8-Dec-2016 10:31 AM

ICAO outlines priorities to 2018

ICAO outlined (07-Dec-2016) its priorities for its 'Working Together to Ensure No Country is Left Behind' strategy, which will continue through 2018:

  • Safety: Continued cooperation between governments, airline and airport operators, manufacturers and service providers, maintenance staff and other stakeholders, working in a collaborative environment;
  • Operational efficiency: To be enhanced through new cooperative approaches, such as Air Traffic Flow Management;
  • Liberalisation; Efforts to increase aviation liberalisation and multilateralism are identified as crucial objectives for future air transport economic viability;
  • Environmental: Reaffirm a strong commitment for environmental leadership, including strong emissions control standards and agreements;
  • Economic benefits: Working to promote the importance of civil aviation to socio-economic development and its prioritization in national and regional development and investment planning. [more - original PR]

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