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Tag: International Civil Aviation Organization

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 ›

Airlines Hail Historic ICAO Carbon Agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) congratulated states which, under the leadership of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), have achieved an historic agreement to implement a market-based measure that will support airlines’ efforts to stabilize emissions with carbon neutral growth. The agreement was reached by states attending the 39th ICAO Assembly which concluded today… Read More ›

UN: ICAO signs landmark framework to curb aviation emissions

The UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has agreed on a new emissions standard to control global greenhouse gas emissions from international airline flights. In a statement, obtained by PANA in New York on Friday, ICAO President, Mr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, said: “It has taken a great deal of effort and understanding to reach this… Read More ›

EASA, IATA Move to Reduce Risk of Loss of Control Accidents.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of new training requirements for airline pilots to prevent loss of control situations. The so called “upset prevention and recovery training” (UPRT) requirements aim to better train pilots in order to face unexpected events, potentially leading to a loss… Read More ›

Joint Efforts to Improve Safety.

Industry and Governments Address Safety Over Conflict Zones. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Airports Council International (ACI) and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) in a declaration committing the parties to review processes for the overflight of conflict zones. The high-level meeting was called by… Read More ›

ICAO Welcomes New TIACA Task Force Report on Skilled Personnel and Leadership Challenges.

A Task Force led by The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), with active support from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), announced the completion today of a two-year project on educational needs for the next-generation of managers for the worldwide air cargo industry. The TIACA report… Read More ›

Ethiopian Graduates MPL/CPL trained Pilots and Aviation Technicians.

Ethiopian Aviation Academy graduated 39 pilots and 45 Aviation Technicians at a ceremony held at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Among the 39 Pilot graduates, 20 are the second batch of MPL trainees. This batch of graduates comprise of cadets from Yemen and South Sudan. Ethiopian has been the first in Africa… Read More ›

NBAA Lauds Senate Letter Calling for Reopening of FAA Registry.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) lauded a letter sent from Senate lawmakers to Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), imploring the administrator to review the agency’s determination that the FAA Aircraft Registry office is “non-essential” under government-shutdown guidelines. The recent shutdown of the federal government has led to the closure of… Read More ›

ICAO, Flight Safety Foundation Formalize New Cooperative Agreement on Information Sharing.

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) signed a new agreement today, formalizing their plans to cooperatively promote and advance the sharing of aviation safety information and metrics worldwide. The new, collaborative initiative supports ICAO Safety Management System (SMS) guidance that calls for increased monitoring, analysis and reporting of aviation… Read More ›

EASA publishes new simplified rules for Third Country Operators in the European Union.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) today published a proposal to establish a single system for the safety approval of Third Country Operators (TCO) operating into, within or out of the European Union (EU). Released in a document known as an Opinion, the proposed rules have been subject to two rounds public consultation in 2011… Read More ›

Stakes High for Passengers and Business at Landmark ICAO Conference.

Seeking to deliver a strategic solution guiding global aviation’s response to the significant capacity challenges projected over the coming decades, over 1 191 government and industry participants arrived at the Headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) today for the beginning of a landmark air navigation conference.“Current industry projections are pointing to a doubling… Read More ›

Aviation Groups Unite to Achieve Instantaneous Global System Upgrade.

Culminating years of advance planning and worldwide coordination, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has successfully overseen the global real-time transition to a new aircraft flight plan, helping to usher in a new era in international air traffic management.   Working in close conjunction with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Air… Read More ›

FAA Upgrades Israel’s Aviation Safety Rating to Category 1.

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Israel complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on the results of an October FAA review of Israel’s civil aviation authority.   Israel is now upgraded to Category 1 from the Category 2 safety rating the… Read More ›

Unlocking Africa’s Aviation Potential.

    Dakar – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reinforced its commitment to African aviation and called on industry and government leaders in Central West Africa to work together to make aviation an even more integral part of African economic development and integration. Safety, regional cooperation and global standards for infrastructure funding were highlighted… Read More ›

Strategic Action Plan to Improve Aviation Safety in Africa.

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) urge Ministers attending the African Ministerial Meeting on Aviation Safety being held in Abuja, Nigeria to endorse and adopt the Africa Strategic Improvement Action Plan. The plan will enhance safety by addressing deficiencies and strengthening regulatory oversight in the region… Read More ›

Building the Future of Indian Aviation – An India Inc. Approach.

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for an “India Inc.” approach to resolve India’s aviation crisis and improve competitiveness to drive economic and social benefits.   “Indian aviation is in a multi-faceted crisis. Before aviation can deliver greater benefits to the Indian economy, this crisis must be resolved with coordinated public policies…. Read More ›

Successfully Developing Chinese Aviation.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) encouraged China to continue to develop its air transport sector by ensuring sufficient capacity based on global standards and best practices. Air transport plays a critical role in China’s economic development. “China is looking to increase its share of world trade from 10.4% to 15%. Aviation connectivity will be… Read More ›

Building a More Competitive European Aviation Sector – Avoiding Unintended Consequences of Legislation.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged European policymakers to focus aviation efforts on measures to shore-up the competitiveness of Europe’s aviation sector. “Safety and security must always come first. But at this critical time for European economies it is important that policies focus on measures that support economic growth and job creation, enhance competitiveness… Read More ›

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