Eternity Law International News AS/EN 9100: Aerospace Quality Management

AS/EN 9100: Aerospace Quality Management

September 13, 2021

AS/EN 9100 emphasizes quality in all aviation sectors. It is applicable to civil and military aviation enterprises. Since its first edition, 9100 has been revised several times. Quality and safety demands established by it were supplemented in accordance with legislative and regulatory norms, conditions of contracts in aerospace field. As of today, the 2003 version is in effect. Certification is applied in several cases:

  • development and production of aviation equipment;
  • aviation components supply.

A distinctive feature is the detailing of additional requests specifically in aerospace sphere. This affected the structure of the document.

The emergence of the AS/EN 9100 series standards was driven by the needs of the industry. The fact is that initially, in order to control the quality of products manufactured by aerospace sphere, ISO 9001 was applied in parallel with local additions of the companies. Such an abundance of versatile documentation led to constant confusion, which is why the industry standard AS 9000 appeared in the United States. With its release into general use, organizations have abandoned the development and use of their own additional documents. The document must be adhered to:

  • airports and airlines;
  • enterprises engaged in supply, equipment overhaul, repair bases.

The document is applicable to design and manufacture of astronautics equipment, airport operations and airway operations. AS 9100 is also important in flights and loading and unloading operations controlling. This normative act is recognized without restriction all over the world. Certified QMS is one of mandatory requests for aerospace fabricators.

Key Sphere of Influence & Focus

Without an implemented and confirmed certification mechanism, enterprises will not be able to enter international market. AS/EN 9100 can be an essential prerequisite for obtaining a trade license, highlighting its current and future relevance. AS/EN 9100 benefits consists of following.

  1. Reduced risk of production and service errors and critical failures.
  2. Efficiency improving for saving resources.
  3. Ability of traceability demonstration throughout supply chain.
  4. Online Supplier Information System (OASIS) Entry.
  5. Getting status of a preferred supplier and building trust from customers and shareholders.
  6. Stable betterment and prospects for international increase.
  7. Increasing the motivation of employees in connection with the clarity and transparency of job responsibilities.
  8. Expanding the knowledge of the working team in the field of product quality.
  9. Increasing the effectiveness of in-house procedures.
  10. Reducing costs by increasing productivity, improving produced objects quality, service defectiveness.

It is recommended that the training on the requirements of AS/EN 9100 for internal auditors and key employees of the company be carried out in advance in order to develop and implement internal audit programs and conduct a full analysis of the QMS by senior management before the external supervisory (recertification) audit is carried out.

In addition to obtaining international certification, you can also view offers in categories  ready-made companies and licenses for sale.

You could be interested

Marshall Islands Forex Company

Marshall Islands is commonly-chosen and progressive offshore offering favorable environment for doing business-activities, in particular for Forex projects. Just like in some other offshore zones, for example, in St. Vincent, in Marshalls there isn’t such regulatory concept as Forex licensing and licenses for this type of activity, respectively. This activity is not legally regulated at...

Bank in Cayman Islands

Bank in Cayman Islands for sale. Package includes: Bank has been operating since 2014; fully licensed and operating Cayman Bank with category B license; approx. USD 50 million of total assets, and continually generates new deposits; annualized profits of USD 1.5 million; seven full time and part-time staff members and multiple correspondent banking relationships; ability...

Crypto exchange in Nigeria

In May 2022, Nigeria officially adopted a law on the regulation of cryptographic means. Today, registration of a structure such as crypto exchange in Nigeria is a new phenomenon for business owners, however, this allows local regulators to fully license this activity, and allows companies to operate in accordance with certain laws and regulations. Below,...

Purpose and Features of Obtaining an SFC License in Hong Kong

SFC License in Hong Kong or Securities and Futures Commission is a financial industry regulator operating in Hong Kong. The Commission was created in order to exercise administrative control and regulate the activities of all companies that operate or are in any way connected with the financial sector. When and for what purpose the Commission...

Ready-Made Business in Switzerland

Although certain Confederation areas are now quite tightly regulated, establishing company in Switzerland is quite easy. You can simply create a partnership without worrying too much about technical issues. A ready-made business in Switzerland – accessible variant with organization already put into operation – it has all permits and matches other parameters. Company in Switzerland:...

Investing 2020

Investing 2020: the most profitable investment spheres. Due to the fact that the market conditions of the international capital market are constantly changing, every year investors face new challenges. The question how to invest and not make a mistake, but to get additional profit, is becoming more and more often. As of today, the economic...
Fill the blank:


Dreikonigstrasse, 31A, Stockerhof


Baseina street, 7


Grosvenor Gardens, 52


1629 K St. Suite 300 N.W.


Gediminas Avenue, 44A


Kesklinna linnaosa, Tuukri 19


Lochrin Square, 1


Jacovides Tower, 5 floor


Esplanade, 7 floor

Hong Kong

18 Harbour Road, 35/F, Central Plaza, Wanchai


Level 42, Suntec Tower Three, 8 Temasek Boulevard


20 Martin Place


2609 Avenida da Boavista


Revaz Tabukashvili Str., N 45, area N 7