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EASA at AERO: GA strategy takes a big step forward

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April 11, 2017

EASA presents practical results of smart regulation and risk-based approach – many waypoints of the EASA GA Roadmap have been reached – other highlights include BlackShape certification. At AERO 2017, EASA has presented a number of tangible results of its GA strategy based on minimum necessary rules and a flexible, risk-based approach. The strategy’s key… Read More ›

EASA’s re-written CS-23 revolutionary, paves the way for a new era in general aviation, GA industry says

EASA Certification Director Trevor Woods presented EASA’s re-written CS-23 certification rules for small aircraft at AERO today, pointing out that the ‘EASA CS-23 are new, smart and flexible rules, prepared with and for a safe innovative GA industry’. The reorganised CS-23 remove design limitations for manufacturers and thus open the way to innovation. Also GA… Read More ›

The European Union and South Asia strengthen ties in civil aviation

Kick-off of a new technical cooperation project managed by EASA The European Union (EU) and South Asian states celebrated the launch of a new project today to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), will enhance aviation safety, promote institutional and industrial links, and mitigate… Read More ›

Update on national restrictions on electronic carry-on items

A number of ICAO Member States have begun to set out new restrictions on electronic items which can be carried on board passenger flights originating from other States. The international aviation security requirements in this area are contained primarily in Annex 17 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention), which stipulates that passengers… Read More ›

EASA cooperate with CERT-EU on cybersecurity

The European Aviation Safety Agency signed on 10 February 2017 a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-EU) of the EU Institutions. CERT-EU’s mission is to support the European Institutions to protect themselves against intentional and malicious attacks that would hamper the integrity of their IT assets and harm the interests of… Read More ›

Safety Precautions regarding the Transport by Air of Damaged, Defective or Recalled Lithium Batteries

On 09/02/2017 EASA withdrew the SIB 2016-14 R1 and published SIB 2017-01. This SIB contains general recommendations regarding the transport by air, as cargo and by passengers, of damaged, recalled, defective or potentially hazardous lithium batteries, including those contained in equipment. The difference between this new SIB and the previous one is that the recommendations… Read More ›

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has held a workshop on Aviation Safety at S7 Training

S7 Training, aviation training centre, and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have held a two-day workshop on Aviation Safety Development for the representatives of aviation authorities, airlines and crew training centres. ICAO chose S7 Training – the largest training centre for aircrew, cabin crew and ground personnel training in Eastern Europe – as a venue… Read More ›

Germany completes the integration of civil and military air traffic management in its airspace

As from today, air traffic controllers at EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) will be providing integrated civil and military air navigation services in the Hannover Upper Information Region (UIR) – the upper airspace (above 24,500 feet) of the north-west of Germany. The overarching objectives of the integration are to improve the air traffic… Read More ›

Traffic growth and airline profitability were highlights of air transport in 2016

Preliminary figures released today by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) indicated that the total number of passengers carried on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion in 2016, a 6.0 per cent increase over last year. The number of departures rose to approximately 35 million globally, and world passenger traffic, expressed in terms of total scheduled… Read More ›

ICAO assists Thailand with safety oversight audit finding

“Thailand is a leader in a number of areas of sustainable development in the Asia and Pacific (APAC) Region, and its international tourism growth strongly relies on its effective oversight of safe and secure global air transport connectivity,” Dr. Liu commented during a recent visit to the State. Reiterating his Government’s commitment to ensure ICAO-compliant… Read More ›

FAA Proposes $218,700 Civil Penalty Against Resorts World Companies for Allegedly Conducting Unauthorized Air Carrier Operations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $218,700 civil penalty against Resorts World Aviation and Resorts World Bimini for allegedly flying passengers without an FAA air carrier certificate or with pilots who had not been trained and checked for commercial operations. The FAA alleges that Resorts World Aviation provided Resorts World… Read More ›

Hajime Yoshimura of Japan appointed new president of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has unanimously appointed Commissioner Hajime Yoshimura to a one-year term as President of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC), the UN civil aviation Organization’s main technical body. Mr. Yoshimura was nominated for the appointment by Japan and his mandate begins on 1 January 2017. He has… Read More ›

EASA signs Memorandum of Cooperation with Clean Sky

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on 23 November 2016 with the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking. The MoC formalises and strengthens the cooperation between the 2 organisations and aims to identify viable combined effort and teamwork in all areas of common interest with regard to aviation research. These areas… Read More ›

EASA signs a new Memorandum of Cooperation with SESAR

Today EASA signed a new Memorandum of Cooperation with the SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) at the EU High Level Conference on Drones in Warsaw. This new MoC replaces the existing agreement between EASA and SJU  to promote collaboration on SESAR 2020, the next phase of research and development (R&D) on air traffic management. The MoC… Read More ›

Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu re-elected as President of ICAO Council

Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu was re-elected by acclamation today for a second three-year term as President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “Over the past three years, ICAO has been working tirelessly to promote the importance of civil aviation to socio-economic development, as well as its prioritization in national and regional… Read More ›

ICAO Council President inspires COP22 with positive updates on international aviation emissions

ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu brought an inspirational message of hope and progress on environmental action to help kick off COP22 in Marrakesh this week, citing the momentum generated by the landmark international aviation emissions mitigation decisions forged this October at ICAO’s 39th Assembly. “The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation… Read More ›

Sustainable development of urban areas and international aviation go hand-in-hand

Contributions to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) can be achieved through the enhancement of synergies between the international civil aviation air network, its infrastructure and the urban areas it serves, ICAO‘s Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu explained through an interview with UN News Centre journalists at the Habitat III Conference.   More specifically,… Read More ›

Way forward for Air/Ground Data Communication Services in Europe

  The 41 Member States of EUROCONTROL have mandated the Agency to prepare for the deployment of the European Air/Ground Data Communication Service (EAGDCS). A Directive to this effect from the Organisation’s governing body has been approved, in full consistency with the European Union Council Decision in June this year (2016/1124) that entrusted EUROCONTROL with… Read More ›

EUROCONTROL, the FAA and the EU issue their latest report on the U.S./Europe Comparison of Air Traffic Management-Related Operational Performance

The 2015 Comparison of Air Traffic Management-Related Operational Performance has just been released. This U.S./Europe benchmarking report updates the previous edition which was published two years ago. The document is a joint publication of the Air Traffic Organization System Operations Services of the FAA and EUROCONTROL on behalf of the European Union in the interest… Read More ›

EU and China launch €10 million aviation cooperation project.

Take-off of a new technical cooperation action implemented by EASA and CAAC. A new chapter in EU–China aviation relations started today, with the official launch of the EU-China Aviation Partnership Project (APP). The 5-year, €10 million project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and partners, will link technical cooperation with policy dialogue between… Read More ›

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