Tag: ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization continues its efforts through COVID-19 crisis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020 22:49

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is committed to participating in the global efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. We recognize the intensity and the seriousness of the impacts ... Read More

Canada announces new International Civil Aviation Organization appointment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2020 18:12

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is the premier forum for co-operation in all fields of civil aviation among its 193 Member States and international civil aviation stakeholders. Canada is ... Read More

ICAO is 75: Happy International Civil Aviation Day!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2019 15:46

Seventy-five years after ICAO’s foundation, the International Civil Aviation network carries over four billion passengers annually. The global Air Transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and USD 2.7 trillion in ... Read More

International Civil Aviation Organization Council announces new President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019 00:30

The 36-member governing body of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the ICAO Council, has elected Mr. Salvatore Sciacchitano of Italy as its President for a three-year term, beginning 1 ... Read More

ICAO: Middle East one of the fastest-growing regions for air traffic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 23:35

At the Fifth Meeting of Directors General of Civil Aviation for the ICAO Middle East Region (DGCA-MID/5) in Kuwait City, ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu underscored that the continued ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 02:20

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de Juniac, have officially launched new ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019 05:25

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 03:55

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation industry The International Air Transport Association (IATA) at their annual ... Read More

ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 15:39

CAA International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), is to assist the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority (SLCAA) to strengthen its regulatory oversight ... Read More

Qatar Executive announces global expansion at EBACE

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 15:28

Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, is celebrating 10 years of success at EBACE with the announcement of plans to open new offices in Shanghai, ... Read More

The future of flight: UN aviation agency looking for new designs and concepts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:55

The United Nations (UN) International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched the Aviation Innovation Competitions and is looking for ideas, concepts, and prototypes from the next generation of aviation innovators. ... Read More

Seychelles represented at first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:23

The first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa was held in Santa Maria, Sal Island in Cabo Verde, from the March 27 to 29, 2019. The aim ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in situations where individuals are undertaking ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:47

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending the First UNWTO/ ICAO Ministerial Conference Tourism and Air Transport. ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 09:17

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 before the Boeing MAX 8 was in use, and now ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died in the Ethiopian Airlines Crash on ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), which concluded last ... Read More

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:05

Abu Dhabi Airports is participating in the inaugural edition of the Saudi International Air Show, held between March 12 – 14 at Thumamah Airport, Riyadh, showcasing its role within the ... Read More

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019 23:45

Deep down, most people know, Travel & Tourism must respond to the eXistential challenge of Climate Change, must fully align with the Paris Agreement targets, and must play a leading ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 15:20

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving security threats and the forecast ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 17:32

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long term, but an increase in ... Read More

Leading associations calling for stronger partnerships to counter threats to aviation

editor editor- February 20, 2019 00:45

MedAire and Control Risks released a joint position paper on best practices to proactively prepare for – and mitigate – risks within the aviation industry. The paper, A Holistic Approach: ... Read More

FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 16:15

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Vietnam complies with international safety standards and has been granted a Category 1 rating under the agency’s ... Read More

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 17:35

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls for a serious review of the existing ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:15

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, and in the Medellín Statement on Tourism and Air Transport ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure to be here in Qatar ... Read More

Guyana Visitor Arrival : 16% increase

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019 12:09

Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travellers. As of December 31st, 2018, Guyana recorded a total number of visitor arrivals of 286,732 passengers; a 15.93% increase ... Read More

Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 19:40

The head of the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, Haitham Misto, said on Monday, that opening of Israel's new international airport along their shared border, would threaten the kingdom's airspace. ... Read More

Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 18:15

The heads of civil aviation authorities and aviation ministers from around the world will converge on Dubai on January 24, 2019 to participate in the first edition of the Global ... Read More

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:25

The first edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2019) will kick off in Dubai with the participation of the largest ever gathering of aviation ministers and heads ... Read More

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 20:22

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the aviation security at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) does not maintain and carry out effective security, consistent with the ... Read More

Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait

editor editor- December 22, 2018 00:31

As part of the joint venture partnership agreement, Airways New Zealand is providing a one-year training program at ACK for a group of air traffic control (ATC) students Read More

Florence Airport: ‘Untruthful security news’ result in ‘unjustified alarmism’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 22:49

With reference to press reports regarding the security of Florence Airport, Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile (ENAC) reiterates that Florence airport, like all the main Italian airports, is certified according ... Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018 16:16

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and we only hear about Lake Victoria when there is a ... Read More

Canada’s Transport Minister marks International Civil Aviation Day

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 10:25

The Honorable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today to mark International Civil Aviation Day: "As Canada's Minister of Transport, it is my pleasure to mark International Civil ... Read More