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ICAO conference to take up aircraft tracking, conflict zone risks

Credit: ICAOThe International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has brought together aviation experts and strategic decision makers for a four-day conference that will discuss emerging safety issues such as global tracking of aircraft and risks to civil aviation arising from conflict zones. Some 500 delegates have gathered at ICAO headquarters in Montréal, Canada, for Continue reading

Special Multi-disciplinary Meeting on Global Airline Flight Tracking

Logo_ENThe International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will be hosting a special meeting on 12-13 May 2014 regarding the global tracking of airline flights. ICAO Council States, in addition to States who have nominated representatives to the ICAO Air Navigation Commission, will be joined by industry groups to consider the need for a global airline flight tracking capability. Continue reading

Asia-Pacific remains the largest global air travel market

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) is pictured on his flight, travelling from Doha, Qatar, to Kuwait City. 05 December 2012 QatarWorld scheduled air passenger traffic grew by 4.9 per cent in 2012, reaching 5.4 trillion passenger-kilometres performed (PKPs) and is expected to increase by 4.8, 5.9 and 6.3 per cent in 2013, 2014 and 2015, respectively, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The 4.9 per cent growth in PKPs (international and domestic services Continue reading

ICAO updates its Aviation English Language Test Service site

A front view of the Antonov 124-100 with the helicopters in the front of the aircraft. One of the biggest aircrafts in the world, the Antonov 124-100 carrying 1 of four Russian helicopters coming from Pakistan arrived Burundi 29 August. The helicopters will serve Burundi for emergency relief operations, evacuation and other missions. Pakistani and South African team will be working together with those helicopters. 29 August 2004The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has announced the launch of a new and improved Aviation English Language Test Service (AELTS) website. First launched in 2011, the website for this voluntary service has been made significantly more intuitive and user-friendly, responding to ongoing feedback from the aviation English language testing community. Continue reading