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Rwanda receives ICAO’s aviation safety compliance certificate

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), on May 22, 2018, awarded Rwanda with a certificate that recognizes the country’s improved competencies in aviation safety and security oversight. The progress that Rwanda has made in aviation safety compliance over the past few years, is significant even by its own standards. According to ICAO, its Council President […]

Tuvalu becomes ICAO’s 192nd member state

Tuvalu has now become the 192nd Member State of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) following its official adherence to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention). ICAO was advised of the development by the Government of the United States of America, which serves as the depositary of the Chicago Convention. Tuvalu deposited its notification of […]

Qatar asks U.N. body to resolve Gulf airspace row

Qatar has asked the United Nations’ aviation agency to intervene in an airspace rights’ dispute with three Gulf states following an escalating diplomatic row and trade blockade, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday. Qatar has sent a letter to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) governing council in an effort to resolve […]

Russian pilots fear losing licenses, complain to ICAO

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has recently received a petition from Russian aviation professionals complaining about the “arbitrariness in regards to aviation specialists and training facilities” of the country’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya), according to Russian media. The petition’s authors claim that Rosaviatsiya’s actions might lead to a quarter of Russian pilots losing their […]

Airbus and Boeing support ICAO’s carbon reduction resolution

Airbus and Boeing supports the climate agreement reached by governments at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada, October 5th. The agreement puts in place the world’s first Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). Fabrice Brégier, President and CEO of Airbus, stated: “This is a crucial year for the global […]

United Nations signs landmark framework to curb aviation emissions

The United Nations civil aviation agency has agreed on a new emissions standard to control global greenhouse gas emissions from international airline flights. “It has taken a great deal of effort and understanding to reach this stage, and I want to applaud the spirit of consensus and compromise demonstrated by our member States, industry and […]

Qatar Airways to become the first Airline to meet ICAO 2021 Flight Tracking Recommendations

Qatar Airways has announced it will be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon(sm), a technology solution by Aireon LLC and FlightAware, designed to provide up-to-the minute global tracking of all aircraft equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) in 2018, approximately three years before the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) recommendation for compliance by 2021. Announced […]