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Canada: ICAO to inspect Angola's aeronautical sector

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:29 - Updated Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:32

INAVIC deputy director Rui Carreira

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

Montreal - A team of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)?s inspectors is expected in Luanda between November 2016 and January 2017, to assess the country?s compliance with the standards set by the organisation.

The information was released by the deputy director of the National Institute of Civil Aviation (INAVIC), Rui Carreira.

According to the official, the mission is to inspect the work INAVIC has been making to have the rules complied with by Angolan civil aviation operators based in Luanda or elsewhere in the national territory.

The INAVIC official expressed expectation of ICAO assessment mission.

According to him, in the last few years INAVIC has been working hard to implement the Angolan executive reforms of the civil aviation sector.

Rui Carreira added that what has been done will greatly contribute for the Angolan aeronautical sector to regain its credibility and authority in the world.

“It is a tough process but we are on the right path,” he  concluded.

Rui Carreira is within the Angolan delegation headed by the secretary of State for Civil Aviation, Mário Domingues, who  has been attending the ICAO general assembly since September 27.

The ongoing 39th session is to end on October 7, with the adoption of the recommendations to the Council made by the Technical, Legal, Administrative and Economic commissions, seeking to improve the operational and airports security, make air navigation services more efficacious and economically develop the air transports and protect the environment.