Major air transport meeting opens

—need for liberalisation and modernisation of regulatory frameworks raised

Delegates at the meeting yesterday. (Department of Public Information photo)

More than 400 representatives from various member states of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), gathered yesterday at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre for the official opening of an Air Transport Meeting.

 The meeting is centred on the need to proffer practical solutions to remove existing regulatory impediments to air transport liberalisation and to finance the development of quality aviation infrastructure, with the follow-up to the ICAO Statement on the Development of Air Transport in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America.

Addressing a number of delegates from around the world, President of the Council of the ICAO, Dr. Olumuyiya Bernard Aliu, in his delivery of the opening remarks, emphasized the need for harmonization of air transport regulations…..

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