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IFALPA contributes to ICAO IFALPA EVENTS


and IATA Task Forces Register via the Members Area of the

IFALPA website: www.ifalpa.org
ICAO Task Force on Risks to Civil February 2015. There will be short-term
AAP Committee
Aviation arising from Conflict Zones recommendations and a longer-term work
Oct 14-16, 2014 – Abu Dhabi, UAE
In response to the tragic events of July 17, program which will likely result in ICAO
2014 over the skies of the Ukraine, ICAO SARPs. NAM Regional Meeting
convened a Task Force on Risks to Civil Oct 21, 2014 – Fort Lauderdale, US
Aviation arising from Conflict Zones, IATA Aircraft Tracking Task Force (ATTF) HEL Committee
(TFRCZ), which met twice in August 2014. Since the disappearance of MH 370 in Oct 21-22, 2014 – Washington, DC, US
IFALPA, among other key industry organi- March, initiatives have been underway to
IFALPA Negotiations Seminar
zations, was invited to participate in the TF examine how aircraft are tracked world-
Oct 28-30, 2014 – Amsterdam, Netherlands
to bring the unique perspective of those on wide. Following ICAO’s Multi-Disciplinary
the front lines of flight operations in these Task Force meeting in May, Industry has HUPER Committee
areas throughout the globe. The key objec- stepped up to take the lead in evaluating Nov 4-6, 2014 – Montreal, Canada
tives of the TFRCZ are to ensure that: current technologies in use today or cur- SEC Committee
There are robust arrangements in place rently available. Formed and lead by IATA, Nov 6-8, 2014 – Bangkok, Thailand
to identify, assess, and share information the primary output of the ATTF is to iden-
ATS Committee
on and respond to risks to civil aircraft tify a near-term set of options to ensure
Nov 9-11, 2014 – Bangkok, Thailand
from activities in conflict zones; and that commercial air transport flights are
The arrangements apply and relevant tracked throughout their operations. The IND, LEG, A&F Committees
information is available to assure the safety ATTF has focused on existing equipage and Nov 11-14, 2014 – Washington, D.C.
of passengers and crew on civil aircraft irre- procedures to identify existing options to ASIA/PAC Regional Meeting
spective of which airline they are travelling enhance flight tracking capabilities. IFALPA Nov 13-15 – Colombo, Sri Lanka
with or which cities they are travelling has been involved in this initiative since its ADO Committee
between. inception to ensure that the recommenda- Nov 18-20 – Shanghai, China
The work of the TFRCZ is well underway tions made have examined all operational
with contributions expected from ICAO, considerations in their development. CAR/SAM Regional Meeting
States, and Industry organizations. The ATTF will deliver an industry position Dec 4-6, 2014 – Nassau, Bahamas
Outcomes from the TF will be considered related to enhanced aircraft tracking by
at the ICAO High Level Safety Conference in December 2014. its days were numbered fear because... The calendar lived in willed resume dreams blast monday The Scrambler



























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