The United Nations aviation agency will propose a new standard that requires commercial aircraft to report their position every 15 minutes as part of a global tracking initiative in the aftermath of the disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has asked Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca) to upgrade its systems in accordance with regulations, a report said.
Representatives of ICAO told the
Civil aviation issues including environment, consumer protection, liberalisation and air traffic management were high on the agenda for an aeropolitical affairs forum organised by the International Air Transport Association (Iata) and the Arab A
The United Nations' civil aviation body said it would quickly form a task force on airline safety, noting that while this was complex and politically sensitive, urgent action had to be taken after the recent downing of a Malaysian airliner o
Global airlines will push to get "neutral information" on whether to use or avoid airspace over conflict zones at Tuesday's meeting of the UN aviation agency and other airline bodies, a European-based airline industry source said.
The UN civil aviation body said on Friday it was not responsible for issuing warnings about potential dangers such as military conflicts, saying that duty fell to individual nations.
The role of the International Civil Aviation Au
Major airlines are united on the need for real-time tracking of commercial aircraft following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and have not raised cost as a concern, a senior official with the United Nations' aviation agen
More than 300 expert delegates from 42 countries focused on developing a secure and efficient air cargo supply chain and its role in global economic growth at a conference that recently concluded in Bahrain.
Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA), Bahrain's premier aviation training academy, has been awarded the Aviation Security Training Centre (ASTC) certification from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Qatar has dropped a bid to move the headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) from Montreal to Doha, Canadian and the ICAO officials said.
Qatar had last month proposed that the organization leave Montre