AS 9100 is a widely adopted and standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry. It was released in October, 1999, by the Society of Automotive Engineers and the European Association of Aerospace Industries.
AS 9100 fully incorporates the entirety of the current version of ISO 9000, while adding additional requirements relating to quality and safety. Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide require compliance and/or registration to AS 9100 as a condition of doing business with them.
The ISO 9001:2008 standard is based on a number of quality management principles including the pursuit and implication of top notch management, high quality process approach, ongoing improvements, and a heavy customer focus.
Using ISO 9001:2008 ensures customers get consistent, high quality services and products.