BFS Hosts IGOM and GOC Meetings and Dinner in Bangkok
Bangkok Flight Services (BFS) hosted in Bangkok, the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM), and the IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and Oversight Council (GOC) task force meetings. The meetings were held in Bangkok from 22 – 26 February 2016 at the Novotel Bangkok Siam Square, and the first time such meetings had been staged in Asia.
The IGOM Task Force, is an operational, standard-setting group of airlines and ground service providers who are tasked to develop the IATA Ground Operations Manual. This manual is published annually as IGOM and is an electronic IATA publication used by airlines and GSPs worldwide with the aim to establish Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) across the industry.
Over 60 international IATA airlines and IATA Ground Handling Council (IGHC) members attended the meeting, including representatives from Bangkok Flight Services (BFS), Bangkok Airways, BAGS Ground Services and Airline Operations Committee (AOC), Suvarnabhumi Airport special guests invited by BFS.
Mr. Robert Ruesz, BFS General Manager Sales & Ground Services was present to welcome the IGOM meeting chairman, Mr. Max Corsi, Manager, Airport Operations & Safety, Air Transat and co-chairman Mr. Maurizio Anichini, Director Safety & Quality Assurance of BFS and Joseph Suidan, Head of IATA Airports Ground Operations.