GLOBAL AGREEMENT ON IMPROVING AIRPORT AND AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL EFFICIENCY AND COSTS STRUCK AT ICAO

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE WORLD'S civil aviation industry has approved guidelines on airport charging that tries to square the circle of additional flexibility and avoiding discriminatory punishing fees, as the industry faces twin challenges of higher costs and ongoing privatisation. A conference staged in Montreal, Canada, by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) agreed changes to the UN body's policy guidance on charges, especially improving policy guidance regarding the commercialisation and privatisation of airports and air navigation ...


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