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This list includes aviation safety organizations as well as organizations with a broader mission whose activities include work on aviation safety issues. The links below may direct you to safety-specific pages rather than to the organization's home page.

Organizations may be browsed by category below. An alphabetical list and a list by acronym are also available.

 

Aerobatics
International Aerobatic Club (IAC) 
Aeromedical
Aeromedical Association of Belgium (AMABEL)
Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA)
Aerospace Physiology Society (AsPS)
Airlines Medical Directors Association (AMDA)
Alliance of Air National Guard Flight Surgeons (AANGFS)
The American Society of Aerospace Medicine Specialists (ASAMS)
Association of Aviation Medical Examiners (AAME) - UK
Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM)
Aviation Medical Society of New Zealand (AMSNZ)
Bulgarian Society of Aviation, Navy and Space Medicine 
Canadian Aerospace Medicine and Aeromedical Transport Association (CAMATA)
Civil Aviation Medical Association (CAMA)
European Society of Aerospace Medicine (ESAM)
International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine
Societatea de Medicina Aeronautica din Romania (Romanian Society of Aeronautical Medicine)
The Society of United States Air Force Flight Surgeons (SoUSAFFS)
Society of U.S. Army Flight Surgeons (SoUSAFS)
Southern African Aerospace Medical Association (SAAsMA)
Space Medicine Association (SMA)
Turkish Aerospace Medical Association 
Agricultural Aviation
National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA)
Air Charter
Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF)
National Air Transportation Association (NATA) 
Air Medical Transport (includes HEMS, air ambulance)
Aeromedical Society of Australasia (ASA)
Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA)
Air Medical Operators Association (AMOA)
Air Medical Physician Association (AMPA)
American College of Emergency Physicians, Air Medical Transport Section
Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS)
The Association of Critical Care Transport (ACCT)
Canadian Aerospace Medicine and Aeromedical Transport Association (CAMATA)
Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS)
European HEMS and Air Ambulance Committee (EHAC)
International Association of Flight & Critical Care Paramedics (IAFCCP)
MedEvac Foundation International
National Association of Air Medical Communication Specialists (NAACS)
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO)
National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) 
Air Traffic Control / Air Traffic Management
Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)
Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO)
EUROCONTROL - European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation
International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations (IFATSEA)
National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) 
Airline
Airlines for America
Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA)
Association of European Airlines (AEA)
European Regions Airline Association (ERA)
International Air Carrier Association (IACA)
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
National Air Carrier Association (NACA)
Regional Airline Association (RAA) 
Airports
Airports Council International (ACI)
Airports Council International Africa (ACI-Africa)
Airports Council International Asia-Pacific (ACI Asia-Pacific)
Airports Council International Europe (ACI Europe)
Airports Council International Latin America-Caribbean (ACI-LAC)
Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA)
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) 
Airworthiness
International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA)
Aviation Law
International Aviation and Transportation Safety Bar Association (IATSBA) 
Aviation Psychology
Association for Aviation Psychology (AAP)
Australian Aviation Psychology Association (AAvPA)
Austrian Aviation Psychology Association (AAPA)
European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP) 
Aviation Safety
Advocates for Aviation Safety Foundation (AFASF)
Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF)
Air Safety Group - UK
Air Safety Support International (ASSI) - UK Overseas Territories
AOPA Air Safety Institute
Asia-Pacific Cabin Safety Working Group (APCSWG)
Australasian Aviation Ground Safety Council (AAGSC)
AviAssist Foundation: Supporting safety improvements in African Aviation
Aviation Ground Safety Council (AGSC) - UK
Aviation Safety Advisory Group of Arizona (ASAG)
Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) - East African Community
Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST)
European Commercial Aviation Safety Team (ECAST)
European General Aviation Safety Team (EGAST)
European Helicopter Safety Team (EHEST) 
Flight Safety Foundation (FSF)
Flight Safety Foundation–Mediterranean (FSF-MED)
Flight Safety Foundation–Taiwan (FSF-T)
Future Aviation Safety Team (FAST)
General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) - UK
Gulf Co-operation Committee Helicopter Safety Team (GCC HST)
Gulf Flight Safety Committee (GFSC)
Institut pour l'Amélioration de la Sécurité Aérienne (IASA)
International Aviation Safety Association (IASA)
International Confidential Aviation Safety Systems (ICASS) Group
International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA)
International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST)
International Transportation Safety Association (ITSA)
Medallion Foundation (Alaska)
Mission Safety International (MSI)
National Aviation Safety Foundation (NASF)
National Safety Council, Aviation Safety Committee
South Carolina Aviation Safety Council (SCASC)
United Kingdom Flight Safety Committee (UKFSC) 
Aviation Service Businesses (includes FBOs, airline service companies, aircraft management companies, etc.)
National Air Transportation Association (NATA) 
Business Aviation
Australian Business Aviation Association (ABAA)
Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA)
European Business Aviation Association (EBAA)
International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)
Japan Business Aviation Association (JBAA)
Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA)
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
Northern California Business Aviation Association (NCBAA) 
Cabin Safety
Asia-Pacific Cabin Safety Working Group (APCSWG)
Air Safety Group - UK
Catering and Food Safety
International Flight Services Association (IFSA) 
Civil Aviation (see also more specific topics such as General Aviation, Commercial Aviation, etc.)
Air Safety Support International (ASSI) - UK Overseas Territories
Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) - East African Community
European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC)
