FISO Seminar 2016
Event date7 - 8 Sep 2016
On 7 – 8 September 2016, we held a seminar for Flight Information Service Officer (FISO) units and organisations interested in the FIS service. From this initial gathering, the event has grown to become the successful annual FISO seminar with FIS delegates from all corners of the world attending. In 2015, the International Flight Information Service Association (IFISA) was formed at a meeting preceding the 6th Seminar in Malmö.
With the success of IFISA, and Entry Point North becoming increasingly busy developing and delivering new training courses and services globally, it was jointly decided to transfer the running of future seminars to IFISA. The 7th Annual FISO seminar was held in conjunction with the 2nd annual IFISA meeting on 7 & 8 September 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Manchester Airport, United Kingdom. Seminar topics included discussions on standardisation of phraseology and an update on various FIS-related issues from EASA.
For those delegates arriving early, on the afternoon of 6 September, there was an afternoon visit to Manchester City Airport (Barton), which allowed a visit for the first time at a seminar to an AFIS unit. Staying at Barton, there was an informal BBQ in the early evening, before return transport to the hotel/conference facility.