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EURNAT Newsletter 2018 Issue 4

The Community of Lusophone Aviation Authorities: Ensuring No Country is Left Behind

In October 2010, the 37th ICAO Assembly Resolution on environmental and climate change invited Member States to submit their national Action Plans for reducing international civil aviation CO2 emissions. Following this invitation, in 2013 and 2016, the Assembly encouraged ICAO Member States to submit their Plans, or to update those submitted in 2012 and 2015, and to cooperate with other States for…

28th Meeting of the Meteorology Group

The Twenty-eighth Meeting of the Meteorology Group (METG/28) of the European Air Navigation Planning Group (EANPG) was held at the ICAO EUR/NAT Office, Paris, France from 18 to 21 September 2018. The Meeting was attended by a total of one-hundred and one (101) participants from thirty-nine (39) States, and five (5) International Organizations. The meeting reviewed the implementation of Aviation…

ICAO and Eurocontrol Cooperation on Runway Safety Improvement

Since the Linate accident in 2001 EUROCONTROL has been working with ICAO and other partner organisations to reduce the safety risk caused by runway incursions and runway excursions. As an active member of the Runway Safety Action Plan Working Group (RSAP-WG) EUROCONTROL contributed to the development of the Global Runway Safety Action Plan (GRSAP) launched by ICAO in November 2017. One of the…

IATA’s Interest in ICAO Runway Safety Go-Teams

Runway safety is a significant area of interest for the industry due to the frequency of accidents in the runway environment; the area includes runway excursions, runway collisions, undershoot/overshoots, tail strikes and hard landing events. Over recent years IATA runway incursion statistics based on pilot air safety reports revealed an average of one runway incursion report per day in Europe.…

EUR/NAT Global Aviation Security Plan Implementation of the Roadmap

In the wake of the decision of the ICAO 39th Assembly to take global ICAO work on aviation security to the next level, the Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP) was developed and approved by the Council of ICAO in November 2017. Following this approval, a series of regional conferences were conducted to raise awareness and develop regional roadmaps that were tailored to the needs of each ICAO…

EUR/NAT Technical Assistance Project in Kyrgyzstan

Through this article, the Civil Aviation Agency of Kyrgyzstan wishes to strengthen ties with all its civil aviation partners, including international and regional organizations.  Developed within the framework of ICAO's No Country Left Behind (NCLB) initiative, the EUR/NAT Regional Technical Assistance Programme (EUR/NAT TAP) KGZ 16004 Phase I Project was successfully completed in Kyrgyzstan.…

ICAO and EASA working together to strengthen aviation safety

International cooperation in civil aviation is essential to ensuring network safety and the development of globally agreed standards. The EU is actively engaged in strengthening aviation safety at both the European and international levels, notably through its work with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and technical assistance and cooperation initiatives. The EU considers it…

Austrian contribution to technical assistance programmes

For many years, Austria has successfully supported and contributed to ICAO technical assistance programmes. We actively engage in different initiatives, programmes and projects that focus on assistance and capacity building. In past years, the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology offered its expertise in Twinning programmes and internships, the TAIEX programme, in several…
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