Culture in aviation

Culture in Aviation Podcast

Culture can affect aviation safety through its effect on how the flight crew deals with difficult situations; cultures with lower power distances and higher levels of individuality can result in better aviation safety outcomes. In higher power cultures subordinates are less likely to question their superiors.

What flyingbeast has highlighted is the need to analyze human factor behind mandatory fuel saving

Majority of the crew in a study were of the opinion operational fuel saving should be assessed in terms of flight safety relevance prior to implementation,Contemporary research has identified an increasing number of fuel saving-related safety issues in commercial air transport, underlining that new safety challenges have emerged.