval of various elements including organisations, personnel, equipment and safety procedures involved in the provision of a safe air navigation services followed by continuous regulatory oversight. The Inspectorate interprets and implements international regulations and standards applicable to the provision of ANS, including ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) by promulgating standards applicable in Seychelles. It works closely with the Aerodrome Standards Section and Seychelles service providers to facilitate the development of effective Safety Management Systems within ANS and aerodrome environments. It also collaborates closely with the Personnel Licensing Inspectorate on matters concerning licensing of Air Traffic Controllers.
The Inspectoate also deals with the investigation, reporting and initiation of follow-up action in respect of the civil ATS aspects of aviation accidents and incidents for the purpose of enforcement and provides civil ATS advisors to other investigative authorities.
- Certification and approval of ATS, Meteorology and Telecommunication Service Providers.
- Continuous regulatory safety oversight of all certified or approved ATS, Meteorology and Telecommunication Service Providers.
- Maintaining an up to date system of legislation and technical standards in relation to Air Navigation Standards consistent with ICAO SARPs.
- Investigation in aviation incidents and accidents.
Mr Gerard Sicobo
Head Air Navigation Standards Inspectorate
Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority
P.O. Box 181
Tel: (248) 38 4270
Fax: (248) 38 4269