ICAO Global Aviation Security Symposium 2020 (AVSEC2020)

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will convene its fourth annual Global Aviation Security Symposium (AVSEC2020) virtually on 18 December 2020.    Symposium Objectives The ICAO Global Aviation Security Symposium 2020 (AVSEC2020) has a theme of “Improving Security Culture by Connecting the Dots”. This is timely given that 2021 is the ICAO Year of Security Culture.  The Symposium will highlight the importance of raising… Continue reading

International Civil Aviation Day 2020

The theme of the International Civil Aviation Day 2020 is “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development”. In this unique moment in the history of international aviation, Salvatore Sciacchitano, ICAO’s Council President and Fang Liu, ICAO Secretary General, join United Nations Secretary General António Guterres in highlighting the important aviation priorities facing the world.   “The… Continue reading

From a runway

In 2001 an airliner departing from Milan and bound for Copenhagen collided with a small private jet before taking off. That day 118 people died, including passengers, crew and ground personnel. It is the most serious air disaster in the history of Italy. It is also the first mass disaster that the LABANOF team has… Continue reading