International Civil Aviation Organization

Latest International Civil Aviation Organization Items
  • Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    DOLE: Giving Taiwan a role in safer air transportation

    Observer status in the global aviation organization is a no-brainer


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A boon to Asian aviation

    Kudos to the top congressional members who recently proposed bills to support Taiwan's observer status in the International Civil Aviation Organization. The bills were proposed by Sen. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat and chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, and Rep. Edward R. Royce, California Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.


  • Lufthansa airplanes park at the Duesseldorf airport in western Germany. Lufthansa is one of six European airlines to write to four EU leaders attacking the carbon tax imposed by the European Union. The airline says the tax could cost billions of dollars and lead to the loss of thousands of jobs. (Associated Press)

    EU backs down on airline carbon tax

    The European Union on Tuesday backed down from a controversial plan to charge international airlines for the pollution they create on flights to and from the continent, facing retaliation from the U.S., China, and India and other nations who said it encroached on their sovereignty.


  • ** FILE ** Mark Wilson pushes air cargo cleared for shipment to Santiago, Chile, at the American Airlines cargo processing warehouse at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas, in July 2010. The U.N. agency that oversees aviation is pushing new guidelines for cargo security to counter al Qaeda's new mail-bomb strategy but is stopping short of calling for 100 percent screening of packages, as pilots and some U.S. lawmakers have urged. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    U.N. agency pushes new rules on air-cargo security

    The U.N. agency that oversees aviation is pushing new guidelines for cargo security to counter al Qaeda's new mail-bomb strategy but is stopping short of calling for 100 percent screening of packages, as pilots and some U.S. lawmakers have urged.


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