Friday, May 3, 2013

Qatar Makes Bid to Host ICAO

Qatar stirred up a bit of attention last week when it presented ICAO with an offer to serve as the organization's permanent seat. Canadian officials intend to do what it takes to keep ICAO in Montreal, where it has been since the organization was created in 1946. ICAO's rules dictate that Qatar's proposal will be considered and voted at this October's Assembly meeting.

May 3, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, April 29, 2013

Customs Pre-clearance in Abu Dhabi

In yet another manifestation of major U.S. and European carriers' increasing concern for a level playing field, at least when Emirates is involved, a proposal to establish a U.S. customs pre-clearance facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport is drawing strong opposition.

April 29, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)