Dubai, 6th April 2010 (WAM): The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced the completion of a Human Factors in Aviation course conducted in Dubai. The internal course was delivered by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The course was facilitated by Captain Jose Raul Sosa Riera who is an expert in aviation human factors training and an IATA certified instructor. Captain Sosa Riera has more than 30 years in the aviation industry including extensive professional experience in human factors, safety management systems and training.
The course was attended by 24 GCAA participants representing various regulatory, investigative, and navigation service departments within the Authority. The course covered areas such as human factors theory, human factors models, human factors as it relates to Safety Management Systems, and relevant information from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) human factors programs.