June 18, 2021

Guyana, other Caribbean nations want seat on Int’l Civil Aviation Org. Council

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By: Denis Chabrol From Demerara Waves Guyana and other Caribbean nations want a seat on the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) council, the highest decision-making body of that United Nations-affiliated organisation, officials said Thursday. Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lt. Col. Egbert Field told Demerara Waves Online News that the region’s […]

Why travel to Caribbean with aviation taxes ? Different islands with sand and sun are standing by

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By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert From eTurbo News If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub, or even a regional hub, it is probably well advised to drop departure taxes and other passenger taxes. Passenger taxation is ‘swamp taxation’ because no one besides the receiver wants it, and it sucks. “Dutch Government […]

ICAO North American, Central American and Caribbean regional office commemorates 60 years of assisting states

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By Tatiana Rokou / 24 Feb 2017 09:10 1217 The event was attended by Ministers, Ambassadors, and Directors General of Civil Aviation representing many of the 21 States and 19 Territories to which the NACC Regional Office is accredited. Dr. Fang Liu, Secretary General of ICAO, stressed that the NACC Regional Office will continue to […]

Caribbean Air Traffic Management

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Remarks of CANSO Director General, Jeff Poole, at the CANSO Latin America and Caribbean Conference, San José, Costa Rica, 6 December 2016 Introduction: the state of the ATM industry Welcome to Costa Rica for the eighth CANSO Latin America and Caribbean Conference. It is always a pleasure to be in this exciting region. It is […]

Jamaica cops highest ranking in int’l aviation standards in the Caribbean

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Jamaica has achieved the highest ranking for implementing international civil aviation standards, in the English-speaking Caribbean. The result from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Validation Mission in June 2016 indicated an effective implementation of international standards at 82.38 per cent. This was disclosed by Director General of […]

FAA Administrator focuses on the Caribbean

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From FAA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta [on Nov 10 2016] outlined the agency’s Caribbean Initiative with media and international stakeholders. “The Caribbean region is of critical importance to the United States,” Administrator Huerta said. “By working together, we are building a foundation of increased cooperation that will allow us to enhance safety […]

World’s Safest Airlines for 2015

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AirlineRatings.com announces its safest airlines for 2015. AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating website, which was launched in June 2013, has announced its top ten safest airlines and top ten safest low cost airlines for 2015 from the 449 it monitors. Top of the list again is Qantas which has a fatality free […]