Tag: International Civil Aviation Organization

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

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

FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019 16:00

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has found that the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) does not meet International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards and ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Emergency exercise at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:04

Abu Dhabi Airports will conduct a full-scale emergency exercise at Al Bateen Executive Airport on Wednesday 26th December 2018. This is in accordance with Civil Aviation regulations issued by the ... 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

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

UN agencies to work more closely on tourism

editor editor- March 20, 2013 00:46

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) signed a special Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism today, acknowledging the intention of the two UN Read More

Airbus supports new noise standard

editor editor- February 15, 2013 07:12

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) has adopted a new noise stringency level for commercial airplanes. Read More

IATA & ICAO urge AU ministers to adopt action plan

editor editor- July 19, 2012 06:42

MONTREAL, Canada -The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) urge Ministers attending the African Ministerial Meeting on Aviation Safet Read More

African aviation training organization launched in Nairobi

editor editor- April 5, 2012 06:59

(eTN) - Following 5 days of meetings in Kampala last week, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) moved on to Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, where another series of seminars, workshops, and Read More

South Sudan joins ICAO

editor editor- November 15, 2011 07:39

(eTN) - As the long march for the new Republic of South Sudan continues into independence, the young country has made another milestone step when it finally was accepted as ... Read More

Africa conference tackles aviation issues

editor editor- August 20, 2009 03:12

On days two and three of the continental gathering of aviation regulatory bodies and stakeholders under the auspices of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), more relevant topics were Read More

Indian airlines: Not safe enough?

editor editor- January 28, 2009 08:16

India’s aviation sector is at risk of losing airline business in the US because of the threat of being downgraded by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for consistently not ... Read More

Tanzania’s national airline: At death’s door

editor editor- December 19, 2008 09:44

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Almost two weeks after Tanzania’s national flag carrier, Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), was suspended from plying the skies, the International Air Transport Ass Read More

Air Tanzania CEO: We will be back

editor editor- December 15, 2008 05:59

The CEO and managing director of Air Tanzania, David Mattaka, has reacted promptly to reports that the Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) had suspended their AOC (Air Operator Certificate) and Read More

ICAO calls on EU to lift Indonesian air ban

editor editor- December 9, 2008 08:10

Tempo Interactive quotes the president of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Robert Kobeh Gonzales, as calling on the European Union to lift its blacklisting of Indonesian aviation Read More

Kenya civil aviation regulations begin to bite

editor editor- November 16, 2008 22:31

Three months after the new Kenya Civil Aviation Regulations (KCAR) were bulldozed over the objections from stakeholders, the first cracks appear in their implementation. Read More

Business as usual despite new Kenya civil aviation regulations

editor editor- September 18, 2008 08:49

Reports from the field indicate that, so far, the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) inspectors have not "swooped down" on aircraft operators in Kenya to enforce the new contentious Kenya ... Read More

Why are there so many plane crashes in Iran?

editor editor- July 1, 2008 10:12

Over the last several years boarding a domestic flight in Iran has become like playing Russian roulette. Read More

Blame game begins for Congo crash

editor editor- April 18, 2008 07:09

(eTN) - Information received from a foreign staff dealing with logistics and handling at Goma’s airport has now put a fair share of the blame on the Kinshasa regime. Read More