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ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization

Airports around the world are taking steps to meet the anticipated increase in passenger traffic

Airport construction and expansions to cope with capacity constraints Sufficient airport capacity is critical for a safe, efficient and competitive aviation system. There isn’t much flexibility...

ICAO update on national restrictions on electronic carry-on items

A number of ICAO Member States have begun to set out new restrictions on electronic items which can be carried on board passenger flights...

Freedoms of the Air: the ICAO definitions

One often hears about the 5th freedom when airlines are allowed to operate in countries other than their own. What does it really mean? Here...

ICAO announces highlights of 2016: airline profitability and passenger growth

Preliminary figures released by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) indicated that the total number of passengers carried on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion...

Airbus welcomes first-ever Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation

Industry agreement signed at ICAO Assembly Airbus welcomes the climate agreement reached by governments at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada, October 5th. The...

Historic agreement reached to mitigate international aviation emissions at UN’s aviation agency

Government, industry and civil society representatives have agreed today on a new global market-based measure (GMBM) to control CO2 emissions from international aviation The historic...

Boeing supports ICAO adoption of carbon-offset system

Boeing today released the following statement in response to the International Civil Aviation Organization's adoption of a carbon-offset system: Boeing commends the International Civil Aviation...

ICAO reaches historic global accord on aviation emissions. A4E welcomes the deal.

International agreement paves the way for EU to adjust its own environmental legislation. Airlines ready to support effective transition mechanism. A4E welcomes the historic...

ICAO condemns Atatürk Airport attacks

The leaders of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) today expressed their strong condemnation of yesterday’s terrorist bombings at Ataturk Airport, and their deep...

The UN aviation agency ICAO condemns Brussels attacks

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has expressed its strong condemnation of yesterday’s terrorist bombings in Brussels, stressing its deep condolences for the victims...

ICAO council (a UN agency) prohibits lithium-ion cargo shipments on passenger aircraft

The 36-State ICAO Governing Council adopted a new aviation safety measure today which prohibits, on an interim basis, all shipments of Lithium-ion batteries as...

New ICAO aircraft CO2 standard one step closer to final adoption

An eagerly awaited aircraft CO2 emissions standard made further and important headway today at the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The new environmental measure...

IATA Statement on the successful conclusion of the COP21 in Paris

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the following statement from its Director General and CEO Tony Tyler on the conclusion of the COP...

ICAO Statement : GERMANWINGS FLIGHT 9525

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) extends its profound sympathies to the families of the passengers and crew who were so tragically lost in...