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Juan Carlos Salazar of Colombia assumes office as ICAO Secretary-General

Juan Carlos Salazar of Colombia begins mandate as ICAO Secretary-General....


Belarus to appeal to ICAO over EU and Ukraine airspace bans

Belarus will appeal to the ICAO over the decision of EU member states and Ukraine to ban Belavia from using their airspace....


ICAO takes up investigation of Ryanair FR4978 forced diversion in Belarus

ICAO will investigate the alleged forced diversion of Ryanair flight FR4978 by the Belarus regime....


Flight intercepted in Belarus: ICAO holds emergency meeting

The International Civil Aviation Organization will hold an urgent meeting on May 27, 2021, over the diversion of flight FR4978 by the Belarus regime....


First-ever airplane CO2 emission standards to be announced by EPA

The Environmental protection agency (EPA) is set to announce their new airplane emissions standards that will bring the US in line with international norms set by the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)....


Qatar Airways demands $5 billion from blockading countries

Qatar Airways demanded $5 billion from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt as compensation for the blockade they have imposed on the country of Qatar, preventing the carrier from using their airspace....


UN top court rules in favor of Qatar over blockade dispute

The International Court of Justice, the highest court of the United Nations, ruled in favor of Qatar in a quarrel opposing the country to Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt. The neighboring countries that imposed a full blockade on Qatar since 2017 will now be judged by the International Civil Aviation Authority Council....


African aviation leaders call for a coordinated Industry restart

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airports Council International - Africa (ACI Africa) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Regional Offices for African States have united in their call to governments in the African market to swiftly carry out the ICAO’s global guidelines on restoring air connectivity to ensure a safe and coordinated restart of aviation in the region. As published by IATA, these guideli...


How Iran changed course on Flight PS752 shootdown

After three days of denial, the Iranian authorities eventually admitted that the crash of the flight PS752 was due to a mistake from the country’s military. Their responsibility in the death of 176 people, including 82 Iranians, sparked a wave of protests in Tehran....


Boeing 737 MAX return question caught in FAA reputation crisis

As Boeing nears the end of the 737 MAX software update, the question remains whether aviation authorities will follow the FAA’s example in clearing the aircraft to fly again ‒ as it is a custom in the industry. The discussions and speculation on the topic has intensified in the last week, as global authorities gathered to the ICAO tri-annual assembly session on September 24, 2019. While media reports indicate that regulators authorities are...