ICAO and CANSO Vow to Further Improve Air Navigation Safety
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) have agreed to further improve air navigation safety performance worldwide by creating a framework for enhanced air navigation safety dialogue, cooperation and information exchange between the two organizations.
The partnership agreement confirms the increasing level of cooperation demonstrated by the two aviation organizations over recent years, notably in the area of runway safety.
The agreement also supports the development of an aviation safety intelligence model - a shared safety data bank that brings together all aviation industry stakeholders in the collection, analysis and sharing of safety information.
Improved safety data will result in a better allocation of resources based on need and safety risk assessment.
Roberto Kobeh Gonzalez, President of the Council of ICAO said: "The establishment of this framework is an important step in helping CANSO and ICAO achieve the highest levels of aviation safety worldwide.
"Increased collaboration is essential to permitting States and industry to more proactively identify and address safety threats before …
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Publication information: Article title: ICAO and CANSO Vow to Further Improve Air Navigation Safety. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: February 20, 2013. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2013 Gale Group.