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 
Commercial Aviation (see also Airline and Pilot Associations)
Air Safety Group - UK
Alaska Air Carriers Association (AACA)
Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST)
European Commercial Aviation Safety Team (ECAST)
International Air Carrier Association (IACA)
Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA)
United Kingdom Flight Safety Committee (UKFSC) 
Engineering
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Fire and Rescue
Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group (ARFFWG)
International Aviation Fire Protection Association (IAFPA)
Wings of Light 
Flight Attendants
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division 
Flight Training and Aviation Education
International Association of Flight Training Professionals (IAFTP)
National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) 
Fractional Aircraft Ownership Operations
Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF)
National Air Transportation Association (NATA) 
General Aviation
Advocates for Aviation Safety Foundation (AFASF)
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
American Bonanza Society (ABS)
AOPA Air Safety Institute
Arizona Pilots Association (APA)
Associated Pilots of Iowa (API)
Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA)
Colorado Pilots Association (CPA)
European General Aviation Safety Team (EGAST)
Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) 
General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)
General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) - UK
Illinois Pilots Association (IPA)
Lancair Owners and Builders Organization (LOBO)
National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
New Mexico Pilots Association (NMPA)
Rhode Island Pilots Association (RIPA)
Texas Pilots Association (TPA)
United States Pilots Association (USPA)
Utah General Aviation Association (UGAA)
Washington Pilots Association (WPA) 
Government Employees (U.S. federal government)
FAA Managers Association (FAAMA)
National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)
Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS) 
Ground Operations
Australasian Aviation Ground Safety Council (AAGSC)
Aviation Ground Safety Council (AGSC) - UK
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division
Maintenance & Ramp Safety Society (MARSS) 
Hang Gliding and Paragliding
United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (USHPA)
United States Powered Paragliding Association (USPPA) 
Helicopter
British Helicopter Association (BHA)
European Helicopter Safety Analysis Team (EHSAT)
European Helicopter Safety Team (EHEST)
Gulf Co-operation Committee Helicopter Safety Team (GCC HST)
Helicopter Association International (HAI)
International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) 
Human Factors (see also Aeromedical and Aviation Psychology)
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
Investigation
Australian Society of Air Safety Investigators (ASASI)
European Network of Civil Aviation Safety Investigation Authorities (ENCASIA)
European Society of Air Safety Investigators (ESASI)
International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI)
International Society of Air Safety Investigators – ERAU Daytona Beach Chapter
International Society of Air Safety Investigators – ERAU Prescott Chapter
International Transportation Safety Association (ITSA) 
Maintenance and Mechanics
Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division
National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) 
Manufacturers
General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)
Regional Airline Association (RAA) 
Missionary Aviation
Mission Safety International (MSI)
Occupational Safety and Health
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
European Aviation Group for Occupational Safety and Health (EAGOSH) 
Passenger Rights and Advocacy (includes victims/survivors groups)
Air Safety Group - UK
Families of Continental Flight 3407
International Aviation Safety Association (IASA)
National Air Disaster Alliance/Foundation (NADA/F) - PlaneSafe.org
Wings of Light 
Personal Safety and Protection
SAFE Association 
Pilots
Aero Club of New England (ACONE)
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
Arizona Pilots Association (APA)
Associated Pilots of Iowa (API)
Association Luxembourgeoise des Pilotes de Ligne (ALPL)
Belgian Cockpit Association (BeCA)
British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA)
Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA)
Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA)
Colorado Pilots Association (CPA) 
European Cockpit Association (ECA)
Flying Physicians Association (FPA)
The Honourable Company of Air Pilots - UK
Illinois Pilots Association (IPA)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division
International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Associations (IFALPA)
Irish Air Line Pilots Association (IALPA)
New Mexico Pilots Association (NMPA)
Rhode Island Pilots Association (RIPA)
Texas Pilots Association (TPA)
United States Pilots Association (USPA)
Washington Pilots Association (WPA) 
Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA)
Safety Education
Advocates for Aviation Safety Foundation (AFASF)
AviAssist Foundation: Supporting safety improvements in African Aviation
National Aviation Safety Foundation (NASF) 
Safety Management
International Society of Safety Professionals (ISSP)
Survival
SAFE Association
System Safety
The International System Safety Society (ISSS)
Ultralight and Light Sport Aviation
United States Ultralight Association (USUA) 
Unions (and Trade Union Federations)
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)
Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA)
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA)
British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA)
Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division
International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF)
Irish Air Line Pilots Association (IALPA)
National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)
Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS) 
Wildlife Hazard Mitigation
Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG)
Aviational Ornithology Group (Отраслевая Группа Авиационной Орнитологии)
Bird Strike Association of Canada
Bird Strike Committee USA
CAR/SAM Regional Committee for Bird/Wildlife Hazard Prevention (Comité CAR/SAM de Prevención del Peligro Aviario y Fauna)
Center for Wildlife and Aviation (Embry-Riddle)
German Bird Strike Committee (Deutscher Ausschuss zur Verhütung von Vogelschlägen im Luftverkehr e.V)
National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) Wildlife Committee
Nordic Bird Strike Advisory Group (NBSAG)
UK Birdstrike Committee (UKBSC)
World Birdstrike Association (WBA) 

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