Sunday , January 21 2018
Home | Tag Archives: ICAO (page 14)

Tag Archives: ICAO

Vietnam, United States working together to assess Vietnam CAA’s ability to adhere to international safety standards

Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is cooperating with the United States Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for an assessment of the former’s capacity to oversee safety in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards. The move is expected to be a preparatory step for the FAA’s International Aviation Safety Assessment Program, which is an attempt to evaluate the local aviation authority’s capability to adhere to standards and recommended practices …

Read More »

Ethiopia reaffirms commitment and support to ICAO

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu reiterated his country’s commitment to strengthening its international cooperation with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to achieve sustainable progress and milestones in the aviation industry. The Ethiopian Minister met with the ICAO’s Secretary General of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Fang Liu and stressed the need for cooperation with the latter’s goal of linking the aviation growth momentum with the agenda of sustainable development, …

Read More »

ICAO Secretary General emphasizes the connection between air transport investment and economic prosperity

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu emphasized the importance of an ICAO-compliant civil aviation system and its effect towards sustainable socio-economic prosperity. In a talk with Uruguay’s leaders headed by the Vice-President and President of the General Assembly and Senators’ Chamber, Mr. Raúl Sendic, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, Mr. Víctor Rossi, Minister of External Affairs, Mr. Rodolfo Nin Novoa, and the Minister of …

Read More »

Dubai Declaration on Cyber Security in Civil Aviation Lauded

Widespread acknowledgement was garnered by the “Dubai Declaration on Cyber Security in Civil Aviation,” which was recently proclaimed at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Cyber Summit and Exhibition, held in Dubai last week. At the forefront was the United Arab Emirates, which was represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) together with state officials and representatives from the ICAO Member States, as well as regional and international organizations. …

Read More »

Arab Air Carriers’ Organization seek clarification from ICAO regarding US and UK electronics ban

The Arab Air Carriers Organization is lobbying for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to help them seek clarification on the apparent threat that led to the US and the UK passing a mandate that banned electronic gadgets inside the passenger cabins of flights coming from Arab countries and airports. AACO Secretary General Abdul Wahab Teffaha has called out to the ICAO, and has requested it to develop measures that …

Read More »

ICAO pledges support in the improvement of Nigerian air safety

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) President Bernard Aliu has vowed to back Nigeria in its bid to improve air transport safety standards and in the consolidation of what the African nation has done so far in that sector. Aliu made the pledge just recently when he visited heads of aviation parastatals in Lagos. There, he said that his organization would support Nigeria in the certification of its two major airports, …

Read More »

ICAO lobbies for collaboration between aviation key players in Africa

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) President of the Council Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, pleaded for collaborative decision-making between regulators and the regulated to make sure that standards in Africa’s aviation sector are being met. Speaking to local aviation officials before the Second International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Meeting on the Sustainable Development of Air Transport in Africa, which aims at prioritizing air transport development on the continent to facilitate socio-economic …

Read More »

Turkey planning to take airline electronics ban to ICAO

Turkey’s transport minister has hit out against the partial ban on electronics in the cabins of commercial carriers and bared plans to take the matter up with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Ahmet Arslan bared that his office has recently sent a letter to the United States, demanding to remove his country from the list of nations that are subject to the controversial restrictions. “We [Turkey] are also a …

Read More »

Swedish passenger Tax to compromise global carbon agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of the negative impact that the proposed Swedish aviation passenger tax would have on both the country’s aviation industry and the economy. Responding to an Inquiry on the proposed tax, IATA said the move would cost 7,500 jobs and severely dampen Sweden’s economic competitiveness. The numbers back up IATA’s claims: Analysis of the “green tax” proposals of up to SEK430 per ticket, shows …

Read More »

Kenya granted IASA Category 1 status

Kenya has secured a Category 1 rating from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), after it complied with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The East African nation’s Transport Minister, James Macharia, said that the conferment took place after an audit was made late last year. As such, Macharia said that the country’s flagship carrier, Kenya Airways, would immediately move to apply for the …

Read More »