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NEWS, NOTES & EVENTS 9 ICAO ASSEMBLY 9
























































ICAO ASSEMBLY 39




BY CAPTAIN MIKE JACKSON
IFALPA TECHNICAL DIRECTOR AND REPRESENTATITIVE TO ICAO


The International Civil Aviation Couchman, Professional and Government adequate time is allocated in the
Organization (ICAO) held its 39th Affairs Officer SFO Sebastián Currás development of a multinational agreement
General Assembly in Montreal from Barrios, and Technical Officer Gordon for the liberalization of air carrier
September 27 to October 7, 2016. The Margison. IFALPA was present in the ownership taking into consideration all
General Assembly occurs every three years Economic, Technical Commissions, and in stakeholders, including labour.
and brings all 191 member States together several sessions of the Executive There were also several Working Papers
as ICAO’s highest governing body. Committee. presented which required a close following
At this year’s assembly, 176 States and IFALPA’s goals for this Assembly were by IFALPA delegates to ensure the
80 International Organizations (IO) were several: to broaden awareness of small appropriate position of the Federation was
in attendance with over 2,000 delegates. UAS by requesting ICAO to increase the heard. Our concerns were well received
IFALPA was represented by Acting scope of its work in this area; to task ICAO and were mostly presented in a
President Captain Ron Abel, Representa- to develop provisions to combat the coordinated effort with other International
tive to ICAO Captain Mike Jackson, impact to Flight Operations by harmful Organizations, bringing in a multi-opera-
Senior Technical Officer Carole interference to GnSS; to ensure that tional perspective.


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