Going digital – Yammer

In continuation of keeping its commitment to Safety, the Operational Safety division has launched a digital platform for sharing the latest news on Flight Safety – Yammer. Users can register to this site using their official email id and be up to date with the latest happenings, initiate discussions and participate in safety related surveys. Just log on to Yammer using you Kuwait Airways email id, and join the “Flight Safety and Quality Assurance” group to receive the latest updates. Published by: Flight Safety & Quality Assurance Division (OE) Safety bulletin team: Captain Mudid Al OtaibiCaptain Abdul Malek Al HattabSridhar…

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SMS Reporting System

Effective safety reporting of hazards by operational personnel is an important cornerstone of the management of safety. Therefore, an operational environment in which operational personnel have been trained and are constantly encouraged to report hazards is the prerequisite for effective safety reporting. All KAC employees are encouraged to use the SMS reporting system to report any safety concerns that they come across. The reporting system can be accessed from the official website of Kuwait Airways. Published by: Flight Safety & Quality Assurance Division (OE) Safety bulletin team: Captain Mudid Al OtaibiCaptain Abdul Malek Al HattabSridhar ManthaFor feedback: kwioeku@kuwaitairways.com Tel: (+965)…

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Safety Culture Survey

The online Safety Culture Survey for deck crew has been successfully completed. An initiative like this would not have been possible without close co-operation between various departments. The FS&QA division would like to extend its gratitude to all the participants of the survey for sharing your valuable inputs. Your feedback is essential to improve the Safety culture of our airline. Special thanks to Captain Abdul Malek Hattab, Mr. Ramesh Chickanna, Mr. Maxim Castelino and Mr. Hassan Mohamad Nadar for making this survey possible and handling the entire process very efficiently. The survey responses are currently being reviewed and the results…

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A320 Rejected Takeoff – DXB

 KU 673 departed Kuwait terminal 4 for R/W 33R via taxiway W22/W1/W14/W11/E8/E1. Taxi & runway conditions at Kuwait airport were dry. Both pilots complained during taxi out of Kuwait that taxiways are rough in general and particularly the part between taxiway E8 and E1. The flight landed in Dubai on runway 30L using low level braking and landing weight of 64,000 kgs. Weather during arrival: Reported windshear; TSRA-CB; W/V= 010/21 kts; Runway conditions wet. Aircraft taxied into (C) apron via exit K8 – then taxi way W and X. The flight taxied out after a brief transit time for runway…

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