ICAO discuss safety issues in Batumi
Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept. 21 / Trend , N.Kirtzkhalia /
A conference of the International Civil Aviation (ICAO), which brings together 70 representatives from 42 countries opened in Batumi today.
The two-day conference will discuss safety issues and becoming familiar with new standards.
This is the first international conference of its type that has been conducted outside the ICAO headquarters and in the territory of a member association.
Participants will become acquainted with the reform being implemented by Georgian civil aviation in the security sphere.
ICAO Regional Director (Europe / North Atlantic) Mr. Luis Fonseca de Almeida told journalists that the event mulls the change in the 2012-flight plan.
"This is a kind of training and cooperation between ICAO and Eurocontrol. All this is necessary for the successful application of the changes in the flight plans. We spoke about how successful an environment had been established in Georgia's civil air navigation sphere," Almeida said.
Georgia's Deputy Economy Minister and Gruzaeronavigatsiya Head Giorgi Karbelashvili said the global air navigation management approved Georgia's reforms and they urged other countries to apply Georgia's experience.