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International Civil Aviation Organization

Also called the ICAO. An agency of the United Nations that develops standards for safe international flight. It recommends principles for inspections, infrastructure, accidents procedures, and so forth. Nearly every member of the UN is also a member of the ICAO. It was established in 1947 and is based in Montreal.
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He said the Zambian department of Civil Aviation has been engaged with the International Civil Aviation Organisation, through mutually developed corrective action plans detailing how the findings and the significant safety concerns were being addressed step by step through correspondence and exchanging electronic data.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac) have joined forces to establish the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) in Abu Dhabi.
THE INTERNATIONAL Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has released a report outlining the rollout this year of reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) standards within China's airspace.
Summary: The UAE, represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority, is currently participating in the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) 12th Air Navigation Conference which is convened at the ICAO headquarter in Montreal, Canada.
Shaikh Said bin Ali bin Nafal al Mashali, Under-Secretary of the Transport and Communications Ministry for Civil Aviation Affairs, said that the security of the civil aviation is one of the strategic aims of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in its bid to create a safe environment for aviation at the world level.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada on Friday said that foreign affairs minister John Baird and minister of transport, infrastructure and communities Denis Lebel, have announced the appointment of Mark Allen as Canada's next permanent representative to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
The memorandum of understanding initialled on November 12 in Montreal by the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC), which represents 36 countries, and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), a specialist UN agency, ushers in cooperation between the two bodies to combat aircraft safety problems.
The development of the new secure passports follows standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) which recommends facial recognition as the primary biometric for travel documents.
Summary: ABU DHABI - The Director-General of the Civil Aviation Middle East Regional Office of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (DGCA-MID) unanimously elected the UAE as the chair of the regional organisation.
This rating confirms that Nigeria complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and it means that Nigerian airlines may now apply to operate to the United States with their own aircraft.
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