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FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION SERVICE OR AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (AIM)

It is a requirement by International Civil Organization (ICAO) to all contracting state for the provision of aeronautical information or data relating to flight operations. (Annex 15 chapter 2)
Ref to Annex 15 2.2, An AIS shall ensure that aeronautical data and aeronautical information necessary for the safety, regularity and efficiency of air navigation are made available in a form suitable for the operational requirements of the air traffic management (ATM) community, including:
a) Those involved in flight operations, including flight crews, flight planning and flight simulators; and;
b) The ATS unit responsible for flight information service and the services responsible for pre-flight information.
To achieve the roles and functions, the AIM is segmented into the following.
AIS DEPARTMENT is responsible for general activities/administration of Aeronautical Information Management. It is comprises.
AIS operations unit which coordinates International NOTAM office and AIS aerodrome operations.
Publication unit which coordinates the production of AIP, AIP Amendments & AIP supplement, AIC and Monitoring and maintenance of ICAO Library. AIS at all aerodrome for the provision of crew briefing services.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DEPARTMENT

Ref to Annex 15 chapter 3.6 and NCAR Chapter 14.4 and ICAO Doc. 9839 (QMS MANUAL FOR AIS) quality management system was established to achieve the following objectives.
1. To ensure that the established procedures and processes are maintained in encompassing all function stages of AIS in accordance to ISO 9001:2015
2. To enhance efficiency and work towards continual improvement.
3. To ensure consistency in the mode of operations of departments/units.
4. To ensure timely dissemination of aeronautical data and/or aeronautical information.
5. To ensure quality assurance in all the products provided for airspace users.
For better flow of functions, QMS coordinates the activities of AIS aerodromes and units within the aeronautical data-chain with the creation of the following QMS units
1. Quality Control Unit: To Carry out quality assessment measures of all products and services.
2. Quality Assurance Unit: To ensure that products and services meet certain thresholds of acceptability
3. Risk Management Unit: Responsible for identification, analysis, and evaluation of hazards in the QMS process