European Society of Air Safety Investigators


ESASI Annual Seminar - Jurmala / Riga 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 9th ESASI Regional Seminar will take place at the Baltic Beach Hotel in Jurmala / Riga, Latvia on 23-24 May 2018.

In addition, the meeting of the military investigator group is scheduled to take place on the afternoon of 22nd May.


Seminar Programme

Seminar attendees can view /or download pdf copies of the presentations. Click here to find out more.

The programme for the seminar has been announced. Click here to read more

To view the agenda for the military investigator group meeting click here


Find out more about sponsors of ESASI 2018 and click here to find out more about Sponsorship Opportunities for the ESASI seminar.

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The hotel is only a 15-minute drive from Riga International Airport and the airport to hotel transfer costs are about 25 Euros. 

The aim of the seminar is to keep the European air safety investigation community abreast of current developments and evolving best practice in aircraft safety investigation. As in previous years, the seminar will include presentations on case studies, the European environment, challenges of modern air safety investigations and human factors in aircraft accidents and incidents. 

Register for ESASI 2018

Register now for the ESASI 2018 conference. Cost of registration is €200 per delegate which includes the event dinner at the Baltic Beach Hotel on 23rd May 2018. Companions are welcome to attend the dinner at a cost of €50. Click here to register.

Hotel Reservations

Hotel special reservation prices are available for your stay at the Baltic Beach Hotel during the conference. Please follow this link to read more about preferential rates for your stay during the conference.

airBaltic - Flight Discounts

ESASI seminar attendees are offered a 10% discount for flight ticket purchase from net ticket fares (discount does not apply for airport taxes and surcharges) through airBaltic home page Tickets are available for purchase until 20th of May 2018 and only available for flights from 20th until 27th May.

  1. Go to the airBaltic website and select flights and dates
  2. Click on the % Enter E-Voucher(s) field and type in the discount code ESASIBALTIC18, then continue by clicking on "Find Flights and Fares" 
  3. Fares with discount will be marked with the gift box in the upper right corner of the field

*  Discount will not be applied to the campaign and special fares.
*  Please pay attention that capital letters are used in code

Guide to Jurmala

Read the guide to Jurmala and the surrounding area which includes useful information about how to get to Jurmala, where to eat and places to see and things to do during your stay. Click to read and/or download.

Feedback from the ESASI 2017 Seminar in Ljubljana

At the end of the seminar, delegates were offered the possibility to provide feedback to the ESASI Committee on topics such as the organization/facilities, the seminar content, the presentations, the price, suggestions for future seminars and other ideas. We received 48 feedback forms with valuable remarks and suggestions. Read the feedback from delegates here.

ESASI Winter 2018 Newsletter

Click here to read the Winter 2018 newsletter 


ESASI is the European chapter of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI) with a particular focus on current European issues in the investigation and prevention of accidents and incidents.   ISASI's mission is to promote air safety by the exchange of ideas, experiences and information about the findings from and outcomes of aircraft accident investigations, and to otherwise aid in the advancement of flight safety; to promote technical advancement by providing professional education through lectures, displays and presentations and by the exchange of information for mutual development of improved investigations; to broaden professional relationships among members; to maintain and increase the prestige, standing and influence of the Air Safety Investigator in matters of air safety.

To become a member of the European Society of Air Safety Investigators (ESASI)  you must:

• be a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI)

• be resident in Europe

Click on this link to apply to become a member of ISASI: