Quality Management System for the Provision
of Meteorological Services to Aviation
In December 2008, the Section of Synoptic and Aeronautical Meteorology of the Meteorological Service of Cyprus was certified according to the EN ISO 9001: 2000 Standard for the Quality Management System enforced by the Service in the provision of meteorological services to Aviation. The certification was performed under the General Rules of Evaluation and Certification of Quality Systems of the Cyprus Certification Company (CCC). In November of 2009, the Meteorological Service of Cyprus was inspected and certified by the CCC in line with the new EN ISO 9001: 2008 Standard, valid until November 17, 2012.
A Certificate for the Management System for the provision of meteorological services to aviation has been appointed by the International Quality Network (IQNet), a partner of CCC and is valid until November 17, 2012.
The Meteorological Service of Cyprus aims at expanding the enforcement of the Quality Management System to all the services provided by the Section of Synoptic and Aeronautical Meteorology and the Section of Climatology, Studies and Applications of Meteorology of the Meteorological Service of Cyprus.
Furthermore, the Meteorological Service of Cyprus has been certified and appointed as Air Navigation Service Provider within the framework of the Rules of the Single European Sky by the National Supervisory Authority (NSA). This certification is in line with Regulation (EC) 550/2004 of the European Parliament and of Council and Commission Regulation (EC) 2096/2005, both within the framework for the provision of aviation services.
The Meteorological Service of Cyprus’s services are regularly inspected by both the CCC and NSA.