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Angola and Mozambique benefit from ICAO iPack for Public Health Corridors

The implementation packages have served as key global pandemic resources during countries’ air transport recovery efforts

Angola and Mozambique have become the first countries in the world to benefit from ICAO’s Public Health Corridor implementation package, which is one of the array of pandemic recovery tools provided by ICAO to national governments. Composed of guidance material, expert support, training and other resources, the Public Health Corridor…

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Accelerating aviation recovery in Africa

Plans for ICAO dedicated facilities in Nairobi and Senegal were discussed with host governments and United Nations officials

The leadership and key contributions of Kenya and Senegal to Africa’s aviation sector were the focus of recent bilateral meetings among ICAO Secretary General Juan Carlos Salazar and Mr. James Macharia, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Transport (top image), and Mr. Alioune Sarr,  Minister of Tourism and Transport of Senegal.  The…

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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) compliance key to African air connectivity

The realization of traffic growth projections will provide significant contributions towards the sustainable development of aviation in Africa

At the Aviation Africa 2019 Civil Aviation Summit taking place in Kigali today, ICAO affirmed that Africa’s emergence as one of the world’s fastest growing air transport markets is predicated on a deepening of regional cooperation and investment toward the implementation of ICAO’s strategic plans, standards, and other guidance materials.…

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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council President: African airport capacity critical to continent-wide sustainable prosperity

The Airports Council International’s (ACI’s) Conference was declared open by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation of Nigeria, Mr. Boss Gida Mustapha, in the presence of over 280 participants from 47 Countries and numerous international organizations

Addressing African aviation and government leaders at the Airports Council International’s (ACI’s) 2018 Africa Regional Conference in Lagos, Nigeria, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu highlighted yesterday that the continent’s rapidly-expanding air traffic can only be sustained and optimized through the continued development and modernization of local aviation infrastructure,…

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Traffic growth and airline profitability were highlights of air transport in 2016

International scheduled passenger traffic: All regions, except for Africa and the Middle East, posted slower growth in than last year

Preliminary figures released today by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) indicated that the total number of passengers carried on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion in 2016, a 6.0 per cent increase over last year. The number of departures rose to approximately 35 million globally, and world passenger traffic, expressed…

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ICAO Secretary General: partnership and investment crucial to sustainable aviation development in Africa

Significant contributions towards safe and secure air transport and the prosperity and sustainability of African communities could be achieved if sufficient investment is made towards the development of Africa’s civil aviation capacities, including infrastructure and skilled human resources, remarked ICAO’s Secretary General during the Third ICAO Africa and Indian Ocean…

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African youth a key priority for ICAO’s Secretary General

Senegal should promote careers in aviation and aviation-related fields through its tertiary education system, said ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu. “Developing human resources for the civil aviation sector is a key priority for ICAO. In our capacity as the UN’s international civil aviation agency, we predict the global aviation…

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Council President Aliu Highlights ICAO Aviation Security and Facilitation Priorities at African Ministerial in Namibia

African Ministers responsible for aviation security and facilitation met in Windhoek, Namibia,  last week to address challenges concerning aviation security and facilitation in Africa through the implementation of the Comprehensive Regional Implementation Plan for Aviation Security and Facilitation in Africa (AFI SECFAL PLAN). During his address to the assembled dignitaries…

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ICAO Council president Aliu and Nigerian president Buhari find common ground on aviation development priorities

The President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, met and held high-level discussions this week with the President and Head of State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H. E. Muhammadu Buhari. The two officials covered topics including projected aviation growth and…